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Pre-Construction Project Manager

Posted 36 days ago
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United Kingdom, Permanent
Sectors:SolarJob Reference: BH-6660
Tayla Membrey
Tayla Membrey

LSP are partnered with one of the world’s leading EPC service providers in the development, construction and operation of solar power plants to recruit for a Pre-Construction Project Manager to be responsible for utility scale PV and Battery Storage projects in UK.
Our client has developed into an international company with around 500 employees in five different countries. They have a total output of more than 4 GW worldwide and takes care of 1.7 GW of PV plants. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary UK project management team contact for EPC sales opportunities for solar PV and BESS projects.
  • Site visits to undertake construction feasibility assessments to inform tender responses and pricing along with construction risk identification.
  • Review contract information including surveys, planning permission documents, Employer’s Requirements to inform sales activities by identifying risks and opportunities.
  • Support the review and negotiation of EPC contracts and Employer's Requirements.
  • Assist and input to subcontractor and supplier RfP’s to build up EPC pricing based on accurate inputs and market information.
  • Prepare, manage and supervise pre-construction subcontracts including surveys such as geotechnical, topographical and utilities along with pull out testing.
  • Collaborate intensively with wider sales team including sales manager, technical sales, engineering and procurement to ensure joined up and consistent approach during sales phase.
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships with EPC Clients and technical advisors.
  • Ensure timely and seamless handover to Project Manager post-EPC contract signature

Skills Required:

  • BSc or higher in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in relevant field.
  • Clear technical understanding of Solar PV and/or BESS project design.
  • Project development background or experience advantageous.
  • 3-5 years of utility Solar PV experience. Battery Storage experience a plus.
  • Track record of managing multiple projects at any one time.
  • Ability to develop strong networks with key project stakeholders.
  • Commercial acumen to balance risk and opportunity.
  • Proficient IT skills. Familiarity with MS Office suite. Experience of MS Project and Jira a plus.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Flexible – the role will require travel including, staying overnight or longer.
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