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.

    Role:

  • 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.

    Mindset:

  • 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”

    International:

  • Enjoys working independently within a globally connected team

  • Bridges between international and local cultural and professional expectations

    Mission-driven:

  • Affinity with renewable energy

  • Drive to make the world a better place

    Skillset:

  • 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

  • TeamKenya@RedaviaSolar.com. We hope to hear from you!


    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.

    Scholarship 2020/21

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2020/2021
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.