Solar Project Manager

Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Sustainability Jobs, Wind Jobs, Photovoltaic Jobs, PV Jobs, Wind Farm Jobs
Job Category:
Project Management, Development, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Planning, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Planning Engineer, Solar Energy Engineering
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Pension, Bonus
Start Date:
Cathcart Energy Associates
Job Ref:

Solar Project Manager required for an established & award-winning utility’s Dublin office with hybrid working. Within the role, you would be responsible for managing the development of solar projects. Competency in stakeholder management, negotiation, decision making and proven technical expertise in the energy field is desirable. Previous experience developing wind or solar projects would be highly beneficial.

Package: €70k – 85k+ negotiable, depending on experience. Performance based bonus, pension, private medical insurance.


* Developing and implementing project phase plans in accordance with best practice
* Identification and communication of risk and opportunity throughout the project lifecycle with appropriate response
* Manage internal & external stakeholders including senior management, politicians, renewables O&M, planners, local authorities & utilities
* Provision of insight in to optimised technology and site layout
* Take part in commercial negotiation with stakeholders
* Provision of frequent project status reporting
* Work with the CLO to ensure proactive community engagement
* Collaborate with renewables team to exchange ideas and encourage innovation
* Assist with cash flow projections and project resourcing
* Provide input to due diligence for project acquisition
* Work with Solar Corporate Development Manager to help acquire correct planning consents & amendments for optimal site development
* Manage pre-construction planning compliance and ensure planning studies & assessment are carried out in coordination with planning team
* Manage Grid Connection Agreements

Skills & Experience:

* 5 years’ renewable and project development experience
* Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Project Management or related discipline
* Experience managing multiple projects and resources including consultants & contractors
* Experience reviewing renewable contracts
* Understanding of planning process in NI & ROI
* Knowledge of solar technology
* Experience managing projects through development and construction advantageous
* Comfortable liaising with and consulting community
* Familiarity with property agreements and negotiation

If you'd like to find out more, contact Fergus at Cathcart Energy and apply with your latest CV.

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