Solar PV Project Manager – OptiPower needed at Murray & Roberts

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Job title : Solar PV Project Manager – OptiPower

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Key Performance Indicators:

  • Establish project control plan & Procedures and Project Execution Plan for the projects
  • Identify and develop project control team to manage the required tasks
  • Develop Engineering, Procurement & Construction Registers
  • Coordination & necessary follow ups with Engineering, procurement & Construction team for various project affairs
  • Take lead in Project Risk Management plan, periodic reviews and mitigation plans
  • Prepare delay analysis, time impact analysis, EOT as needed during the project tenure
  • Single point coordination with client for all project control affairs
  • Identify critical path/critical activities and escalate for timely actions
  • Prepare presentations to various management meetings
  • Participate in all internal/client/vendor progress meetings
  • Ensure all client reports are submitted on timely manner
  • Monitor subcontractor mobilization and performance to ensure the planned progress of works
  • Monitoring and analysing the project progress, efficiency, consumption of mobilized resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage scheduled project meetings, milestone assessments, and contractor claims.
  • Facilitate Solar PV Contractors in delivering successful projects throughout the entire project cycle.
  • Site visits and quality inspections during feasibility and construction phases.
  • Represent the company in contract negotiation and supplier due diligence.
  • Manage projects as the Principal Agent working with client-appointed Quantity Surveyors, Architects and Structural Engineers.
  • Ensure the design is executed in accordance with the contracts in place, with the project specifications and in compliance with construction good practices, local rules and standards.
  • Detailed design interrogation, drawings, calculations, datasheets, procedure and documentation for the project provided.
  • Develop lessons learned and return on experience.
  • Track key deliverables.
  • Contract Management – EPC tender design, coordination, management, evaluation and review.
  • Monitor and report on PV projects through the construction and operational phases.
  • Provide technical engineering support on PV projects at all stages of the Project Development cycle


  • Technical qualification (B/Bsc Eng or B Tech) or PMP Certification.
  • Eligible to register with the Engineering Council of South Africa.
  • Registered with a certified Project Management Body e.g. Project Management Institute (PMI), The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPMP)

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 -5 years of experience working on Solar Projects within a Project Engineering or Management Capacity.
  • Experience in Project Budgeting & Scheduling
  • Experience in the Design of solar PV energy systems.
  • Project contracts management
  • Client liaising and relationship management
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to drive and meet deadlines.

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