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Project Manager

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  • Location

    Seoul, Korea

About the position

The incumbent will manage and oversee the development of renewable power plants (wind and solar PV). Proficiency in English is necessary as this role requires good coordinating and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop and execute strategic development plan and schedule to ensure a project progresses from early development to shovel ready stage (i.e. ready for construction)
• Coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring tasks are executed on time, within scope and within budget:
o Engineering: site identification, measurement campaign (i.e. met mast / LiDAR), plant design optimisation, grid interconnection, feasibility assessment
o Business development: permitting, land acquisition, stakeholder engagement (i.e. local authorities, community, grid operators, etc.)
o Legal: regulatory compliance, contract documentation, legal due diligence
o Investment / Finance: business opportunities, market trends, budgeting, investment papers, project finance
o ESG: EIA (local and international), environmental red flags, CSR programmes
• Build and maintain relationship with external consultants, contractors, equipment manufacturers (turbine OEMs, PV module, inverter suppliers, etc.)
• Manage external due diligence consultants (e.g. engineering, environmental, land, etc.) and other temporary contractors
• Ensure all works are properly conducted according to industry best practices and Vena Energy policies, with health and safety as a top priority
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, and escalate issues to management as needed
• Prepare and present development reports to local Country, Regional and other Vena Energy senior management, periodically or as requested
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Education

• Graduate in Business, Engineering or related course

Experience

• Min 6 years in project management, preferably within the power or energy industry
• Experience in renewable energy a must
• Experience in solar and wind EPC company preferred
• Working experience in overseas or multinational environment an advantage

Skills

• Proficient in written and spoken English
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Good negotiation and presentation skills
• Self-directed
• Good skill in Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
• Proficiency for the following knowledge preferred
o Energy modelling: PVsyst, SolarGIS, Openwind, Windfarmer, WAsP
o GIS: ArcGIS / QGIS, Global Mapper, Google Earth
o Other: AutoCAD, Excel VBA