Head of Operations - Solar PV Development
- Spearhead the end-to-end project delivery process, ensuring timely completion and adherence to quality standards
- Oversee project teams, contractors, and partners to guarantee seamless collaboration and achievement of project milestones
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency and optimize project outcomes
- To successfully negotiate the intricacies of Solar PV development, including but not limited to system design, engineering, and implementation, make use of technical skills
- As the technical teams work on projects, take the lead and provide guidance to ensure that they are innovative and in line with industry best practises
Permitting and Stakeholder Management:
- Manage the permitting process, liaising with regulatory bodies, landowners, and other stakeholders to secure necessary approvals
- Foster positive relationships with landowners, contractors, Distribution System Operators (DSOs), and Transmission System Operators (TSOs)
- Determine any hazards and create preventative measures to lessen them to guarantee project success and adherence to pertinent laws
- Throughout the course of the project, monitor risk indicators and put strong risk management procedures into place
Project Visibility and People Management:
- In later stages of development, keep a thorough record of the project status, timetables, and important milestones
- Lead and manage project teams with efficacy, offering direction, encouragement, and mentorship to guarantee project success and peak performance
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Renewable Energy, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
- Proven experience in solar PV project development with a focus on operations, technical management, and risk mitigation.
- Strong understanding of permitting processes, land acquisition, and stakeholder management.
- Familiarity with DSOs and TSOs regulations and coordination.
- Excellent project management skills with a track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
- Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively manage teams and build collaborative relationships.
- Very good level of German & English language skills