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Job ID 15865
Onshore Wind,Solar,Storage
Permanent
England

We have been exclusively retained by a leading renewable energy IPP (independent power producer) to source a Managing Director for their UK Services business, which provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) to >1GW of renewable energy projects throughout the UK & Ireland. This role will have the full responsibility for all operational and strategic aspects in a highly dynamic market and will progress the ambitious growth targets set by the company.

The company have locations in 28 countries, with over 3,000 people working and collaborating across the world to help shape the future of the energy sector. Our client offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy and wind plants globally, with this executive level role leading and scaling their UK entity.

Responsibilities:

  • You will oversee general control and management of the Company's business
  • You will have a particular lead responsibility for the ongoing technical, operational, business development, compliance, and customer service business
  • You will serve the Company well and faithfully to the best of their abilities, promoting, developing, extending, and protecting its interests and reputation
  • You will lead, develop, and mentor a team of >100 FTE's and scale this in line with market and portfolio growth
  • You will devote the whole working time, attention, and ability to the duties
  • You will respect rules, procedures, and regulations of the Company
  • You will comply with all reasonable and lawful requests, instructions, and directions given by the Board
  • You will keep the Board regularly and fully informed of ongoing activities and any relevant corporate opportunities/ transactions
  • You will be available for tasks related to the other Group activities as may be requested by the Board

Candidate:

  • University degree, preferably in a technical, economic, or environmental discipline
  • Outstanding knowledge in the UK asset management/ O&M market for renewable energies (preferably PV and onshore wind)
  • Thorough knowledge of general renewable energy market players, trends, challenges, and opportunities is a benefit
  • Proven experience as Managing Director or other directorship position (commercial/ financial/ legal/ technical) within the renewable energy/ green technology service business
  • A capable executive with experience in scaling headcount and business growth
  • Experienced in corporate law, negotiation, transaction and project management best practices with proven track record in the renewable energy project and/or service business
  • Demonstrable experience in developing strategic and detailed financial business plans
  • Extensive and excellent experience in leadership and people management, being a natural coach and inspiring example to improve the strengths and motivation of team members at different levels
  • Self-starter with outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities as well as transaction and execution capabilities
  • Pro-active and entrepreneurial attitude combined with strict compliance with the Company's policies and guidelines
  • Understanding the importance of digital solutions in a complex business environment and being able to communicate and implement an ambitious digitalization strategy
  • Confident communicator with solid interpersonal skills allowing to lead a medium sized to large team (~100 employees), building and maintaining relationships with clients, suppliers, other market players, further stake holders and international internal teams of the Group
  • Intercultural awareness and proven cross-cultural management experience
  • Ability to remain composed and professional under pressure, keeping a positive outlook
  • Fluency in English is mandatory (both spoken and written)

Package:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme


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