Employment..Construction & Site Manager – Solar PV (based in South Africa),

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    Our client is a leading and fast-growing supplier of PV energy solutions, focusing on making solar power attractive and affordable to customers and investors worldwide. A customer and solution driven organization, dedicated at deploying the best available technologies to develop, build and operating PV systems. The first turnkey PV supplier with a triple ISO certification. The track-record includes more than 180 MWp PV installations worldwide. We are seeking a Construction & Site Manager for the office in South Africa.
    Below some key points regarding this position:
    · Job Title: Construction & Site Manager
    · The position is based in Cape Town
    · Reporting to: Vice President Construction Management

    The main responsibilities are:
    Support Engineering team in planning phase
    Site surveys (civil)
    Support Supply Management in selecting subcontractors
    Assess and negotiate quotations with Supply department
    Supervise and coordinate the construction of projects
    Assist Project management on construction sites
    Coordinate contracts and individual construction services
    Liaise with energy-supply companies
    Draw up construction schedules, organise and oversee work at construction sites
    Execute and supervise the Testing procedures and Technical takeover
    Documentation of project
    Support O&M (Operation & maintenance) of PV plants
    Communicate effectively company values and objectives

    Degree in civil engineering, preferable with basic knowledge in electricity
    Experience from the Construction field, preferably within the Renewable Energy Resources environment
    · Experience in CAD-drawing as well as experience photovoltaic systems desirable
    · An excellent knowledge of MS Office
    · Analytical thinking and strong negotiating skills
    · Proactive, with high level of entrepreneurship, energy level and motivation
    · Strong team builder with excellent managerial skills and multicultural awareness. Good team worker with sense of the common good
    · Excellent communication skills, persuading personality, customer and goal oriented
    · Analytical thinking with focus on customer and goals.
    · Speaks and writes English fluently. Good knowledge of another language (e.g. German, Italian, French) is an advantage.
    · A willingness to travel
    · High social and intercultural competence
    · Flexible and adaptable with a “can-do” attitude
    · Take “ownership” to tasks and responsibilities

    What’s on offer

    · A challenging and varied position, within the rapidly growing PV industry.
    · A working culture of team work and openness in a very international business.
    · A good training on the job by experienced international colleagues.

    Shaw Energy Recruitment Wind Vacancies

    Andy Shaw – Senior Consultant / Director, Global Recruitment

    Shaw Energy Recruitment Ltd

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