Consultant – Due Diligence

Electrical, Renewables.

The consultant will be delivering Due Diligence and Independent Engineering services on solar, wind and battery storage projects worldwide. Typical core tasks will include technical due diligences as part of PV project financings or mergers & acquisitions, feasibility studies, tender management and construction monitoring.

Nature of work and contribution: Key Accountabilities

Technical

  • Delivering technical due diligence on large scale solar PV projects for Investors Lenders, IPPs and Developers
  • Managing Independent Engineering solar, wind and storage Due Diligence.
  • Monitoring and reporting on PV projects through the construction and operational phases
  • Providing technical engineering support on PV projects at all stages of the project development cycle
  • Reviewing of resource, technologies, structural studies, electrical design, contractual documentation, environmental studies, planning permission, health and safety reports, grid offers and grid connection agreements
  • EPC tender design, co-ordination, management, evaluation and review
  • Reviewing and preparing technical and non-technical reports
  • Improving and validating RINA’s technical analysis approaches
  • Specification Assistance

Technical knowledge, development and research

  • Assisting  in RINA’s position as industry leading solar technical consultants through continuous technical knowledge building.
  • Contributing to the continued improvement of internal processes and research to maintain our industry leading position in the field
  • Support and mentor junior team members through discrete research or development projects ensuring robustness in approach and suitability of any goals
  • Help develop, test and deliver new solutions to our clients, and be ahead of industry best practice with a solution focussed attitude

Project Management and Quality Assurance

  • Project risk management, including construction, operational, and financial risk
  • Project management, ensuring effective communication within the internal team, subcontractors and stakeholders.
  • Project delivery, including communication within internal team, setting goals and workloads for other project participants (within the team or subcontractors) and removing barriers for team to operate efficiently.

Client & Customer management, business development

  • Supporting business development and professional excellence activities, including expanding our database of best-practise commercial and technical documentation.
  • Build and maintain existing client relationships through delivery of high quality analyses, reports and discussions
  • Attend client meetings and present RINA’s approaches or results competently
  • Attend industry conferences with active participation (presentations, posters, etc)
  • Use client satisfaction and feedback information to improve our business offering

Leadership & Development

  • Mentoring, training and helping graduate engineer to develop capabilities. Liaising with line manager on quality of work being delivered within the team.
  • Following market trends, identifying prospects and managing the complete project lifecycle from proposal to delivery
  • Participates fully in all team activities and looks to find solutions to problems whilst maintain strong relationships

Performance Criteria

 GENERAL KPIs

  • Projects delivered on time and on budget, to high quality standards
  • Satisfied clients
  • Improvement / development of internal analysis processes
  • Increased company-wide solar PV module technical competencies
  • Business growth

SUCCESS KPIs

  • Opportunities triggered: total amount (in terms of potential revenues according to the win probabilities set up in CRM when opening an offer) of proposals generated initiatives towards existing/prospect clients;
  • Contracts awarded: margins generated by the above initiatives (when they turn into awarded contracts/Frame agreements);
  • Prospect clients/new services: number of new clients, new qualifications achieved (for new clients and/or for new services with existing Clients);
  • Cross-fertilisation: total amount (in terms of potential revenues according to the win probabilities set up in CRM when opening an offer) of proposals generated by BD initiatives by exporting RINA core services into new markets.

Personal Qualities

  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor Engineering degree (or relevant technical degree)
  • Strong interest in renewable energy
  • Requires 2-3 years experience
  • Strong practical knowledge, both technical and commercial, of how renewable energy assets are developed, constructed, operated and financed
  • Excellent commercial skills for a client-facing role
  • Comprehensive knowledge of solar PV
  • Comfortable working delivering bespoke and unfamiliar scopes of work for international clients
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with project teams based across different offices
  • Fluency in English with excellent report writing skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of onshore wind and battery storage
  • Project management experience and capability to lead a project team
  • Relevant experience working in the sector for a technical consultancy, project developer or IPP. Consultancy experience working on Independent Engineering and/or due diligence assignments preferred
  • Good IT skills and excellent knowledge of MS Office package

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and pension contributions, you will enjoy a generous leave allowance, private medical care, life insurance and more. Our great financial benefits are only part of the attraction, you can expect an excellent induction, quick integration and real opportunities for professional development. As part of our growing global team. You will find yourself working with world-class engineers for clients in a variety of market sectors. 

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How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to ukcareers@rina.org

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  • Deadline
    Ongoing
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Multiple UK Locations
Preferred Disciplines...
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Energy/Renewables
Also Accepting...
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Physics
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