We are looking for a curious and problem-solving Site Manager in Italy. Nordic Solar is rapidly expanding and building multiple new PV sites throughout Europe, with 11 sites currently in the pipeline in Italy. As such, we are seeking a local employee to oversee operations and ensure effective management of contractors and activities on site.
In the position, you will be responsible for on-site and country-specific operational control and contractor management, securing smooth construction and operational progress while reporting and safeguarding documentation needs. The responsibilities in the position can be divided into two categories:
- Site management and activities
You will be responsible for coordinating construction project management, working closely with the engineering team based in HQ as well as stakeholders on site. You will also support the development of projects at the pre-RTB stage with relevant local inputs, ensuring that site and local project management activities align with the project schedule and budget. Furthermore, you will be responsible for implementing general site management, screening, negotiating, and managing subcontractors, coordinating all trades on-site during construction, and preparing project documentation. Additionally, you will manage the successful operation and management of solar parks after completion, report any issues from the site, and participate in project evaluations and follow-ups.
- Local activities
You will ensure that all site activities comply with HSE guidelines and local regulations, which involves managing risk and mitigation strategies, coordinating with state authorities, and ensuring all site and project management activities comply with relevant laws and regulations. Additionally, the role involves supporting administrative and corporate tasks, including permit management, construction permits, and other related applications. Finally, you maintain ongoing operational dialogues with locals to ensure effective communication and coordination.
Experienced site manager with a solid technical understanding
The ideal candidate should hold a technical degree in engineering, technician, electrician, or a related field and possess 5-7 years of experience in a similar role in Italy. Experience with subcontractor and contract management, as well as cooperation with Italian municipalities, is essential. Fluency in English and Italian is required, and previous experience in an international company based in Italy is preferred.
Proactive and communicative candidate
On a personal level, we seek a candidate with natural curiosity, a friendly and outgoing personality, and the ability to adapt quickly to new colleagues and tasks. The ideal candidate should have an open-minded problem-solving mindset and a proactive attitude. Furthermore, you are a self-driven individual who excels in a dynamic team environment. Strong communication skills are necessary, with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at various levels within and outside the organization. Finally, the ideal candidate is ambitious, committed, and eager to contribute to the company’s continued growth.
About Nordic Solar A/S
Since the establishment in 2010, Nordic Solar has focused on building a green and sustainable solar energy company while ensuring an attractive return for shareholders at the same time. Nordic Solar develops, builds, and operates industrial solar parks with a focus on Europe and is committed to creating the largest and most professional solar energy company in the Nordic region.
The company gives priority to creating an interesting and motivating workplace for all employees, and it works purposefully with the company values. An intense cooperation takes place daily across departments and professional disciplines, and, as a result, focus is to a great extent on staff and organisational development.
Nordic Solar is also very concerned with employee satisfaction, which is why there is joint training (optional), an attractive canteen scheme, the possibility of psychotherapy sessions, massage, a staff association, and much more. The team behind Nordic Solar is very versatile both in age, nationality, educational background, and experience. This represents a strength both professionally and socially, while implying inclusiveness and adaptability.
In the coming years, Nordic Solar has ambitions to continue its high growth rate and expects a tripling of the capacity of its solar parks in operation by the end of 2025; A plan that requires investments of up to DKK 5 billion in the years to come.
Apply for the position
If the above matches your profile, we would be glad to hear from you. You apply for the position by following the link “Søg stillingen” and submitting your CV. Applicants will be assessed on an ongoing basis. We look forward to reading your CV.