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Associate Commercial Project Manager (REIPPPP)

Job Description

We have a current opportunity for a Associate Commercial Project Manager on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Cape Town.

Requirements -

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • BSc or equivalent degree in relevant discipline (Energy Sector, Engineering, Environmental or Financing)
  • Minimum 2-3 years working in the renewable energy sector with experience in utility or large scale C&I projects OR experience in supporting the management of large capital projects to financial close in the Renewable Energy sector or other industries
  • Thorough understanding and use of MS Office suite (strong preference on Excel and MS projects)

Preferred requirements (added advantage):

  • Experience of South African regulations pertaining to electricity generation and project development / commercialisation
  • Experience in the development of renewable energy projects >1MW (REI4P, private PPAs or C&I).
  • Training in project management.
  • Experience with GIS

Responsbilities -

  • Assist with the project management of the client's projects in commercialisation to aid in implementation
  • Assist in the Project management of one or more utility scale renewable energy projects from bid ready to financial close as involved in leading a team of legal, financial, engineering and environmental experts. Including but not limited to the following:
    • Develop project briefs, presentations and project charters.
    • Support project leads with tracking actions and timelines for internal projects.
    • Assist with the design and management of the project schedule, budget, and project tasks.
    • Assist with project administrative-related activities .
    • Data management (document control, contract management).
    • Scheduling of meetings and management of commercial team weekly meetings.
  • Interface with the Senior Commercial Manager(s) to support project delivery and programme strategy:
    • Assist with the reporting and tracking of project progress, identify and manage risks, challenges and budgets
    • Compilation and management of project charters for new project opportunities.
    • Assist with internal program level planning and resource balancing to develop and manage a program of integrated projects as linking to the client's strategy.