We’re Hiring: Project Manager

JOB TITLE
Project Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE
Month by month rolling contract with the opportunity to join as a permanent employee should it be of interest to both the applicant and Zenobē Energy

SALARY
£250- £300 per day, dependent upon experience

LOCATION
UK Wide – Expected to travel to location of your assigned projects

OPPORTUNITY SUMMARY

Zenobē Energy was established to enable the transition to full zero carbon, non-polluting power, and transport systems through the intelligent use of energy storage.

The company has established itself as a UK market leader in battery storage, with 73MW of operational grid-scale battery capacity and is now a leading firm in the financing and provision of turnkey solutions for heavy duty electric vehicle fleets with over 100 electric buses in operation across 6 metropolitan areas. The company has been consistently innovative since its founding in 2017, with major industry firsts in software development, market access, financing, and solution provision. It is backed by leading strategic energy storage investors and is uniquely positioned to meet customer demands with innovative solutions.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for Project Managers to apply their skills to the management of energy storage and electric vehicle projects. In our rapidly growing company, we are looking for adaptable, highly motivated, and talented individuals to join us on a month by month rolling contract initially with the opportunity to join as a permanent employee should it be in the interest of both the individual and Zenobe. Those PMs who have joined us as permanent employees in the past are given significant opportunities to develop their careers early-on, with the potential for equity participation.

– Lead projects from development and sales handover to client and O&M handover.
– Responsible for specific projects design, construction, commissioning incl. day-to-day project management.
– Responsible for ensuring that the site you are responsible for are operating in line with latest Health and Safety regulations
– Manages projects from inception to completion ensuring they are delivered on-time, within scope and budget and to the agreed design.
– Review all project documents and information provided by a client/sub-contractor throughout the design process
– Prepare a detailed project budget, which needs to be closely monitored throughout the life of the project
– Manages and supervises subcontractors’ PoW and scope
– Responsible for ensuring that the site you are responsible for is operating in line with latest Health and Safety regulations
– Ensure appropriate availability and allocation of resources as well as prepare weekly, and monthly progress reports both internally and for clients.
– Capture and report on any budget variations internally
– Responsible for the handover of the project to the internal O&M team.
– Liaise with sub-contractors to get quotes, challenge them and identify risks to be managed as well as cost savings opportunities
– Identify opportunities to improve best practices within the organisation.

APPLICANT PROFILE

A job with Zenobē Energy means a job with the market leader in one of the UK’s most dynamic and fastest growing sectors, gaining exposure to diverse roles and highly experienced partners.

As with many other start-up organisations we encourage our employees to help in multiple areas of the organisation and preference will be given to applicants who can provide not only the primary skills required for Project Management but also who have additional strings to their bows. A list of other skillsets that will be looked upon favourably are detailed below in ‘Desirable but non-essential skills’. These are not exhaustive and we encourage applicants to provide an idea of what other areas of Zenobe they could assist in other than their primary function of Project Management which we anticipate will take up 70% of their time.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES

– 3+ years’ experience in the construction of EV charging and/or EV and/or energy and/or storage projects
– Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel) and MS Project
– Fluency in English is essential
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills
– Excellent planning and organizational skills
– Pragmatic, proactive and solution driven
– Ability to work under pressure
– Strong knowledge of H&S and Environmental regulations for design and construction, Quality standards and industry best practice, Mandatory SMSTS ticket.
– Ability to be flexible with working locations which will be a combination of working from home, the office in London and your project location.

DESIRABLE BUT NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

– Electrical engineering knowledge, particularly relating to grid-scale power electronics or battery technology and operation
– Knowledge of the UK EV and/or public transport and/or energy landscape
– Previous experience in a client-facing role
– Ability to use CAD or other design software
– Network Management/ Network Engineering
– Awareness of any of the following coding languages: Javascript, Java, C++,
– Awareness of the following technologies: JSON, XML, HTML
– Experience with agile software development
– Corporate Health and Safety Management (IOSH)
– Anything else the applicant believes can be of use within a small yet fast growing organisation like Zenobe

DIVERSITY INITIATIVES

We are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all and prohibit discrimination of every type. We will always ensure that all persons are treated fairly irrespective of their race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, political beliefs, trade union membership or non-membership, marital, physical or mental status or any other factors including pregnancy and maternity. We will endeavour to provide those who have physical or mental disabilities with specific assistance and arrangements to enable them to work for us wherever and whenever this is reasonably practical. Our company is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful and unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation. We will not discriminate because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We will not discriminate because of any other irrelevant factor and will build a culture that values meritocracy, openness, fairness, and transparency.

APPLY HERE:
Applicants should send a copy of their CV and cover letter to Samantha Denyer, Samantha.denyer@zenobe.com.

No recruiters, kindly.