Head of Portfolio

Posted 16 November 2022
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameBen Noctor

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are working with a sustainability led investment management client that manage a diverse portfolio of projects across the UK, Europe and Australia across all forms of renewable energy and waste projects, as well as battery storage, reserve power and interconnectors. In addition, they operate transport business, social infrastructure, broadband and natural capital. The Head of Portfolio will lead on all technical and commercial performance aspects of the asset management function across the Infrastructure Division.


  • the Infrastructure Division’s Portfolio Team, which primarily consists of commercial managers and engineers across different geographies with deep experience in the relevant sectors.

  • for the operational performance of the infrastructure operational portfolio, ensuring that the technical and operational performance of all assets meets or exceeds the investment case, and implementing suitable rectification plans where this is not the case.

  • the construction process of portfolio assets through in terms of schedule and budget, with the support of the Construction Management team.

  • and delivery of optimisation activities at project and portfolio level to maximise investor returns.

  • and implement performance monitoring indicators and risk management processes

  • adequacy of portfolio management software

  • for setting HSE policies and respective compliance across the portfolio.

  • operational contracts’ management and, in conjunction with the Infrastructure Division Head of Finance, managing and resolving commercial disputes on behalf of the clients funds and investors.

  • Representing the clients funds’ and investors’ interests by sitting as Investor Director on the Boards of selected investee companies.

  • reporting to investors on all operational aspects of the portfolio.

  • and keeping up to date with changes in regional legislation, industry policies, and government support schemes as relevant to the portfolio.

  • contributing to the overall performance of the Infrastructure Team

  • contributing to the senior leadership of the Infrastructure Team.

Skills and Experience required:

  • to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities

  • experience in infrastructure asset management, with particular focus in renewable energy and/or waste management in the UK and internationally.

  • deep technical knowledge of all the multiple technologies in the portfolio.

  • deep understanding of the economics of all or most of the various sectors and technologies in the portfolio.

  • minimum 15 years’ relevant experience.

  • of managing teams of technical and commercial professionals across multiple geographies and time zones.

  • astute: able to negotiate key commercial agreement and resolve complex contractual disputes with major international counterparties.

Please feel free to reach out to me on the following email address: ben.noctor@greenrecruitmentcompany.com