O&M Solar Analyst

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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.

About the role
To support our team at BayWa r.e. Operation Services Ltd. – a subsidiary of BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH – we are looking with immediate effect for a Solar Analyst.

What You Will Do

  • Take ownership and support the Asset Management team for their 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 in order to compile the monthly/annual availability reports and in order to complete ad hoc performance analysis requests.
  • Contract Management – Support the Asset Management team to ensure delivery of preventative maintenance plans, ensuring that all requirements, obligations and warranty provisions are met,
  • 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 by the contractual deadlines.
  • Internal KPIs – manage and report to the Lead Asset Manager the weekly status for contract deliverables, including reporting, performance calculations and maintenance updates.

What You Bring

  • Education – Degree qualified not essential, and consideration will be given to those without but with significant experience in a similar role or who have transferrable skills. This individual must have great common sense and be able to effectively work in a hybrid role.
  • Experience – a minimum of 1 years previous experience with Asset Management of solar assets or similar technologies would be ideal.
  • Industry Knowledge – understanding of solar technology, solar farm operations, SCADA systems and UK HSE legislation would be ideal.
  • Analysis – this is a fundamental skill that is required to fulfil this role. Attention to detail, able to manipulate and assess data to see patterns and trends
  • Communication – Have 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 and the ability to learn other digital platforms quickly.
  • 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?

You matter to us
At BayWa r.e. we are fully committed to fostering equity and inclusion and embrace the diversity, of all our people, both present and those yet to join us!

We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, social-, cultural-, or ethnic-background, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. We are dedicated to being an equal opportunity employer for all by providing an inclusive environment free of discrimination or harassment.

We genuinely care about every candidate's experience during the recruitment process and are here to provide support where we can. If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments while applying, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk


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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