Senior Technical Project Manager

Job Description

The Senior Technical Project Manager Thermal Projects (STPM TP) leads the technical development of large power projects in Asia, Middle East and Africa region (AMEA). The STPM TP will focus on greenfield gas power projects (OCGT and CCGT) and PPA gas power extensions projects. He may from time to time also be involved in Hydrogen and Battery Energy Storage projects.

Reporting line

The TPM TP reports to the Head of Engineering and Technical Support, Africa, Middle-East and Asia (AMEA).

Job responsibility

  • Contributes to project technical definition at an early development stage.
  • Manages the selection of technologies, configuration analysis, production estimates, availability, outages, and evaluation of innovative technology solutions.
  • Manages/Reviews all project related studies during bidding/development phase till hand-over to execution: pre-feasibility studies (if any), feasibility studies (if any), ESIA studies…
  • Leads the qualification, selection and management of technical consultants: Bid Technical Advisor,
  • Owners’ Engineer, Lenders’ Technical Advisors, ESIA Consultant…
  • Leads the technical development and documentation of the contractual agreements during development/bidding and negotiation stage: EPC, PPA, electricity connection agreement, LTPRA, LTSA, O&M Contracts etc…
  • Manages the technical mark up and proposed deviations (if any) of bidding documents.
  • Contributes to the technical qualification of EPC Contractors
  • Manages the main equipment supplier’s selection with the EPC contractor.
  • Animates and manages several technical review meetings with the EPC contractor to optimize the plant design.
  • Proposes and defines technical-commercial optimizations with the contractor(s).
  • Prepares the technical related part of the project execution and operation.
  • Prepares all Construction technical and O&M related documents for the proposal/bid: EPC Term sheet and/or EPC Contract, O&M Term Sheet and/or contract, OM organization chart, including Guarantees and testing procedures, O&M philosophy…
  • Develops and manages the full O&M budget
  • Liaises with the lenders and the Lender’s Engineer for the establishment of their due diligence report prior to Financial Close.
  • Manages internal approval process (for Bid submission including Construction, Technical and O&M) until Financial Close.
  • Support the negotiations with the contractors.
  • Punctually provides support to construction and operation activities.
  • Prepares the technical hand-over for execution stage.
  • Ensures experience capitalization and REX integration.
  • Performs Technology watch.
  • Frequent travels.


  • Engineering degree, with a minimum of 15 years of experience.
  • Experience in projects technical development.
  • Experience in bid preparation.
  • Experience in thermal gas projects (preferably CCGT).
  • Experience in using Thermoflow software.
  • Experience in preparing and negotiating contractual documents: WPA, PPA, PWPA, EPC, EPCM, subcontractors, O&M, LTSA, LTPRA, consultants’ contracts…
  • Experienced in interfacing with BD team, legal team, finance team, construction team, operation team.
  • Experience in battery energy storage system, hydrogen, desalination or solar is a plus.
  • Experience within ENGIE Group is a plus.
  • Organized, rigorous, ability to step back.
  • Inter-functional, intercultural and interpersonal facilitation skills.
  • Ability to listen, lead and convince in a non-hierarchical position.
  • High negotiation capability maintaining a balance between assertiveness and flexibility.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Languages: fluent English. Arab or French is a plus.