Renewable Connections Manager

Posted 08 May 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameAlina Pajonczyk

Job description

​Green recruitment has partnered with a global investment fund who is seeking a skilled Grid Connection Manager with experience in the renewable energy industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the grid connection process for large-scale renewable energy projects, ensuring compliance with grid codes, coordinating with relevant stakeholders, and overseeing the commissioning process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the grid connection process for large-scale renewable energy projects, including wind farms and solar parks.

  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders, including grid operators, contractors, and internal teams.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant grid codes and regulations.

  • Develop and maintain project schedules and budgets and monitor progress against milestones.

  • Oversee the commissioning process, including testing and validation of the grid connection.

  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to grid connection and provide recommendations for solutions.

  • Maintain project documentation and ensure all relevant information is accurately recorded and communicated to stakeholders.

  • Provide regular project updates to senior management and other stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Power Systems Engineering, or a related field.

  • At least 3 years of experience in the energy industry, with a focus on high-power projects.

  • In-depth knowledge of grid codes and regulations, and experience with grid connection processes.

  • Strong project management skills, with a proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively manage stakeholders and build relationships with external partners.

  • Experience with commissioning and testing of high-voltage equipment is preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

This is a great opportunity to join a global investment fund that’s well financed and is looking to own assets long term in the New Zealand marketplace.

If this looks like the role for you, please send your CV over to a.pajonczyk@greenrecruitmentcompany.com