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  • Project Manager - Renewable Energy Edinburgh
  • AFRY in Edinburgh, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 days ago

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Company Description

AFRY is an international engineering, design and advisory company. We support our clients to progress in sustainability and digitalisation.

If you are looking for a workplace where you will develop and at the same time contribute to something meaningful, you have found the right place.

We are 19,000 devoted engineers, designers and experts. We operate within the fields of energy, infrastructure, industry and digitalisation, creating sustainable solutions for generations to come.

Making Future is about creating an impact and driving sustainable change

AFRY’s Energy Division employs over 2,000 experts with a presence across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. Technologies covered by the Renewable Energy team include onshore wind, offshore wind, solar PV, concentrated solar, and mechanical and electrical energy storage

Job Description

We are looking for Project Managers to join AFRY’s Energy Division within the expanding Renewable Energy team in... Ireland and in the UK.

You will provide clients and your fellow colleagues with help and support to deliver their renewable energy projects across the various markets in which AFRY operate with a particular focus on Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Great Britain.

You will act as project manager on multi-contract or EPC renewable energy projects in Ireland and the UK during both pre-construction and construction phases of the project. Support our client base and work closely with project funders in bringing development projects to Financial Close.

We need you to ensure that all works are delivered to the highest standard of safety including where relevant the discharging of statutory safety roles on behalf of the client so this role pro-actively manages clients to ensure that the highest standard of customer service is ensured.

This role will be responsible for managing the tender and contract negotiation process for both the main equipment supply packages and the associated Operations and Maintenance Agreement. Manage the tender and contract negotiation process for the Balance of Plant Contract(s).

You will prepare the project delivery plan including programme and Capex/Opex budget. Administer the construction contracts fulfilling the role of ‘Engineer’ or ‘Employer’s Representative’ as appropriate. Assess interim accounts as required under the construction contracts and negotiate any variations and claims necessary.

In terms of Business Development you will participate in this work including developing contacts, presenting AFRY’s capability, preparing proposals and managing bids. As well as supporting in the development of our developing engineers.

Qualifications

We expect you to have the following skills (but we don’t expect anyone to tick every box):
• A degree in an Engineering, Project Management or Renewables focused subject
• Be a Chartered Engineer (or working towards / close to Chartered or Incorporated status); or Project Management Professional status or working towards it
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Project Manager on renewable energy projects or a closely related infrastructure sector is a requirement with experience of performing the PSDP role on projects
• You are a self-starter, ambitious and able to manage multiple tasks. You have excellent written and oral communication skills. and are willing to work in a variety of different roles
• You have a full driving licence valid in Ireland

Experience of one or more of the following would be an advantage:
• Recognised Project Management training;
• Previous experience of providing consulting services in a multi-disciplinary engineering environment;
• Commercial awareness and contract knowledge (e.g. FIDIC, NEC or similar);
• Design experience gained from concept development and detailed engineering;
• Practical experience gained from construction, commissioning, and testing;

Additional Information

AFRY is built on people and everyone should be able to be themselves in any situation. We honour and welcome all who are brave enough to do what they believe in. We believe in the power of inclusion and diverse experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

We are actively looking for qualified candidates irrespective of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, level of formal educational attainment, or periods of unemployment. We recognise that there are many reasons for taking time between jobs, from caregiving responsibilities to continuing education and we view these as positive aspects of your CV. You will be part of a global company where our diversity is our strength.

We are open to flexible working arrangements, including part-time, flexible working patterns and we operate a hybrid working environment.

As part of your application process, please provide a CV and covering letter stating why you want to work for AFRY, your salary expectations and an earliest possible start date. You must be eligible to work in the UK. We only accept online applications.

AFRY is committed to creating an inclusive & diverse environment and we are actively looking for qualified candidates irrespective of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, disability, or age. You will be part of a global and diverse company where our differences are our strengths. Join us to accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society.

At AFRY, we engineer change in everything we do. Change happens when brave ideas come together. When we collaborate, innovate technology, and embrace challenging points of view. That’s how we're making future. We are actively looking for qualified candidates to join our inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. Join us in accelerating the transition towards a sustainable future
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