Project Manager - Cape Town, South Africa - CA Global Headhunters International

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**Job Description: Our client, an South African based IPP in the renewable energy industry, is seeking a Project Manager, who will manage the construction and commissioning of a utility scale solar project.

**Responsibilities: - Maintain regular contact with key strategic accounts to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

  • Use reasonable endeavours to remain abreast with market and technological developments and to identify new technologies that may contribute towards the development of the Business and improvements in the Company.
  • Recommending policy and procedure improvements.
  • Ensuring overall compliance to all the internal Policies and Procedures of the Company, including compliance with Corporate ESMS (Environmental, Social, Management System), IFC Standards and Equator Principles.
  • During the Execution Phase, the Project Manager is responsible and accountable for managing the following aspects of a project in an integrated manner to achieve project objectives: scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, procurement, risks, communication, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Responsible for advocating the Turbine and Supplier Agreement and Balance of Plant's best interests by overseeing the assigned project during the execution phase.
  • Control procurement of subcontractors and suppliers to the TSA and

manage the selection of the main suppliers and subcontractors as well as the negotiations.

  • Manage the TSA and BOP, suppliers and consultants during the construction phase to ensure completion of the project within time, budget and quality as per the TSA and BOP contracts.
  • Manage the O&M Contracts (LTSA and O&M BOP).
  • Manage the following agreements: PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) signed with Eskom, Eskom Budget Quote, DuCOSA, Self-Build Agreement and other relevant agreements if required by the Portfolio Project Manager.
  • Support the Asset Management, when required, on other signed agreements (ie: CTA Agreement with the banks, Implementation Agreement, etc.).
  • Be compliant with the Asset Management signed contract with the project company.
  • Respect compliance of the Economic Developments under the Implementation Agreement.
  • Manage the project team (Project Engineer, Construction Manager, Site Superintendent, Health and Safety Manager, Environmental Manager, Quality Manager, Commissioning Manager, etc ) before, during, and after the construction phase.
  • Direct internal operations to achieve project budgeted results and other financial criteria, and to preserve the capital funds invested in the project.
  • Ensure that all the relevant insurances, permits and contracts remain in full force during the construction of the facility.
  • Ensure that the project is going to be designed and builtin in accordance with law and all relevant permits (EIA, EMPr, water authorisation, building permits, etc.
  • Managing relationships with landowners and the local community.
  • Perform onsite inspections for quality of workmanship, quality of materials, conformity with plans & specifications, code compliance, onsite safety, project schedule vs progress, and general progress of the construction project.
  • Maintain observation reports/logs including work description, work methods, contractors on site, weather conditions, observations, photos, etc.
  • Attend, or conduct, periodic construction progress meetings with the TSA and BOP contractors.
  • Review progress billings from the TSA and BOP contractors and when required, negotiate revisions.
  • Issue an Internal Report and Monthly Report to the Owner by highlighting progress, risks and opportunities and any other main information pertinent to the project.
  • Review and assess if each of the contract milestones have been achieved and prepare and issue the relevant certificate duly signed.
  • Ensure all the TSA and BOP contract requirements are fulfilled before the final completion is released.

Qualification and Skill**_

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  • A minimum of a Advanced Diploma
  • SACPCMP preferable
Previous experience in Renewable Energy

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Fixed term employment contract
  • Willing to travel to site as needed

Sheree Scheepers
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**CA Mining

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