Grid Connection Manager - Wind & Solar PV Developer

Posted 28 November 2023
Salary DOE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Procurement
ReferenceGrid Connection Manager
Contact NameMonique Marais

Job description

The Role:

  • Conduct thorough analysis and assessment of the grid infrastructure and electrical systems to identify viable grid connection points for renewable projects.

  • Negotiating, coordinating and maintain strong relationships with relevant grid operators, utilities, and regulatory authorities to secure grid connection agreements and permits.

  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure grid connection requirements are met and integrated into project plans.

  • Develop and manage project schedules and budgets.

  • Oversee the design and engineering of grid connection infrastructure.

  • Coordinate and facilitate grid connection works, including equipment installation, commissioning, and testing.

  • Monitor and assess grid connection performance and address any issues or challenges that may arise.

  • Stay updated on the latest developments in grid regulations, policies, and standards.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable health, safety, and environmental regulations throughout the grid connection process.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field.

  • Proven experience in grid connection management or a related role, preferably within the solar PV industry.

  • Understanding of electrical engineering principles and grid infrastructure.

  • In-depth knowledge of grid regulations, standards, and compliance requirements.

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.