Principal Consultant Onshore Renewables

Posted 07 February 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationRepublic of South Africa
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameCharles Matthews

Job description

Principal Consultant – Onshore Renewables

Location: Remote, Hybrid or Office based

Our client:

  • The Principal Consultant will be responsible for

  • prospecting, developing, and converting consultancy assignment opportunities.

  • Subsequently, the Principal Consultant will work on and manage consultancy

  • assignments for a range of onshore renewable projects. S/he will manage the

  • teams of multi-disciplined engineers or consultants to deliver our scope of

  • work and achieve financial targets.

  • The Principal Consultant will join the management

  • team, sharing responsibility for meeting ambitious business growth objectives.

  • This will allow the successful candidate to shape the future of the engineering

  • team and function within a growing and ambitious company.

Your Profile:

  • At least 5 to 10 years of experience

  • working in the utility-scale renewable energy market as a developer,

  • contractor, engineer, or consultant.

  • A successful track record of managing a

  • team of multidiscipline engineers or consultants.

  • Experience working in a site environment.

  • Multidisciplined stakeholder management.

  • Project Management.

  • Expert in MS Office suite.

  • Capable of being an ambassador for the company's technical excellence and representing and promoting engineering

  • capabilities within the global Group.

  • Ability to coordinate, direct and lead projects and work under own initiative with minimum supervision.

  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in onshore renewable projects.

  • Excellent report-writing skills.

  • Familiar with commercial and contractual issues and able to provide guidance to our clients.

  • Good sales and business development techniques.

  • Project-orientated with a keen interest in and knowledge of the offshore wind farm industry and project management.

  • Some project management experience and entrepreneurial spirit capable of growing and developing the team.

  • Being a leader, supportive, and a role model for the engineering and project group.

  • Experience in managing and developing a large team of engineers; being the coach and mentor of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Good interpersonal skills, a strong team player with a proactive approach.

  • Outgoing and pragmatic with a strength of character.

  • Attention to detail and high level of numerical accuracy and the ability to prioritize work.

  • Well organized, self-directed & insightful.

  • Good English communication skills and excellent report-writing skills.

  • Qualified degree in Engineering (minimum NQF 7).

If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Charles below.

Charles Matthews


+44 (0) 2045667162