Solar PV Project Manager

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Percivals Barn, Fairfield Farm, Upper Weald, MK19 6EL, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

About the role

The role is based out of our Milton Keynes or Edinburgh office that oversees the planning and execution of PV repowering/revamping projects for technical and commercial aspect.

What You Will Do

  • Lead repowering projects of solar PV plants from quotation through to implementation, including additional work and FAC punch list items
  • Manage project program including planning, coordination, reporting, and oversee the technical and material related activities.
  • Communicate with customers and assist with delivering relevant information as requested.
  • Support in developing PV repowering/revamping offering and establishing standard processes.
  • Facilitate interface with central group and business entity functions i.e. technical LV & HV, marketing, commercial, and purchasing teams.
  • Support establishing network of suppliers and sub-contractors suitable for the PV repowering/revamping projects.
  • Continuously monitor and maintain excellent levels of quality and safety on site.

What You Bring

  • Degree in industrial engineering or similar educational background
  • Proven experience in the field of development and realization of PV systems
  • Profound knowledge of the PV industry and thorough technical understanding, background in EPC / project development is beneficial
  • Working knowledge of CDM regulations advantageous
  • Project management experience, managing construction and/or additional works
  • Experience with design engineering software and tools advantageous
  • Excellent customer interface and experience creating quotes
  • Able to multitask effectively
  • Good negotiation skills, intercultural competence, and strong communication skills
  • Business fluent in English, an additional European language is a plus
  • Good understanding of site H&S requirements
  • 18th Edition Electrical Regulations Qualification, NVQ or City & Guilds in electrical installation would be advantageous
  • Willing to travel anywhere in UK
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Possess right to work in the UK

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Hybrid Working 

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

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