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Asset Manager - Solar - Hertfordshire

Asset Manager - Solar - Hertfordshire

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    35000 - 50000

  • Contact:

    Harry Davies

  • Contact email:

    harry.davies@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Harry Davies

The Opportunity 

The is a unique opportunity for a outgoing and confident professioanl to joing a UK-based  technical  and  commercial  consultancy  focused  on  the  energy sector. 

You will be resposnible for manageing a portfolio of energy assets for third party investors in addition to performing transaction support, due diligence work and also developing new energy assets. 

A large part of this work will be leading on Solar O&M tenders on behalfof key investment clients across the sector. It is therefore essetnial that you are commerically minded alongside having an in depth technical understanding of technical performance and efficiency across Solar porftolios. 

The Role

  • Effective and efficient  delivery  of the  obligations  within  the  Asset  Management  Agreements  for  one  or more  portfolios  of energy assets, optimising their yield and placing the owner’s interests at the centre of all decision making 
  • Lead the Asset Management team and will report directly to the Directors. 
  • work for external clients under Due Diligence or Transactional Support contracts. 
  • Managing  commercial  agreements  and  the  compliance  of  SPVs  and contractors with their contractual obligations including: 
    • Power purchase agreements and FIT agreements 
    • Ofgem subsidy process 
    • Insurance policies and management of claims 
    • Meter operator agreements 
    • Import electricity agreements 
    • Lease agreements and lease payments 
    • Loan Agreements 
    • Asset Management Agreements 
    • Operation & Maintenance contract tenders & management 
  • Coordination  of  the  formal  reporting  investors  by  liaising  with  the  internal  and  external teams to collate the required information 
  • Relationship Management with third party owners 
  • Preparation of the annual operating budgets
  • Act as regulatory and electricity market expert within the Asset Management team 
  • Lead tendering and procurement activities with support of external advisers as appropriate 
  • Manage the offsite relationship with the landlords and/or residents and other community relations 

The Person 

Prospective candidates should be educated to degree level in an engineering or technical discipline and be able to provide evidence of being / having: 
  • 5+ years of track record demonstrating ability to  manage commercial agreements in the energy industry with a focus on electrical engineering. This will include experience of setting and managing budgets •
  • A detailed understanding of the UK grid (EHV, HV and LV) and connection to it 
  • An excellent knowledge of the UK electricity market, including having contacts with market players, experience of subsidy mechanisms and the relevant administrative processes, and clear understanding of the regulatory principles of the UK market 
  • Strong   interpersonal   skills,   able   to   build   rapport   quickly   and   develop   long-term relationships with all stakeholder groups. 
  • Excellent  communication  skills  and  the  ability  to  engage  with  all  stakeholder  groups including suppliers, contractors and clients 
  • Professionalism, the ability to understand and manage client expectations and deliver high quality service.
  • A detail focused approach to work with an understanding of how to set the bar high and exceed that mark 
  • A  robust  and  resilient  character  with  the  ability  to  work  at  speed  while  procuring  the necessary information to complete their tasks 
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision when interfacing with stakeholders but also able  to  work  with  all  members  of  the  Group  and  external client teams to implement initiatives and optimise performance