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Work with the Best!

Our companies are always looking for highly motivated and talented people passionate about energy and making a lasting positive impact. Come join us!

Senior Project Manager

Electric Power Engineers

Electric Power Engineers

Operations
Panama City, Panama
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Senior Project Manager

Location PA-Panama City
ID 2024-1378
Category
Generation Interconnection
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

We are designing the grid of the future!

Be a part of an innovative team shaping the grid of the future through advanced energy intelligence. For more than half a century, Electric Power Engineers, (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe providing consulting expertise and energy intelligence software solutions for complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. As leaders in the renewables space, we are focused on building a modern, secure, and resilient gid. Join us in making an impact on the communities we serve and the environment in which we live. Together we can transform the future of energy.

Responsibilities

Join us in leading the change!

Leads the execution of large and complex projects and ensures that all related activities are performed in accordance with EPE policies, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments. Supports, in overseeing team development and process improvement to continually increase the effectiveness of project execution.

How you can make an impact:

  • Project leadership
    • Leads the project team, establishes the project execution approach and oversees project hand-over, execution planning, and monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources to accomplish all project goals Coaches and provides performance feedback for project staff.

  • Instructions and guidelines

    • Contributes to the continuous improvement of policies and work instructions by learned. Leads project reviews for other large projects and Organizational Project Management (OPM) reviews/assessments and conducts competency assessments for

      the project execution teams. Actively seeks both internal improvement opportunities and external project management practices with relevance to EPE and influences the organization to continuously improve project execution.

      Actively participates in and contributes to internal and external expert groups, e.g. project management councils and other forums.

  • Project recovery

    • Leads project recovery efforts, i.e. the rapid assessment of troubled projects and their turnaround.

  • Budget, sales and operations planning

    • Participates in the budgeting process, jointly with Management. Participates in Sales and Operations Planning with Management and Sales/Business Development. Takes actions to close potential gaps in project execution capacity.

  • Project execution and control

    • Ensures projects follow execution best practices and EPE policies. Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization. Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow, tracking the achievement of financial target continuously. Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued. Captures, analyzes and shares lessons learned throughout the project.

      Ensures that projects are formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.

  • Planning and scheduling

    • Ensures that all planning activities (including scope and financial plans, schedules and risk management plans) are performed properly by the assigned project team(s).

  • Contract, claims and procurement management

    • Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with EPE policies and contractual agreements. Ensures that required procurement activities for services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers are performed by the assigned resources.

  • Stakeholder relations
    • Acts as key contact for the customer and escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.

  • Health, safety and environment (HSE)

    • Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies.

  • People leadership and development

    • Develops project execution staff through formal and informal mentoring and coaching.

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here's what’s needed:

  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in engineering or related field from an accredited program.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of related experience in managing Turnkey EPC Electrification/Generation projects.
  • Experience in leading EPC projects: HVDC, Interconnection substation projects, Renewable energy generation (Solar, Wind), Battery storage systems.
  • Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and lead proposal / pursuit efforts. Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
  • Strong experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Previous consulting experience preferred but not required.

Location: This position will be located in Panama

Travel: Occasional travel may be needed (10% or less)

EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster

If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to: applicationassistance@epeconsulting.com

Third-Party Recruiting Notification

EPE does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited third-party resumes forwarded by recruiters to EPE via our career page or to any of our managers or employees will be considered public information, may be treated as a direct application from the person identified in the resume, and will not be eligible for placement fee payment to the agency. EPE will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter or agency without a previously signed third-party agreement and has not coordinated their recruiting activity with the appropriate member of the Talent Acquisition team.

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