Solar O&M Manager

South East
Industry Sector:
Solar Jobs, PV Jobs, Energy Jobs
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Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Please see job description
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Start Date:
Allen & York
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Solar O&M Manager


* To build and lead a team in order to safely, effectively and efficiently manage the operation, maintenance and performance optimisation of a portfolio of customer owned solar PV assets.
* Current portfolio consists of 18 contracts totaling 60MWp across 1,200 sites - ranging from 2.5kW school rooftops to 4.9MWp ground mount installations.
* Increase the current portfolio of commercial and industrial customers.

The Role

* HSE Compliance - Implement a generative / proactive HSE approach to your team's operations in line with industry best practice.
* Compliance with legislation and company policies and process for the safe operation of our assets.
* Deliver against department target achieve the agreed revenue / margin forecast for each project and maintain department opex in line with forecast and plan.
* Protect against contract damages (availability and PR) for each contract.
* Ensure repeat and add-on business through delivering great service and lead on securing new business.
* Supporting wider growth and development of DE&P including maximising opportunities for aligning of operations, sharing resource and standardising best practice
* Inspire and develop your team ensuring there are adequate resources, including contingency arrangements, to run the business and meet our customer commitments
* Member of the UK&I O&M leadership team
* Responsible for ensuring monitoring and reporting individual and portfolio contract performance against KPIs for HSE, quality, cost and time.
* Day-to-day management of a team including account manager, resource planner and solar PV engineers, ensuring adherence to safety requirements at all time.
* Determining common causes of lost production and identifying performance improvement opportunities
* Identifying maintenance requirements, scheduling resources, safely managing work control and reporting on completed work
* Producing O&M plans in accordance with contract, manufacturer’s requirements and good industry practice
* Managing customer and supplier relationships and equipment warranties
* Ensuring client invoicing and supplier payment is carried out correctly

The Person

* Expert knowledge of the solar operation and maintenance business
* Strong leadership and team building and management experience
* Experience of working in commercial organisations delivering services to customers
* Relevant industry qualification and accreditation
* Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively with both internal and external personnel at various levels of seniority
* Commercial acumen with excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Assimilating key information from complicated documentation and distilling down into key deliverables.

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