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Assets Manager: Renewable Energy – AFRICA PERSONNEL SERVICES

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Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of the role is to manage solar plants daily and liaise with other asset management team members as well as technical and financial departments. The Asset Manager is to manage a number of solar assets / SPVs by ensuring best practice for safety, quality and environmental performance, whilst enhancing the overall returns and value of each project and complying with all of the applicable contractual agreements. You will be the main contact for all asset management activities carried out on the project and be fully responsible for the day to day management of each asset.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Management of the contracts of the SPVs
  • Ensure that all assets are in compliance with: Saftey and Environmental performance
  • Optimise project performance:
  • Monitor contractor performance during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance with a view to ensuring all contracted SLA’s are met or bettered,
  • Review and enhance maintenance strategies and activities with a view to reducing down time,
  • Review regular and other reporting provided by the contractors and ensure any issues are being suitably addressed,
  • Build strong relationships with contractors,
  • Direct supervision of sub-contractors or overseeing the work of management contractors where required,
  • Identify and establish the necessary KPIs to monitor the performance of each asset.
  • Identify equipment faults, carry out diagnoses and troubleshooting activities with support from the Monitoring Team.
  • Manage the project operational budgets
  • Prepare regular asset management reports on each asset.
  • Maintain and develop management tools including: Operating Plans, Asset Registers and other management tools as necessary.
  • Be the primary Ofgem contact person for the managed assets.
  • Visit company sites to assess status and conditions of the solar farm; equating to approximately 2 visits per month.
  • Liaise day to day with the Monitoring Team.
  • Any other reasonable task as requested by a Manager, Partner or Director of the business.

Job Requirements:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Above 6+ years of experience working in the infrastructure asset management environment
  • 3 + years’ experience in solar farm activities
  • Experience with remote monitoring systems on plant and equipment (preferably Solar)
  • Interpretation of mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, work instructions and design reviews
  • Contract management
  • Budget management
  • Interpretation of mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, work instructions and design reviews
  • Advanced Excel Skills (macros, visual basic)
  • Collaborative – Demonstrate effective team work and close collaboration across functions and geographical locations, to facilitate knowledge sharing and continued learning and development for the benefit of everyone
  • Diligent – Excellent time keeping, punctuality and consistent attendance at work as well as meeting deadlines, persevering with challenging tasks, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail and consistently delivering work to the highest standard

Please submit your curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications with a cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for to e-mail:

Email: cv@aps.com.na

Closing Date: 08 April 2022

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