Sr. Manager of Construction and Infrastructure EU

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1101BE

Posted: 10/30/2020 Job Category: Project Manager Job Number: 156765

Job Description

This is an amazing opportunity to progress your career and be at the forefront of the EV charging revolution  -   the role is based in Netherlands (relocation offered) or London

You will be reporting directly to the Senior Director of Construction. This role will work closely with the Fleet Sales Program Manager, as well as driving the creation and management of an internal PM/CM team, work with 3rd party project managers and engineers, guide strategic projects from design all the way through construction and activation. The position is measured by the support and leadership in achieving all agreed upon project milestones for UK/EU relating to construction, deployment, and infrastructure projects.

Duties  -

• Coordinate and perform site walks to guide cost effective and expedient site builds
• Coordinate and manage construction contractors. This includes cost negotiation, contract management, communication and coordination of project activities. Scheduled weekly meetings and diligent follow-ups are required to ensure construction related activities advance at all locations
• Coordinate and manage relationships with key contracts at partnering electric utilities. Scheduled weekly meetings and diligent follow-ups are required to ensure utility activities advance at all locations
• Evaluate site host properties for the proper placement of EV chargers, considering factors such as site host preferences, where electricity is distributed onto the property, how close electrical supply is to areas under consideration for EV charger installation, availability of enough power needed for product installation, Accessibility requirements etc.
• Work with sales operations, accounting, and purchasing teams to provide vendors with purchase orders and manage shipment of materials
• Conduct engineering and construction coordination activities (i.e. construction meetings, corporate meetings) to ensure consistent deliverables and aligned expectations for all parties
• Record and track project milestones to ensure installs are completed in a timely manner
• Ensure that all contractors deliver to strict standards for quality, safety and professionalism
• Maintain project schedules by coordinating between site host, subcontractors, and utility planners
• Expedite project close-out requirements including approval on as-built drawings, design revisions, and rough underground/electrical
• Provide the project team with feedback to help improve processes and follow through to implement those improvements
• This role requires up to 50% of travel in western U.S

Requirements needed -
• 10+ years’ experience in construction project management, preferably with electrical and civil infrastructure deployment on commercial properties
• Understanding of AC/DC power profiles, transformer equipment, mechanical diagrams, construction drawings, and permit packages
• Passion for craftsmanship with a strong attention to detail
• Ability to travel with little to no notice; must have current documentation allowing travel through EU, UK, US
• A diligent reporter that takes time to document activities with a proficiency using tracking tools such as, Excel, MS Project, SiteTracker, etc. and/or other project tracking tools
• Proven ability to converse with and persuade stakeholders at all levels of management
• Ability to speak and write clearly, accurately and efficiently. Fluent in English and other common languages of Western Europe
• Effective listening skills, ensuring the site host/customer needs are clearly understood and charging stations are placed in locations that meet site host and program requirements, while also ensuring construction will happen within program budgets
• Resourcefulness in solving problems
• Superior professionalism and judgment with a strong work ethic
• Advanced degree desired, preferably related to construction, civil engineering, or electrical design
• Knowledge of electric vehicles and charging dynamics is preferred but not required
• Excellent people skills and an positive and enthusiastic attitude
• Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
• Strong computer skills

The company offer an excellent salary / benefit package coupled with a high level of responsibility within this senior management role

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