Employment-Recourses Analyst Manager (Renewable Energy / Wind Power / Solar Power) – South Africa

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    CA Global: Power and Energy (Africa Positions) has a client that is in need of a Recourses Analyst Manager (Renewable Energy / Wind Power / Solar Power) the position is based in Johannesburg, South Africa 


    OVERVIEW 


    A resources analyst manager is required to provide analytical support to the renewable business unit with regards to wind and solar resources assessment, energy capture derivation, site conditions, and wind farm optimization. The study is required to aid robust project development and assessment suitability and economic viability of sites. 


    REQUIREMENTS
    Relevant engineering / technical degree
    6 – 10 years post graduate experience
    Excellent communication skills, written and spoken 
    Ability to produce in-depth technical assessment reports
    Good negotiation skills 
    Technically minded 
    Experience in the renewable energy sector is preferred
    Own reliable transport with a valid driving license is 3ssential 
    Prior management experience of a small team 
    Passion for renewable energy
    Willingness to travel into the rest of Africa when needed


    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
    Develop, plan, coordinate, analyses and manage all aspects of wind, solar and other renewable energy resources
    Conduct resources assessment, siting, feasibility studies, new technology evaluation, and project proposal evaluation. Market assessment, strategic planning, policy evaluation and economic analysis
    Leading technical due diligence in areas including but not limited to park design, wind and solar resources assessment, wind turbine generator (WTG) selection, PV technology selection, verification of park’s authorization and grid connections and data evaluation for operating parks
    Defining requirements and management of third parties where technical due diligence to be fulfilled by external assessment providers and park designers.
    Lead and contribute to authorship reports, studies and proposals
    Develop technical and economic anaylisis of projects and technologies using built models
    Coordinate resources analysis and data management with others in multi-disciplinary teams
    Identifying and understanding project issues and working collaboratively to develop and communicate creative solutions
    Assessing regulatory, technical and market issues to evaluate competitive dynamics of various resource options. 
    Providing input into the selection of the most appropriate WTG, CSP and PV options and defining specifications for such procurement
    Designing the most appropriate layout for new wind and solar parks
    Reviewing and approving external studies on energy production and parks layout
    Advising the project team on areas where local content, beneficial opportunities can be exploited
    Advising the project team on technical risk inherent in the project and strategies to deploy to mitigate the impact
    Ensuing lessons learned from other projects are incorporated in the engineering activities


    If you feel that you qualify for the above position then please send a copy of your updated 
    CV / Resume to Megan Smith: megan@caglobalint.com


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