Senior Consultant – Wind Yield
4d ago

Would you like to join a growing Renewables and Sustainability technical advisory team in Cape Town? RINA Consulting, part of the RINA Group, is one of the world’s most experienced renewables consulting engineering companies, having worked on over 30GW of wind, solar and other renewables.

Due to increasing demand for our services in Africa we’re currently looking for a Wind Yield Senior Consultant to join our team.

We offer a dynamic working environment with a bright future. The role We are now looking for strong candidates to support our continued growth and expansion in this exciting market.

Responsibilities include : Delivering wind resource assessment and yield assessments. Technical due diligence on wind projects for Investors, Lenders, IPPs and Developers.

Providing technical engineering support on PV and wind projects at all stages of the project development cycle meteorological data (masts, SoDAR, LiDAR).

Wind resource and energy yield analysis. Detailed wind turbine SCADA and operational performance analysis. Computational modelling.

Research and development of new tools and solutions. Site inspections. Proposal and report writing. Quality assurance for wind yield and associated deliverables.

Project risk management, including construction, operational, and financial risk. Reviewing and preparing technical and non-technical reports.

People and project management, ensuring effective communication within the internal team and stakeholders. Contributing to business development activities i.

e., development of new solutions, proposal writing and client presentations. Desirable qualifications & experience Experience (>

5 years) working in the large-scale solar PV or wind sector across at least some of the role Analysis of Project and / or people management experience.

Experience with one or more of : WindPRO, Windographer, WindFarmer, WAsP, Openwind, Global Mapper. A Degree in Engineering / Physics / Maths / Meteorology / Oceanography or related subject would be desirable.

Excellent Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. Experience of wind turbine performance analysis and detailed operational assessment.

Familiarity with SoDAR and LiDAR and a track record of analysis would be an advantage. Programming skills in Python, VBA, Matlab, Fortran, C would be favoured.

The person We are looking for talented and experienced people able to exceed the expectations of our world-class clients.

You will be a leader able to bring together expert teams and promote an inspiring environment influencing those around you to deliver technical excellence.

Your energy and drive will promote collaboration and innovative solutions. As a strong communicator you will have highly developed report writing and presentation skills, practised negotiation skills and the ability to engage clients with your articulate and credible manner.

You will thrive on customer engagement and be skilled in understanding their needs and marketing our services to capture business and develop relationships.

Your customer focus, technical expertise and results orientated thinking will enable you to achieve your objectives. You will ensure project management methodologies and practices are consistently applied across the team.

You work well in changing circumstances and as a self-manager’ take satisfaction from delivering against your promises. Must be eligible to live and work in South Africa (e.

g., South Africa citizen or holder of / eligible for a South African working visa). Why choose us? RINA is a global corporation providing testing, inspection, certification, and consulting services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure, and Industry sectors.

We have been at the forefront of providing innovative and technical solutions for more than 150 years, working closely with clients as a trusted partner, assisting them in the most effective, safe, and sustainable way.

Through a global network of 3,900 talented professionals, operating in 200 offices in 70 countries, we support our clients across the entire life cycle of their projects.

Benefits : In addition to the below, you will become part of our growing global team, you will find yourself working with world-class professionals and clients in a variety of market sectors.

21 days leave (plus bank holidays), increasing by 1 day each year up to a maximum of 25. Individual Healthcare allowance (Family can be added at an additional cost).

Professional development to become registered with an applicable body. Pay for professional membership. We are proud to put our people and clients at the heart of everything we do and offer our employees : Structured & continuous development programme.

Quick integration into a wide variety of projects. Opportunity to travel. Due to the number of applications, we receive daily, unfortunately, we are only able to respond to the successfully shortlisted candidates.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying for this position, your application was not successful on this occasion.

We may however be able to contact you with a more relevant position later. #LI-EB2

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