REDAVIA Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

REDAVIA Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • To support REDAVIA on its steep growth curve, REDAVIA is recruiting a Mobilization Manager, based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a target start date in December 2019.


  • The Mobilization Manager will be responsible for:

    Mobilize containerized solar power plants:

  • Plan and execute mobilization / re-mobilization of Redavia solar farms

  • Train and oversee subcontractor teams to install solar plants

  • Carry out electrical connections of each plant installation

  • Install, configure and test communications and monitoring equipment

  • Test, commission and obtain acceptance by the customer

  • Handover completed installations along with As-built drawings to Asset Management team

  • Manage plant decommissioning, re-packing and shipping to new sites

  • Monitor and control budgets

    Continually improve your work area:

  • Help implement automated business processes

  • Improve commissioning QA procedures

  • Train local partner installers

  • Help produce installation and training manuals

    Support other teams:

  • Provide product development feedback to the product team

  • Information sharing to support the sales team

  • Coordinate effectively with the operations team

  • Feedback suggestions to the management team

    Candidate Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has experience with:

    Project management:

  • Workflow management (Gantt charts)

  • Managing electrical sub-contractors

  • On-the-job training and supervision

  • Testing and quality control

  • Managing budgets and timelines

  • Electrical commissioning formalities

    Solar and electrical engineering:

  • Building and commissioning solar PV installations

  • Installation of grid and diesel genset-driven electrical systems

  • Installation and commissioning of electrical controls systems

  • Electrical installation and electrical safety qualifications

  • Configuring monitoring equipment and internet routers

  • Drafting of electrical drawings.


  • Safety first: Consistently applies REDAVIA’s Health, Safety, Social Impact and Environmental Impact guidelines

  • Dynamic:

  • Proactive and positive attitude

  • Non-hierarchical attitude and strong team spirit

  • Creative and persistent problem solver

  • Continuous improvement: Manages day-to-day
    operations “Hands-on” and improves business processes with “bird’s eye”


  • Enjoys working independently within a globally connected team

  • Bridges between international and local cultural and professional expectations


  • Affinity with renewable energy

  • Drive to make the world a better place


  • Fluent English and Kiswahili. French and/or German skills an advantage.

  • Project management: Formal PMP or other project management training as evidenced by certificates an advantage

  • Electrical engineering: Electrical Engineering degree desired, Kenyan T3 Solar installation license required. Medium Voltage installation licenses an advantage.

  • Controls and Communications: Training/certificates related to setting-up and testing controls and communications systems

  • Computer literacy and comfort, especially cloud computing and digital process management.

  • Drafting experience with AutoCAD would be a plus.

    What we offer:

  • REDAVIA is revolutionizing the energy supply for emerging and frontier markets, creating unparalleled environmental and development impact at scale. We offer the Mobilization Manager the opportunity to make a difference in a professional, non-hierarchical, and friendly work environment: Work that matters in an enjoyable team.

    How to Apply

  • If you are eager to take this opportunity to put a dent in the universe, please send us your resume and a short introductory email (in English) to

  • We hope to hear from you!

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