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Project Manger - Small Hydropower - Africa

$150000 - $170000 per annum + local taxes payable
Start Date: ASAP
Apply 2019-12-03 14:12:40 2020-04-21 EWI Recruitment
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Project Manger - Small Hydropower - Africa

Date posted: December 3, 2019
$150000 - $170000 per annum + local taxes payable
Uganda, Africa
Job description

Project Manger - Small Hydropower - Africa

PLEASE READ: Please note that you will need to be both fluent in Italian and English to be considered. The nature of the JV partnership requires both these languages as Mandatory. Additional French would be advantageous but essential.

My client is seeking a Project Manager to support the development and construction of several hydropower projects in Africa. Reporting directly to senior stakeholders you will take full accountability to coordinate workstreams and promote cooperation across the team.

Projects ranging upto 50MW, my client is ideally seeking candidate who are familiar with project of this size. Unlike larger 100MW projects, the project team will be smaller and you have to be very handing on with project execution.

Duties including but no limited to:

  • Taking projects from development to construction stage leading the handover process.
  • Contract negotiation
  • Supporting the investment team providing technical input and direction to contractors in all engineering aspects of projects.
  • Engagement with senior stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop relationships with local stakeholders and partners.
  • Monitor contractor performance.
  • Experience gained using various contract forms, such as (FIDIC red, silver Book and others as relevant).
  • Review and update the project programme schedules.
  • Ensure that projects are following international H&S procedures.

Experience required:

  • At least 15 years construction management or relevant site supervision experience.
  • Civil Engineering Degree
  • Minimum 10 years Hydropower experience
  • Hands-on, proactive approach.
  • Working Africa experience
  • Italian speaking (mandatory)
  • French speaking (desirable)
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel across Africa.

Mobilisation: January 2020

Location: East Africa (Head Office)

Salary Package: Budget - USD 150,000 - 170, 000 p.a (gross) - Lo al taxes need to paid.

If you would like to be considered for this project please forward your CV to

If you do not meet the requirements, please feel free to share the job details with friends and colleagues within your network.

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information on any international Dams and Hydropower assignments please contact Deji Ogunsola

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: PM/ITAL/AFR_1575382359

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