Head of Operations - Solar PV Development

Munich, Germany (Hybrid)


Project Delivery:

  • 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

Technical Management:

  • 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)

Risk Management:

  • 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

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    Sonny Tovey
    Director & Head of Global CleanTech

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