Renewable Energy

Energy Project Manager-Solar
Published on: 08/16/22

Region:
Africa
Country:
Kenya
City:
Nairobi
Reference:
29670
Job Description

Our Client, a leading company involved in energy management solutions which include energy audits and energy management training is seeking to recruit a Energy Projects Manager – Solar. The successful candidate will oversee the full coordination and implementation of energy projects from design to commissioning of various energy projects.

Requirements
  • Manage the design engineering and construction of solar energy projects.
  • Develop, maintain and execute the project proposal or work plan to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project to assure that the project requirements can be met.
  • Establish or oversee the work plan, staffing, and budgeting for each phase of project execution, including design, engineering, procurement and construction.
  • Establish the project engineering, procurement and construction budget and take responsibility for the regular review and reporting to accounting on forecasted expenditures under the budget, as well as controlling expenditures so that the project remains within budget.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled project meetings with management, clients, and subcontractors to facilitate, confirm and communicate status of the project execution plan, schedule and engineering, procurement, and construction activities. Provide or coordinate engineering support for development and permitting activities as needed.
  • Oversee the execution of and compliance with construction contracts and work with construction team to ensure adequate scopes of work are executed under those contracts.
  • Coordinate and work with the legal department to facilitate the development, negotiation and execution of project contracts such as Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), term sheets, contracts, supply agreements, equipment purchase agreements, warranty agreements, commissioning agreements. Participates and assists with the construction and financial closings.
  • Coordinate the external bidding process required to procure goods and services necessary for all phases of project execution, including preparation of bid packages, evaluation of proposals, contract negotiations and recommendations to senior management.
  • Work with Management and Operations departments to define the requirements for adequate project turn-over and then assist with the transition of the project to Operations upon project completion.
  • Oversee work product of technical personnel during execution of project and ensures compliance with reporting & legal requirements under contracts and lender agreements, and to internal management.