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Power & Renewables,Power & Renewables - Solar

Project Manager - Renewable Energy - Solar PV Plant

United Arab Emirates, GCC
AED35000 - AED38000 per month + (all-inclusive)
2020-06-02 20:08:36 2020-10-14 EWI Recruitment
Jun 02, 2020

Project Manager - Renewable Energy - Solar PV Plant

To be based in Dubai with regular travel to Uzbekistan , my client is seeking a Project Manager with strong Solar experience.

Education: University degree (Bachelor / Masters) in a relevant discipline (e.g. in renewable energy, , civil, electrical or mechanical engineering etc)

Experience: A minimum of 15 years of work experience in Engineering and Project Management Consultancy for complex, multi-discipline engineering and construction supervision projects with 5-10 years' experience in the renewable energy sector working on solar PV projects

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Key account management working closely with the client and other stakeholders to achieve satisfaction


  • Financial, commercial, change and risk management of the project.
  • Monitoring and reporting project performance to the client and senior management.
  • Achieve Targeted Operational Profitability for the project.
  • Support Cash-flow situation (timely delivery and proper invoicing).
  • Quarterly and Annual operational forecast (Man-month schedule).
  • Undertake commercial negotiations with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Developing operational schemes and service agreements (e.g. PPA, TCA) for the plants.
  • Business support/development of the operational strategy.


  • Project Management capabilities for the development, planning, and execution of large-scale Engineering Consultancy and Site Supervision Renewable Energy (Solar) projects.
  • Coordinate between head office engineering and site engineering teams.
  • Communication between various stakeholders.
  • Construction supervision/monitoring.
  • Technical assistance for tendering, evaluation of bids, advice on final bidder and contacts negotiation.
  • Facilitate project inspection, verification, monitoring and witnessing tests.
  • Monitoring and expediting variation requests.
  • Maintain/develop change management systems - claims through all PMs and senior engineers.
  • Contract management (knowledge of FIDIC, RIBA will be an advantage).
  • Monitoring and expediting defects.
  • Quality Management skills in international context and standard.
  • Project risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Preparing the monthly management reports.
  • Manage Sub-consultants and Contractor.


  • Strong leadership, efficient team management skills, ability to resolve conflicting situations and effective problem solving skills.
  • Day-to-day management of project activities that include establishing and delivering project deliverables on project milestones, project resources (funding, personnel support), and assembling project schedules and revenue targets.
  • International experience to work in multi-cultural environment.
  • Fast decision maker under heavy load or fast track project.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Presentation skills (technical & strategic).
  • Power of persuasion.


  • English should be excellent - speaking, writing and reading.
  • Other Languages, like German, French are of advantage.

Other skills:

  • Available for frequent business trip in the MENA (Middle-East and North Africa) region or outside;
  • Flexible attitude, team-oriented
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), MS project and/or Primavera.

Salary Offer: Salary is AED 35,000 to 38,000 all-inclusive in addition to per diem while working in Uzbekistan. (9,500 USD to 10,500 USD)

The candidate will be based in Dubai and traveling to the project in Uzbekistan half the time

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business who is aggressively expanding with the renewables sector. If you are keen to be considered or require additional information please see send your CV with references to d.ogunsola@ewi-group.com

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.

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

United Arab Emirates, GCC
AED35000 - AED38000 per month + (all-inclusive)

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