Head of Project Development (Solar)
- Location: London
- Salary: Market related
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally.
Day-to-day responsibilities include:
Preferential requirements include:
There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage.
Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more:
0141 375 7292
Department: ConstructionJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACTravel required: Travelling frequency is dependent on project requirementsSummary of Role:The Head of Construction will be responsible to ensure Schedule, Cost, Quality & Safety delivery of the Wind Project in Philippines. You will oversee a team of project managers who are on site managing the construction process for a group of wind and solar projects located at diverse locations around the country. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying that construction is performed according to Global Development Standards (GDS) and Employers Requirements (ER).What You Will Do: Within a matrix structure lead the Project Managers responsible for delivering the projects from construction into operation safely, on time and to budgetActively drive for zero HSE incidents during the construction of projectsEnsure the projects under construction are constructed and capable of being operated in accordance with local Health and Safety and Environment regulations and permitsEnsure the projects under construction are built in accordance with internal procedures and standards (including GDS and ERs) and contractsActively lead the decision making regarding claims received and dispute resolutionTo participate in the construction project monthly meetingsTo set up technical visits to the factories to carry out due diligence on the manufacturingEnsure Project Managers keep issues and risk logs properly updated and promptly raise any issue that will require internal decision makingTo establish Group Construction standards and implement and train all regionsIssue project progress reports as requested by either lenders or internal management teamLiaise and cooperate with other functional and regional teamsLiaise and cooperate with external parties - banks, independent engineers, contractors, government bodies etc.Ability to work with electrical grid utilities to develop transmission grid connection plansStrong reporting and approval process using procedures / processes using PMI® PMBOK®Supporting Development team on construction related matters and constructability reviewsTo lead groups focused on sharing of expertise, best practice and lessons learned globallyAssist the Head of Global Project Management to develop the regional project execution strategyMarket awareness of solar & wind farm construction activity, regulatory issues and other renewable technologies What We Require: Engineering with Minimum 10 years in Infrastructure (renewable energy preferred) Projects, Contract and Construction management experienceExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work with significant atutonomyAbility to work under pressure and meet deadlinesAbility to work in a team, coordinate and enthuse colleagues and consultantsStrong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasksAbility to maintain sight of the 'big picture' and overarching objectives at all timesExperience in Grid, Substation & ConstructionAn organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time managementExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
Our client is a leading solar developer, designing and delivering projects, creating a sustainable future for everyone. This is an exciting team to join the number 1 solar developer in Ireland and fast becoming a prominent international player. Job Description:Purpose of RoleTo manage the planning requirements and consents from feasibility to the completion of the construction stage for a large portfolio of large-scale ground mounted Solar PV & Storage projects. Duties and Responsibilities Managing the pre and post planning items, typically consisting of discharging conditions, preserving existing permissions, and additional planning applications as required.Support the conduct of desktop reviews to assess initial planning viability of new sites.Reviewing planning applications prior to submission. Liaising with and assisting the Development Team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues that could arise during the Pre-Construction and Construction phases.Support the entire development team throughout the project lifecycle - a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experience from concept to construction. Instruct planning consultants and other professional service providers as necessary, and managing their output on a day-to-day basis. Your Profile A planning related post-graduate degree, or equivalent3 years' experience with the planning processes in Ireland or the UK.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently.MS Office, MS Excel, MS Project. There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage.Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more:0141 375 email@example.com
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Design Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to manage, plan and execute engineering support on solar energy installations. Projects are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Previous Solar UK experience is required with overseas experience a bonus. In this Role you Will: · You will lease directly with the project management team across full lifecycle of the project · You will plan solar projects in the utility scale megawatt range and undertake yield assessments · You will develop designs for projects in development liaising directly with the development team The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package.
Head of GridMy client is a leading global renewable energy developer actively shaping the future of energy in over 29 countries globally. They're taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. If you are ambitious and want to grow within a company my client will want to hear from you!Role:· Manage all grid-related elements for the entire project from development through to installation and commissioning of assets.· Advise on the relevant legislation and regulations that would impact the project’s grid connection strategy and connection to the onshore network.· Participate in consultations with BEIS, Ofgem, NGESO and other stakeholders in the framework of the on-going work related to the OTNR.· Analyse potential connection options, associated costs, potential impacts on the programme and associated risks.· Manage the relationship with the key players of the interconnection process and lead application calls with NGESO and TOs.· Monitor associated grid costs and charges and input to the financial modelling of the project.· Monitor and manage grid connection risks in relation to changes in the design, consenting, and project programme. Requirements:· Bachelor or master's in electrical engineering or related discipline.· Previous experience at a high level in a similar role.· In-depth knowledge of the offshore wind energy industry and UK transmission system.· Experience of development and execution of large-scale infrastructure projects.· Established relationships with ESO & TO is highly desirable· Willingness to travel on a regular basis, especially within the UK.
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading company with an established and expert team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. In this role you will act as Lead Solar Engineer in which you will take, Ownership of all generic technical documents relating to mechanical and electrical design. Work with the technical team, suppliers and sub-contractors in the development and delivery of technical solutions. Main duties of the role: Executing Utility Scale Solar projects, Energy yield and resource assessments Site layouts and optimisation, concept design and feasibility studies, Technical due diligence for Merger and Acquisition (M&A) transactions Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) scopes of work Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading solar team, being at the forefront of renewable energy transition.
Business title: APAC Service operation headLocation: Primary location ThailandAdditional location: China, TWN, SGResponsibilities: Manage Service project operation in APAC, reporting to regional CEO.Achieve operational excellence and ensure safety.Excel in Project Management, managing customer's expectations and satisfaction.Develop and implement service operations strategy and policies.Enhance operation targets across all areas of the service and onshore wind business in APAC.Manage financials and budget.Identify and manage risks and opportunities to achieve revenue and profit targets.Ensure safe implementation of tasks and promote a culture of leadership and ownership.Promote continuous improvement and innovation to reduce costs and create value for GRE and customers.Provide leadership and convey company values.Build and develop the team based on their feedback. Requirements: Provide visible leadership and clear communication of the vision and directionInternational experience (dealing with multiple countries, including outside Europe), managing multicultural teams and customersProject management experience (10+ years) including large projectsProven ability to manage multiple projects while meeting challenging deadlines. budget and quality assuranceExperience leading large organization and managers. capability to lead team growth and development.Bachelor degree in engineering. MBA ideal. Fluency in English
#Responsibilities -? Responsible for Operation and Maintenance activities of Solar plant.? Responsible for Co-ordinating with O&M operator along with other local bodies? Should be having understanding on basic solar plant data analysis.? Performing inspection, testing, troubleshooting / repairs on site including PV DC operations, AC HV (upto 220kV)/LV systems, Network communications and monitoring Inverter diagnostics and repairs.? Identify problems and develop corrective action plan as per OEM recommended procedures.? Responsible for generating schedules and carrying out preventive maintenance activities as per schedules.? Provide timely reports from field operations, status and constructive feedbacks as required.? Responsible for generating Production/MIS reports, log reports etc. as prescribed.? Adhere to Quality, Health & Safety policies at site.? Interaction in coordination with O&M operator with various vendors, OEM's, stakeholders, etc.#Skills_Required -? Professional knowledge: Good technical & operational knowledge of Solar plant and the equipment's installed in the solar plant.? Should be a problem solver.? Analytical Skills: Posses good analytical skills to analyse the performance of solar plant viz - projected KPIs vs Actual KPIs.? Communication Skills: Good communication skills in English / Malay, write and speak clearly.? Computer Proficiency - Good command on MS office, Excel, Power point, etc.Qualifications -? 3 or 4 years of regular or part-time Engineering Degree / Technology Degree in Electrical or Electronics or both.? Should have knowledge and worked in Solar parks for at least 04 - 05 years.? Good command over English language.? Proficiency in Malaya Language will be an additional benefit.? Beneficial if candidate possess a 132kV or 33kV Electrical Malaysian Lic.
This Project Manager position is to support C&I Solar projects throughout Central California.Responsibilities: - Understand, plan and execute commercial solar projects in accordance with the terms of the contract and specifications.- Coordinate project design and engineering plan sets and calculations for civil, structural, mechanical and electrical disciplines, and facilitate the AHJ permitting submittal and approval process.- Support and manage client interactions, communication, invoicing and on time payment.- Schedule, manage and attend client, vendor, jobsite and technical meetings, as required to effectively execute the project.- Create accurate project budgets, change orders, and manage P&L ledgers throughout the contract period.- Create and regularly update project schedules using Microsoft Project or similar.- Produce detailed monthly project update reports for review by the Sr Project Manager and/or client.- Facilitate vendor purchase orders, subcontract agreements including scope of work, and effectively manage 3rd parties in accordance with the project schedule and budget.- Oversee on-site construction activities to ensure they are performed in accordance with contract documents, and that they meet the design intent.- Effectively facilitate project close out activities, including but not limited to; testing and commissioning, utility/AHJ inspections, asset management documentation and final handoff meetings.- Direct and oversee Project Engineers and Field Engineers.- Other duties as assigned Qualifications:- Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Science or Business Administration from an accredited university or college.- Minimum 5 Years’ project management experience within a construction environment.- Minimum 2 Years’ project management experience on commercial or utility scale solar projects.- Public works project experience.- Contract, MSA and T’s & C’s negotiation.- EPC and self-perform contractor experience.- Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
Spencer Ogden has partnered with a Regional developer of Onshore Wind, Solar and Battery Storage projects to onboard a Project Manager to their teams in Scotland, England or Wales. Competitive salary and benefits on offer. Key Responsibilities include: The development of onshore renewable energy projects.Initiating site searches, feasibility assessments and land lease contracting.Prepare and coordinate EIAR, appeal documents and planning applications.Negotiate planning submissions and monitor reporting progress.Risk and liability assessment with continuous reporting to line management.Cooperating with numerous departments to evaluate and deliver projects in budget and in a timely manner.
I am looking for a Project Manager for one of our clients, a pure play renewable energy business investing in large scale Solar Energy ventures. They have a strong development pipeline in place – with Construction on multiple sites due to commence 2023. They are backed by a proven Investment Capital partner with a dedication to the Renewable Energy industry.Your responsibilities: Move developed projects into the implementation phase and support until commissioningCollaborate with the design team to optimise the technical designDetermine requirements for resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitationsBuild relationships with external vendors, negotiate contracts, tender services and commission subcontractorsPlan construction operations to ensure deadlines are metCoordinate vendors and subcontractors during the construction phase and control time, costs, quality and work safety standards.Conduct site visits to ensure all quality requirements and compliance guidelines are met. Minimum requirements: At least 3 years of experience in project managementProven experience in general construction site safety aspects and relevant local regulationsFluent written and spoken Dutch and English.Willingness to undertake regular business trips throughout the Netherlands and abroad.
Key Responsibilities: · Conduct market analysis and select sites for greenfield development. · Identify and facilitate project acquisitions. · Secure land leases for greenfield opportunities and maintain relationships with landowners for existing projects. · Manage environmental assessment campaigns and work with external consultants. · Oversee discretionary permitting activities at all levels of government. · Manage resource management campaigns and estimate energy production. · Work with internal stakeholders and consultants to manage the electrical interconnection process. · Collaborate with internal technical services such as energy analysis, engineering, and operations. · Assess the financial feasibility of projects with the corporate finance department. · Represent the company at regional industry association meetings and caucuses. · Coordinate the preparation of RFP responses. Qualifications: · Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering. An MBA is a strong plus. · 3 to 7 years of experience in energy project development, with a preference for energy storage projects. Experience in other electricity generation or commercial development (such as warehouses, data centers) is also relevant. · Strong understanding of major power project development processes. · Ability to navigate local community dynamics and negotiate effectively with utilities, landowners, and other stakeholders. · Familiarity with energy storage and/or renewable energy issues and economics.
About the job Construction Project Manager - Renewables***Please note all roles are within Europe - for this role you MUST already be living in Italy or have recent experience working in the Italian market with the ability to accommodate your own relocation*** The ideal candidate will oversee projects from bidding to execution. You will work alongside senior management and act as the point of contact for clients. This client is seeking someone independent and professionally able to make informed decisions with little direction. You will have autonomy to deliver a bespoke construction service to the client for the full life cycle of the project.You will be required to be based between two projects; Northern Italy.Southern Italy. Locations are revealed after a successful application for the role. Responsibilities Oversee all stages of project life cycleManage project budgetProvide timely status reports to stakeholdersAbility to develop/maintain a positive working relationship with clients, the public, subcontractors, and developersStrong business acumen in project planning and management Qualifications 5+ years of experienceSignificant exposure to sustainable projects, focused on wind and solar projectsExisting experience of working for an EPC or Developer in the Italian marketExtensive knowledge of Italian RenewablesStrong organisational and project management skillsIndustry knowledge of Renewables, EPC Management and Italian market.Detail-oriented and strong communication skillsA high degree of self-awareness and modesty, as well as enthusiasm for taking on novel or uncomfortable situationsIntellectual flexibility, curiosity, and innovation; your default assumption is problem-solvingAn entrepreneurial attitude that is adaptable, risk-taking, and awareUnderstands and promotes the "team" concept.Strong verbal, written, and organisational skills About You Must be comfortable with an autonomous roleMust be able to speak Italian and English.Must be willing to be flexible for the needs of the project and travel around Italy. For a full job description or If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply or reach out directly to Melika La’Rosa at Melika.LaRosa@spencer-ogden.com Closing date 30/01/2023 Due to the high volume of applications we are unable to contact everyone, If you have not heard from us within 3 business days, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.