Experienced Project Manager – Renewable Energy

This role has a mandatory requirement of a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the project management of Onshore Wind Farm or Solar PV projects. Candidates without this experience will not be considered for this role.

Job purpose/Primary objectives

  • Act as project manager on multi-contract renewable energy projects in Ireland and the UK during both pre-construction and construction phases of the project
  • Support our client base and work closely with project funders in bringing development projects to Financial Close
  • Ensure the projects are safely constructed on programme and within budget and in line with our ISO-accredited processes
  • Be commercially and contractually astute so as to deliver the maximum value both to our clients and to Ionic Consulting
  • Promote and enhance the profile and reputation of Ionic Consulting in the renewable energy market in the UK, Ireland and abroad and assisting with business development as necessary.

Key Tasks/Duties

Project Management

  • Communicate with Project Sponsors, Financial Advisors and Legal Advisors to bring project to financial close in a non-recourse project financing environment.
  • Pro-actively manage clients to ensure that the highest standard of customer service is ensured.
  • Manage the tender and contract negotiation process for either the Wind Turbine Supply Agreement or the Solar PV EPC contract as appropriate.
  • Manage the tender and contract negotiation process for Balance of Plant Civil and Electrical Contracts and make recommendation to the client.
  • Prepare the project delivery plan including programme and Capex/Opex budget.
  • Ensure that all works are delivered to the highest standard of safety including where relevant the discharging of statutory health and safety roles on behalf of the client.
  • Liaise with TSO/DSO with regard to the grid connection process.
  • Administer the construction contracts fulfilling the role of ‘Engineer’ or ‘Employer’s Representative’ as appropriate.
  • Manage specialist external consultants to support the project as required.
  • Manage design and construction interfaces between Civil, Electrical and Turbine/PV Contracts.
  • Monitor all important stages of construction activity and ensure works are carried out to the required quality standard.
  • Manage the project programme to ensure the works are progressed on schedule and project milestones are achieved.
  • Assess interim accounts as required under the construction contracts and negotiate any variations and claims necessary.

Business Development

  • Promote and enhance the profile and reputation of the company;
  • Develop and maintain the strong relationships with our key clients;
  • Develop business contacts and opportunities for Ionic Consulting in Ireland, the UK, and internationally;

General

  • Contribute to delivering business goals and meeting customer requirements;
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with other staff;
  • Support the development of other project engineering staff by engaging in internal training and mentoring.

Skills: 

Project Management, Solar PV, Onshore Wind, Programme Management, Construction Management

Apply Today

If you are interested in joining our team then please send your CV to careers@ionicconsulting.ie