Senior Technician / Project Manager
Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia
2 months ago
We are looking for a dedicated Solar Project Manager for one of our clients who is the leading renewable energy solutions provider in Namibia; for this position you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution, and successful completion of small to medium-sized solar energy projects. Your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of tasks including:
- Project Planning: Collaborate with clients and the sales team to understand project requirements, set project objectives, and create detailed project plans, including timelines and resource allocation.
- Solar PV System Design: Lead the design phase, ensuring that solar PV systems are optimized for energy generation, efficiency, and safety while meeting project-specific requirements.
- Procurement: Manage the procurement of materials and equipment, ensuring timely delivery and cost-effective solutions.
- Installation Supervision: Oversee installation teams, ensuring that solar PV systems are installed correctly, according to design specifications, and in compliance with safety regulations.
- Quality Control: Implement rigorous quality control procedures to maintain the highest quality standards in installations.
- Team Management: Manage project teams, assign tasks, and provide guidance to ensure project goals are met.
- Cost Management: Monitor project budgets, control costs, and report financial status to stakeholders.
- Documentation: Maintain detailed project records, including progress reports, installation procedures, and maintenance records.
- Client Relations: Act as the primary point of contact for clients, providing updates on project progress and addressing any questions or concerns.
- Permitting and Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that all projects adhere to Nampower regulations and other relevant industry standards.
- Troubleshooting: Address electrical and technical issues that may arise during the installation and maintenance phases.
- Travel: Willingness and ability to travel to project sites nationwide for project management, inspections, and client meetings.
- Computer Skills: Utilize Microsoft Office applications to maintain project records, communicate effectively, and create reports.
- Safety: Prioritize safety throughout all project phases, following safety protocols and ensuring the well-being of the team and clients.
- Valid Driver's License is a must
- Certified Electrician with relevant qualifications and trade certification.
- Extensive experience in Solar PV system design, installation, and project management.
- Registered with Nampower or the relevant regulatory authority.
- Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
- Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
- Leadership skills and the ability to manage project teams effectively.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Commitment to safety and compliance with industry standards.
Closing date: 31 January 2024