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Senior Renewable Energy Consultant



Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

We are looking for someone focused and very organised, a team player ready to support his/her colleagues both in execution and in terms of technical guidance. Dedicated to problem solving and with a strong work ethic, also with abilities for conflict resolution with innovative thinking.

We're looking for you if:

  • You have permanent residency in South Africa
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English.
  • You obtained a Master's degree in engineering or equivalent through experience
  • You can show 3-5 years’ experience in the solar and or wind industry, preferably in consultancy with at least 5 years in overall experience in renewable energy
  • You have a thorough experience with technical due diligence on solar and/or wind projects, specifically experience with PV EPC, O&M, PPA and Wind turbine contracts review (EPC, WTG supply contract, O&M, PPA) , as Lender’s/ Owner’s technical advisor
  • You have experience with technical solar and wind turbine inspections and construction monitoring
  • Take part in reviewing of onsite project acceptance testing / commission performed by suppliers;
  • You have experience with Solar and Wind resource assessment, and/or financial models is an asset.
  • You have strong overall computer skills and the ability to learn multiple software tools.
  • You manage multiple jobs simultaneously, on time, budget and quality.
  • You have the ability of conveying information in a clear and concise way and adapting your communication style to suit different types of audiences.
  • You are available to do short trips in Africa if necessary.

Bonus points for:

  • Met mast installation supervision and measurement campaign follow up.
  • Driver's license
  • Fluent in French and/or Portuguese.