Recrutements au Sénégal

GRIPS Energy recrute 01 Project Engineer – Renewable energies

GRIPS Energy recrute 01 Project Engineer – Renewable energies

About the Job

Keen to devote your career to fighting climate change and pushing renewable energies in Africa ? Ready to pull up your sleeves and make a difference in developing and realising SDG-focused projects? We are currently looking for a Project Engineer (f/m/x) based at our Dakar office, Senegal to support our activities in Senegal and neighbouring countries.  We are are searching for someone who is experienced and knowledgeable in renewable energies, dynamic, independent, and able to communicate in a clear and engaging manner.

You will:

  • Collect and assess technical needs of our customers
  • Conduct site visits and project evaluations
  • Prepare technical layouts, design, and simulations of renewable energy systems
  • Provide the technical base for costing, offers, and cooperate with the team to create striking project proposals
  • Provide your technical know-how and support to the sales team
  • Supervise implementation of Grips Energy projects and act as the “owners Engineer”
  • Manage the construction schedule of Grips Energy projects
  • Report to the Country Manager Senegal
  • Align closely with the Head of Engineering and the Grips Energy global Project & Engineering Team

The ideal candidate should have/be:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • 2-years plus of professional experience
  • Experience in Project Development, Project Management
  • Full professional proficiency in French, fluent English (B1/B2)
  • Knowledge of the frame conditions of the Senegalese Electricity Code
  • Experience in PV Simulation Software
  • Experience in the design of wiring diagrams
  • Excellent Excel and MS Office skills
  • Experience with Autocad and/or E-Plan is a strong plus
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Solutions focused, strong problem-solving, analytical and research skills
  • Proactive, commercial approach, entrepreneurial
  • Flexible and open to perform multiple tasks in the organisation
  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment with no rigid hierarchy

Why us:

  • Flexible role in an expanding, highly motivated and qualified team
  • Opportunities for professional growth in an international context
  • Multicultural, open business environment
  • Flexibility: Flat hierarchies, short lines of communication, flexible working hours
  • Purpose: contribute to achieving the UN SDGs and scale renewable energy supply where it really matters

Other information:

  • Role location: Dakar, Senegal
  • Workplace: Our headquarters in Sotrac Mermoz
  • Employment type: Full time
  • This role could require overseas travel including overnight stays
  • Candidate is required to have the legal right to work in Senegal without sponsorship/ visa implications

Please send your resume and cover letter to


GRIPS develops renewable and hybrid energy solutions by financing, implementing, and operating sustainable power systems for our customers in emerging countries and areas where energy supplies are unreliable or expensive. Our goal is to reduce CO2 emissions and foster economic growth in parts of the world where we can really make a difference by making renewable energies affordable and easy to finance.


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