Technical Project Manager - Solar

Home base
£40000 - £50000 Per Annum plus package
07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
Toby Day
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Project Manager - Solar
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 plus Bonus
Location: Home based – preference South England
Consultant: Toby Day

The Organisation:

Our client is a rapidly growing solar PV manufacturing company looking to take on a Technical Project Manager. They’re an exciting, friendly and very fast growing solar installation company. They really care about their work and about looking after their customers. They are highly ambitious and looking to build on their already very strong growth in the last 18 months.

Your Responsibilities:

• To work with the project development team based on defined business plan to ensure all related activities are properly planned, coordinated and implemented
• To undertake the survey, including electrical survey, design and specification of PV systems to meet clients’ needs and to assist in the preparation of quotes.
• To provide customers with technical advice and deal with difficulties of a technical nature.
• To develop and maintain reliable and positive relationships with suppliers, the DNO, ICP and other partners.
• To keep up to date with relevant regulatory and technological developments and best practice and to ensure compliance as required.
• To liaise with relevant third parties (e.g. planning authorities and DNO) to procure the necessary agreements for projects.
• To drive and support our partner and contractor site activities in relation to design, planning, installation, and commissioning of systems to ensure proper and safe functioning in accordance to specifications and design requirements
• To place orders, manage deliveries, receive and check equipment off against orders/bill of materials and authorise supplier invoices
• To produce and deliver hand-over system documentation and explain to the client how the system operates.
• To undertake system and company record keeping including financial information.
• To ensure all operational activities are in compliance with HSE, commercial and legal guidelines

Your skills:

• Degree in Electrical / PV / Power Engineering or its equivalent
• At least 5 years of professional experience in Project Management, ideally in the field of PV
• Experience of conducting site surveys and evaluations prior to installation in line with new MCS regulations
• A strong electrical background and sufficient knowledge to provide technical advice to customers
• An understanding of engineering recommendation G83 and G59 installations
• Proven experience of managing sub-contractors/ or line management experience of an installation team
• Excellent inter-personal, negotiation and problem solving skills
• Excellent written communication and accurate record keeping abilities
• An ability to work in a constructive and collaborative manner
• Proficient in MS-Office, MS Project and AutoCAD software
• Commercial awareness: the ability to make sound business judgments ‘on the spot’, awareness of small business needs and how to develop the business
• Administrative Skills: Completer/finisher; Continuous Improvement: Implement and set up new systems
• Ability to prioritise in continually changing environment and to multi-task.
• A clean driving licence

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:

Toby Day

020 3002287

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