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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Customer Project Manager - Solar PV

Buckinghamshire, HP22, UK
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Company: MDE CONSULTANTS LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £56000/annum

Customer Project Manager - Solar Technologies
Milton Keynes - Hybrid
£50,000 - £56,000 + benefits

MDE are supporting a leading global renewable manufacturer recruit for this fantastic opportunity, this client is currently supporting over 25 active sites in the UK. Meaning this position has integral importance to 800Mw of active projects with another 520 Mw in the pipeline to support.

You will receieve state of the art training at the clients foreign offices, all expenses will be covered for this trip.

Job overview
The Customer Project Manager is responsible for providing quality and timely delivery of inverters and MV stations to utility scale projects in the UK.

Duties include providing project management assistance, managing project scope and station integration, delivering inverter solutions to meet specific customer needs,
and supporting customer negotiations and installation projects.

Key responsibilities
* Defines the scope, schedule and cost basis for utility scale project proposals.
* Coordinates with Sales department to communicate customer and client needs, and to negotiate contracts and order changes
* Manages all aspects of project delivery, including planning and MV station integration
* Monitors and provides reports on task completion and forecasting of project milestones
* Provides an effective point of contact for the customer, and measures success from the customer's perspective.
* Manages and reports risks at all stages of the project ( i.e. delivery delays )
* Collaborates with Global CPM teams when support for regional projects is required
* Identifies and completes process improvement projects.
* Responsible for decisions related to the project.
* Partial budget responsibility.
* Other duties as may be required or assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:
* A bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.
* Basic Certification in Project Management (e.g. CAPM, Prince2)
* At least 2 years of project management experience is required.
* Experience in renewable energy / sector is highly preferential
* Electrical/mechanical background is highly preferential
* Knowledge of contracts and legal documentation is required.
* Ability to manage execution and prioritize multiple projects
* Ability to manage details without losing sight of the bigger picture
* Ability to analyze and solve problems quickly and effectively
* Friendly and customer minded
* Self-confident
* Enjoys working in a team
* Structured and independent working style
* Basic knowledge of related areas of expertise.
* Proven leadership skills are required.
* Excellent technical communication skills.
* Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, is required. German language skills are a plus.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Sharepoint, Teams, Salesforce, SAP is strongly preferred.
* Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy are required.
* Ability to facilitate effective meetings.
* A valid driver's license is required.
* This position may require periodic domestic and international travel
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