Project Developer, Renewables (Ref: RUPDR)

Position in the Renewable Energy sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Tuesday 31 May 2022
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in International Renewable Energy company that produces electricity from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and storage and is also a service provider to 3rd party clients such as Development, EPC, O&M and Distribution.


Main job function

Work in close cooperation and contact with the Business Development Manager or the Business developer in charge of the project.

Prepare project budget & development plans in cooperation / guided by the Business Development team.

Manage the day-to-day activities and contacts for the project, including subcontractors' and partners' performance. Ensure the implementation of the Project development Guidelines and principles, analyzing, mapping and implementing a detailed Project Development road map.

Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within budget and scope. Ensure the technical feasibility of the project and propose measures to reduce risk, time and cost of implementation. Ensure resource availability and on time allocation, alignment with planning and budget.

Perform risk management to minimize project risks. Manage and report on time all changes in project scope, schedule and costs. Report and escalate to Business Development Manager & Steering Committee as needed.

Manage the relationship with internal and external stakeholders.

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Prepare presentations and reports for Steering Committee, Business Development team and Controlling stakeholders. Maintain and promote values, strength and reputation of company and its business lines.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, business or related major

Post-graduation or specialization in Project Management is a plus


More than 5 years working as a Project Manager/Project Developer in South Africa

Prior experience with renewable energy project development

Experience in interacting with external stakeholders in a professional environment

Advanced user of Project Management tools


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood