Solar PV expert

  • Full Time
  • Tanzania
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For newly awarded 50 MWp Power Plant construction in Tanzania, our client is seeking a Team Leader (PROJECT Manager) with at least 7 years of experience in the works supervision of PV Power Plant


Our client is well positioned on several rural electrification projects (studies and assistance to the project owner) comprising the installation of several tens of Grid connected Solar PV Plants in Africa, and more particularly a Project in TANZANIA


Working Language: French and English



Proposed assignments:


The TL will manage a complete and complementary experts’ team (including)



  • Resident Engineer – Solar PV Expert
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Transmission Line Engineer
  • Substation Engineer
  • Social Safeguard Specialist
  • Health, Safety, and environmental Officer/Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist
  • Land Surveyor


The main activities to be carried out will be :


  • Owner’s Engineer assignment management
  • Stakeholder cooperation management
  • EPC contract management
  • Documentation management
  • Design review
  • Site supervision
  • Monitoring of the Contractor’s training program
  • Training program
  • Commissioning
  • Operational acceptance




Profile Requirements:



  • Master’s degree in Solar PV Technology or equivalent professional qualification in Renewable Energy Technologies


General professional background:

  • At least 7 years of experience out of which four (4) years should be in grid connected Solar PV Projects and a strong background in construction of Solar PV Projects
  • Experience in East Africa.


Specific professional background:

  • Experience acquired as project manager, supervision engineer, site or works supervisor for the installation of electric power plants or rural electrification programs.
  • Any experience in the works supervision of solar PV and HV grids infrastructures will be an asset. Minimum experience required:
  • At least 4 years in grid connected solar PV Projects
  • Supervision, as project manager or site supervisor, of the installation of, at least, 2 electric power plants, including, if possible, 1 in Africa.
  • Experience in the follow-up of operation & maintenance activities of an electric power plant will be an asset.



Salary Package: 12000 euros Monthly + expat benefits


Additional benefits


  • Accommodation on site
  • Transportation on site
  • International Flights


Location: Tanzania


Start Date: May/ June 2023 (Pending client approval)


Languages: French and English required


If you are keen to be considered, please send your CV to

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ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

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