Engineering Manager Photovoltaic

Location: Berlin
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Domingo Gonzalez
Email: email Domingo
Reference: BBBH8848_1673969777
Posted: 11 months ago

Next Wave Partners is looking for an Engineering Manager for one of the leading companies in the photovoltaic sector.


The Commercial Engineering Team provides technical support across all areas of the global organization and for projects being developed across the globe.

Contributing to and supporting all areas of the Commercial Engineering Team, focusing on projects in early development and pre-construction phases and including ad hoc support to projects in construction.

Duties and Responsibilities

Focusing on projects in Spain (but also internationally), support the Project Development process (including Acquisitions), including the review of the Technical Due Diligence and other internal or external reports;

Undertake Energy Yield Assessments (EYA);

Undertake LCOE Optimisation Analysis for new Projects;

Support the assessment of new technologies (modules, inverters, structures);

Perform Technical Performance Analysis for existing projects;

Support development of Basic Design, including layouts and SLDs;

Support PMs during construction period, Works Completion, PAC and FAC;

Interact and coordinate with Technical Advisors internationally;

Review EPC Contractor bids, reports, orders, etc for compliance with Owner's Requirements and EPC Contract appendices;

Undertake site visits to both new greenfield sites and sites under construction.

Support on engineering analysis of curtailment, performance evaluation of new technologies, etc.


More than 5 years in the Solar PV industry;

Good knowledge of PV generating technologies and constituent components (modules, inverters, structures, trackers, etc);

Good knowledge of EPC / O&M contracts, including Technical Appendices;

Experience in undertaking Energy Yield Assessment (EYA) and good knowledge of pertinent factors affecting PV plant performance;

Detailed knowledge of simulation software including PVsyst (AutoCAD, ArcGIS or other Solar software is a plus);

Experience with large-scale Solar PV plants in Spain, working either on the Developer, EPC Contractor or Technical Advisor side;

Good knowledge of the main players in the industry (TAs, investors, EPCs, third party labs, etc).

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, with Master's in Renewable Energy or related field.


Fluent English spoken and written. Fluent Spanish.

Additional languages is a plus, especially Portuguese or Italian;

Full Driving license;

Proactive, autonomous, flexible and driven.

Forward thinking, a problem solver and solution provider;

Proactive and being able to prioritize workload;

Able to promote a positive working culture within the team;

Strong organizational and good communication skills both verbal and written.


Competitive salary package.

Additional benefits including target bonus, health insurance, flexible remuneration and attractive holiday policy.

To be part of a world leading company in the development and management of photovoltaic solar energy projects.

A company with a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and a career plan to bring out the best in everyone.

You will work in a multinational team and manage projects in various parts of the world.

A company with an inclusive philosophy, where each person is valued and treated with respect.