System One Services Operations Manager in New York, New York

Operations ManagerNew York, NY

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Type:Contract

Category:Engineering

Compensation Range:60.00 - 73.00 Per Hour

Job ID:128796

Date Posted:05/17/2018

Title: Renewable Operations Manager

Location: New York

Reports to: Renewable COO

Responsibilities:

Position Summary

The Manager of Renewable Assets is responsible for the day to day management of our full portfolio of wind, hydro and solar assets, including operational performance, reporting, issue resolution and special projects. The role involves effective and close collaboration with plant management, shared service organizations and leadership throughout the renewable energy division and beyond. A successful candidate will leverage a combination of strong technical and business knowledge, as well as extensive experience in the renewable business to optimize operations, improve internal processes, and maximize financial performance of the assets. The manager will also contribute to evolution of the strategy for the renewable group and assist in evaluation and development of growth opportunities where required. The manager will demonstrate strong experience in analytics, including system-driven operational reporting and ad-hoc custom reporting, to develop and leverage insights to drive management decision making.

Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day management oversight for all operational matters in the renewable portfolio

  • Collaborate with local operations management and corporate support functions such as finance, legal, regulatory, health and safety, environmental, human resources, etc. to ensure strong coordination on all matters that require cross-functional coordination

  • Ensure that both regular and ad-hoc reporting is produced with high quality and in a timely manner

  • Use relevant metrics and evolve operational reporting to align with business objectives and growth of the company

  • Play an integral leadership role in key operational projects to improve efficiency and drive revenue growth

  • Drive continuous improvement based on a rigorous approach to failure analysis and proportional issue remediation

  • Participate in evaluation of growth opportunities and lead operational due diligence for new projects as needed

  • Play an important role in definition of strategy for the Renewables division, evaluate case studies, conduct analysis of opportunities for technical, procedural, and structural optimization

  • Assist in managing vendor relationships for key engagements

  • Ensure strong adherence to internal processes, document management and control, management of operations data and records

  • Work effectively across multiple geographies and time zones

  • Manage multiple ongoing programs with competing deadlines

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related or technical field with relevant experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in asset management or general management for renewable assets, including wind, solar and hydro

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Effective communication skills in English, both verbal and written

  • Strong knowledge of technological platforms, data analytics, operational reporting

  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel and excellent knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrable ability to create management reports and presentations for senior audience

  • Strong and proven management skill-set, including organization, facilitation and planning and presentation skills

  • Effective multi-tasking, ability to manage to tight deadlines

  • Ability to work efficiently on individual assignments as well as on teams

  • Unwavering commitment to high standards in health and safety

  • Project management experience and/or formal qualifications a plus

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Power BI a plus

  • Knowledge of Portuguese, Spanish, Italian or Russian a plus

Travel Requirements:

Approximately 20-30%

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