Role details

Solar Plant Project Director

Egypt   •  Temporary

About Our Client

International group specialized in EPC power and solar projects.

Job Description

  • Act as the commercial leader of the project with overall responsibility for delivery of the project from financial close to commercial operation within budget and schedule.
  • Assume the role of “Owner’s Representative” per EPC contract definition and act as the high level liaison with Owner’s home office and EPC contractor to ensure successful implementation and completion of the project.
  • Primary liaison to project lenders and project shareholders.
  • Responsibility for producing the detailed monthly construction report for the lenders and shareholders.
  • Responsibility for payment of the EPC contractor and drawdown of equity and debt.
  • Manage all EPC contract variation orders and claims with support from the Owner’s Construction Site Manager and the site team.
  • Development of Owner’s detailed project management plans, project reporting and schedule follow-up.
  • Manage the execution of the EPC Contract, ensure the company is complying with its obligations while limiting downside risks or monetary losses to the company.
  • Monitor EPC contract letters of credit and/or performance bonds, and liaise with Owner’s counsel and Owner’s project team as necessary.
  • Continuously monitor the project budget, accurately forecast the remaining “costs to complete” and interface with project cost control resources to produce timely and accurate monthly project cost reports,
  • Manage project counsel tasks to progress disputes, manage arbitration efforts,
  • Approve purchase orders, purchase requisitions and contracts in line with authorized signing authorities
  • Responsible for providing overall project management, support and guidance to project team to drive project to completion
  • Ensure enforcement of site Environmental, Health & Safety requirements
  • Manage compliance with all project insurance policies
  • Ensure all EPC contractor and subcontractor insurance policies required under the related contracts are in effect
  • Liaise with local government and regulatory bodies as required
  • Liaise with the project company and operation and maintenance company as required.

The Successful Applicant

-Extensive direct experience in the construction of power projects; with an emphasis on project execution (construction & completion). More specifically, the required experience and skill set will include;
 Plant Types
  • Experience in managing the construction of solar power generating facilities for an Owner or EPC Contractor or other types of power plant.
 Primary Skills
  • Significant “construction site” management experience on international projects in emerging markets,
  • Previous responsibility as the lead commercial/technical manager for the Owner or EPC Contractor in the execution of EPC Contracts,

Experience and familiarity with project financing documents

Communication, particularly relationship management & negotiation

Commercial Acumen and People Management

Fluency in Arabic and English (Speaking & Writing)

Attractive local package.


What's on Offer

Attractive package. 

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