Construction Project Manager - Solar - IPP

Posted 28 September 2022
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description


My client are an international IPP who develop own and operate solar projects around Europe. They are looking for a Construction PM to deliver a large pipeline of UK based solar projects.

Purpose of Role

  • Work with the engineering team to conduct site investigation and assess the technical feasibility of developing a specific solar PV project.

  • Draft the scope of work and estimate the respective project budget.

  • Create and distribute RFQs to potential EPC subcontractors

  • Work with procurement team to coordinate the sourcing process of all components needed

  • Evaluation of quotations and drafting decision papers for awarding of contracts

  • Manage contract negotiations, change orders, and other agreements with EPC subcontractors and vendors, and oversee all subcontractors’ work in all phases.

  • Develop and maintain project timeline, identify critical path, and key milestones for project’s success.

  • Communicate with utilities and authority having jurisdictions regarding interconnection, permitting, and other regulatory compliance issues.

  • Identify the sources of likely problems and proactively take preventive measures to avoid any potential project risks, and determine response actions to mitigate any negative impact.

  • Coordination with internal Project Finance Team

  • Liaising with Technical Advisors of bank

Qualifications / Skills Sought:

  • Proven track record of 5+ years of solar project management experience, including ground mounted projects of +10MWp.

  • Engineering degree or Qualified Technician, preferably in Electrical Engineering.

  • Very good knowledge of National Electrical Codes, other PV system regulations and national construction codes