Solar Plant Supervisor – Large-scale – Mocuba, Mozambique

Want to join a frontrunner in renewable energy that is actively seeking early entry into new markets globally? Since the establishment in 2007, Scatec has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in developing, building and operating solar power plants and we continue to deepen our market position and broaden our offerings. Driven by our company values and competent global workforce, we aim to deliver competitive and sustainable renewable energy globally; protect our environment and improve quality of life through innovative integration of technology; and create shareholder value. We are present in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and are headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Main purpose of position
Currently we are looking for a Solar Plant Manager in Mocuba, Mozambique, to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future. As our Solar Plant Manager you will manage and supervise the Operations and Maintenance activities of the Solar PV Plant, be the interface and voice of the Plant for external and internal stakeholders and ensure the health and safety of all people and equipment under his/her control, whilst ensuring maximum possible energy production at all times.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise all personnel on site, including Scatec personnel, contractors and visitors
  • Operate and manage the Plant in accordance with the O&M Operating System requirements
  • Manage and communicate as required with all pertinent stakeholders
  • Ensure all Maintenance is performed on time and as per requirement
  • Ensure Corrective Maintenance is performed as promptly as possible in a safe manner
  • Ensure daily, weekly and all other required internal reports are accurate and on time
  • Ensure optimal operation of the Plant by using trend analysis and other optimisation tools and techniques
  • Perform LV and HV switching as per Authorisation level

Qualifications

  • National Diploma in Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • 5+ years relevant experience (Solar PV experience ideal)
  • 5+ years management
  • Proven exposure to HSE

Personal characteristics

  • Ability to think and function clearly, decisively, and quickly under pressure
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Assertiveness and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent English literacy
  • Competent report writing skills
  • High social and intercultural competence
  • Analytical thinker
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment

Additional information

  • Be on standby and work overtime and weekends from time to time as required by Plant schedule
  • Must be available to travel as and when required
  • Valid drivers’ license

We offer
Scatec is an exciting, innovative and ambitious company operating in a growing industry. We offer a challenging and interesting position where you will be part of a flexible, diverse and truly international working environment consisting of highly competent and committed colleagues with a positive drive to make a difference.

It is part of every employees’ terms of reference to contribute to Scatec’s vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable
  • Driving results
  • Changemaker
  • Working together

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