Project Manager – Substations

Project Manager – Substations.

Project Manager – Substations



€50000 - €100000 per year




Substation Engineers

I'm working with a leading company that is dedicated to advancing innovative solutions in the energy sector. They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Substation Project Manager to join their dynamic team. If you have a strong background in electrical engineering and a proven track record in managing high-voltage substation projects, this is the position for you.

Position Overview:

As a Senior Substation Project Manager, you will take on a leadership role, leveraging your extensive experience to drive the successful execution of complex high-voltage substation projects. Your expertise will be crucial in ensuring project delivery within established timelines, budgets, and quality standards.


Project Leadership:

Provide strategic leadership in the planning, execution, and delivery of high-voltage substation projects.
Oversee and mentor project teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
Technical Expertise:
Apply your in-depth knowledge of electrical engineering and high-voltage systems to guide the technical aspects of substation projects.
Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and regulatory requirements.
Stakeholder Engagement:
Act as the key liaison between clients, contractors, and internal teams, maintaining strong communication channels.
Build and nurture relationships with clients to understand their needs and expectations.
Risk Management:
Proactively identify and mitigate risks to minimise project disruptions.
Develop contingency plans and solutions to address unforeseen challenges.
Quality Assurance:
Establish and enforce rigorous quality control measures throughout all project phases.
Conduct thorough inspections and assessments to uphold the highest standards of quality.
Resource Optimisation:
Efficiently allocate resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials, to optimize project performance.
Streamline processes for maximum productivity.
Reporting and Documentation:
Maintain comprehensive project documentation, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
Prepare and present regular progress reports to stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in project management of high-voltage substations.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and delivering complex projects within scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Strong technical expertise in substation design, construction, and commissioning.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • PMP certification or equivalent is a plus.

If you meet the above requirements, please get in contact ASAP to discuss this further.


Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Phoebe Sheldrake


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