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Solar PV Project Manager

Solar PV Project Manager

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Harry Moncur

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Harry Moncur

Responsible for managing the business' large-scale solar PV projects in the Netherlands from ready to build status, through construction and into commercial operation. The role will cover all aspects of project realisation to ultimately ensure that projects are realised efficiently, on time and on budget.


  • Coordinate multiple large-scale PV projects across the Netherlands from ready to build status, through realisation and into commercial operation

  • Interface closely with the project development team to ensure smooth transfer from development phase into project realisation and lead on the troubleshooting of any residual development issues

  • Liaise closely with thee senior management, operations/asset management team and the Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment (QHSE) team.

  • Coordinate and build strong working relationships with all key stakeholders including EPCs, electricity networks, local municipalities, and local residents

  • Manage multiple workstreams simultaneously across projects at different stages to include supporting with grid connection processes, permit variations/conditions and ensuring that commitments made during the development a pre-construction phase are implemented appropriately and on time

  • Monitor and manage progress of key consultants and contractors, regularly reviewing programme milestones and identifying risks to the project budget and timeline

  • Support the procurement and operations teams with EPC tenders, design reviews and construction preparation as required

  • Lead regular project meetings with the project delivery team (internal and external parties), identify key actions/risks and ensure that these are followed up

  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and to a high standard

  • Compose and present regular progress reports to senior management

  • Attend early site inspections in advance of construction to inform final design and delivery plan for the projects

  • Be proactive in problem solving, managing, and coordinating key decisions during project delivery

  • Attend site meetings/site inspection activities where necessary

  • Review technical, permit and design documentation to ensure that projects are realised efficiently and in line with technical and permit requirements

  • Lead oversight on the projects into operational phase to include, among other things, SDE registration, implementation of local community initiatives, monitoring ongoing permit obligations and managing relationships with landowners and other local stakeholders

Required Experience:

  • Experienced project manager with proven track record in construction and project realisation

  • 5+ years’ experience within the PV industry in the Netherlands preferred

  • Engineering related degree or equivalent

  • Driving license

  • Advanced level of Dutch & English, both written and spoken

  • Excellent Excel & strong PowerPoint

  • Strong understanding of permitting processes and grid connections in the Netherlands

  • Willing to travel across the Netherlands (and to the UK where necessary)