Are you a skilled and driven Technical Project Manager looking to grow your career with a market leader in the South African energy market? This is your chance to join a professional team specialising in various cleantech in the renewable energy market including solar, wind and hydro. This is your chance to grow your career and your skills in the realm of renewable energy. You will get to manage overall technical work streams in the early phases of impressive solar PV and wind projects, through to financial close. Experience in the renewable energy sector is essential, so be sure to include your project track record in your application!
You need to have a qualification in a BEng, preferably MEng, and at least 5 years of experience in the renewable energy environment. The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of solar and wind EPC and O&M agreements, a background in power systems, an understanding of the relevant technical codes, regulations and standards relating to the development of renewable energy projects, and the ability to optimise overall business from a technical design and execution perspective. You need to be able to work under pressure and within deadlines, have an organised and meticulous work approach, and have excellent communication skills.
Key responsibilities will include facilitating feasibility and front-end engineering studies, site studies, and PV and HV technical preliminary design and design specifications in contracts and procurement, overseeing the technical interface between the various work packages required for project development, ensuring technical compliance with project documents, managing the development of technical concepts and solutions of the projects, and engaging with clients. You will need to create presentations and periodic reports with the progress status of the projects, be in charge of the procurement process of contractors and technical advisors to perform services under the relevant EPC and O&M agreements, and oversee the process of procuring access to transmission and grid infrastructure with governmental authorities.
This is an awesome opportunity to watch your career soar in the renewable energy market in South Africa. Apply now if it sounds like the perfect fit!
- BEng, preferably MEng
- 5+ years of experience in the renewable energy environment
- Understanding of solar and wind EPC and O&M agreements
- Ability to optimise overall business from a technical design and execution perspective
- Background in power systems
- Understanding of the relevant technical codes, regulations and standards relating to the development of renewable energy projects
- Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines
Responsibilities will include managing the development of technical concepts and solutions for the projects, facilitating feasibility and front-end engineering studies, site studies, creating presentations and periodic reports with the progress status of the projects, PV and HV technical preliminary design and design specifications in contracts and procurement, and engaging with clients, and oversee the process of procuring access to transmission and grid infrastructure with governmental authorities.
- Organised and meticulous work approach
- Proficient in MS Office Suite
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong time management 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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