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Project Manager at a Leading Oil and Gas Company

TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company producing and supplying energy: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gas, renewables and electricity. Over 100,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. As a company with over 500 professions in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies places sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of populations by offering high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time


  • Strict adherence and compliance towards Group QHSSE policy (including MAESTRO) with high Quality of QHSSE performance and complying with affiliate’s QHSSE Policy, Procedures & specific rules & regulations applicable to the area of activity at all times.
  • Participate in the training program to acquire QHSSE knowledge and impart this training to colleagues as and when required by Management.
  • Reporting of near misses, incidents, hazards & injuries to line Manager within the time frame as required by Quality, HSSE, Energy policies and Manuals.
  • Participate in the investigation and analysis of incidents as and when required.
  • Strict adherence to QHSSE requirements with full authority to stop any operation for safety reasons.

Project Development Support:

  • Analyze EPCs and contractors offers in terms of quality, HSE, and cost
  • Prepare and launch RFPs to contractors for awarded projects
  • Coordinate with design team to prepare and follow-up local approvals and regulatory obligations.
  • Liaise with HQ technical services for technical specifications use and continuous improvement and with remote engineering support when applicable.
  • Shortlist and negotiate with contractors for awarded projects
  • Prepare and update engineering tools and templates

As a Project Manager the following activities will be performed:

  • Manage multiple projects execution at a time from EPC contract negotiation to hand over with focus on safety, security, quality, budget, planning and documentation management.
  • Support and follow-up the permitting and Engineering team in local approvals and regulatory obligations
  • Support & follow-up on-board suppliers including EPCs and engineering consultants, in full respect of HSE, Quality and compliance guidelines and specifications. Engage in commercial negotiations and maintain relationships, to ensure equipment and contractors are optimally and sustainably procured.
  • Ensure strict adherence of projects design and material selection as per contractual requirements
  • Ensure construction quality & safety by regular visits and reports
  • Hand-over the projects to both O&M Team and Client in line with set contractual objectives
  • Ensure the documentation management is up to the company requirements
  • Engage in commercial negotiations and maintain relationships, to ensure equipment and contractors are optimally and sustainably procured
  • Built strong Relationship with Client after proper handing over from sales/development team
  • Manage projects construction with focus on safety, quality, budget, and planning
  • Coordinate with one or several contractors (EPC) + equipment suppliers the construction of the projects
  • Ensure proper projects commissioning and testing of the plant as per contractual requirements and industry good practice

Technical Sales Support:

  • Conduct feasibility studies, preliminary solar designs, CAPEX/OPEX estimation and solar plant performance simulations.
  • Prepare technical offers and presenting them to potential clients, support the sales team in the negotiation with clients
  • Prepare internal CITS Dossiers and investment committee presentations
  • Technical support and contribution to around 30MW awarded per year
  • Assess site characteristics, constraints and analyze consumption demands of the customer during prospection phase.

Candidate Profile

  • 3 years of experience related to design, construction, technical sales
  • Minimum of 5 years of projects management experience on solar projects.
  • Experience in rooftop, ground-mount, carport, wheeling DG projects
  • Experience with maintaining minimum functional specification, commissioning checklists, and standard operating practices for rooftop solar projects.
  • Working experience of the RSA context in electrical norms, renewable energy regulations, construction codes, is required.
  • Knowledge of project management good practices, engineering, and solar specific software such MS Project, AutoCAD, PVSyst, Meteonorm, SolarGIS, Helioscope, Sketchup, etc.
  • Experience in Low & medium Voltage POC project / Projects size up to 50 to 70 MWp
  • Experience in hybrid solution with BESS solution would be very much appreciated
  • Graduate from a premier University with a Degree in Engineering and/or Electrical Graduate degree and/or related professional qualifications considered as a plus.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Closing date: Not specified