Junior Project Manager - Energy Research & Innovation

Join RINA as a Junior Project Manager in Genoa, Italy. Contribute to international R&D projects in renewable energy and smart grid management.

Genoa, Italy  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   5000-10000   13 days ago

This role focuses on the project management of international R&D projects, focused on renewables energy, smart energy systems and smart power grid management, building energy management systems and all related to the electrical grid.

Job Responsibilities

The new resource will be part of the team Energy Innovation Strategic Centre, which is mainly exposed to R&D projects and innovation activities. They will:

  • Manage or support the management of EU R&D projects, in the field of renewable energy and its integration at both building, industrial and grid sectors, power grid development, system flexibility and decarbonization & energy transition
  • Contribute to RINA’s activities of technical development, in the framework of EU R&D funded projects also interacting with international partners
  • Contribute to or delivery reports and results European research and innovation projects involving renewable energy technologies, power grid management and the smart grid energy efficiency
  • Contribute to the creation of new opportunities and the preparation of new proposals in the framework of European and international R&D programmes
  • Contribute to the growth of RINA’s network of R&D partners in the field of power generation and distribution

Skills and Education

  • Master degree in Electrical, Energy or Mechanical engineering with focus on electrical grid, renewable energy technologies, smart grids, energy efficiency
  • Very good level of English (both written and spoken)
  • Excellent reporting skills, both verbal and written
  • Capacity to conduct research, organize work and produce results
  • Open-minded to innovation and creativity and a good attitude to networking


  • MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS - Structure activities according to priorities, actions, resources and constraint
  • ADDRESS THE WAY - Have a big picture of different situations and reinterpret it in a perspective way
  • MANAGE EMOTIONS - Recognise one's and other's emotions and express and regulate one's reactions
  • CLIENT INTIMACY - Embrace internal and external client needs, expectations, and requirements to ensure maximum satisfaction
  • EARN TRUST - Take everyone's opinion into account and remain open to diversity
  • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Promote commitment by keeping promises as a Role Model
  • THINK FORWARD - Capitalise on experiences and translate them into action plans for the future
  • PIONEER CHANGE - Actively embrace change and benefit from the new circumstances
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization

With over 5,600 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.

At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are also compliant to the Italian Law n. 68/99.

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About the role

May 15, 2024

Full Time


Nov 15, 2024


Genoa, Italy



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