Project Manager (Inhouse) - Core Technology

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich (Schweiz)
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Manager First Level
  • Engineer
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About us

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the entire ‘Core Technology’ (see below) scope within an overall EfW project, during the project execution phase regarding quality, time, budget, and in accordance with the requirements of the Customer Contract
  • You lead a team of Technical Project Managers in providing the deliverables of Combustion & Boiler, Flue Gas Treatment, Water Steam Cycle, and Steel Structure from engineering, to production, delivery, and commissioning phase, up to project closure
  • You report directly to the Project Director, deputise if necessary, and represent the Core Technology in the project team
  • You interact with other teams as procurement, quality, controlling, scheduling, etc.
  • You travel up to 20%

Your experiences

  • You are a trained mechanical engineer with 7+ years’ experience in one of the above-mentioned technologies, as Technical Project Manager, Project Manager, Project Engineer, or alike, a Project Management certification is a plus
  • You have proven experience in complex international EPC projects, preferably with interactions with Asia, South America, Middle East, or Africa
  • You managed suppliers throughout the entire contract
  • You have field experience
  • You have excellent communication, leadership, and team building skills
  • Good commercial and legal awareness, combined with negotiation and mediation skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • You are proactive, assertive, solution-oriented, and diplomatic
  • You are fluent in English, German is a big plus

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.