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  • Posted: Sep 16, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    RINA is the excellence behind excellence, a global corporation that leads industries to success. We work closely with customers, assisting them in the most effective, safe and sustainable way across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors.

    Through a global network of 3.800 talented professional...
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    Consultant Solar PV and/or Wind

    The role
    We are now looking for strong candidates to support our continued growth and expansion in this exciting market. Responsibilities include:

    • Delivering technical due diligence on large scale solar PV and wind projects for Investors, Lenders, IPPs and Developers
    • Monitoring and reporting on PV and wind projects through the construction and operational phases
    • Providing technical engineering support on PV and wind projects at all stages of the project development cycle
      • Reviewing of resource, technologies, structural studies, electrical design, contractual documentation, environmental studies, planning permission, health and safety reports, grid offers and grid connection agreements
      • EPC tender design, co-ordination, management, evaluation and review
      • Project risk management, including construction, operational, and financial risk
      • Reviewing and preparing technical and non-technical reports
      • People and project management, ensuring effective communication within the internal team and stakeholders
      • Contributing to business development activities i.e. development of new solutions, proposal writing and client presentations.

    Desirable qualifications & experience

    • Experience (<5 years) working in the large scale solar PV or wind sector across at least some of the role responsibilities detailed above
    • Consultancy experience or Lenders TA, Construction Monitoring or Owner’s Engineering experience
    • Engineering degree (or relevant technical degree)

    Desirable criteria

    • Project and/or people management experience
    • Knowledge of the design, construction, operations and maintenance of electrical / mechanical PV system components
    • Understanding of project development economics and project finance
    • Related technologies experience e.g. distribution & transmission systems, rooftop systems, battery storage etc
    • Cross disciplinary knowledge, e.g. PV, wind, CSP, biomass, conventional combustion technologies
    • Prior experience with the South African and/or African renewables market.

    The person
    We are looking for talented and experienced people able to exceed the expectations of our world-class clients. You’ll be a leader able to bring together expert teams and promote an inspiring environment influencing those around you to deliver technical excellence. Your energy and drive will promote collaboration and innovative solutions. As a strong communicator you’ll have highly-developed report writing and presentation skills, practiced negotiation skills and the ability to engage clients with your articulate and credible manner. You’ll thrive on customer engagement and be skilled in understanding their needs and marketing our services to capture business and develop relationships. Your customer focus, technical expertise and results orientated thinking will enable you to achieve your objectives. You’ll ensure project management methodologies and practices are consistently applied across the team. You work well in changing circumstances and as a ‘self-manager’ take satisfaction from delivering against your promises. Must be e ligibility to live and work in South Africa (e.g. South Africa citizen or holder of / eligible for a South African working visa).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to RINA on to apply
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