IPP Project Manager

Oversee and manage all aspects of the planning and delivery of our utility scale renewable energy plants and ensure that work is completed on time, on budget and of high quality.

Coordinate the activities of all parties involved in the project, including Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractors, Original Equipment Suppliers, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Contractors, Owners Engineers and third-party consultants in accordance with each parties respective contract terms. Keep track of overall spend and schedule on the project and manage any variances to either and ensure that key stakeholders are regularly informed about any variances from plan, as well as overall project performance.


Contract Management

  • Manages the construction and operations team ensuring that Company, EPC and O&M Contractors comply with all contractual obligations.
  • Manages the drafting of contractual notices and communications to ensure that all the required contractual notices are issued, on time, including required content addressing the issue at stake in accordance to contract
  • Assists Head of EPC and Legal Counsel in disputes and arbitration

Project Schedule Management

  •  Reviews and analyses the EPC and O&M Contractors’ project and
    maintenance schedule for correctness.
  •  Identifies and scrutinises critical path items with the EPC and O&M Contractor to find solutions to prevent or minimize delays in the project or maintenance schedule.

Cost Management

  •  Manages milestone payments by liaising with the construction team, owners engineer, and lenders engineer to ensure payment milestone requirements for payment has been achieved in accordance with the EPC and O&M contract
  • Manages contractor claims by obtaining approval for additional spending where applicable.
  •  Manages expenditure forecasting with the Project Finance Team to ensure on time debt and equity drawdowns during construction and on time payments to the O&M Contractor during operations.
  •  Establishes the earned value versus the paid to date value during construction to ensure the EPC Contractor is not over or under paid.


  • Supporting the Business Development team up to financial close in relation to negotiating contract terms with EPC and O&M Contractors and third-party consultants.
  •  Lead procurement activities with contractors and hire party consultants during operations and construction, in accordance with the company procurement policies and procedures.

Quality Management

  • Reviews EPC and O&M Contractors’ project quality plans to ensure best international quality standards and practice is implemented in accordance with the EPC and O&M Contracts.
  • Ensures the Contractors’ quality plan is implemented during all phases of
    the EPC and O&M contracts.
  •  Reviews executed quality inspection sheets for payment milestone, mechanical completion, and substantial completion purposes during construction.
  •  Manage quality audit action items identified by the construction and operation team to ensure that potential risks are addressed.

 Health Safety and Environmental Management

  •  Monitors the HSE aspect by liaising with the project HSE team to identify HSE risks and addressing these risks with the EPC and/or O&M Contractors from a contractual and legislative perspective.


  • Ensures timeous submissions and issuing of EPC and O&M contractors, consultants, and company reports.
  •  Writes reviews and analyses reports to ensure it is in the agreed format, accurate, comprehensive and of an acceptable standard.
  •  Responsible for the coordination of project team members and their input in the various project reports issued to project stakeholders including lenders, sponsors, utilities, owners engineer, lenders engineer etc.

 Construction and Operations team management

  • Provides support to the Head of EPC in identifying and assisting in recruiting resources required to comply with and adhere to the company’s obligations in relation to construction and operational projects.
  •  Support in the efficient management of the construction and operational team to ensure resources are utilized correctly.
  •  Assists in construction and operations team development by identifying skills shortage and informs the Head of EPC accordingly.
  •  Taking a leadership role in the construction and operations team relating to EPC and O&M Contractual related issues

Risk management

  •  Identification, evaluation and prioritization of risks in accordance to the probability and impact of occurrence in terms of health, safety, monitory, time, quality and environmental impact
  •  Communicating risk with the project stakeholders at its earliest stage to enable the project team to manage the risk effectively before the impact and probability of the risk escalates.

Position Specific Requirements:

  • Engineering, QS or Construction Management related Degree
  •  Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ experience as a Project Manager in the power generation industry, with preferably the renewable energy industry
  •  Over 3 years site experience in the Engineering/Construction industry
  •  Risk management and/or change management experience.

Industry knowledge, technical competence and skills:

  •  Advanced use of the Microsoft Office suite and MS Projects
  •  Proficiency in other project management software tools
  •  Legislation, Policies, Procedures and Standards
  •  Project Management

Behavioural Competencies Required:

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Communication and Consultation
  •  Conflict and Crisis Management
  • Ability to work under pressure and to manage a number of complex transactions
  •  Flexible, with positive attitude and ability to work well as part of a team
  •  Methodical and analytical
  •  Attention to Detail
  •  Ability to build and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders

Work Model

  • In-Office

Remuneration Bracket 

  • Market related with benefits included into CTC

To apply for the role, attach your resume with your relevant work experience and achievements that make you an ideal fit for the role, and what motivates you to join the NOA mission.

Please note that preference will be given to candidates in line with NOA’s diversity and inclusion policies.

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