20
Jun

Head of Asset Management – Solar

Reference ID: HAM.1

The company is a world leading private solar IPP and innovator in PV solar energy and battery storage, specialising in the low-cost, high-quality solutions, are on the lookout for a Head of Asset Management.

ROLE

  • The Head of Asset Management will ensure optimal technical and financial performance of the groups solar PV plant portfolio, and will fulfil the role of Owner’s Representative in all PV solar plants built under the Group
  • The Head of Asset Management will be accountable to fulfil Owner’s requirements to any lenders & Equity share holders
  • Accountable to ensure the Group fulfils its obligations to Environmental, Regulatory & safety bodies in each market where applicable

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Remotely monitoring all plants SCADA to identify and address any issues immediately and reaching out to the specific site team to ensure there is a remediation plan in place
  • Managing various contracts such as land lease agreements, plant O & M, management service contracts, security & PPA
  • Management of EPC & O&M contracts and monitoring on site activities on day to day basis
  • Lead the wider Asset Management team in the various markets to ensure Asset Management are fulfilling all responsibilities and monitoring day to day activities
  • Accountable to maintain full record of all maintenance activities and action items/issues across all assets and track progress of same meticulously
  • Accountable for annual, quarterly and monthly performance reporting Vs key metrics for all assets
  • Responsible for developing asset management processes and standards for Solar PV to best international practice
  • Accountable for annual and quarterly financial budgeting i.e. Opex budgets
  • Accountable for monthly Energy Export Billing & collecting the payments
  • Co-ordination & manage visits to Owners, Owners Engineers, Lenders & Various 3rd party members to site
  • Manage all sub-contractors & or Vendor Management
  • Management of Site Administration – maintenance – records
  • Lead all Line managers, contract manager, Site manager & administrative manager and all their performance tasks

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Engineering in Electrical/Electronics/Power/Project Management
  • 5+ years of experience in Renewables in Solar or Wind
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Power-point and project
  • Highly self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Advanced Negotiation and execution skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Flexible to travel internationally at short notice

To apply for this job email your details to elaine@energy-africa-recruitment.com