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Technical Project Manager

Lead technical projects in renewable energy at RES, ensuring successful delivery and impact. Join the Digital Solutions team to drive innovation. Enjoy competitive benefits and a diverse, supportive work environment.

RES
RES
London, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   19 days ago

We're the world's largest independent renewable energy company. We're guided by a simple yet powerful vision: to create a future where everyone has access to affordable, zero carbon energy.

We know that achieving our ambitions would be impossible without our people. Because we're tackling some of the world's toughest problems, we need the very best people to help us. They're our most important asset so that's why we continually invest in them.

RES is a team with a diverse workforce, and we are dedicated to the personal and professional growth of our people, no matter what stage of their career they're in. We can promise you rewarding work which makes a real impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Our competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance. We also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, generous holidays (with an additional discretionary day given by the company) with options to buy/sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make an impact somewhere else.

The Position

The newly created Digital Solutions team is blazing a trail to reimagine the renewable energy space by delivering new and innovative solutions that are built on a solid foundation of data and analytics. Our clients will be able to optimise their assets, drive efficiency and gather new insights with their ability to confidently make data driven decisions.

The Technical Project team shares the wider Control and Hardware team’s ambition to bring cutting edge control and hardware products to our clients by delivering technology trials and initial product deployments.

Reporting to the Head of Technical Projects, the Technical Project Manager (Control and Hardware) is a key team member. This individual will lead multi-disciplinary teams and coordinate third parties to deliver proof of concept trials and initial product deployments to progressively demonstrate the feasibility of our products and derisk the route to commercialisation.

Key Accountabilities

The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of technical projects which will lead them to:

  • Collaborate with many diverse internal and external stakeholders from various fields and specialties e.g. technical experts, engineers, suppliers etc.
  • Establish a project test plan with the inputs of internal and external technology and validation experts, including the potential requirements for a measurement campaign and equipment deployment (e.g. LiDARs)
  • Maintain a strong overview of the technical elements of each project.
  • Manage and deliver a selection of technical projects to ensure their success:
    • Manage budget and earned value
    • Manage risk and opportunities
    • Manage timescales and resources
    • Manage communications with key stakeholders
    • Report progress to a clients and leadership team
    • Ensure safety of the team, contractors and assets through the design, deployment and operation of our products on site.
    • Work closely with the project team and the Controls and Hardware products team to keep the project on good tracks and ensure it is supporting the product development roadmap.
    • Leverage the project and Control and Hardware products teams expertise to best address the uncertainties and associated challenges arising from early phase trial and deployments.
    • Apply creating thinking to leverage project outcomes and opportunities from unexpected events to refine product design and deployment processes.
    • Champion the project and associated product within RES and beyond
    • Setup the project by refining the scope and establishing a project plan, project timeline, budget, quality plan, communication plan, risk register etc.
    • Define various work packages and assemble a multidisciplinary project team from a pool of internal experts to lead those packages. Identify potential knowledge and skill gaps and suggest a plan to address those.
    • Identify risks and opportunities throughout the project and put measures in place to address them. Manage issues as they arise.
    • Liaise with 3rd parties e.g. equipment suppliers, service providers or project partners; draft and review contracts, collaboration agreements etc with the support of our commercial, legal and procurement teams.
    • Leverage the diverse project team’s skills and experience to achieve the best project outcomes and efficiently address challenges and issues.
    • Keep the key stakeholders informed of the progress of the project through a variety of communication channels.
    • Report to the leadership stakeholders who will help ensuring that the project is aligned with RES’ wider strategy and provided with enough support to succeed.

Knowledge

  • Technical background
  • Renewable Energy (wind, solar, storage) knowledge desirable
  • Commercial awareness
  • Requirements gathering and business analysis
  • Project Management Concepts

Skills

  • Project Management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to navigate complex situations and effectively influence others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Willingness to learn new concepts

Experience

  • Experience of project management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strong technical background evidenced through years of experience in a technical or technological role

Qualifications

Degree level qualification in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering Science, Computer Science, Economics or related discipline, or equivalent level of professional experience.

Project Management qualification desirable.

At RES we celebrate difference as we know it makes our company a great place to work. Encouraging applicants with different backgrounds, ideas and points of view, we create teams who work together to solve complex problems and design practical solutions for our clients. Our multiple perspectives come from many sources including the diverse ethnicity, culture, gender, nationality, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, parental status, education, social background and life experience of our people.

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About the role

May 25, 2024

Full Time

Company

Nov 23, 2024

Hybrid

London, United Kingdom

Mid-Senior

UTC+00:00

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