CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

19 Jul, 2023

Category :

Management Jobs in Nigeria, Project Jobs in Nigeria

CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) is the leading provider of clean, renewable, reliable, and affordable electricity directly to businesses. According to World Bank data, access to reliable and affordable electricity is the most significant constraint on economic growth on the continent. CBE addresses this challenge by providing corporates with fully financed renewable power. Through this approach, we are building a disruptive, distributed, renewable utility that can unlock sustainable growth. We are already making rapid progress towards our vision. CBE is currently delivering a portfolio of over $200M of solar, wind, and storage projects for businesses across Africa. Our clients include Actis, Diageo, Heineken, Rio Tinto, Syrah Resources, Unilever, and other leading regional companies. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Project Manager – Telecoms Solutions
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • We are recruiting a full-time Development Project Manager for the Telecom Solutions sector team.
  • You will actively support CBE’s investments in solar-hybrid assets for telecommunications infrastructure throughout Africa by coordinating development of large-scale energy solutions deployments between various CBE departments (business development, engineering, regulatory, ESG, and finance) as well as external partners and stakeholders.
  • You will take responsibility for the successful development of each of your projects to ‘shovel ready’ and ensure seamless integration with the implementation team.
  • You will report to the Project Development Director, Telecoms  and form a key part of the fast-growing telecom sector team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and track efforts between internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Ensure timely development of the project and ensuring seamless handover to the implementation team
  • Develop and manage the project development plan including all associated inputs and activities;
  • Develop and manage the project development and implementation budgets
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for developing projects from award through to commercial close in line with baseline project plan and budget, including:
    • Lead stakeholder engagements and meetings;
    • Oversee and manage all activities on the project development plan including all inputs and workstreams from internal and external parties;
    • Maintain a holistic understanding of the status of the project in relation to development budget, project costs, performance impacts, permitting and licensing risks and schedule impacts;
    • Continually identify and manage project risks (land/political/technical/regulatory/financial/supply chain) and develop corresponding mitigation strategies;
    • Continually seek project optimizations relating to cost, timeline, project performance and anything else that may result in a greater financial return for CBE and/or better outcome for the customer;
    • Manage the customer approval of system design and design interfaces with customer infrastructure in collaboration with the CBE Engineering team;
    • Manage any customer enabling works or customer led development activities to ensure alignment in terms of quality and timelines relating to CBE’s delivery of the project;
    • Manage the licensing and permitting process and approvals in collaboration with the CBE regulatory and ESG teams;
    • Maintain the integrity of our ESMS in all aspects of the project to ensure that we are striving towards the highest possible ESG performance.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Formal project management training and demonstrable experience
  • Commercial aptitude and excellent communication skills
  • 5+ years work experience in project development or project management in energy and/or telecoms
  • Good technical understanding of energy projects, project finance, and
  • Writes clearly, professionally, and without grammatical errors
  • Highly competent in common project management methods and software tools
  • Highly competent in both Excel and Powerpoint.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Work experience in telecom sector
  • Good commercial understanding of the solar IPP model including an understanding of project finance
  • Good understanding of the licensing and permitting procedures for energy projects;
  • Good grasp of project the key concepts of project documents including development agreements, PPA/ESA, EPC and O&M contracts, financing agreements, etc.

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

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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