Project Manager (Solar / EPC / Construction / Engineering) – Namibia, Southern Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 2902 09 SS

Reference Number:  2902 09 SS


Job Description:


Our client is a market leader in the development of solar PV and energy storage projects and they are seeking a Project Manager who will be responsible for the successful delivery of hybrid large-scale energy projects located locally and regionally across sub-Saharan Africa. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with Head of Operations, Head of Contracts and Logistics and Engineering Manager/external Engineering to perform the following main activities.


Responsibilities:


  • Site visits/site assessments.
  • Preparation of internal and review of external pre-construction documentation and plans.
  • Driving EPC technical due diligence.
  • Being main point of contact for the EPC and all project stakeholders on each project assigned including weekly project meetings.
  • Responsibility for Internal reporting and meetings on project progress.
  • Project Programme management throughout all periods of the project(s).
  • Overseeing plant design, procurement, and logistics.
  • Overseeing plant construction to ensure design, quality and health and safety, reporting and documentation standards are met including living on site (or going between sites in the case of managing multiple sites at once) for much of the construction period.
  • Overseeing plant commissioning, punch list preparation and completion and project close out phases, including review of final documentation.
  • EPC payment milestone management.
  • Weekly reporting to the Client on project progress.
  • Assistance with preparation of internal Project Management processes and policies.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • Minimum of 5 years proven experience in utility-scale Solar PV construction and project management experience with a strong operational background.
  • Thorough experience and understanding of hybrid generation systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience.
  • Suitable site H&S qualifications, .e.g., IOSHH of comparable local certification.
  • Significant experience managing vendor and client payment terms to achieve positive cash flow.
  • Significant experience with design / build contracts from ground up that result in profitable construction projects.
  • Strong understanding of financial models and management of budgeting cash flow.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects.
  • The ability to create and manage a schedule and budget to required margins.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.


Benefits and Contractual information:


  • Competitive annual package
  • Permanent employment opportunity


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at sscheepers [at] camining [dot] com


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Sheree Scheepers


Recruitment Consultant


CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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