Engineering Director - APAC

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Bangkok
  • Executive Middle Management
  • Engineer
  • Technical occupations (other)
  • Published: 2020-06-22

From its offices in Bangkok, BayWa r.e. realises renewable energy projects (solar, wind projects, and solar distribution) in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, Australia and across the APAC region. Our local team of experts brings with them countless years of experience and knowledge of regional markets.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Bangkok and are currently looking for an Engineering Director - APAC:

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead our engineering teams based in our regional offices in Melbourne, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Tokyo and in our regional head office in Bangkok.

  • Report to the regional APAC management in Bangkok.

  • Manage the detailed design of electrical and structural components of solar and onshore wind systems in the APAC region.

  • Lead the technical development of projects including managing conceptual design, EPC design review, OEM evaluation, wind/solar resources, yield analysis etc.

  • Coordinate and manage 3rd party technical advisors in relation to renewable power projects.

  • Assist and/or lead in commercial contractual agreement negotiations, EPC contracts, O&M agreements, Project Finance, PPA’s, term sheets etc. – with technical input

  • Manage and control the construction teams in the countries.

  • Screen the market and maintain relationships regarding available wind and solar technology providers and contractors.

  • Work closely with our supply chain management teams.

  • Work closely with our multinational project management teams in the region to secure a successful implementation of our project across the region.

YOUR SKILLS:

  • Electrical, Mechanical and/or Civil Engineering degree with significant Solar and/or Wind experience.

  • Male or female, Thai or any other foreign nationality.

  • At least 10 years of working experience in construction or design of Solar or wind power plants or at least 15 years’ experience in design of conventional Power Plants.

  • 10 years of team management experience with a focus on multinational teams.

  • Proficiency in CAD and/or GIS design tools are required.

  • Proficiency in Windfarmer / Windpro or similar industry standard design tools are a plus

  • Proficiency in PVSYST and Helios are a plus.

  • Excellent understanding of solar and wind power system construction procedures.

  • Excellent English communication skills: written and verbal  (other languages are of advantage). Thai language is a plus for foreign applicants.

  • Team management skills are essential and he/she should be able to effectively manage and mentor the engineering teams based in multiple locations throughout the APAC region.

  • Able to act on own initiative.

  • Strong interpersonal, prioritizing, and time management skills.

  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently across Asia to facilitate project needs.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • Provident fund

  • Performance bonus

  • Vacations

  • Health-Life insurance

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Manager/Specialist (HR)
  • Ms. Sirinan Teppaitoon
  • +66-2-020-5756
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