Portfolio EPC Manager

Lead Portfolio EPC Manager in London, UK. Manage project teams, coordinate technical feasibility, oversee project management, monitor projects, and foster team development. Requires 10+ years in construction project management and renewable energy fields.

London, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   More than 3 months ago

Under the authority of the Regional EPC Manager, the Portfolio EPC Manager is responsible to lead a team of Project Managers for the pre-execution and execution of energy production plant construction within a specific geographical area, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, Voltalia's HSE Quality standards. The main responsibilities are:

Coordinate and supervise a Project Managers team

  • Definition of project technical feasibility: participate in project feasibility assessment in coordination with the development and sales team;
  • Define the project's needs (equipment, personnel) with the team under their responsibility;
  • Define the technical specifications and validate the proposed solutions;
  • Establish project implementation budgets with the EPC project manager;
  • Identify technical specifications for RFQs (Request for Quotation) and contracts (applicable standards, expected deliverables, documentation, etc.);
  • Collaboratively design plans with the COE team or an external engineering firm based on the defined specifications with the client;
  • Participate in the procurement process in coordination with the procurement department;
  • Negotiate and/or oversee purchases while adhering to established procedures and contribute to the preparation and argumentation of Investment requests;
  • Evaluate offers, select suppliers.

Technical and financial project management

  • Define the timelines for each phase of the projects;
  • Prepare quotations to establish budgets with management;
  • Prioritize interventions based on various criteria: customer requests, equipment availability, alternative solutions, etc.;
  • Ensure proper waste management at the construction site;
  • Monitor equipment procurement orders for the project according to the established implementation schedule.

Project monitoring

  • Monitor work in compliance with technical and contractual specifications, standards, regulations, and QHSE rules;
  • Validate progress reports for project reviews and ensure adherence to the execution schedule;
  • Validate the progress status of different project phases and raise alerts if necessary;
  • Review the quality, conformity of activities, and criticality of risks through regular site visits, video conference meetings, and relying on project reports;
  • Ensure the project teams adhere to the processes and tools used within the BL and the group (HSE plan, SMQ, cost control, reporting, etc.);
  • Supervise and ensure the compliance of construction work performed by their team or external service providers;
  • Adjust resources to meet deadlines and cost targets;
  • Organize and facilitate reporting reviews with the teams under their responsibility to determine the best course of action;
  • Act as a permanent facilitator for finding synergies and promoting efficiency in the interactions between collaborators from all teams involved in the projects;
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance with group standards in terms of health, safety, and environmental protection throughout project implementation;
  • Maintain relationships with all stakeholders involved in the projects of the allocated portfolio, both internal and external.


  • Foster the development of skills among team members (awareness/training, individual meetings);
  • Supervise the activities of team members based on their skills, workload, and deadlines;
  • Promote communication and information sharing within the department (information meetings/briefings);
  • Define the skills requirements for their area of responsibility in line with the company's strategic objectives;
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide appropriate recognition or disciplinary measures for direct reports;
  • Define individual and team objectives in line with the company's goals;
  • Prioritize tasks for the team based on the context and company priorities;
  • Foster a conducive work environment for achieving objectives;
  • Consolidate and monitor performance indicators for their area of responsibility.


The ideal candidate will have/ be:

  • Master's degree from an engineering school; Master’s degree in project management or PMP is a plus;
  • At least, 10 years of experience in team management and construction project management;
  • In-depth knowledge in solar, wind, hydro, and/or energy storage fields;
  • In-depth knowledge in project coordination for industrial construction or in the energy sector;
  • In-depth knowledge of construction contract principles;
  • Profound knowledge of construction law and labor law;
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations;
  • Fluent in professional English (reading, writing, speaking);
  • Proficiency in office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.);
  • Driver's license.

Key Skills

Personal qualities:

  • Thoroughness
  • Autonomy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organization
  • Reactivity
  • Adaptability
  • Leadership

Professional qualities:

  • Strategic vision
  • Managerial skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to respond quickly in various professional situations
  • Stress resistance
  • Enjoyment of working on construction sites
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and develop action plans
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with multicultural international teams and in diverse territories.

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About the role

Jan 16, 2024

Full Time


Jul 12, 2024


London, United Kingdom



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