Project Manager - Solar and Storage

Ideal Location is Oxford but can be fully remote in England
Renewable Energy
£45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + vehicle & benefits
21-06-2022 11:03 AM

Project Manager - Solar & Battery Storage
Remote - Must be based in England
Negotiable, c£45,000 to c£65,000 + vehicle and benefits


Astute are partnered with a business who develop, engineer, finance, construct , operate and maintain large scale solar photovoltaic projects. Globally, the company are approaching 2GWp of connected solar projects and we're looking to add an England-based PM to join the team to facilitate the continued growth of the business.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Senior Management, as a Project manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing a project from inception to completion, ensuring it is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Undertaking site surveys to establish local conditions which impact design, as well as researching local supply costs for inclusion in the project budget.
  • Working with the design & engineering team to review all project documents and information provided by the client/developer and throughout the design process
  • Working with the Estimators and Engineers to prepare a detailed project budget, which needs to be closely monitored throughout the life of the project
  • Develop a detailed program of works (PoW) to track progress
  • Preparation of supplier and subcontractor contracts
  • Manage and supervise site engineers & subcontractors PoW and scope.
  • Ensuring appropriate availability and allocation of resources
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly progress reports.
  • Manage project implementation activities, ensuring QHSE standards are met.
  • Perform risk assessments on the project and proactively solve any matters encountered on site in conjunction with the site engineers.
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A degree / HND / HNC in a relevant field, ie electrical, mechanical, civil engineering etc
  • Project Management certification would be advantageous
  • Minimum of 3 years experience project managing Battery Storage and/or Solar PV projects
  • A valid UK driving licence
  • Any form of additional, higher-level sales experience would be advantageous

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Salary based on experience, likely between £45k - £65k
  • KPI based bonus
  • Matched pension
  • Private healthcare & Life Insurance x4 of salary
  • Company vehicle

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 911 007 and ask to speak to Simon Cheung who can tell you more.

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