O&M Account Manager

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Across solar, wind and bioenergy, at BayWa r.e. we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, how it can be stored and how it can be best used to enable the global energy transition that is essential to the future of the planet.  Every day we are working hard to actively shape the future of energy in a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

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.

About the role
To support our team at BayWa r.e. Operation Services Ltd. – a subsidiary of BayWa r.e. AG – which is responsible for project planning for photovoltaic power plants, we are looking with immediate effect for an Account Manager - O&M Asset Manager in our Milton Keynes Office.  

Your Responsibilities

  • Take overall ownership for our portfolio of solar PV assets, ensuring successful  delivery of the BayWa r.e. contracted scope of services
  • Management – Responsible for the direct management of the O&M Asset Management Team in the UK.
  • Customer Relations – First point of escalation for site owners, supporting in the operational resolution of high level faults, ensuring they are dealt with promptly and to the highest standards
  • Contract Management – ensure the profitable management of all contracts and agreements associated with the portfolio, ensuring that all requirements and obligations are met.
  • Support –  Support the Directors, the Head of Asset Management, and the other senior managers in ensuring that the company operates in compliance with the BayWa r.e. operational guidelines (in particular, SHEQ) and that it delivers excellent service quality to its customers and stakeholders.
  • Digitalisation – ensure the implementation of all required processes, tools and systems to allow for digital transformation.
  • Contractor Management – responsible for overall contractor performance, ensuring all obligations are met as well as defining and measuring KPI’s.
  • Business Development – provide input on the operational scope of tenders and support in negotiations with potential and existing clients

What You Bring

  • Education – Degree qualified in Engineering, Project Management or other relevant discipline; consideration will be given to those without but with significant experience in a similar role
  • Experience – extensive experience of Asset Management for solar assets or similar technologies
  • Industry Knowledge – understanding of solar technology, solar farm operations, SCADA systems and UK HSE legislation
  • Contract Management – Proven track record with managing contracts; able to read, understand and enforce contracts effectively
  • Commercial Management – excellent commercial insight for assessing key milestones for projects
  • Communication – customer orientated with the ability to effectively communicate and negotiate at all levels, both written and verbally with outstanding attention to detail
  • Personality – Able to remain composed and professional under pressure, keeping a positive outlook and being able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Leadership- strong leadership with a proven track record of leading projects and teams to successful results
  • Management – experience as a line manager for a team of direct reports
  • Drivers Licence – due to the natural of the role there is a requirement for a valid licence

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 

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk
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