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Grid Connections Projects Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/11/2020
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (16/12/20)
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The Role:
I am currently recruiting for a proven Grids Connection Projects Manager, for a permanent / staff position, with experience in the construction of large-scale solar projects, to join our Client's construction management team based in London. The Grid Connections Projects Manager will manage all aspects of the assigned projects throughout its life cycle and ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget, while minimizing risks and maximizing margins on a variety of projects across the UK. The Grids Connection Project Manager will report directly to the Project Director Grid Connections UK & Spain

Your role will involve, but not be limited to:
* taking the central role in the supervision of electrical connection design prepared by our Client's trusted ICPs and lead in the submission and approval process with DNOs
* liaise with DNO's and ICPs to obtain the most effective connection commercially and technically, on a project-by-project basis
* on-site supervision during construction and commissioning phase
* supervise grid power studies for our Client's pipeline of battery and solar projects
* support the Head of Grid Connections to prepare the internal structures needed to start the application to become NERS accredited Independent Connection Provider
* identify the sources of likely problems and proactively take preventive measures to avoid any potential project risks, and determine response actions to mitigate any negative impact
* possess strong organizational and time management skills

The Company:
Our Client is a global leader in the deployment of renewable energy projects, with a proven track record of over 1GW medium to large scale solar projects and major battery storage installations. They are the go to EPC Partner for leading investors in the renewable energy industry around the world and are committed to setting high quality standards for customer satisfaction, as well as to ensuring the Health & Safety of all personnel.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The Grid Connections Projects Manager will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
* degree qualified within Electrical Engineering;
* a minimum of 2+ years working experience in electrical design;
* be able to manage multiple issues at any one time;
* work to tight deadlines and prioritise accordingly;
* be able to interface with different company departments (development, engineering, management, etc..) with a cooperative and proactive approach;
* working knowledge of Solar and Battery projects;
* Fluent in English (written and spoken) is a prerequisite, with Spanish considered a plus;
* Knowledge of design software highly desirable

Open to candidates who are legally entitled to work in the EU

With an excellent package (negotiable) on offer, a strong pipeline of work and great prospects this is an ideal time to join our prestigious Client.

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