O&M Project Manager – Solar PV
As a key member of the Iberia Project Delivery team, the O&M Project Manager supports the HPDI in the O&M activities of Statkraft’s portfolio in Spain.
The successful candidate will be a good communicator with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and able to exercise initiative. You will be able to work independently whilst being a good team player, solution oriented and proactive with excellent time management skills.
Role and responsibilities:
In the context of the Operations & Maintenance of large-scale solar PV projects, your main responsibilities at a project level will include:
Plan, monitor and manage project maintenance scope, schedule, budget, staff organization, quality and contract conformance throughout the project defect liability period (from PAC to FAC) and beyond.
Deliver O&M services according to the EPC and O&M contracts ensuring operations meet all obligations and performance guarantees.
Take a strategic lead in handling any component or workmanship warranty claims ensuring the minimum impact on plant performance and a prompt resolution of the issue.
Manage compliance with the Statkraft Capital Project Model processes and reporting.
Ensure techno-economic optimization of the project outcomes.
Ensure implementation of change, quality, risk and HSSE management procedures.
Manage contract claims and change order requests.
Approve projects documentation.
Manage project handover between EPC and O&M.
Manage project compliance with applicable laws, regulations, codes and standards.
Manage communication and co-ordination between project stakeholders – internal & external.
In a supporting capacity your responsibilities will also include:
Negotiating service provider and equipment supplier agreements and EPC and O&M contracts;
Keeping up to date with PV plant technology and market developments;
Contributing to team operations, continuous improvement and R&D.
Representing Statkraft when engaging with project stakeholders and market contacts.
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree level qualification or equivalent in electrical, industrial, civil or mechanical engineering.
At least 5 years’ work experience in a project manager capacity in the context of utility scale energy infrastructure.
At least 3 years´ specific experience in the utility-scale solar PV sector either in a project management or technical capacity.
Having achieved or working towards achieving an industry accredited, project management professional qualification will be an advantage.
Fluency in English – written and verbal – other languages will be an advantage.
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Professional and personal development in a company experiencing strong growth
A positive working environment characterized by expertise, responsibility and innovation
A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background
Competitive terms of employment and benefit schemes