Solar O&M Project Manager

Our client is a leading global renewable energy company who are searching for an experienced Project Manager who will be responsible for the planning and execution of a programme of upgrade, repair and remediation work on an operational solar farm portfolio.


  • Manage a pipeline of Project work through all stages including identification, quotation, approval, scheduling, planning, execution, technical completion, de-snagging, invoicing and warranty claims.
  • Identify sources of new work from end of warranty inspections, maintenance inspection reports, serial defects and upgrade opportunities.
  • Forecast the team's long-term resource demand and supply. Action any imbalances.
  • Line managing a team of site installation technicians, providing coaching, motivation and continuous improvement of quality standards.
  • Developing relationships with a selection of quality sub-contractors, managing their site works and providing timely feedback.
  • Draw up a consolidated ongoing Project Plan to identify the resources, materials, plant, procedures, costs and timeframes
  • Execute the Project Plan in accordance with manufacturer's and warranty requirements, contract terms, quality systems, HSQE standards (including CDM) and best industry practice.
  • Accountability for the safety, profitability, quality and warranty claims for the Project Plan.
  • Delivery of the approved Project Plan
    • Produce detailed specification and scope documents for tendering
    • Lead procurement activities
    • Award sub-contracts and finalise programme of works
    • Organise the necessary enabling activities such as welfare, temporary tracks, power supplies and make the relevant CDM F10 notifications
    • Project manage sub-contracted works in accordance with the timescales and budget in the approved Project Plan
    • Regular status updates to Asset Manager and owner, and forecasting time and cost to completion


  • Knowledge of CDM
  • Experience of the construction activities for solar farms
  • Knowledge of key HSE legislation and guidance pertaining to project activities
  • Project Management skills
  • Contract management skills
  • Experience managing a programme of electrical and civil project work
  • Experience producing project plans and programmes
  • Experience managing solar sub-contractors
  • Electrical qualifications
  • Relevant safety qualifications such as IOSH or SMSTS
  • Project management qualifications desirable

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