Technical Asset Manager - Solar PV

Recruiter
Igloo3 Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£45k - £55k pa + benefits
Posted
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Asset Manager - Solar PV, London, UK; competitive package, likely in range of £45,000 - £55,000 + benefits

About the opportunity

One of the UK's top investment and asset management firms, operating in the low-carbon sector, is looking for newest addition to their team in light of their growing market presence.

The company is embarking on an exciting period of expansion and will be growing their portfolio of operational projects with the addition of several hundred MWs, so this is a great opportunity to join them at key point in their trajectory.

About the role

We are on the lookout for an experienced Asset Manager to join the technical department of the company and manage the technical and operational status of a portfolio of plants.

You will be responsible for monitoring the performance, system efficiency and overall production of the plants; you'll liaise closely with junior analysts in order to produce frequent reports in front of investors, clients and shareholders.

Furthermore, you will also have to monitor any relevant payments, and will also liaise with the finance team for relevant profit & loss and cash flow forecasts. You will also attend meetings with clients so a degree of commercial savvy is key.

About the person

The right candidate will be an experienced and qualified engineer (Electrical/Mechanical), with at least 3 years of technical experience in solar PV, ideally having managed already constructed plants.

Strong understanding of the technical specifications of large scale solar is a must, as well as general knowledge on how the plants function, and what problems their might encounter in their lifecycle.

Finally, a certain degree of financial acumen will be a strong benefit, as you will be able to calculate and analyse the commercial profitability of the plants, and follow this with reports to respective stakeholders.

Essentials

- BEng - Electrical or Mechanical
- 3+ years of solar PV experience
- Strong technical knowledge of solar PV
- Understating of asset management processes
- IT Skills - MS Office; CRM
- Knowledge of FiTs, ROCs, CFDs
- PVSyst and AutoCAD
- Excellent communication skills
- Eligible to work in the UK

Desirables

- Second language - Italian, French, Spanish
- Knowledge of other low-carbon tech
- Advanced financial knowledge

Remuneration

A competitive salary package is on offer for the right candidate, likely to be in the range of £45,000 to £55,000 based on experience.