Francesca Prete

Powerlink Portfolio Management Office, Italy


What do you do at Prysmian?

I joined Prysmian 3 and half years ago through the Graduate Program, I experienced four different roles and teams and I lived in two different continents. Just recently I moved from UAE to Milan for my new job position, I work in the Energy Projects business unit as Project Manager for the first grid access connection developed by Réseau de Transport d'Électricité (RTE) to transmit renewable energy generated by offshore wind farms.

3 adjectives to describe your experience at Prysmian Group

  • Challenging: I feel really motivated to devise the best solutions with top professionals of the company. The constant learning and the exposure to new projects makes the job always challenging.

  • Stimulating: Prysmian is a company that rewards proactive behaviour.  As a young talent, you are highly encouraged to bring your perspective and implement your ideas.

  • Educative: Training activities, job rotation and international assignment have given me the opportunity to grow from both professionally and personally. Prysmian Group and it is a strategic partner for our TSO customers, but above all it is full of bright and passioned people. Spending time with them is providing me the opportunity to enrich myself with a team of intelligent, engaging and diverse professionals.

What do you like most about Prysmian?

What I prefer of this workplace is the general awareness that we are not perfect but the constant willingness to get better every day! This philosophy leads us to a continuous improvement process where topics as strategy, leadership, social intelligence and change management are always on our desks.

What is the best thing about your job?

As an EPCI Contractor, it can be tough at times but it is enables allow you to learn and grow quickly; It's an environment where you can develop your entrepreneurial spirit: very few limitations are placed on, the work culture affords the opportunity for people to take initiative and promote ideas as well as propose solutions.

Why would you recommend Prysmian to a young talent?

Sustainability and Diversity are key assets in Prysmian Group. This increase more and more my sense of belonging in to the Company: reducing discrimination and eliminating bias and stereotypes are the most powerful drivers of success, the key levers to enhance individual performances and to drive organisational excellence.

Graduate Program in an example of worker heterogeneity, you can express your own values, ideas and opinions without being afraid to be just yourself.

Francesca Prete


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