Solivus Job

Project Manager - Solar PV

Posted: 

November 30, 2022

Company Description

Solivus was set up to provide clean energy for a sustainable future. We provide an alternative to conventional solar, combining the lowest carbon, light-weight technology with a focus on elegant design to offer compelling clean energy solutions. It’s an approach grounded in our dedication to new technology, doing things differently and providing outstanding customer service.

We have a talented team of passionate and sustainability focused individuals from a range of disciplines with an experienced senior leadership team. Solivus have received external recognition including inclusion in Technation’s Net Zero cohort of most exciting and innovative climate tech scale ups and JP Morgan’s Top 200 Female Powered Businesses.

Job Description

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Project Manager who will oversee Solar PV projects from proposal phase through technical design, feasibility, permitting, installation, commissioning and handover to client. The Project Manager will oversee the entire process, taking responsibility for project reporting, customer liaison, budgeting as well as other project management-based tasks.

The role is varied, often pressurised, but always challenging and rewarding and you would be working for a dynamic company that recognises hard work and rewards success.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project managing multiple solar PV installations from initial proposal through all subsequent stages including installation and client handover
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all internal colleagues and stakeholders, including clients, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Work with the delivery team to meet programme deadlines and budget while ensuring that projects are delivered to expected quality standards
  • Develop and own project risk/issues registers and implement mitigation measures
  • Lead internal and external project meetings & reviews
  • Track time, materials and costs
  • Facilitate and document kick-off, updates and lessons learned meetings
  • Produce project-based reporting
  • Ensure that projects are planned and delivered in line with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Act as the central contact for the project in its entirety
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for the delivery of each project, in line with company and project objectives
  • Deliver projects in line with Solivus’s suite of company policies covering topics such as Health & Safety and Sustainability
  • Define and implement the approach to managing health & safety risk across the project portfolio
  • Strong positive working relationships with suppliers, clients and the wider Solivus team

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL

  • Minimum 3-5 years Project Management Experience
  • Qualified to degree level in a relevant property/construction subject or project management qualification such APM, Prince2 etc.
  • NEBOSH qualified with accredited body
  • Proficient with MS Office, specifically Microsoft Project and documentation control
  • Experience of working across multiple projects of varying size and complexity
  • Strong leadership and negotiation qualities
  • Proactive attitude towards quality management and attention to detail
  • Cordial and professional with good client facing skills
  • Experienced in the development and application of project processes/controls including programmes, reporting, risk & issues management, change control etc.
  • Excellent Independent and team working
  • Loyal, displaying the highest levels of integrity and commitment
  • Flexible and adaptable in a dynamic company
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with demanding situations

DESIRABLE

  • Technical understanding of Solar PV systems
  • Ability to understand solar & electrical design & construction drawings
  • Experience working on commercial solar installations
  • Experience of working for a project management consultancy within the built environment
  • Membership of a professional body such as RICS, CIOB, RIBA, APM

Additional information

OUR VALUES

  • Passion: We love what we do and care passionately about achieving great outcomes with our partners.
  • Trust & Quality: We are trusted to consistently deliver to the highest international standards and professional ethics.
  • One Team: We are a close-knit team and know that our best work is done together. We care for each other, always putting people first, enabling us to deliver our best work.
  • Always Evolving: We don't stand still. We strive to make each project better than the last, daring to challenge what's gone before in our quest for innovation and improvement.
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