Senior Construction Manager - Solar PV

Our client is a market leading renewable energy developer, seeking to develop, build and operate 1 GW of new clean energy and storage projects in the UK.

They currently have a pipeline in excess of 500MW of solar and battery storage sites and are now looking to expand the team with the appointment of Senior Construction Manager to navigate the growing pipeline of projects through construction.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the construction of a rapidly growing pipeline of projects.
  • Support the development team in the creation of project planning and implementation materials.
  • Drive process improvement throughout the organisation to ensure projects are industry leading.
  • Contribute to EPC tenders and equipment selection decisions.
  • Assist in the development of company design and construction standards.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key EPC and ICP partners.

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5 years involvement in construction of renewable energy or other power generation projects.
  • 10 years involvement in the construction industry, with clear demonstration of increasing responsibility for project delivery.
  • Strong ties to leading EPCs and subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of all relevant health and safety and construction standards.
  • Understanding of typical UK planning requirements.

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Self-starter willing to work within a small and agile team.
  • High degree of competence with civil, mechanical and electrical construction.
  • Well organized project manager with high attention to detail and eye for quality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships with external parties.
  • Willingness to build and lead a team to support company growth.

About us

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