O&M Portfolio Manager

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Work experience
  • Commercial professions (other)
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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 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.

About the role

We are looking for an O&M Portfolio Manager;  Solar PV to take overall ownership for a portfolio of ground mount solar pv plants, ensuring that all O&M works are undertaken in accordance with the agreed contractual scope.

What You Will Do

  • Take overall ownership for a portfolio of ground mount solar pv plants and ensuring that all O&M works are undertaken in accordance with the agreed contractual scope,
  • Monitoring –  Use monitoring software to monitor the sites on a daily basis and organise appropriate responses to site and system issues,
  • Contract Management – management of preventative maintenance plans, ensuring that all requirements, obligations and warranty provisions are met,
  • Operations Management –  Liaise with in-house LV and HV teams, subcontractors and third parties to manage the work calendar of the O&M teams, including both corrective and preventative maintenance,
  • Fault Analysis –  Manage (open/close/update) fault tickets, keeping to contractual obligations and response times,
  • Contractor Management – measuring internal performance, ensuring all obligations are met,
  • HSEQ –  Implement H&S best practices, including raising Work Orders and arranging Site Inductions, and ensure that all activities are carried out under the approved UK HSE system, including CDM regulations
  • Performance Calculations – manage and produce monthly, annual and adhoc reports for external stakeholders, including Performance and Availability Calculations
  • Internal KPIs – manage and report to the Account Manager the weekly status for contract deliverables, including reporting, performance calculations and maintenance updates. .

What You Bring

  • Education – Degree qualified; consideration will be given to those without but with significant experience in a similar role
  • Experience – a minimum of 1 years previous experience with Asset Management of 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
  • Analysis – attention to detail, able to manipulate and assess data to see patterns and trends
  • Communication – customer orientated with the ability to effectively communicate and negotiate at all levels, both written and verbally
  • Personality – Naturally well prepared, logical thinker who is organised and able to deal with competing priorities, manage a diverse workload and meet targets and deadlines
  • IT Skills – highly proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office packages with excellent excel skills
  • 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
  • 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 job offer, please get in contact with us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk
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