Project Manager (BESS / Solar)

Posted 27 February 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our Power Solutions team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space. We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions from replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable energy to developing demand side management strategies.

We are looking for a Project Manager for Renewable Energy (BESS / Solar). This role will be responsible for all phases of planning and execution on small, medium to large size engineering and consulting projects of significant complexity.

The Project Manager will plan organizes, coordinates, and controls projects in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the company.

Other Responsibilities includes:

  • Supervises project personnel through subordinate leaders.

  • May be working on concurrent projects as Project Manager.

  • May serve as a proposal manager to the projects to which they she will be assigned.

  • May act as Engineering Manager on projects depending on scale, complexity, experience and business needs related to the project

  • May act as Project Director for small and medium projects depending on complexity

  • Support business development activities through client meetings, business marketing events and proposal support

  • Lead and manage due diligence and conceptual design projects.

  • Key player of Owner’s engineer with duties involving design review and site inspection.

  • Undertook design or review of solar/wind farm, condition, forecast operational expenditure and assets management plans

  • Delivers technical work to agreed quality standards and in line with project objectives and client requirements.

  • Delivers project responsibilities on-time, on-budget and to agreed quality.

  • Proactive day to day management of project and proposals inputs.

  • Works with Discipline Leads and DPE’s to proactively resolve issues on projects.

  • Supports Designated Project Executives (DPEs), Sector Leads and CM’s in managing operational risk, including project delivery, EHS, quality and service.

  • Understands the relevant components of Jacobs systems and demonstrates that the systems have been applied appropriately for projects.

  • Complies with mandatory aspects of Jacobs systems for project management.

  • Understands how project-based information is collected, analysed and distributed for use by the business to guide decision making. 

  • Adapts Jacobs systems for more complex or unusual situations, as needed.

  • Assists the identification and management of risks to Jacobs, and risks to the client’s project.

  • Supports the development and implementation of mitigation plans for unacceptable risks. 

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 12 years of experience with similar professional experience in Solar, Wind farm and other Renewable Energy.

  • Professional experience in the field of wind/ solar energy assessments; prefeasibility studies

  • Experience in BESS design development is an advantage

  • Familiar with Due Diligence, Lenders/Owner’s engineering roles.

  • Proficient in using PVSyst/ WindPro

  • Strong technical/commercial background with potentially diverse experience in the energy sector.

  • Excellent track record in solar/ wind farm, technical due diligence, site prefeasibility studies,

  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationship.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. #ASIAID #PHREC