Operations Director - CV1 - CV47

£65,000 - £75,000 + benefits and bonus
Ref: 117 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 May 2021
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A fast-paced and innovative solar energy firm is seeking an Operations Director with a commercial electrical background to lead the company into the future. The Operations Director be leading the Solar Operations department and be responsible for projects across the country. You will also be able to create a team in order to respond to general increase in contracts awarded. The Operations Director must have previous Director experience and a time-served Commercial Electrician. The ideal location of the Operations Director is around Warwick, but the client will accept applications nationwide.

 

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Solar Operations Department reporting directly to the Board.
  • Responsible for the development and installation of all solar PV projects across the UK to highest operational and health & safety standards.
  • Own Health & Safety across the company.
  • Develop the companies Installation and Operations & Maintenance capacity in line with current contracts and future growth plans.
  • Help to develop new policies and processes to continually improve employee satisfaction and companies’ performance. 
  • Build on existing supplier relationships and establish new relationships.
  • Help to develop the company’s knowledge, skills and offering in new products and technologies.

 

Knowledge/Experience/Skills

Essential:

  • Previous experience in a similar Operational Director / Head of Operations / Command role
  • Team management, people development, skills analysis and team building.
  • Working knowledge of Electrical Engineering, installations and/or testing/inspection
  • Financial / Budget management
  • Sub-contractor management / Contracts management
  • Knowledge of solar PV and wider renewables industry
  • Working knowledge of CDM and other appropriate Health and Safety regulations
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.
  • DBS Clearance - Must be able to work in sensitive environments; schools and care homes and have a 5-year checkable history.
  • Driving Licence - Hold a full UK driving licence with no disqualifications and no more than 6 penalty points

 

Benefits: bonus and benefits