Project Manager - Grid Operations

Turner Lovell
United Arab Emirates
€800 - €1000 per day
16 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager – Electricity Grid Dispatching Operations

  • Location: UAE
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Rate: €800 - €1000 per day
  • Key Requirements: Electricity grid operations, project management, consulting, nuclear generation

Turner Lovell are recruiting for a Project Manager to lead a consulting process improvement project in the electricity transmission / nuclear generation sector. You will work for a leading European consultancy with extensive experience in the electricity transmission market.

Specifically you will investigate existing at processes in the grid operations, electricity grid dispatching function on a large scale electricity grid system. You will be responsible for analysing processes and procedures, then making recommendation for their improvement and implementing changes.

Previous work experience as a Dispatcher, Grid Operator or leading a load demand/ grid system engineering function is a critical requirement for this role. Experience working for a Transmission System Operator, electricity network operator or extensive experience in electricity transmission is highly advantageous.

The selected candidate will, in addition to the above, have experience working in a grid system that has nuclear generation.

The role:

  • Ensure that the client's requirements are met, the project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Evaluate business processes efficiency and formulate improvement recommendations for the dispatch, grid operations function;
  • Play a key role in ensuring projects (change initiatives) meet objectives by focusing on changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures


  • Excellent educational background in an engineering discipline (University Degree)
  • Excellent knowledge of electricity transmission dispatching & grid operations, ideally in a TSO / DNO
  • Understanding of nuclear energy generation systems
  • Minimum of 15 years work experience
  • Strong experience with project management approaches & tools
  • Willing to work in a hand-on role
  • Excellent client-facing and consulting skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi -tasking skills
  • Experience in working in the Middle-East
  • Experience working with European team members

This is an excellent opportunity for Project Manager / Senior Engineer looking to combine their consulting, project management know how with their experience of transmission grids and grid operations.

Please apply with a CV, confirming your experience with grid dispatching, electricity networks and we will be in touch asap.

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