Mott MacDonald Renewable Energy Project Manager - Jobs in South Africa

Mott MacDonald Renewable Energy Project Manager - Jobs in South Africa

Job Profile

Panama’s first wind farm at 270MW was just one of the recent Mott MacDonald wind energy jobs where we were both lender’s and owner’s engineer on the project.

In Kenya we were lender’s engineer and are now construction monitoring the £454M Lake Turkana wind farm which will provide up to 17% of Kenya’s annual energy needs.

We provided technical due diligence and review of over 50 projects for French renewable energy producer Voltalia across Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, were technical advisor on the World Bank Group's Scaling Solar Initiative, Africa and lender's technical advisor on the San Pedro III solar plant, Chile

As a renewable energy project manager you will lead renewable projects such as this (and more!) and they could be anywhere in the world.

Job Description

The services we provide are varied and include due diligence studies (technical, contractual and financial) construction and operation monitoring, contractual reviews, energy yield analysis, feasibility studies, market and strategic advice, project development assistance, regulatory development, analysis and review and technology assessments.

As a renewable energy engineer and project manager you'll be delivering and sometimes managing these kinds of projects.

You have access to our connected network of over 18,000 people. As well as our engineering and project management people, we have energy regulation advisors, energy economists and financial analysts.

Energy environmental experts in impact assessment, permitting, ecology, social, air and noise.

All of this in addition to our large renewable energy team based in offices across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.

Our mission is to always connect globally, seek and open opportunities for clients and continue supporting the amazing growth of the renewables sector globally.

Candidate Specification

The key candidate requirements are as follows:

  • A
    thorough understanding of technical advisory work for large wind and/or solar projects including specific risks associated to development, construction and operation
    civil, electrical, industrial or mechanical engineering degree
  • Able to manage large projects utilising large numbers of staff and subcontractors
    demonstrated experience working on wind or solar technical due diligence projects
  • Able to advise clients on issues encountered during a due diligence including its possible mitigants
  • Experience of working with a consultancy
  • AWe of course take our projects very seriously, attention to detail is paramount when we're providing these services on such large scale schemes.
  • There is also a lot of support and robust, user friendly, systems to ensure we’re always working safely, to best practise and are also driving forward innovation, sustainability and well connected thinking across all of our disciplines to provide the most appropriate expertise to our clients.
  • Your approach to your work as a renewable energy professional needs to match this standard and we really want to hear from you if you have experienced providing our kinds of services as listed above.
  • Experience of working within a consultancy is of course ideal but not necessarily essential if you have a strong renewable energy background.
  • As described at the beginning, our work is international and so short term travel to projects and to see clients is sometimes required.

    Employee owned
  • One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald has over 18,000 people helping our clients deliver sustainable solutions.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Mott MacDonald Renewable Energy Project Manager - Jobs in South Africa

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