Procurement Coordinator

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dublin

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Integration of our three core values into our employment processes and frameworks allows Elgin to recognise and respect individual employees for their personal contributions to their roles, their colleagues, stakeholders, and ultimately to the renewable energy sector. We see sustainability as every employee’s responsibility and weaving sustainable practices into our values is paramount to the culture we seek to create.
Job Description
The role:
In this role you will assist with the procurement of construction services for Elgin Energy’s project pipeline.
This is a newly created opportunity with Elgin Energy as we are growing Elgin Construction Management (“ECM”) services team. You will support on the engagement with supply chain during the procurement process and liaise with the Construction team for EPC services and Grid team for ICP services. You will help coordinate with the wider project delivery team to support the development and delivery of Elgin Energy’s project pipeline to energisation by providing assistance throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases.
You will have the opportunity to support and influence the development and growth of the wider project delivery team.
To be successful in the role, you will have knowledge of supply chain and procurement processes, project management, construction contract structures, and the equipment and services required for the design and construction of solar PV plants, energy storage and grid connection infrastructures.
What you will do:
  • Support the Procurement Manager on the tender processes: development of tender documentation; engagement with bidders; evaluation of contractor proposals in conjunction with the wider Elgin team; tendering documentation management.
  • Support on preparation of the procurement FID inputs and deliverables.
  • Support the Project Management team during the implementation of the construction contracts, in coordination the wider ECM team, to ensure projects are delivered in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Support on reporting requirements and liaison with Finance team on invoicing and cash flow, as necessary.  
  • Support on developing and maintaining strategic relationships with contractors and suppliers, including regular commercial updates and technical workshops. Development and maintenance of technical and commercial databases.
  • Stay abreast of latest technical industry developments and help elaborate roadmaps of next generation technologies; provide internal updates to ensure these are factored in at the preliminary design stage.   
  • Track commercial trends and provide internal updates.   
  • Produce regular reports on supply chain developments.
  • Help develop internal Procurement processes and procedures.
  • Undertake site visits where required.
Your profile
Your profile:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, supply chain, business management or related discipline.
  • Be curious about renewables and passionate about contributing towards a more sustainable future.
  • Have excellent organization skills, be thorough and with high attention to detail.  
  • Basic knowledge of engineering, organizational process modelling and legal fundamentals.
  • Willingness to learn and to participate in teamwork.
  • Valid driver's license for UK & Ireland.
About us

Elgin Energy is a full-service, utility scale, solar+storage platform bringing projects from origination through to energisation. Elgin is active across the project lifecycle from project origination through to construction management and operational asset management. The company has over 12GW of solar and storage projects across our three key markets of the UK, Australia, and Ireland.

As of 2022, Elgin Energy agreed to sell the UK’s largest solar PV transaction to date consisting of a portfolio of 12 projects with a combined capacity of 519MW of projects including 70MW of collocated energy storage capacity to Scottish Power Renewables (UK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global utility Iberdrola Group.

In 2021, Elgin Energy secured financing with Berenberg Green Energy Fund for the development of solar PV projects totalling 1.36GW in the UK and Ireland and also raised £25 million via Focus Capital Partners to fund its growth strategy across its core markets. In 2020, the company partnered, in separate transactions, with both Foresight Group and Metka-EGN in relation to two portfolios to deliver a total of 276MW of UK solar development projects and was successful with two Irish solar projects in Ireland’s first solar auction, RESS-1 – Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS). In addition to the above, Elgin Energy delivered 21 solar projects, totalling 230MW, before the UK Government’s Renewables Obligation (ROCs) scheme ended in 2017.

Elgin Energy works with long-term strategic partners to deliver projects to the energization and provides asset management services through their operational life. The company has expanded internationally over the last 14 years with a professional team of engineers, accountants, and lawyers located in its London, Dublin, and Sydney offices. Elgin has a 98% success rate through planning across all its markets.

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