Senior Technician / Project Manager

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

2 months ago

Description

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.

Requirements

  • 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

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