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Commercial Operations Manager - Biomass

Commercial Operations Manager - Biomass

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Energy Recovery

  • Salary:

    Dependant on Experience

  • Contact:

    Jack Breuer

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Jack Breuer

Role Overview

  • This leadership role comes with its own specific responsibilities separate from the Assistant Manager role – prioritising optimum & efficient running of the Biomass power plant/business.
  • High-level operations of the Biomass Plant and all the planning and compliance that this requires.
  • The role requires a global view of the business from Budgeting and Planning, Operational Issues, Feedstock Sourcing, Digestate Agreements and Capital Projects.
  • The role will also be responsible for optimising the Biomass Plant operations in terms of feeding plans and biological management ensuring a healthy and profitable operation.
  • Compliance forms a cornerstone of the role as we are in a highly regulated industry and the consequences of any breach can have a very negative impact on the business.
  • A significant amount of data is collected throughout the processes. 
  • The role will require that this data is timely and accurate and then analysed and reported correctly.
  • A clear commercial understanding of a biomass business is critical for success in the position.
  • The entire team is the responsibility of the Commercial Operations Manager in terms of training requirements, welfare and any disciplinary issues.


Summary of Responsibilities

·       Compliance with H & S policies and Codes of Practice across all aspects of the site and operations

·       Business Planning and Annual Budgeting

·       Commercial management and reporting (in conjunction with Finance)

·       Feedstock sourcing and relationship management

·       Developing and managing the feeding plans

·       Monitoring and controlling the Plant

·       Management of waste disposal and processing

·       Compliance across all regulatory bodies including Reporting, Audits and Inspections

·       Maximisation of earning potential

·       Ownership of Capital Projects

·       General Risk Management

·       Date Management and Collection

·       Data and KPI Reporting