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Director of Projects / Senior Project Manager

Lead and optimize Energy Vault's BESS projects in APAC. Manage project delivery, stakeholders, and global team. Ensure on-time, on-budget delivery with zero incidents. Join as Director of Projects / Senior Project Manager.

Energy Vault
Energy Vault
APAC, Australia  UTC+08:00 — UTC+09:00   Hybrid   Full Time   101-250   3 days ago

Energy Vault® develops and deploys utility-scale energy storage solutions designed to transform the world's approach to sustainable energy storage. The Company's comprehensive offerings include proprietary gravity-based storage, battery storage, and green hydrogen energy storage technologies. Each storage solution is supported by the Company’s hardware technology-agnostic energy management system software and integration platform. Unique to the industry, Energy Vault’s innovative technology portfolio delivers customized short-and-long-duration energy storage solutions to help utilities, independent power producers, and large industrial energy users significantly reduce levelized energy costs while maintaining power reliability. Utilizing eco-friendly materials with the ability to integrate waste materials for beneficial reuse, Energy Vault’s EVx™ gravity-based energy storage technology is facilitating the shift to a circular economy while accelerating the global clean energy transition for its customers. Please visit www.energyvault.com for more information.

Our purpose: We exist to enable a sustainably energized world.

Our vision: We envision a future where nature and humankind coexist in harmony.

Our mission: We provide energy solutions to accelerate the global transition to renewable energy.

Our values: We Commit, Innovate, Connect, Deliver, and Lead.

Energy Vault Solutions, a division within Energy Vault, is dedicated to delivering customer-focused energy storage products that merge Battery and Clean Hydrogen technologies. The Energy Vault Solutions team also develops and manages our AI/ML powered software applications that include EMS, Lifecycle Management, and Energy Trading Platforms.

About the role

We seek an experienced Director of Projects / Senior Project Manager to manage and optimize performance of Energy Vault BESS(Battery Energy Storage System) projects. You will collaborate with project engineers, construction managers and outside vendors, including EPC’s and consultants, as well as the commercial team. As we rapidly grow and deliver on more contracts worldwide, you will help document and build scalable processes, technology, and products. Future projects might include proprietary gravity-based storage, battery storage, and green hydrogen energy storage technologies as well as hybrid solutions.

Your Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the Delivery of Customer Projects, lead from contract execution through to successful handover to operations across APAC, in line with Energy Vaults Systems, Processes and ISO Certifications.

You will be the valued and trusted partner of the end customer, with a primary focus to achieve on time on budget delivery, reducing project risks, without incidents/accidents and proactively identifying enhancement opportunities.

You will be responsible for monitoring and managing all aspects of Project Delivery, working with multiple stakeholders, working on multiple projects/tasks at one time, and working as part of a global team.

What you will do

  • Effectively manage client relations, including progress meetings, correspondence, periodic reports, change orders, and responses to client inquiries and provide “Best in class customer experience”.
  • Work with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) partners to plan, sequence, develop schedules, critical deliverables, budget, resource allocation plan, and other support requirements for assigned projects including all aspects of project engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning.
  • Manage EPC and construction contractors’ construction activities associated with the installation of civil foundations, electrical cabling infrastructure, Fiber Optic communications work, fencing etc.
  • Supervise project implementation to assure cost, time, quality, and project execution is according to the contact schedule and budget.
  • Track progress against the established project plan and critical milestones and provide recovery action plans to alter or update schedule and resource allocation as needed to meet schedule requirements.
  • Ensure project Scope of Work, as per customer requirements, is delivered, on time and on budget, manage and monitor adherence to approved plans, specifications, and appropriate governing code.
  • Identify deficient contractor work, monitor, and verify that the Contractor effectively corrects deficient work. Record and drive to resolution corrective actions.
  • Monitor and ensure Contractor's compliance with the approved Contractor's Quality Plan in coordination with Quality specialists on-site including Contractor's and stakeholder representatives.
  • Manage construction managers to provide with a thorough record of the work performed by completing and submitting a Daily construction report and Monthly project report.
  • Maintain submittal control, including scheduling, receiving, reviewing, approving, and expediting submittals from suppliers and subcontractors to comply with the progress schedule.
  • Deploy company controls and strict discipline to projects that support Change Order Management, and approvals to these processes, for both company representative’s requests, the EPC contractor, and subcontractors.
  • Ensure HSEQ compliance with all company processes and procedures (as per ISO accreditation) during project execution, including Site construction, ensuring zero harm. Work closely with the project construction, safety and quality managers to make corrections and rectifications as required to comply with contract and code and compliance policies.
  • Manage Grid modelling process and Inverter modelling to achieve connection and commissioning approval from AEMO or similar authorities or regulators.
  • Communicate project progress, escalations, and issue analysis to key stakeholders; collaborate with management and internal partners to implement changes to product, process, or program plan to resolve escalated issues and lessons learnt.
  • Manage project invoicing and purchase orders and coordinate ordered equipment logistics.

What a qualified candidate should possess

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, or similar) or Management or another related engineering science
  • 10+ years’ experience in managing electrical infrastructure projects such as sub-stations, wind farms, solar/PV farms, gas-based power plants, power stations, other utility-scale power, data center projects.
  • 2+ years of BESS project experience, preferred.
  • Has independently overseen large multi-million-dollar projects.
  • PMP certification, preferred.
  • Experience in permitting/planning processes with local authorities and stakeholders.
  • Strong in Microsoft Office tools, including MS Project, Primavera P6 experience big plus.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 40%.
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, rapid growth environments
  • A passion for sustainability, our mission, and our vision is a bonus!

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About the role

Jun 10, 2024

Full Time

Company

Dec 10, 2024

Hybrid

APAC, Australia

Senior

UTC+08:00 — UTC+09:00

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