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Technical Portfolio Manager - Wind Assets

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 417633/003_1554980467
  • Sector: Portfolio management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 11/04/2019

We are currently representing a leading private equity investment manager specialising in the sustainable sector both socially and environmentally.

They are looking for a Senior Asset Manager / Portfolio Manager to manage their wind portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee day to day running of assets in their wind portfolio with the primary objective to maximise production
  • Representing their investor's by taking portfolio management responsibility for selected investee companies.
  • Communicating to all stakeholders on the performance of the projects, discuss issues and field questions. SPV board directorships may be required over time.
  • Working with the relevant portfolio/finance team resources to assist producing board documents and management accounts, through supplying relevant information.
  • Manage and progress commercial matters impacting on financial performance of the wind portfolio, for example, the procurement of PPA's. Lead and develop their strategy to the long-term operation and optimisation of wind assets, noting how their wind portfolio is expected to grow and diversify into different jurisdictions;
  • Promote their position in the wind sector (and energy sector more generally) to the extent needed;
  • Provide ad hoc support on the acquisition of wind assets.
  • Assisting the rest of the Portfolio team in the wider portfolio management activities: reporting; portfolio company administration; portfolio optimisation; identifying and developing opportunities for synergies.

Desired Experience:

  • Excellent academic history with relevant degree.
  • 6 to 8 years' professional experience, preferably in a technical and/or commercial role.
  • Motivated individual with an ability to learn quickly and take responsibility through autonomous working.
  • Good communication skills - able to deal effectively with challenging counterparties and building good working relationships.
  • Flexible and adaptable worker - able to react to different and changing situations and a wide range of activities.
  • Highly organised with strong written and excel skills.
  • An appreciation of the technical and operational aspects of the various technologies in the portfolio would be beneficial.
  • Numerate: familiar with financial models is preferable.