Managing Director / Project Director - Africa (French)

Sector:   Hydropower / Dam Engineering
Discipline:   Civil, Structural, Hydraulic, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Hydropower
Region:   Africa
Salary:   100k +
Contract type:   Full time, Permanent

Managing Director / Project Director - Africa (French)

You would be based in French speaking Africa leading an international renewable energy project and company, who are building a hydropower plant to provide power to the developing country.

They require a bilingual person to manage the business whose focus is the successful development, construction completion & financial close of the project.

You will be employed with the owner and report to the board of directors

Position overview and requirements

  • Organisation set up and stakeholder management
  • Acquiring licenses and permits required to enable commencement of construction
  • Support to Financing Process including engaging with the lenders’ representatives
  • Recruitment of owners’ construction management, supervision team and Owners Engineer based on project construction strategy
  • Oversee contractors and construction activities (execution, interfaces, schedules, logistics, labour issues, storage, spill prevention, HSE)
  • Fluent in French & English
  • Experience in project finance
  • Experience managing hydropower projects internationally
  • Africa experience is a plus point

Salary & Package:

This is a residential position on either a single, married or potentially family status. Salary is paid in EUROS and net of in country taxes, the salary & package are HIGHLY NEGOTIABLE providing you have the right experience and aptitude for the role. The package can also include accommodation + return flights home + phone & laptop + car & fuel + possibility for in country school fees paid (with good international French schooling). Full details of the position and company will be disclosed with suitable candidates.

You may send your CV to which will lead to a discussion about the role should you be suitable. 


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