Project Manager, South Africa

South Africa, South Africa, South Africa
Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2050207772
Project Manager, South Africa
South Africa, South Africa, South Africa,
Modified March 1, 2024


Profil du candidat •3 years of experience related to design, construction, technical sales •Min.

5 years of projects management experience on solar projects.

•Experience in rooftop, ground-mount, carport, wheeling DG projects •Experience in Low & medium Voltage POC project / Projects size up to 50 to 70 MWp •Experience in hybrid solution with BESS solution would be very much appreciated •Graduate from a premier university with a degree in engineering and/or electrical Graduate degree and/or related professional qualifications considered as a plus.

•Experience with maintaining minimum functional specification, commissioning checklists, and standard operating practices for rooftop solar projects.

•Working experience of the RSA context in electrical norms, renewable energy regulations, construction codes, is required.

•Knowledge of project management good practices, engineering, and solar specific software such MS Project, Auto CAD, PVSyst, Meteonorm, Solar GIS, Helioscope, Sketchup, etc.

Activités HSE: •Strict adherence and compliance towards Group QHSSE policy (including MAESTRO) with high Quality of QHSSE performance and complying with affiliate’s QHSSE Policy, Procedures & specific rules & regulations applicable to the area of activity at all times.

•Participate in the training program to acquire QHSSE knowledge and impart this training to colleagues as and when required by Management.

•Reporting of near misses, incidents, hazards & injuries to line Manager within the time frame as required by Quality, HSSE, Energy policies and Manuals.

•Participate in the investigation and analysis of incidents as and when required.

Strict adherence to QHSSE requirements with full authority to stop any operation for safety reasons.

•Project Development Support: o Analyze EPCs and contractors offers in terms of quality, HSE, and cost o Prepare and launch RFPs to contractors for awarded projects o Shortlist and negotiate with contractors for awarded projects o Prepare and update engineering tools and templates o Coordinate with design team to prepare and follow-up local approvals and regulatory obligations.

o Liaise with HQ technical services for technical specifications use and continuous improvement and with remote engineering support when applicable.

•As a Project Manager the following activities will be performed: o Manage multiple projects execution at a time from EPC contract negotiation to hand over with focus on safety, security, quality, budget, planning and documentation management.

o Support and follow-up the permitting and Engineering team in local approvals and regulatory obligations o Support & follow-up on-board suppliers including EPCs and engineering consultants, in full respect of HSE, Quality and compliance guidelines and specifications.

Engage in commercial negotiations and maintain relationships, to ensure equipment and contractors are optimally and sustainably procured.

o Ensure strict adherence of projects design and material selection as per contractual requirements o Ensure construction quality & safety by regular visits and reports o Manage projects construction with focus on safety, quality, budget, and planning o Coordinate with one or several contractors (EPC) + equipment suppliers the construction of the projects o Ensure proper projects commissioning and testing of the plant as per contractual requirements and industry good practice o Hand-over the projects to both O&M Team and Client in line with set contractual objectives o Ensure the documentation management is up to the company requirements o Engage in commercial negotiations and maintain relationships, to ensure equipment and contractors are optimally and sustainably procured o Built strong Relationship with Client after proper handing over from sales/development team •Technical Sales Support: o Conduct feasibility studies, preliminary solar designs, CAPEX/OPEX estimation and solar plant performance simulations.

o Assess site characteristics, constraints and analyze consumption demands of the customer during prospection phase.

o Prepare technical offers and presenting them to potential clients, support the sales team in the negotiation with clients o Prepare internal CITS Dossiers and investment committee presentations o Technical support and contribution to around 30 MW awarded per year Contexte et environnement Total Energies DG Middle East Africa is a hub based in DUBAI which growth is significantly ambitious.

An historic activity in Dubai helps support the development happening in the Middle east region as well as in Africa with a good center of expertise established in the Dubai affiliate.

Total Energies is presently launching its activity in South Africa and needs to onboard double specialty profiles (technical Sales / Project Manager) to support the Business Developer already working on projects offers in RSA and to achieve the projects the entity there will be awarded for

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Project manager

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