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Solar Engineer / Engineering Manager Job at Sunray Ventures

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Sunray Ventures is an African venture builder, addressing Africa’s core opportunities and challenges, by building and growing high-impact companies that are leaders in their respective fields. Sunray Ventures currently works in three different verticals.

We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Solar Engineer / Engineering Manager

Location: Lagos

Description

  • The Solar Engineer shall be responsible for the complete sales process. Starting with developing a sales opportunity to installation of a system and ending with operation and maintenance.
  • Direct reports: This position may have Solar technicians directly report to them

 

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferably Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical
  • Must be proud of your work, take ownership, and be passionate about quality of workmanship
  • At least 2 years (5 years for Engineering Manager) of Engineering experience, preferably in the solar industry
  • Work well in a team environment & have good communication skills
  • Solar Energy training certificate from Lagos Energy Academy preferred
  • French language proficiency is an advantage
  • Flexible to travel domestically and Internationally

Working Conditions:

  • Approximately 50% of time shall be spent in an office environment. The remaining time shall be spent in the field.

Physical Requirements:

  • The Engineer shall be capable of lifting up to 20kg; stand for an extended period of time; work in outdoor environment.

Key Responsibilities
Sales Engineering:

  • Leads client conversations through emails, phone calls and in person meetings
  • Performs energy audits on client sites
  • Design of PV systems (on grid, off grid, hybrid).
  • Develops sales proposals to drive the sales process
  • Prepare and submit tender documents (specifications, Bill of Quantities, drawings, etc.) and designs as per requirements.
  • Drives the sales process from proposal to getting a signed contract
  • Works with legal department to draft sales contract.

Project Management:

  • Develops a project plan to execute a sales contract
  • Design and plan solar power installations;
  • Leads the supply chain process to order parts internationally and locally
  • Conduct quality assurance of technical installations of both Daybreak Power’s team as well as the installations of our technical partners;
  • Direct, coordinate and supervise the installations of solar power solutions;
  • Trains client on how to operate and optimally use the system.

Service:

  • Actively monitors installed site performance and creates monthly report for client
  • Serves as the first line of contact for client complaints
  • Resolves site issues remotely and through site visits
  • Ensures customer satisfaction.

General:

  • Assist in market research and identify solar energy projects throughout Nigeria
  • Develop standard operating procedures and HSE standards for solar installation work.
  • Develop and coach technical staff to meet the objectives of Daybreak Power Solutions Limited in Nigeria;
  • Introduce best-engineering practices in the company to ensure it is at the forefront of innovation and good management practices
  • Review technological trends in the local and global energy sector;
  • Liaise with regulatory and governmental institutions as required.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues;
  • Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development;
  • A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast growing company.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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