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“Retained by a solar PV industry leader to find a trilingual finance professional, Taylor Hopkinson placed me in this C-level role. I would highly recommend them. Communication was excellent, and they came to Zurich to help close the deal. ”

CFO, Trina Solar

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Placing solar professionals since 2009

“Solar and Wind Energy continue to dominate the renewable energy capacity expansion across global markets, with solar accounting for 20% (98GW) of all new renewable energy installations last year. Forecasts for 2021 indicate >100GW of new solar capacity to be added – that is a lot of jobs!”

Sources: IRENA and IEA

We have been building relationships and recruiting talent in the solar sector for over 10 years. 

Some of our highlights

  • Placed solar professionals in 40 countries across the world.
  • We communicate fluently in 5 of our sector’s most prominent languages
    (English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, and German).
  • Industry knowledge and track record across the full value chain:
    Manufacturers, Developers, EPC companies, Utilities, O&M Providers, Asset Managers, Investors and Consultancies.
  • Amassed a candidate network across the entire project lifecycle, developed and refined over 10+ years in industry.
  • A dedicated Chinese team to manage our global client base of Chinese customers, with a track record of completing 100+ placements across 7 of the top 10 global solar PV module manufacturers.

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Our track record spans 40 countries

Our multilingual teams operate across our key markets in Europe, LATAM & Iberia, North America and Asia.

  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • Ukraine
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • USA
  • Panama
  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa

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Europe & Americas

Jamie Taylor

Director, Solar & Storage - Permanent

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Dove White

Managing Consultant - Permanent

Iberia & LATAM

Lucas Hofmann

Head of Iberia & LATAM - Permanent

 

Case study

Placing hard-to-find candidates

+ 30 appointments
Retained work
Trilingual requirement

We have been the recruitment partner of choice for Trina Solar globally for a number of years, placing +30 professionals across their offices in EMEA, APAC and LATAM.

We were retained to source and select a trilingual (Spanish, Mandarin and English) CFO for their newly acquired solar tracker systems company, Nclave.

This was a challenging role with a host of requirements – an uncommon languages portfolio, C-level exposure in finance, company acquisitions experience, and team management of both Spanish and Chinese colleagues.

However we successfully delivered a shortlist of 5 candidate profiles and ultimately secured a high calibre candidate to join the management team.

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