Senior Onshore Wind Project Manager

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: Negotiable
Recruiter: Keystone Project Recruitment
Job Ref: JHB001288/JHD
Summary: Our client has a position available for a Senior Onshore Wind Project Manager to provide technical support to a wide variety of stakeholders including developers, original equipment manufacturers, regulators and financing institutions. The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of international renewable projects. This position requires traveling between JHB & Cape Town.



Job Description

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree level qualifications in engineering or similar technical subject.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management of onshore wind projects, either as developer or consultant.
  • Excellent IT skills particularly MS Excel/Word/Project and PowerPoint.
  • Evidence of technical competence, self-motivation, ability to use own initiative, flexible, problem solving approach.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly & concisely in English, both verbally & written and ability to explain technical issues to non-engineers, including Clients.
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce and review technical reports for clients, so attention to detail is paramount.
  • Experience in consultancy environment, and in a client facing role
  • Ability to influence and motivate stakeholders within a complex environment,
  • Ability to lead/chair and present at meetings etc.
  • Able to collate, analyse and act upon complex and diverse information from a variety of sources and give advice for project level decision making.
  • Ability to work in a second language.
  • Willingness to travel both locally and globally.
  • Recognised Project Management training.


Role Description:

  • Lead the delivery of onshore wind consultancy (owner’s/lender’s technical advisor) projects for clients worldwide and ensure they are delivered on time, on budget and with zero errors.
    • This includes coordination of internal MM, and external resource where needed, deliverable review and acceptance, budget and time adherence, client liaison, and internal reporting on onshore wind projects.
  • Preparation of bids for new work.
  • Supporting major wind project developments.
  • Providing engineering input from initial assessment through to technical and economic feasibility, due diligence, construction monitoring and acceptance.
  • Reviewing and preparing technical and non-technical reports to a high standard including specifications, reports, proposals, calculations and contracts.
  • Providing technical tender support.
  • Actively assisting with business development and client management.
  • Attending client and site visits as required (worldwide).
  • Reviewing and preparing technical specification and design drawings.
  • Working effectively on several projects concurrently to deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Support and mentor the career development of Junior Engineers.
  • Provide technical support to a wide variety of stakeholders including developers, original equipment manufacturers, regulators and financing institutions
  • The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of international renewable projects providing:
    • Technical advisory/due diligence for lenders, developers and investors
    • Owner''s engineering, construction supervision and design services
    • Concept and FEED design engineering.
    • Feasibility studies.


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