Asset Performance Manager

Operations · Edinburgh/Portugal, Edinburgh, City of
Department Operations
Employment Type Permanent - Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Main Function & Scope

Based in Edinburgh or Lisbon offices and reporting to the Head of Asset Performance, the Asset Performance Manager is responsible for defining, achieving, and monitoring top quartile performance across the complete portfolio.

Being part of a highly specialized team responsible for developing and monitoring solutions that will optimize assets operation - either improving production, reducing OPEX costs or extending the life of the assets.

Work with all Ventient stakeholders to ensure uniformity and common linked focus to performance goals.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Asset Performance Management
      • Management of operational indicators (production, invoicing, availability, and wind resource)
      • Critical analysis of the Wind Farms performance and implementation of measures to optimize Ventient Operations
      • Definition and deployment of tools to monitor and report asset performance
      • Definition and development of reports to support Wind Farms performance analysis
      • Definition and development of Operation and Maintenance tools and methodologies
      • Cross-functional process and data model definition for Asset Management
      • Operational data base strategy definition
      • Working together with ITC to design/specify operations division supporting apps

      2. Performance Improvement

      • Management of programs to evaluate and improve the efficiency of wind farms
      • Underperformance management process
      • Working with innovation working groups from different operational areas
      • Support the Engineering team with the development and implementation of Performance Improvement Initiatives to contribute to the delivery of improved performance.
      • Support the implementation of M&A and organic growth aspirations with repowering, overpowering, and co-location of other forms of generation or energy storage

      3. Stakeholder Management

      • Holding periodical meetings with suppliers and Asset Managers to monitor performance and implementing measures with the aim of optimizing and maximizing the Wind Farms performance
      • Management of external and internal stakeholders
      • Visits to Wind Farms to verify and validate the implementation of Ventient processes
      • Part of the Portuguese Operations Committee

      4. Backoffice Management

      • Supporting internal stakeholders managing the Portuguese
        • operation and maintenance contracts
        • insurance claims
        • energy supply contracts
        • energy sale
        • energy metering, invoicing, and tariff/inflation calculation


      Competencies & Behaviours

      Essential

        • Excellent analytical skills
        • Hands-on proactive
        • Excellent communicator
        • Results focussed
        • On shore wind market general knowledge
        • Decision making

      Desirable

        • Optimistic
        • Trustworthy
        • Commercially aware
        • Flexible
        • Critical thinking



      Skills & Knowledge

      Essential

        • Training and mentoring
        • KPI design and development
        • Performance Monitoring
        • High level of computing literacy
        • Operations supporting apps knowledge (SCADA, EAM, Database, Forecasting, etc)

      Desirable

        • Assets integration
        • High level communications/networking knowledge



      Relevant Experience

      Essential

        • Experience in leading teams
        • Experience of working in a procedure driven environment
        • Experience in defining requirements, processes, best practices, and data model for asset management
        • Definition of requirements and deployment of tools to monitor and report asset performance (e.g., SCADA systems)
        • Supplier management
        • Working groups coordination
        • Project management
        • Reporting tools and KPI definition and management
        • Development of reports to support performance analysis

      Desirable

        • Experience of managing projects across with multiple parties / countries
        • Integration of processes between different areas inside the company
        • Experience working with operational data and defining data strategy
        • Operations Backoffice tasks management
        • Improvement initiatives promotion and support
        • O&M contract management.
        • Budget management


      Education & Qualifications

      Essential

        • Degree in Engineering or equivalent. Relevant experience can compensate for formal qualifications.
        • Driver license
        • Fluency in English (required)

      Desirable

      • Fluency in Portuguese



      Software Programmes

      Essential

        • 1st & 2nd layer SCADA systems
        • IT Literate
        • Microsoft Office Suite (high level of Excel skills)

      Desirable

      • Database
      • Power BI
      • EAM

      Travel Requirements 

      • Infrequent European Travel


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      • Location
        Edinburgh/Portugal, Edinburgh, City of
      • Department
        Operations
      • Employment Type
        Permanent - Full Time
      • Minimum Experience
        Mid-level