CrossBoundary Energy Job Recruitment for Site Construction Manager

CrossBoundary Energy Job Recruitment for Site Construction Manager. Apply Now to Site Construction Manager at CrossBoundary Energy. Below are the requirements and how to apply.

CrossBoundary Energy Job Recruitment for Site Construction Manager

CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) is the leading provider of clean, renewable, reliable, and affordable electricity directly to businesses. According to World Bank data, access to reliable and affordable electricity is the most significant constraint on economic growth on the continent. CBE addresses this challenge by providing corporates with fully financed renewable power. Through this approach, we are building a disruptive, distributed, renewable utility that can unlock sustainable growth.

We are already making rapid progress towards our vision. CBE is currently delivering a portfolio of over $200M of solar, wind, and storage projects for businesses across Africa. Our clients include Actis, Diageo, Heineken, Rio Tinto, Syrah Resources, Unilever, and other leading regional companies.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Site Construction Manager

Location: Lagos (with frequent travel to project locations, both domestically and internationally)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • We are recruiting a Construction Manager to manage the construction process for CBE’s renewable energy (solar PV, wind, etc.) projects for commercial and industrial customers.
  • The Construction Manager will contribute to all facets of project planning and execution for CBE’s projects that are under construction.
  • The Construction Manager will be the main interface point between CBE’s Project Development Team, CBE’s EPC contractors, and CBE’s clients on topics related to the construction of CBE’s projects.
  • This role will require occasional international travel and reports to the Head of Project Development.
  • CBE is not an EPC or a pure developer, as we seek to build a portfolio of long-term, high-performing assets. CBE will look to you for practical insights on how to make discrete business decisions that will directly affect our financial outcomes.

Who We Are

  • The CrossBoundary Energy team is a unique group of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the world’s most challenging and exciting renewable energy markets.
  • The chosen candidate will play an important role in a unique team with the opportunity to make a large impact on the clean energy landscape in Africa.
  • Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor and update project work schedules using existing templates and effectively track project progress throughout construction.
  • Effectively manage internal and external stakeholders to complete scheduled tasks.
  • Identify project schedule and budget risks at an early stage and alert Project Development Manager in time to minimize or mitigate impacts.
  • Demonstrate awareness of all laws and regulations relevant for project work and proactively raise questions with Project Development Manager about best practices for compliance.
  • Support application for and acquisition of project permits for generation, construction, environmental certification, and any other permissions as appropriate.
  • Use and build existing processes and tools to manage project implementation, and effectively de-risk CBE’s construction projects.
  • Support in asserting key elements of EHS on a construction site, confidently recommending changes and new ways of operating to teammates and external contractors.
  • Support in conducting site audits of compliance to CBE and international EHS standards. Recommend and validate corrective actions to close compliance gaps.
  • Work with CBE’s Supplier Chain team to track procurement orders and coordinate with the EPC contractor to prioritize construction activities according to equipment delivery schedules.
  • Assess and substantiate variation orders/change orders and escalate to internal project development team as necessary.
  • Perform pre-invoice verification to ensure that milestones’ deliverables are achieved before payments are paid out to EPC contractors.
  • Meet with third-party technical stakeholders (including attending weekly progress meetings and tracking EHS updates) to ask questions and accurately take notes on construction problems for later discussion and review with Project Development Manager.
  • Consistently, accurately, and clearly capture project EHS and construction data. Transmit weekly reports to the team through existing tools in accordance with reporting deadlines, including stakeholder grievances and any incident reports.
  • Investigate opportunities to improve project implementation process to deliver best value to the customer and CBE.
  • Interpret basic technical design principles related to energy systems, electrical systems, and the built environment, including technical drawings and equipment data sheets.
  • Apply international standards for environmental, social, and health & safety risk management thoroughly, knowledgeably, and consistently on solar construction sites via ESMS procedures.
  • Coordinate preparation, review and revision of draft RAMs produced by EPC and subcontractors to plan appropriately for mitigating risks during project construction.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction-related field.
  • 7+ years’ work experience in construction management required.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on construction of large-scale energy projects, through the full project lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated progression of project construction management responsibilities.
  • Work experience/competency or demonstrated familiarity with large-scale and hybrid renewable energy generation plants, especially hybrid solar PV, BESS plants, and wind power plants.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office suite (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.), as well as, demonstrated competency in the use of MS Projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently supervise multi-stakeholder projects.
  • Experience in document control, scheduling, and cost control/tracking.
  • Project Managers Professional (PMP) certificate or comparable experience and/or demonstration of formal training in project management is desired but not required.
  • Communicates effectively across diverse audiences.
  • Writes clearly and professionally.

Who You Are:

  • Self-starter who is passionate about clean energy and its potential to transform fragile states and frontier markets in Africa.
  • Calm, measured, but firm when disagreeing; you can assert your own perspective while motivating stakeholders to move toward a common goal.
  • Resilient in the face of obstacles and calm under pressure.
  • Patient and skilled at interacting with contractors, team members, suppliers, and service providers.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships within the CBE team and with external stakeholders.
  • A systematic and highly organized professional; takes personal accountability for tracking numerous activities and driving them all to successful conclusion.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; builds strong relationships even in stressful environments.
  • An analytical, practical thinker known for choosing the simple, robust solution where more complicated approaches would deliver the same results; focuses on the core issues.
  • Clear and professional communicator in person, in writing, and by phone.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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