Asset Owner

Website Voltalia

Job Description:

The main objective of the Asset Owner is to manage and supervise Voltalia New & Operating IPP projects in the respective countries to drive operational performance, ensure profitability and compliance with key projects contract, align and enhance the Business plans. Main responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the corporate social responsibility program, issue the necessary reports and act in compliance with the operational and E&S obligations;
  • Be focal point and organize the regular reviews required by DFI to confirm the compliance of operating plants;
  • Manage the contractual relationships with regulators, suppliers , subcontractors , Third parties stakeholders and negotiate and resolve any claims stemming from such contractual relationships;
  • Management of solar, wind and storage power generating assets in the South Africa through pre-construction, construction and operation phases, to optimize the value of the assets for the business;
  • Be an active contributor in assessment of potential M&A which may arise in the South Africa;
  • Ensure that the assets are financed, constructed, operated, kept safe and secure at all the times and administered;
  • Achieve the objectives, execute the strategy, address the priorities, and comply with the budget agreed, to transpose those objectives and priorities into detailed operational and/or action plans for each of the assets;
  • Act as representative of the Owner in front of EPC Contractor, O&M Contractor, Lenders, Government Authorities, Offtakers, Suppliers, land owners (if applicable), partners and other key stakeholders;
  • Conduct regular asset reviews to track the technical and financial performance of the assets and prepare rectification plans or recommendations for each of the assets to improve performance or address performance deficiencies and to oversee their implementation;

Job Requirements:

  • Finance degree or equivalent;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Dedication to efficiency and to continuous improvement;
  • Passion for performing on time and on budget;
  • Strong work ethic with drive to succeed;
  • Sharp negotiation skills;
  • Confirmed experience (+ 5 years) in solar power plants;
  • Confirmed experience (+ 5 years) in project management (PMP qualification is a plus);
  • Fluent in English and local language knowledge.
  • Master’s degree in an engineering field and/or business;
  • Proven track record in the asset management, construction and/ or operation of energy projects (or proven experience in Finance Controlling);

Job Details:

Company: Voltalia

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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