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Operations Manager - Solar PV
Legací Power invests in and develops cheaper cleaner power... faster!
We create value by de-risking investments and developments through the application of our industry expertise and experience while mobilising our partners and networks in Activities of Advisory, Consultancy, Products & Technology, and Resources across the energy value-chain of Generation, Transmission & Distribution, and Energy Management.
The Role
The Operations Manager is a hands-on entrepreneurial make-things-happen project management practitioner who manages the realization of solar photovoltaic projects by supervising and coordinating their progress through activities of engineering, procurement, construction & commissioning, and operation & maintenance, maintaining a keen eye on the optimization of time, cost and quality and the application of the requisite safety standards.
For a successful manager, as business scales this role may become less about managing specific projects and more about leveraging return on experience to optimize processes for seamless integration of all execution functions ensuring optimal business performance and customer satisfaction.
The candidate will be expected to demonstrate ability to lead such transformation.
  • Establish, train, mentor, develop, and manage high-performance operations teams to realize projects on time and to quality, and meet all other set performance goals.
  • Establish efficient and cost effective execution processes in consultation with all stakeholders and ensure continuous learning and improvement.
  • Ensure fluidity of execution via seamless integration of activities across different responsibilities.
  • Monitor and manage load versus capacity and ensure alignment of supply-chain and other function deliverables.
  • Track and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Formulate performance improvement plans/reviews and makes termination decisions as necessary.
  • Provide leadership to oversee field engineering, material and equipment management, and construction phases of the projects all in line with project schedules.
  • Understand and implement the most cost effective field engineering, installation and operation processes, procedures and/or methods and materials for the projects.
  •  Manage and ensure adherence to all safety standards.
Qualifications & Requirements
  • A BSc Engineering degree or equivalent and minimum experience of eight (08) years.
  • At least five (5) years of management experience, at least four (4) of which in the construction industry.
  • Five (5) years progressive experience in the solar photovoltaic business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have a valid and clean driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to visit and work on sites frequently.
  •  Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen.
This role reports to the Directors and is an exciting opportunity for a focused and agile action oriented person to make a significant impact within a growing and game changing energy business.
For a confidential discussion, please email the Recruitment Manager with a covering Letter and concise CV via
We look forward to hearing from you.
Legací Power
Energise tomorrow… today!

Reference: OP-SPV.2024.02
location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Function: Management
Job Type: Professionals (>5 years of work experience)
Business/Activity: Solar
Contract Type: -
Closing date: 2024-04-30