Solar PV Project Manager

Job Title: Solar PV Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Saudi Arabia
Salary: Negotiable (DOE)
REF: 117305
Contact Name: Jack Winborn
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Job Published: about 1 year ago
Solar PV Project Manager

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

Allen & York's Energy Generation team are working on the behalf of a young and rapidly expanding solar developer. The company was founded in 2015, is employee-owned and are based in Jeddah with a research office at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Their primary focus is on developing off-grid ground-mounted PV systems for agricultural clients, but they are also working on several commercial rooftop projects and pilot studies. At this moment in time the company are a small close knit team but the business is growing fast and employees will have plenty of responsibility as well as a stake in a developing business.

Our client is currently looking for experienced Solar PV project managers to oversee project execution. Duties will include:
• Onsite management of PV system installations
• Supervision and oversight of contractors and consultants
• Coordination of logistics, supplies and inventory
• Supporting O&M operations
• Assisting with supplier and component selection

• At least 3 years of PV project experience
• A proven ability to manage the installation of commercial-scale PV systems
• Relevant qualifications - electrical engineering preferred, mechanical engineers / electricians also considered
• PV system design capabilities
• Good knowledge of other parts of the PV value chain
• A good command of English and Arabic would be an advantage, enabling them to manage suppliers, contractors, stakeholders etc. effectively
• Confidence taking on responsibility and working independently in a fast moving environment, answering directly to senior management
• Long-term commitment to being a part of a growing business
• Fluency in English and/or Arabic

• Competitive Salary (negotiable depending on experience)
• Equity in the business after year 1
• Housing allowance (negotiable)
• Relocation Support
• Plenty of responsibility and the opportunity for rapid professional development and progression

To find out more, please call Jack Winborn on 01202 888 986. We look forward to hearing from you!