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Senior Project Manager

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: SO_97799GSD
  • Location: Location: United Arab Emirates, Dubai
  • Sector: Sector: Corporate, Management, Renewables
  • Salary: Salary: negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 30/10/2016
Spencer Ogden are looking to hire a Senior Project Manager for an international integrated solar energy developer to join the team in their Dubai Office. The company is growing rapidly with projects all around the globe and a pipeline of more than 1GW of solar projects globally.
Reporting to: Projects Director
Responsibilities:
Project Planning
*Oversee the planning and implementation of photovoltaic projects
*Define the objective of the project with senior management and customers
*Draft an initial work plan
*Determine the resources required to complete the project
*Draft request for quotations and initiate supplier / contractor selection
*Contribute to contract negotiations
*Review construction plan and schedules
*Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
*Review the project schedule with the project team, suppliers, contractors and the senior management.
*Organize and manage the project team according to the policies and practices of the company
*Contract qualified external consultants for the project if applicable
*Prepare and execute EPC selection process
*Contribute to the contractual matters for suppliers and contractors
*Define acceptance test procedures
*Support sponsors to conclude operation and maintenance contracts
*Liaise with the different stakeholders of the project (clients, contractors, local authorities, etc.)
*Support business and project development team
*Draft basic layout of PV systems, energy yield and financial models

Project Implementation
*Execute the project according to the project plan
*Develop forms and records to document project activities
*Set up structures to ensure that all project information is documented and secured
*Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
*Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
*Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
*Manage and complete acceptance tests
*Project handover to sponsors or system operators
*Project Controlling
*Deliver status reports on the project for management and sponsors
*Communicate with sponsors as outlined in funding agreements
*Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
*Monitor cash flow projections and actuals on a regular basis
*Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and meet the project specifications
*Ensure that the project work follows the contract details
Qualifications and Skills:
*Advanced & profound
*Leadership skills and able to manage team performance in an efficient and goal oriented way
*Excellent communication skills at all levels
*Decisive personality that can resolve problems
*Foster teamwork cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals
*Staff development: supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff according to their skills sets
*Assess situations to determine and mitigate risks
*Willingness to travel internationally
*Degree in Engineering (Electrical/Civil/Mechanical)
*Min 5 years (10 years preferred) of relevant work experience
*Project management background with proven track record
*Experience in design and/or construction of photovoltaic systems
*Local work experience in the UAE is welcome
*FC process.
If you are interested in the position please apply to it.
For further details, you can reach me at Ghadir.shaar@spencer-ogden.com +971-4-369 1502


For more information about this role please contact our Dubai office