Senior Project Manager, PMO

2014-10-13 19.28.07

Modern Energy Management (MEM), a specialist in delivering project lifecycle certainty to renewable energy developers, financiers and investors, is seeking to hire an experienced Senior Project Manager to represent our PMO (Project Management Office), leading our team of renewable energy project managers world-wide. MEM’s role in the project is typically acting as Owner’s Representative, leading the renewable energy project teams through all phases of the project lifecycle. Our target projects are renewable energy projects (typically wind and PV solar) in emerging markets (SE Asia, Central Asia, Africa and Latin America).

This position will be based in Bangkok, Thailand and will require travel.

 Essential Job Functions

Modern Energy Management has in-house capabilities to manage renewable energy projects from concept through commercial operations (early stage development, late stage development, construction and operations). Our team is a matrix organization, with project managers frequently leading and supporting across multiple projects.

MEM’s PMO is critical for allocation of resources to efficiently meet client deadlines. Therefore, it is vital the PMO has sufficient experience in the project lifecycle to understand key risks and issues.

Core PMO functions include:


This description is intended to indicate the kinds of work duties that will be required in this position. It is not intended to limit, or in any way modify, the rights of any supervisor to assign, direct, and contract work of staff under his/her supervision. The use of a particular illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties, not mentioned, that are of a similar level or difficulty.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of Master’s degree (or equivalent) in engineering, construction management, business or related field required
  • Valid PMP (Project Management Professional) certification issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing development and/or construction of renewable energy (wind and solar) projects larger
  • Experience evaluating and analyzing earned value calculations
  • Written and spoken fluency in English
  • Very strong writing skills with a track record (and samples) of project report writing for Boards and Steering Committees
  • Prior experience leading multi-national and multi-lingual project teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the necessary skills to interface with local representatives, clients, vendors, contractors and subcontractors and other project stakeholders
  • Renewable energy (wind and PV solar) project experience from concept/design stage through to commercial operations
  • Demonstrated project financial understanding (such as the development of construction budgets, interpreting and understanding financial reports, financial evaluations, etc.)
  • Proven track record of managing strict schedule deadlines

Compensation: DOE

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