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Project Manager - Battery

CWP Renewables Pty Ltd

Closing date 7 October 2022

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Employment Type

Full Time

Glen Innes

About Us

CWP Renewables is the leading renewable energy developer, owner and asset manager. The company has over two decades of renewable energy experience, with corporate offices in Sydney (Eora Nation), Newcastle (Awabakal Nation), Canberra (Ngunnawal Nation), Melbourne (Woiworung Nation), Noosaville (Gubbi Gubbi Nation) and Brisbane (Yuggera Nation). CWP Renewables' philosophy is to manage each project from inception through to full operation which is key to its success and involves genuine engagement with all stakeholders, at every stage of each project. CWP Renewables is proud of the recent launch of our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan.

The Role

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Project Manager with experience working with firming and storage assets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for implementation and management of all aspects of the delivery of the allocated project or projects through construction and commissioning stage.
  • Direct and indirect management of the project management team assigned to the project, including assistant project managers, site managers and shared EPMO resources.
  • Management of the construction of the project including the battery infrastructure, component install and interconnection to the grid, and of the Contractor(s) including design review, contract management, reporting, issue resolution, on-site inspections, and reviews.
  • Management of the major Contracts (EPC, OEM and Grid Connection) and minor contracts (including insurance) with assistance from EPMO and Employers Representative.
  • Management of the variation and claims processes under the relevant contracts along with reporting and oversight of the project contingency.
  • Management of the obligations required under the project approvals, grid connection agreements’ land agreements, lenders, and power offtake agreements, including provision of reporting and notices as required and as pertaining to the construction of the wind farm.
  • Management of the Environmental Representative, Auditors and Lenders Engineer and co-ordination of the resolution of issues raised with the relevant contractors.
  • Management of the day-to-day relationships with local stakeholders, landowners, regulatory authorities supported by the development group and the site manager. Primary point of contact for Landowners.
  • Management and reporting of the overall project budget, aided by the finance group and the EPMO for the project (Construction and Operations during construction) including preparation of cost of completes and liaison with Lenders Engineer for CTC and TTC certifications.
  • Management of the project risks, including ensuring that effective risk mitigations are in place and are effective.
  • Establishment and management of the project documentation management systems.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate reporting on the project as per the contractual obligations.

About You

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in relevant studies such as Project Management, Engineering, law or other related subjects.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience as a project manager.
  • Experience in managing contracts and variation claims.
  • Demonstrated experience in State Significant Developments.
  • Experience with environmental impact assessments and planning.
  • Ability to maintain effective and collaborative relationships across diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to exercise independent judgement and problem solving with the ability to resolve and address issues as they arise.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence outcomes.
  • Familiarity with landowner, stakeholder and planning elements of the wind farm development process (desirable).
  • A current Australian driver’s licence.
  • White card.

What’s on Offer

In addition to a competitive remuneration package combined with attractive benefits, employees have the opportunity to access training and career development, and workplace flexibility. CWP Renewables also recognises the importance of diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. Visit to learn more about us.

Appointment to this position will be subject to reference checks, a National Police Check and other applicable background screening if required.