AEPCo is hiring!

22 April 2024

Posting #1

Position Title: Project Development Manager

 Reports To: Chief Development Officer

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Development Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in solar energy, combined with commercial acumen, sales capability, excellent organization skills, and a collaborative mindset to drive business growth and expand our presence in the market. The Project Development Manager is a critical project development, execution, and oversight role at AEPCo.  The person is responsible for identifying new projects, cultivating client relationships, create commercial proposals and financial models and originate new projects pipeline, close new project contracts, oversee all commercial and business aspects of the project, supervise project execution and operation.  The project manager would lead AEPCo’s project and business development activities in current and emerging markets for AEPCo and must have good knowledge of the local regulations in these markets and how business models can be created to cultivate such markets.


  • Solar project development cycle in both C&I as well as Utility sectors.
  • Procuring new clients through direct contact, word-of-mouth, and business network.
  • Attending networking activities to research and connect with prospective clients.
  • Maintaining meaningful relationships with existing clients to ensure that they are retained.
  • Crafting business proposals and contracts as required by the project.
  • Negotiating and closing with clients to secure the most attractive prices and terms.
  • Reviewing clients’ feedback and implementing necessary changes.
  • Close new project pipeline contracts to meet targets for the year in terms of new projects.
  • Develop project cost estimates & assist in obtaining pricing from contractors & vendors.
  • Analyze utility rate structures and consumption/demand histories for clients.
  • Working with country manager, supporting asset management for operational projects.
  • Develop financial models for new projects in coordination with project finance team.
  • Develop bidding documents required for final project costing.  Assist operations in obtaining contractor and vendor pricing.
  • Develop preliminary and final project cost estimates.
  • Responsible for securing finance for new projects through equity and debt and managing banking relationships.
  • Manage all contractual and business aspects for new and existing projects.
  • Prepare and manage RFPs and tenders as required.
  • Manage market expansion for AEPCo in MENA as required in coordination with CDO.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including clients, investors, government agencies, and industry partners.


  • 3 to 5 years of project management experience, with associated expertise in electrical, power/substation/utility interconnect and related disciplines.
  • Must have field experience in design and construction of solar power plants.
  • Experience coordinating project team and managing various aspects of transactions from project kick-off through closing, and actively maintaining involvement in the transaction during the post-closing period.
  • Proven track record of 5+ years in business development or sales roles within the renewable energy industry, with a focus on solar PV projects.


  • BS Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business Administration, or similar.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Extensive commercial and contracts experience.
  • Intuitive and insightful, particularly regarding human behavior.
  • Professional yet affable disposition.
  • Neat, well-groomed appearance.
  • Strong team working skills.
  • Great networking skills.
  • Strong technical understanding of solar energy systems, project development processes, and grid integration requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and capture business opportunities, negotiate contracts, and drive revenue growth.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels.
  • Strategic thinker with analytical mindset and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated team player with a results-oriented approach and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Please submit your resume by email: and mention the title of the Position in the subject.

Please ensure you submit your application by the closing time, as we are unable to accept late applications.

Closing Date: 15 May 2024

 Posting #2

Position Title: Renewable Energy Performance Analyst / O&M Engineer


As a Renewable Energy Performance Analyst / O&M (Operations and Maintenance) Engineer, you will play a critical role in monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing the performance of renewable energy assets, such as solar photovoltaic (PV) systems / plants. Your primary focus will be on ensuring the efficient operation, reliability, and profitability of renewable energy projects. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to diagnose performance issues, implement corrective actions, and drive continuous improvement initiatives to maximize energy production and asset performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performance Monitoring and Analysis:
    1. Utilize monitoring software and data analytics tools to continuously monitor the performance of renewable energy assets, including solar PV arrays, wind turbines, inverters, and balance of plant components.
    2. Analyze performance data, production metrics, and operational parameters to identify deviations, anomalies, and underperforming assets.
    3. Conduct root cause analysis of performance issues and develop action plans to address inefficiencies and optimize energy production.
  • Operations and Maintenance Support:
    1. Collaborate with O&M teams to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues impacting the performance of renewable energy systems.
    2. Coordinate with field technicians and service providers to schedule maintenance activities, equipment inspections, and repairs as needed.
    3. Implement preventive maintenance strategies and predictive maintenance techniques to minimize downtime and maximize system availability.
  • Performance Optimization:
    1. Develop and implement performance optimization strategies to enhance the efficiency and output of renewable energy assets.
    2. Identify opportunities for system upgrades, component replacements, and technology enhancements to improve overall performance and reliability.
    3. Conduct performance testing, validation, and commissioning of new equipment and software solutions.
  • Data Management and Reporting:
    1. Maintain comprehensive databases of performance data, maintenance records, and equipment history for renewable energy assets.
    2. Generate regular performance reports and dashboards for stakeholders, highlighting key performance indicators, trends, and areas for improvement.
    3. Provide insights and recommendations based on data analysis to drive informed decision-making and optimize asset performance.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Safety:
    1. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices related to the operation and maintenance of renewable energy systems.
    2. Conduct safety audits, risk assessments, and incident investigations to promote a culture of safety and environmental stewardship.
    3. Stay abreast of emerging technologies, industry trends, and regulatory changes affecting renewable energy operations and maintenance.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Renewable Energy, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • Previous experience in renewable energy operations, maintenance, or performance analysis is highly desirable.
  • Strong technical knowledge of renewable energy systems, including solar PV, wind, or hydroelectric technologies.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, statistical modeling, and visualization tools.
  • Familiarity with SCADA systems, monitoring software, and remote sensing technologies used in renewable energy applications.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate across diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Certifications or training in renewable energy systems, O&M practices, or related fields are advantageous.

Please submit your resume by email: and mention the title of the Position in the subject.

Please ensure you submit your application by the closing time, as we are unable to accept late applications.

Closing Date: 15 May 2024