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Project Manager, Scada & EMS (Remote or Hybrid in Greece)

Power Factors

Power Factors

Operations
Athens, Greece
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

ABOUT POWER FACTORS

Power Factors develops software that accelerates the global energy transition by empowering all renewable energy stakeholders to collaborate, automate critical workflows, and make the best decisions. Power Factors fights climate change with code.

Power Factors has incorporated its four flagship solutions Drive, Greenbyte, Unity and BluePoint to build an integrated suite of open and smart apps. These apps are purpose built for asset management, field service optimization, and performance optimization. Leveraging the domain expertise and machine learning-based advanced analytics within these apps, customers can maximize the value of their renewable assets to stay competitive.

Power Factors’ renewable energy software platform is one of the most extensive and widely deployed solutions in the market with nearly 200 GW of wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage assets managed worldwide.

Learn more at powerfactors.com.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager with a positive track record able to coordinate internal and external resources to support fulfilment of utility scale SCADA projects. The Project Manager will coordinate with sales staff, technical managers, support personnel, suppliers, clients and other stakeholders to manage fulfillment of Powerfactor’s utility scale projects. The Project Manager’s primary responsibility is to oversee projects from sales through commissioning, ensure successful handoffs between cross-functional teams and serve as the primary client interface for SCADA systems for Renewable Energy Sources. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with local team members, as well as interact on a regular basis with other company resources, experts and management located in other parts of the world. This is achieved through the candidate’s natural collaborative spirit, tactical communications, prompt and timely execution of deliverables and is measured by the customer experiences from their interactions and business cooperation.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Coordinates, facilitates and enforces project implementation; follows and maintains the project execution plan; fulfills and invoices milestones; and closes the project
  • Monitors Project progress on a daily basis maintaining strong communication with clients. Ensures that Clients emails and requests are acknowledged and answered in a timely fashion.
  • Adopts, follows and enforces the Company processes, uses of project or task level tools, identifies inefficiencies and contributes to process enhancements
  • Receives the project from Sales, and helps to clarify the project scope, deliverables and plan
  • Closely cooperates with the Client in clarifying project matters (plan, deliverables, resources, resolving issues)
  • Maintains and updates the project plan with particular attention to invoicing
  • Closely cooperates with the project specific people (TM, engineers, subcontractors) as well as with other Inaccess project-related persons (Sales, Client/Owner Account Manager, Head of Delivery, Team leaders, Regional directors) as needed for smooth project implementation
  • Maintains a good understanding of the Project implementation status, plans or contributes to planning of and follows Project-related tasks within Inaccess internal workflows
  • Closes the project, hands it over to the Support team, and evaluates results
  • Coordinates with team leaders and department managers to define the scope of work for assigned projects and develops statements of work, work breakdown structures, task estimates as well as specific tasks and milestones.
  • Contributes to and coordinates comprehensive project documentation with special attention of Client documents
  • Participates in Coordination Meetings; presents progress reports, problems and solutions to other stakeholders
  • Identifies assumptions and project constraints (technical, schedule, resource, and budget) and develops Risk mitigation plans
  • Identifies required tasks that are outside the Project’s contracted scope, documents, discusses, submits and executes change orders to the Client.
  • Leads and ensures quality assurance in the Project deliverables
  • Ensures and enforces proper HSE rules when the project team is onsite

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

We are looking for a team member that is proactive and communicative and enjoys being a part of a tight-knit team. You feel comfortable assisting customers in understanding technical integration and networking details and thrive in an environment where you need to find creative solutions to challenging problems in a fast-changing context. This means that you are efficient at managing multiple projects and portfolios of varying complexities and a driven by continuous learning and growth.

Specifically, we are looking for someone with the following toolbox:


SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

  • MS/BS in Electrical or Automation/Power Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience on a similar role
  • Experience with renewable energy sources or SCADA
  • Good understanding of Power systems, Power grids, Renewables
  • Manage competing priorities, and multiple projects with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Proven experience and skills in project management and a strong understanding of formal project management methodologies
  • Experience delivering projects in a timely manner
  • Experience using Microsoft Project, Jira and Google Suite with a willingness to learn new software and tools
  • Able to interface directly with various levels of customer engineering and management staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in other languages is a plus.

Overall, we need fierce but humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan. Join us to fight climate change with code!

LIFE @ POWER FACTORS

We are an agile software development company – big enough to make an impact, but small enough to move quickly and execute in a growing industry, taking advantage of rapidly evolving technologies. We are a collective of bold and ingenious talents driven by results. Our team is made up of hard-working, fun-loving people who are passionate about making the world a better place. We seek fierce and humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan.

WHY JOIN US

  • A humble cause with a clear purpose – you will help us fight climate change with </code> every day at work. We aim to be environmentally conscious in all aspects of our operations.
  • Work with passionate experts and top-talents in your field – we are proud of our highly skilled crowd and the savviness each of us brings to the team.
  • Friendly and uplifting atmosphere – we believe kindness and respectfulness is core for our culture. A friendly smile or a helping hand is never far away.
  • Flexible hours and workplace – it is the result that counts, not when or where. Our hybrid/remote work setup allows everyone to set themselves up for success and create a more sustainable work-life balance.
  • All the benefits you expect (and more) – besides the basic benefits (adopted to local needs and norms), you will enjoy perks such as 8h of paid volunteering per year and participation in our Corporate Bonus Program (to name a few).

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Power Factors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.