Project Manager - HVDC & Power - South Korea

Sector:   Thermal Power / Power
Discipline:   Electrical Engineers, Power Engineers
Region:   Asia
Salary:   100k +
Contract type:   Full time, Permanent

Project Manager - HVDC & Power - South Korea

A specialist in providing HVDC & Power technical services to the infrastructure construction sector is searching for a Project Manager with at least 10 years of experience who is fluent (written & verbal) in both Korean and English to be based in Seoul with a 50 / 50 split in terms of site / office based assignments.

Their business is focused on the construction supervision and commissioning services for FACTS and HVDC projects on a global scale and are currently growing and developing their project portfolio internationally

Experience & Responsibilities:

• The Project Manager (PM) responsibilities involve interfacing South Korean based clients.
• Knowledge of South Korea HV infrastructure business.
• Proven track record and profile in HV infrastructure sector and preferably FACTS or HVDC (construction, commissioning, operations & maintenance).
• Experience, at least 5 to 10 years, in a Project Management role.
• Extensive experience of working on site whether greenfield or brownfield sites.
• Client management/business development experience and commercially aware.
• Managing Projects (Contractual, Commercial & Technical).
• Providing support to higher Management in investigating opportunities and for the preparation of offers as well as attending tender meetings or site visits on behalf of the client.
• Mentoring and leading colleagues to develop their skills and experience in HVDC projects
• Foster and grow a dynamic FACTS and HVDC commissioning service as part of a wider service offering to the HV infrastructure sector
• Establish and develop effective relationships within Client, OEMs and subcontractors organisations
• Proactive in wining new business and developing services within the HVDC & FACTS market sector.


• South Korea nationals are preferred, engineers with a long presence in South Korea may be considered
• (equivalent) BSc/MSc in Electrical or Power Electronics
• Min 10 years post education experience.
• Construction / Commissioning of High Voltage substations
• High Voltage Infrastructure (converter station, transition station, substation, collector substation, …)
• Electrical Interconnectors
• Site investigations
• Application of key legislation
• Hold a full driving licence or an equivalent international licence
• High mobility
• Language: full professional fluency in South Korea and English

Salary & Package:

The Basic Gross Annual salary is +100,000,000 KRW and Site Uplift & Accommodation costs whilst on assignment.

Further details that fully outlines the role conditions and description are available on request.


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