Operation Manager (Sweden)

Business Sectors: Onshore Wind
Sectors: , Employment Type: Permanent Country: Sweden

International energy developer to recruit an Operation Manager to supervise the operation and manage the transition of a large Swedish onshore wind farm. 

The position is based in Stockholm, Sweden with significant time spent on site (up to 50%).


You will be the head of the project under operation and will have to ensure its best operation in terms of production, acceptance, and safety.

Project Management:

Take over the operation and manage the transition from construction to phase 1 (60 turbines) and then to full operation (180 turbines).

  • Ensure good operation of the wind farm and implement  best wind industry standard management practices.
  • Overall management responsibility for subcontractors including O&M providers, consultants, third party asset management providers etc.
  • Understand and master the regulatory context of renewable energy projects in Sweden/
  • As required create, review, manage and control both regional department and OPEX budgets.
  • Manage all operational, technical and market contract requirements such as reporting and compliance.
  • Identify and manage any required local framework agreements with suppliers/consultants to ensure smooth operation of the windfarm
  • Ensure that all information is communicated in a clear, timely and effective manner.
  • Act as the decision maker for urgent on-site matters, in-line with company principles.
  • Representative of the company with local representatives

Team Management:

  • Set-up, organise and manage the Swedish operations team comprising site managers and asset managers.
  • Report to HQ Engineering and O&M team regarding supervision, performance and knowledge sharing.
  • Interface with other departments of the company such as HR, commercial & contracting, legal, financial.

QHSE rules and  implementation:

  • Ensure site compliance with all regulation and building permit conditions.
  • Ensure site rule and procedure are in place and enforced.
  • Strive to implement and maintain highest possible health and safety standards throughout construction and operation.


  • Bachelor or Master degree with demonstrable experience in the field of renewable energy operation.
  • Possess strong and broad management capabilities, site knowledge and always work for the best interest of your company.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet pressure deadlines.
  • Strong communicative and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent team player, goal-orientated, dynamic with the skill to motivate others successfully.
  • Fluent in English and Swedish.
  • Must possess a valid driving licence.

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Matthew McGarvey

Matthew McGarvey

+44 141 559 6160