Installations Project Manager - Solar Panels

Job Title: Installations Project Manager - Solar Panels
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + Plus Company Car and Guranteed Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J904002_1581418304
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2020 10:51

Job Description

Installation Project Manager - Solar Panels (Construction Manufacturing)

We are thrilled to be recruiting EXCLUSIVELY for our client, a global specialist within construction manufacturing and high level construction project.

Due to rapid growth and projected business forecasting into 2025 we are looking for TWO Solar Project Manager (location flexible) to join our clients Energy Division at such an exciting time!

In your new role as their Project Manager you will be extensively involved with the management and overseeing of allocated projects from the point of contract through to successful completion of all site projects and solar panel installations. You will have complete control of budgets, H&S and delivery of quality projects. This role will be challenging and involves working closely with customers, sub-contractors, professional/commercial team and other departments within the business. Your total aim is to deliver multiple Solar PV renewable projects throughout the UK, Ireland and potentially Europe.

This is a perfect opportunity if you are looking to make the move from an independent contract business and join a career changing global leader within your discipline.

Your New Role Will Involve

  • Creating feasibility Solar PV designs for commercial proposals and detailed designs for operational delivery of the project.
  • Liaise with the operations team to complete designs including string designs, ballast calculations, PVSyst reports
  • Controlling incoming enquiries, sourcing information and distributing accordingly.
  • Manage Energy stock usage to reduce costs and stock turnaround is optimum.
  • Ensure correct products are selected for the given project and roof profile.
  • Effectively manage and prioritise projects to ensure project delivery schedules are met.
  • Assist the operations team to successfully deliver projects.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers by providing excellent customer service.
  • Customer query handling - to review and aid the team in handling customers' queries.
  • Communicate with key personnel and customers as required to ensure that customer service is delivered effectively and consistently.
  • Provide weekly & monthly reporting to the Operations Manager on Design tasks.
  • Draft project documentation for distribution to customers.
  • Planning, Building and DNO applications as and when required.
  • Any other tasks not mentioned, but are key to the role and requested by the line manager.
  • Understanding of CDM2015.

In your new role as Installation Project Manager, you will possess the following skills and experience

  • Degree in Building, Civil or Electrical Engineering required.
  • 2-3 Years Solar Commercial Rooftop experience.
  • High standard of AutoCAD required.
  • Experience using PVSyst or PVSol required.
  • Experience of working in construction or similar based industry
  • Worked on installatuion project from small builds to RDCs - 10,000KW
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, PVSyst and AutoCAD necessary.
  • Be highly organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work on own initiative, be highly motived, goal driven with a can do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to develop good working relationships with internal and external customers
  • The ability to work well as part of a team.

Contractual Benefits

  • £40,000 plus company car (or car allowance £6,000) with a 10% bonus
  • Monday to Thursday 8.15am - 5.00pm / Friday 4.00pm finish
  • 24 days plus all bank holidays
  • Competitive pension contributions
  • Travel costs covered with over night stays

To Apply

Please click on the link to apply ensuring your contact details are on there and your CV is fully up to date.
We look forward to receiving your application.



Kelly Newell

Manufacturing Divisional Manager


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