Are you a Project Manager looking for your next challenge? We may have one for you! We are looking for a PM to develop RE projects from cradle to grave all while ensuring budgets and timelines are met. Our client is a big player in the global renewable energy market, so you don’t want to pass up this opportunity!
To be the Project Manager we’re looking for, you will need a B.Eng in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering as well as at least 6 years investment banking experience. You have thorough knowledge of the renewable energy market and it’s your project management skills that will put you ahead of the game. Our client needs someone who will manage external consultants involved in the various projects to ensure that ROI is maximised while ensuring all environmental, social and anti-bribery standards are complied with from day 1. To be successful in this role means that you are creating a substantial, measurable and sustainable impact for the better. You are described as someone with high standards, is ethical and has excellent business judgment. This role will see you responsible for managing the environmental impact assessment while complying with IFC/World Bank standards, managing local partners to receive building permits and authorisations, and providing assistance to prepare project finance and execution processes.
We are looking for someone who is willing to put in the extra hours when necessary and will enjoy traveling to site when required. Overall you are enthusiastic about the work you do as you do it the most efficient and effective way possible. If what you’ve just read describes you to the bone, then we’d love to hear from you!
WHO IS ALTGEN?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech
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B.Eng in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
MBA is beneficial
6+ years investment banking experience
Experience with government contracts and relationships
Thorough knowledge of the renewable energy industry
Good contractual legal knowledge
Your responsibilities include a business development aspect – create a thorough understanding of the region’s power markets and opportunities for wind and solar PV projects, scout project opportunities, create relationships with developers and various third parties. Your responsibilities also have a project development aspect including overseeing local partners, business case and financing, complying with PPA regulatory requirements and creating regular report and updates for management.
Outstanding project management skills
Ability to stick within budget and timelines
Good negotiation as well as written and verbal communication skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Keen eye for detail
Ability to thrive under pressure