Junior EPC Project Manager (m/f/d)

  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Work experience
  • Commercial professions (other)
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At JUWI you have the chance to work on a real project for the future of our planet. JUWI South Africa is part of the international JUWI Group, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies.
Our business is focused on deploying the highest quality Solar Photovoltaic and Onshore Wind energy projects. We offer Project Development (Wind & Solar), Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the transition to greater utilisation of sustainable energy globally and are also a recognised leader in off-grid hybrid solar-wind-battery-storage energy solutions.
JUWI has successfully installed over 400 MW in South Africa and over 5,500 MW internationally. As a significant player for renewable energies, we are listed in the top 10 solar EPC contractors globally, employing more than 1,200 people worldwide.

We are looking for you as a

Junior EPC Project Manager (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

Your Tasks

The Junior EPC Project Manager (m/f/d) (Junior EPC PM) is responsible for project management during the execution of the Engineering Procurement and Construction contracts of Hybrid and/or utility scale PV projects in South Africa/Africa under the direct/in-direct supervision or guidance from the EPC Project Manager (m/f/d) (EPC PM). The Junior EPC Project Manager (m/f/d) is responsible and accountable for compliance, budget, cost, quality, schedule, risk, contracts, engineering, integration, stakeholders and security on the applicable project sub-tasks allocated to him/her within an EPC Project. The Junior EPC PM (m/f/d) will also be responsible for the close-out and project management on related tasks for EPC projects during the warranty/ defect’s liability period under the direct/in-direct supervision or guidance from the EPC PM.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Support EPC PM in managing and communicating a clear vision of the project’s objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve them; create a project environment that enables peak performance by team members.
  • The Deputy PM will collaborate with all operational parties, including Purchasing & Logistics, Engineering, Specialist Consultants, Suppliers, Subcontractors and IT.
  • Any other ad-hoc projects and duties as required by management.
  • Manage and report on progress when required.       
  • Responsible for schedule and achievement of contractual milestones within allocated sub-tasks within the EPC Project.
  • Reporting to the Team Leader and EPC Project Manager on assigned tasks and responsibilities.
  • Work closely with Project development and Sales during the finalization of the selling process to coordinate internal work and support project sales.
  • Implementation, compliance with juwi processes and standards and all allocated tasks.
  • Project management of EMEA EPC projects from Gate 5 to Gate 6 (POST EPC PM Projects).

Your Profile

Qualifications and Experience
  • Engineering/ Management qualification.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience within the construction industry after obtaining qualification. 
  • Good communication skills, able to communicate at all levels both internally and externally (both suppliers and customers).
  • Demonstrable support experience on project cost, schedule, risk, quality and technical topics.
  • Familiar with project management tools i.e. MS Project & MS Office, etc. and best practise.
  • Familiar with health and safety requirements and commissioning within construction projects.
  • Acquaintance with PMI standards or alternatively industrial standards related to Project Management.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Demonstrable ability to work in matrix organizations and to operate in a culturally diverse international environment.
  • Team player with demonstrable leadership qualities
Desirable Attributes
  • Experience of contract management and knowledge of standard contract forms – NEC, FIDIC, etc.
  • Experience of working within the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Program and/or executing projects related to energy supply the mining sector.

Benefits of working for juwi

Joining JUWI South Africa, you can expect a hybrid work policy, market related salary, performance-based bonus and contribution to medical aid. More so, there is the opportunity to work for an ISO 9001:2015 certified matrix organisation. Experiencing people, processes, ideas and thought patterns from a global perspective. You will be joining a collaborative environment where growth is common and in fact, is encouraged.
Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid projects worldwide. JUWI Global has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


(Not matching all the requirements, Apply!)
Even if your profile does not match the job brief 100%, perhaps you match it 80% of the way, you could possibly be the right candidate for another position within the JUWI Group.
To apply, please submit your application via our recruitment portal and ensure that you submit your application in English.
We look forward to your energy!
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  • Monique Cooper
  • External Recruiting Consultant EMEA