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Energy R&D Project Manager

Posting Date:  5 Jun 2024
City:  Genova

Genova, IT, 16129 Rozzano, IT, 20089

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Green Energy Solutions
Level of experience:  Senior

RINA is currently recruiting for a Energy R&D Project Manager to join its office in Genova or Milano, Italy within the Green Energy Solutions Division.


This role focuses on the project management of international R&D projects, focused on power generation, renewable sources, energy efficiency and smart power grid management. 

Job responsabilities

The new resource will be part of the team Energy Innovation Strategic Centre, which is mainly exposed to R&D projects and innovation activities. They will: 

  • Manage or support the management of EU R&D projects, in the field of power generation (renewable energy and its integration in new sectors), decarbonization & energy transition, power grid development 

  • Contribute to RINA’s activities of technical development, in the framework of EU funded projects also interacting with international partners 

  • Contribute to or delivery reports and results European research and innovation projects involving energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies and the smart grid 

  • Contribute to the creation of new opportunities and the preparation of new proposals in the framework of European and international R&D programmes 

  • Contribute to the growth of RINA’s network of R&D partners in the field of power generation and distribution, industrial efficiency and decarbonization #LI-MP3


  • At least 2 years experience in R&D projects
  • Fluent in English and Italian 

  • Excellent reporting skills both verbal and written 

  • Capacity to conduct research, organize work and produce results 

  • Good attitude to teamwork 

  • Open-minded to innovation, creativity and good attitude to networking 


  • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Promote commitment by keeping promises as a Role Model
  • MANAGE EMOTIONS - Recognise one's and other's emotions and express and regulate one's reactions
  • PIONEER CHANGE - Actively embrace change and benefit from the new circumstances
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization
  • MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS - Structure activities according to priorities, actions, resources and constraint
  • ADDRESS THE WAY - Have a big picture of different situations and reinterpret it in a perspective way
  • THINK FORWARD - Capitalise on experiences and translate them into action plans for the future
  • CLIENT INTIMACY - Embrace internal and external client needs, expectations, and requirements to ensure maximum satisfaction
  • EARN TRUST - Take everyone's opinion into account and remain open to diversity


Degree in energy/electrical/mechanical engineering with focus on renewable energy technologies, smart grids, energy efficiency, power generation


With over 5,600 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are also compliant to the Italian Law n. 68/99.

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