Senior Asset Manager

Posted 02 March 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameJessica Brisley

Job description

​Opportunity to join a leading independent power producer with over 11GW of projects in development. The international business - backed by a leading investment group are seeking a asset manager with strong financial and commercial skills to support the European solar portfolio, based in Madrid.

The Role:

  • Managing the budgeting process with regular forecast updates and review of funding drawdowns for the construction assets. Setting up management reporting with the relevant KPIs

  • Setting up standard management accounting templates and processes for assets in construction and operation and coordinating the delivery across different jurisdictions.

  • Accounting and tax compliance reporting obligations - Support/Control the various OSPs in Financial Statements production and tax compliance

  • Supporting PPA contracts management, with a particular focus on revenue collection and reporting compliance

  • Work closely with all Technical Portfolio Managers, as well as the management team to take responsibility for the portfolio.

  • Be able to complete site visits to ensure installations meet the correct quality, technical specifications and built to the agreed design. Be able to review and comment on plant lay-outs, designs and yield calculations. Assist during commissioning and PAC process.

  • Oversight of response to non-routine operational issues occurring at sites (material equipment failure etc) with the aim of maximising production across the portfolio.

  • Oversight contract management – ensuring that all services required by the O&M or EPC contracts are actioned accordingly o Responsible of the negotiation of O&M contracts.

  • Negotiation of commercial settlements to contractual disputes. Management of EPC claims, negotiation with EPCs following commissioning. Management of insurance claims processing.

  • Stakeholder management: Building and managing relationships with external stakeholder and key counterparties responsible for the operation of the projects across the portfolio with a view to achieving the best commercial outcomes for the equity investors.

The Individual:

  • A good balance of commercial, business and technical skills

  • Experience in PV and wind technology.

  • Contract literacy, i.e. ability/willingness to read key commercial contracts and understand risk allocation and two way obligations between parties (e.g. EPC contract, O&M contract, Debt Facility Agreement, etc.)

  • Relevant or transferable degree.