General Manager – Delivery and Execution

Reporting to Board of Directors of the Project Company

Position Purpose
Leading, on behalf of the Owner, the construction of a 500MW wind farm at Ras Ghareb, Egypt (AMUNET).
Key Responsibilities


The aforementioned position will be responsible, and expected to carry out the below indicative, and not limited, activities:

  • Drive the Project lifecycle from Limited Notice to Proceed (LNTP) to Commercial Operation Date
  • Manage all Project’s agreements (such as PPA, NCC, EPC, O&M, OE, IE, MSA, etc.), consulting agreements, special licensing and other agreements that are relevant to the construction of the power plant
  • Manage, plan, organize, coordinate and control the Project implementation process, and be responsible for achieving the contractual Project’s targets
  • Responsible to ensure the Project is executed properly in terms of quality, schedule, and budget, in line with the EPC Contract and the  Project’s requirements in general, and the Good Engineering and Constructions Practices, without lost time accidents, severe injuries and/or fatalities
  • Monitoring and reporting to the Board of Directors, the Project construction progress and anticipate/highlight potential issues that can arise and affect the Project construction, and propose solutions
  • Establish and maintain the necessary processes to manage the scope over the project lifecycle, setting Project’s quality and performance standards, and assessing and managing the risks
  • Manage the Project’s budget with maximum efforts for cost reduction/optimization
  • Responsible for contract negotiations, change orders, claims and other agreements with the EPC Contractor, with the support from the Project team, including the Contracts Manager
Person Specification

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • At least 15 years’ experience and proven track record managing projects
  • Strong leadership attributes with project management skills, having a sound commercial understanding
  • Experience in dealing with government, financial institutions, shareholders and local communities
  • Good understanding of project’s documents, strategic planning, negotiating deals, EPC Contracts, general management, project financing and experience managing budget
  • Claim management experience will be a plus
Minimum Education Requirements
  • University degree
  • Master’s in Business Administration

Required Role Related/Technical Skills 

Rating Basic,
Intermediate, Expert

  • English: High level, speaking, writing and reading
  • Arabic: High level, speaking, writing and reading will be a plus
  • Other languages are of advantage

Interpersonal Skills


  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Team player
  • Risk assessment and mitigation action implementation capabilities
  • Commercial awareness/management of construction budget
  • Project management capabilities
  • Ability to work in a broad cultural spectrum.
  • Excellent Negotiator
  • Resilience under pressure
  • Stakeholder management
  • Developing/couching others
  • Excellent Management Skills
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