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Dec 2017

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Khobab Wind Farm is looking for a Senior Project Coordinator, who will manage the implementation of Enterprise Development (EnD) & Socio-Economic Development (SED) projects. During implementation, the Senior Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing consultants, contractors/service providers and sub-contractors and will ensure a coordinated effort is maintained throughout, whilst delivering projects on time and on budget.  This role requires the individual to have a proven track record of project and people management.  This position is based in Loeriesfontein in the Northern Cape province and may require a willingness to relocate.

Core responsibilities:

  • Understand and implement community projects under the guidance of the Economic Development (ED) Manager.
  • Manage local contractors and sub-contractors during the process. Ensure that the maximum number of local labour and contractors are utilised during project implementation.
  • Assist the ED Manager in EnD&SED activities and total community management implementation, in partnership with the implementation team and all stakeholders.
  • Assist the ED Manager to implement EnD&SED qualitatively in communities during operations to ensure Loeriesfontein 2 & Khobab Wind Farm’s social license to operate, in partnership with the operations team.
  • Apply all lessons learned throughout the project lifecycle in order to develop a world-class company community management system that makes a real, positive, measurable and sustainable impact on the communities hosting our projects.
  • Conducting periodical audits on implementation service providers
  • Manage any third-party consultants engaged to advise the wind farms on ED & SED project implementation, and ensure that advice received is integrated into related work.
  • Manage any crisis situations that arise with stakeholders during project implementation and liaise closely with the ED Manager in this regard.


Further responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the transition of ED initiatives into working projects
  • Relationship building and positioning with key organisations and stakeholders.
  • Identifying key local champions to become third-party advocates of projects.



The preferred candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 8 years relevant applicable experience in project implementation, 5 of which were working unsupervised.
  • Proven track record in multi disciplinary project management is non negotiable.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety best practice application and implementation.


Key Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the renewable energy project development sector and the process to develop utility scale wind and solar projects would be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of the SA Government’s renewable power procurement process;
  • Understanding and experience of community social dynamics;
  • Understanding and experience of local government dynamics;
  • Understanding of legal environment for community engagement and development;
  • Full implementation and management of projects;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Good command of English and one other South African language
  • Drivers license.



  • Relevant completed tertiary qualification

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