Are you a motivated Project Manager with a BTech in Engineering? Do you have a background in the Solar Rooftop industry? Become an expert in designing and installing operational-ready solar and supplementary energy solutions to various sectors. Work for a leading Engineering Design, Procurement & Construction (EPC) company and gain exposure to the Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of grid-tied, off-grid & hybrid solar power plants. If you’re looking to grow your career in Rooftop Solar, while providing C&I clients with bespoke expert energy solutions, then this is just the opportunity for you!
The ideal candidate will have a BTech Engineering degree with 3-5 years of experience in Project Management, specifically in the Solar Rooftop industry. You need to have at least 3 years of experience in the Solar Rooftop sector and be knowledgeable in Helioscope or PVSyst solar design software. This role is well suited for a client-focused individual with strong business acumen whose interests lie primarily in green energy production. You need to have excellent communication skills with a hands-on approach, and be willing to work on all levels.
As the Project Manager, you will assume responsibility for all Project Management activities for Solar PV project installation. You will be responsible for all technical, contractual, and financial management of projects. You will manage the planning of all projects including the facilitation of external aspects such as putting teams together and logistics (vehicles, flights, equipment, planning of routes and accommodation). You will manage teams and deadlines, monitor construction and operations, perform technological assessments, provide project development assistance, and manage on-site project delivery activities.
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- BTech Engineering or a similar degree is required
- 3 to 5 years of experience in Project Management, specifically in the Solar Rooftop field.
- At least 2-3 years of experience in the Solar Rooftop industry
- Be knowledgeable in Helioscope/PVSyst solar design software
- Ability to understand complex technical and financial setups
- Interested in the energy sector and the green technologies
Responsibilities include managing teams and deadlines, planning of projects from putting teams together, to all logistics, managing all technical, contractual, and financial aspects of projects, monitoring construction and operations, technological assessments, managing subcontractors, procurement participation, managing project budgets and on-site project delivery activities, ensuring communication with suppliers, clients and other stakeholders, assisting in improving supply chain management, supervising on-site technicians during O&M activities, contributing towards sales support and upholding the company’s values.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Hands-on and willing to work at all levels
- Business acumen and strong client focus
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen
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