Commercial Solar Manager

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Commercial Solar Manager

BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

We are looking to hire a Commercial Solar Manager based from our Milton Keynes office. 

What You Will Do

  • Thoroughly understand all our contractual obligations regarding solar across each portfolio.
  • Support the Department Lead, Head of Commercial and Legal with contractual issues across solar.
  • Support the Lead TAMs with contractual issues.
  • Support Department Lead with any breach notices received from the clients and attend meetings.
  • Be the interface between Finance and the Asset Managers. Making sure all aged debtors are resolved, all invoices are raised and paid, any outstanding invoices are chased and paid.
  • Support legal and Department Lead with third party contracts/frameworks/agreements.
  • Support the Head of Commercial and Department Lead solar with tenders
  • Support Asset Managers/clients with warranty claims.
  • Represent the business at industry network events

What You Bring

  • Degree in a technical, Legal or Commercial field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience, of which at least 2 years in the UK large scale solar industry.
  • Extensive experience of service contracts and the underlying technical, commercial and legal provisions.
  • Proven negotiator and team player.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively manage a range of priorities.
  • Structured approach and methodical working style.
  • Able to remain composed and professional under pressure, keeping a positive outlook.
  • Able to work autonomously and also as part of a team.
  • Able to suggest improvements to existing processes and implement new processes.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • 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
  • Hybrid Working 

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the role, please get in contact with our HR Department:
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