Project Manager

Yellow Door Energy is a new distributed solar energy company headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Born from one of the Middle East’s most experienced solar developers, Adenium Capital, we develop, finance and manage  solar systems. In markets  where  net metering  is permitted we provide a turnkey technical and financial solution to commercial,  industrial,  institutional and  government organizations.  We  bring  our  customers cost  savings, protection  against  future  energy  price increases,  and  the  opportunity  to  realize the  positive  environmental benefit of solar energy.

 

Job Title Project Manager
Location Dubai (UAE)
Department Technical Operations
Line Manager VP Technical Operations
Purpose of the role (Provide an overview of the job, its context  in the company, and the contribution that  it makes) Main purpose  is to project manage the execution and support  the development of solar projects, mainly rooftop  projects  in a  net  metering  scheme,  across Dubai.
Duties and responsibilities(Outline  the  main  daily duties,  tasks  and responsibilities of the position)
  • Leading a project in the delivery of client project requirements from the EPC contract  onwards;-      Providing client contact  and development of the brief;
  • Setting up and delivery of good practice PM systems and controls;
  • Cost plan and project programme management;
  • Budget estimating;Post contract  administration;
  • Tender evaluation.
  • First  level  of  troubleshooting   on   ongoing plants’ construction
  • Ability   to   liaise  with   technical   third   parties   and contractors and review and evaluate  contractors’ engineering  and commercial approach on a project specific basis
  • EPC contract  familiarity and ability to determine and prepare technical inputs in a contractual format
  • Handling of all EPC contractual aspects regarding H&Sand Insurance
  • Full   ownership     and    responsibility of projects beginning at the time of the EPC signing procedure
  • Ability to evaluate  specifications for compliance with safe and efficient construction/operation and H&S requirements
  • Reporting at a professional  level regarding the above activity
Knowledge (Indicate what knowledge is required to do the job – do  you require  an  understanding  of a defined system, practice, method or procedure)
  • Experience  with  photovoltaic   plants  at  design  and operation level would be preferred-      Knowledge    of civil,   electrical    and    mechanical engineering principles
  • On site assessments experience
  • It is essential  to have prior experience  of the construction industry, ideally from an EPC contractor
  • Knowledge   and   understanding   of  the   constraints affecting renewable developments
  • Familiarity with EPC preparation and negotiation
  • Experience with material procurement tasks
  • Budgeting, forecasting and project scheduling
Work Skills(Indicate what skills specific to the job are required  – language, driving license etc)
  • Fluent English spoken and writtenArabic language knowledge strongly preferred.Valid driving license
  • MS Office advanced  user
  • Project Management tools hands  on experience  (e.gMS Project)
  • Successful track record in project delivery and managing various stakeholders.
  • Knowledge   of   fundamental   project   management systems and procedures in the construction industry
General Skills/Attributes(What more general characteristics are required  to do the job effectively – communication skills, writing skills, ability to delegate, motivation)
  • Outstanding   communication  skills able  to manage interaction with internal and external interfaces
  • Commitment to match  the  working ethos  and hours of Yellow Door team
  • Develop   tools,   coach   and   support    non-technical personnel within organization
  • Confidence  to  maintain  integrity  and  justify Yellow Door’s Technical viewpoints when placed under  both internal and external pressure.
  • Availability to travel  and  work from both  Dubai and Jordan offices as required,  occasional foreign travel.
  • Committed to providing a high quality service and good at gaining client confidence
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with
  • good presentation skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Proven management skills
  • Good IT skills and good programming  skills
  • Professional   and   diligent   manner   with   a  flexible attitude

 

 

Experience Required(Minimum   period    of   experience    in   a defined area of work etc)
  • Experience on photovoltaic  market  at a professional level would be preferred
  • 5-10   years of   employment   within   construction industry
  • Prior project management demonstrated experience
  • Exposure to the UAE construction market
Education  and  Qualifications (Indicate the level of education & professional qualifications required) Engineer,      University    Degree,    UAE     registration preferred