Senior Grid Manager, South Africa

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Linum Consult’s client is a major international company working within the energy sector. They are currently in the process of expanding and are seeking a Senior Grid Manager to join their team in South Africa.


  • Leading technical discussions with ESKOM on behalf of the company
  • Managing projects related to interactions between users (solar & battery storage) and the grid, and ensuring that projects are delivered efficiently
  • Acting as the company’s focal point for grid connection processes and technical, commercial, and regulatory issues surrounding grid compliance
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of ongoing developments in the market, including innovation projects, power system advisory, electrical design, and power system studies
  • Managing and optimising grid connection processes at all stages, form initial site selection, feasibility studies, connection application submissions, through to the offer process, design and functional specifications to construction, testing/commissioning, energisation, and commercial operation
  • Ensuring the project development is timely and within budget, including project reporting with key responsibilities for all Grid and Electrical aspects of sites
  • Contributing to and interpreting high-level electrical design and functional specifications for projects, including solar/turbines, substations and wind farm MV networks


  • Degree qualification in Electrical or Power Engineering, ideally with a second degree in Business Administration
  • At least 10 years’ experience managing the grid connection processes for renewable energy projects in South Africa
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical engineering
  • Previously worked for or alongside ESKOM
  • Strong commercial acumen specifically within the energy sector
  • Fluent in spoken and written English


If you feel that you have the right background of experience to take up this challenging position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Francis Ryan to

If your application has been successful, then we will contact you within 72hrs.

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