Project Development Administrator – Large Scale – Cape Town, South Africa
31 Jan 2024
Southern Africa
South Africa
Large Scale

Your Tasks

As the Project Administrator, you will be responsible for assisting the Project Development Team with various aspects of project development. The Project Assistant will report directly to the Head of Project Development.

Primary Responsibilities
General project assistance
Assistance across a variety of tasks including:

  • Permit applications.
  • Invoice processing.
  • Project scheduling and costs.
  • Participation within meetings and preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Occasional travel to established and potential project sites across the country
  • Provide general administration support to the Project Development team, e.g., summary of documents, investigate/track competitor movements, etc.
  • Manage and book domestic travel arrangements, using the company travel tool, for the Project Development team, including flights, accommodation and vehicle hire

You may also be asked to participate in field trips and renewable energy (RE) related seminars

Optimization of Project Development processes

  • Various tasks aimed at improving the efficiency of the Project Development process, including the improvement/development of various Project Development Tools.

Tender submissions
Assistance across a variety of tasks including:

  • Review of tender requests, information gathering and monitoring.
  • Risk analysis regarding participation in tender.
  • Preparation of documentation required.
  • Compilation and submission of tenders.

General administration tasks
Various general admin tasks including:

  • Maintenance of electronic and hard copy filing system.
  • General clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing.

Your Profile

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree / Diploma
  • Experience in Engineering, GIS or Environmental Science through tertiary education/apprenticeship training will be an advantage
  • Background knowledge in the field of renewable energy will be preferable, particularly a conceptual understanding of wind and solar energy
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency in MS Office (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is required, while knowledge and proficiency in GIS Packages such as Google Earth, ArcGIS or similar will be an advantage
  • Travel booking experience is advantageous
  • Evidence of excellence in general administration
  • A good team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, whilst an additional local language will be an advantage
  • Thorough and diligent in your work
  • Self-motivated, proactive and reliable
  • Able to work under pressure and independently
  • Effective and efficient organizational skills
  • Able to manage different tasks simultaneously
  • Have a keen interest in the renewable energy industry
  • High degree of flexibility is essential as overtime may be required during busy periods
  • Intercultural understanding and the ability to work within an international work environment are important

Benefits of working for JUWI

Joining JUWI South Africa, you can expect a hybrid work policy, market related salary, performance-based bonus and contribution to medical aid. More so, there is the opportunity to work for an ISO 9001:2015 certified matrix organisation. Experiencing people, processes, ideas and thought patterns from a global perspective. You will be joining a collaborative environment where growth is common and in fact, is encouraged.

Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid projects worldwide. JUWI Global has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


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Even if your profile does not match the job brief 100%, perhaps you match it 80% of the way, you could possibly be the right candidate for another position within the JUWI Group.

To apply, please submit your application via our recruitment portal and ensure that you submit your application in English.

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