Solar Product Specialist (Ref: RUSPS)

Position in the Renewable Energy sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 22 March 2022
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.

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Main job function

This position is the first point of contact in the Solar Design Unit for all incoming requests and issues related to main solar equipment of a solar power plant located in Africa, Asia, and Oceania region.

Managing, preparing and updating the Solar Design technical specifications.

Will perform the selection of main solar equipment during tender phase for each specific project in the geographical region of competence, interacting with suppliers and supporting the engineering team in their technical alignment (online and offline).

Will disseminate know-how, design criteria, technical guidelines, best practices and latest innovation on the market within engineering units, also providing continuous updates to the other members, and collaborating with Innovation department in the scouting of new solar products.

Will collaborate with Operation and Maintenance department to collect lessons learnt and feedbacks from the field on the performance of solar equipment



Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering         

Master’s Degree is preferred         



Ability to work within a Global Framework

Ability to work within a Matrix Organization    

Ability in working within multidisciplinary and multicultural teams

Good knowledge of main players in the photovoltaic market

Basic knowledge of overall design of Solar Power Plants

Basic knowledge of grid connection and electrical substation

Leadership and soft skills

Problem-solving skills    

Ability to manage relations with suppliers

Ability to analyze and synthesize of complex business aspects

Knowledge of H&S laws and regulations

Fluent English is required

Must be available for domestic and international travel for meetings and for on-site support




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