Project Manager, Solar & Battery Hybrid Projects

Based at: UK Iver Office and Project Sites as required

Responsible for:

To effectively plan, negotiate, budget and monitor all phases of project delivery process in order to achieve successful completion of such projects whilst meeting Company standards and objectives.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage a portfolio of projects for GRIDSERVE business, to ensure that all Program, H&S, Commercial, and Quality are met in line with the businesses and project contractual requirements

  • Actively manage projects from inception to completion, including program, critical path, deliverables, driving progress against a project plan

  • Manage all pre-commencement works required for timely design inputs, including ground investigation, pile tests, resistivity tests, utility surveys, etc.

  • Produce and manage Scope of Works, Risk Register/ RAID Log, H&S/ Quality/ Environmental Management Plan and Cash Flow for each project

  • Working with Commercial, Engineering & Supply Chain to create an approved list of contractors and analyse all proposals/quotations from approved contractors, consultants and suppliers

  • As directed, lead contractual negotiations with sub-contractors, populate sub-contractor agreements and advise Commercial teams on agreed terms of business

  • Oversee and manage, as needed project procurement and liaise with site management for deliveries of materials, plant and equipment to site

  • Ensure timely and effective communication with clients, contractors, suppliers, utility owners, DNO, Project Team, and Senior Management throughout the project preparation and execution, provide regular updates/reports as required

  • Conduct regular site visits and audits to ensure compliance with H&S, Quality and Environmental plans and other site procedures/ requirements

  • Manage project completion and acceptance including tests and commissioning for each work activity, snagging list, work completion tests, PAC and handover to the O&M team

  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and Environmental and Quality Management System and Policy (compliant with ISO 9001 and 14001).


Skills Required:


  • Engineering/Project/Civil management qualification with experience of project managing large scale solar projects

  • A proven track record in successfully delivering multi-disciplinary utility scale solar farms; with specific experience in managing DNO activities also very important

  • Proficient user of project management tools

  • Excellent project planning, change and time management abilities

  • Experience with managing various stakeholders and sub-contractors

  • Strong knowledge of H&S and Environmental regulations for design and construction, Quality standards and industry best practice, Mandatory SMSTS qualification or similar

  • Experience in utility scale Energy Storage Systems highly desirable

  • Professional project management qualification such as the APM’s Registered Project Professional (RPP) or chartered status qualification highly desirable

  • Self-driven, focused, results and quality oriented

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Team player and innovative with sound judgement and solutions driven

  • The ability to foster self-motivation to achieve tight deadlines

  • Cordial and professional with excellent client facing skills

  • Effective communication both verbally and in written form

  • Ability to use MS suite of packages at intermediate level or above.



Other Skills Required:


  • The role will involve travelling to sites in the UK on a regular basis to support project and business needs. Overnight stay may also be needed depending on location

  • Clean driving license.


Interested in hearing more:


If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you.

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