Asset Manager

Operations · Paris, FR
Department Operations
Employment Type Permanent - Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Main Function & Scope

Reporting into the SEPM, this role will be accountable for managing the relationship with Ventient’s third party asset manager and ensuring the correct supervision, management and performance of our France and Belgium portfolio (459MW). This role will have direct responsibility for representing Ventient’s Asset Management interests, while interfacing with various stakeholders, both internal and external.

Will be a member of the Team managed by the SEPM with the responsibility for the assets located in Spain, France and Belgium. His participation may be occasionally required for the support of the other countries.

 

 

This role will lead the operational strategy of pro-active maintenance within the region, focusing on delivery of safe optimal technical and commercial performance, with particular attention on the Ecotectnica EC0100.


Key Responsibilities


Third Party and Contractor Management

  • Leading and managing third party managers on a day-to-day basis, to deliver a high standard of performance
  • Ensure that our third-party managers are fulfilling their contractual obligations to deliver strong operational performance and safe and reliable operations through:
    • Monitoring delivery of the key actions ongoing with O&M contractors
    • Site visits and audits with the Asset Manager and O&M contractor to ensure fulfilment of contractual obligations and gain assurance on the operational integrity of our fleet
    • Analysis of operational data to review performance and help identify areas for improvement, working with the third-party manager and where appropriate utilising specialist support within Ventient to deliver the results
    • Acting as the central point of contact for operational matters in France & Belgium for Ventient, working with colleagues to deliver Ventient’s goals on availability, HSE, ESG and improving the long-term value of the portfolio
    • Working with the third party manager to ensure that Ventient have a full record of all key contracts, technical data and design information


Stakeholder Management

  • Providing leadership for Ventient on Stakeholder Management in France & Belgium, and, developing a database of all key stakeholders for each of the wind farms, and Ventient’s obligations to be fulfilled
  • Acting as the central point of contact for Ventient with regards to any on-going claims or disputes, ensuring that these are resolved quickly in line with Ventient’s expectations
  • Forming strong relations with third parties, providing services to the Portfolio in addition to the MSA provider, in order that value and risk opportunities are recognised and addressed


Performance Improvement Projects & Cross Collaboration

  • Interface for monitoring and execution of Performance Improvement projects – both initiatives led by the MSA provider and Ventient deployed initiatives
  • Cross fertilisation of ideas and disciplines with the business development team to ensure that both within business development and our existing portfolio there is a value driving and risk mitigation discipline.


Competencies & Behaviours

Essential

  • Fluent speaking in French and English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to think strategically and work cross functionally in a professional environment
  • Excellent relationship building skills

Desirable

Fluent speaking in Portuguese or Spanish


Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Running a strong diverse portfolio of wind/renewable assets under investment and high ESG discipline
  • Strong commercial and technical discipline and insight


Relevant Experience

Essential

  • Onshore wind asset management
  • Knowledge and experience of Wind Turbines Ecotecnica ECO100
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects
  • French work experience
  • Demonstrable experience of managing third parties


Education & Qualifications

Degree in an Engineering or equivalent


Software Programmes

Microsoft Office Suite


Travel Requirements 

Regular European Travel

Infrequent UK Travel

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  • Location
    Paris, FR
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced