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Construction Director

Job title: Construction Director
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Manila
Industry: Renewable Energy Engineering
Start Date: 31/08/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30598
Contact name: Jennifer Wong
Contact email: Jennifer@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Formative Search is working closely with a client who is spending billions to become a truly diversified energy giant, promoting the use of Renewable Energy. Making the move to cleaner energy, they are providing all-in-one solutions to the development and construction of its renewable energy projects becoming the leading IPP globally with its solar, wind and hydro assets.

In Asia, where the focus of this energy transition is taking place, they have engaged us on a search for a Construction Director on the ground to manage all aspects of delivery on their projects. This person will supervise the construction, development and procurement of projects, and must have a background in project and contract management.

What will you do?

  • Demonstrated solar project management experience in the Philippines and internationally

  • Implement best project management, construction and operations management practices

  • High contracts literacy: ability to understand, manage and negotiate multiple complex contracts (PPA, equipment supply and construction, financing, …)

  • Draft detailed request for proposals, select and coordinate advisors and contractors

  • Detailed understanding of the solar project development framework and regulations in the Philippines and of key stakeholders

  • Build reporting, budget and performance monitoring tools

  • Manage all projects related information and documentation

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; capability to produce quality reports and presentations to synthetize results and help management decisions

  • Coordinate and report effectively with management and technical teams overseas

What do you need?

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in solar projects development and construction

  • Strong technical competency of solar farms including understanding of key components

  • Successful track record in construction and project management of solar projects

  • Relevant engineering degree from a reputable university

  • Strong command of Microsoft Office and ideally including Microsoft Project

  • Methodological, process and detail oriented; ability to conceive and implement methodology and processes

  • Team player but with confidence to work on his/her own on a wide range of tasks and lead to get results

  • Ability to travel to sites, across Philippines including residency permit

  • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

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