Technical Manager - Green Investment Group

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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Join our Green Investment Group as a highly motivated Technical Manager to help the Group support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. In this London based role, you will work in the principle investment deal team with responsibility for managing technical workstreams on European renewable assets including onshore (wind and solar) and offshore (wind) investments.

As a pivotal member of the deal team, your role is to be one of our Green Investment Group’s renewables technical experts providing technical input on new wind and solar projects and investment proposals; including coordinating the technical aspects of the due diligence process and taking the lead in arranging construction and operation contracts for late stage development and operational projects.

You will be one of the technical leads within the deal team responsible for managing the technical workstreams and ensuring that technical risks have been suitably considered and mitigated as part of the Project investment case. In your role as a Technical Manager you will interface with wider internal teams, partners, suppliers and consultancies and will be expected to be an ambassador for the business during any external engagement. You’ll also be responsible for the technical sign-off for the various technical inputs for different Projects you support. You will also provide commercial advice on the deal structure and documentary controls.

As a Technical Manager your primary responsibilities will include:

- reviewing early stage opportunities including teasers and IM’s and assessing project viability

- contract negotiations and running tender processes (EPC, O&M, asset management and construction management)

- optimizing project designs through layout optimization and technology selection

- ongoing technical advice to the Green Investment Group’s Investment Banking and Portfolio & Project Management teams

- managing third party providers for technical reports and due diligence

- conducting site visits pre-construction and in-construction to ensure project feasibility and quality

- liaising with management of construction and asset managers throughout the project execution phases.

In this role, you will have significant experience of 8 + years of working on solar and wind projects (onshore essential and offshore beneficial) from development through to construction and into operations and sell-down as well as a strong understanding of the development process including constraints analysis, grid connection process and permitting process. You will also possess prior experience in the appraisal / operational management of solar technologies.

You will also have demonstrable understanding of investor technical due diligence requirements, a successful track record leading and managing complex projects, including working alongside JV partners in multiple countries and other stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes. Lastly, you’ll have experience with commercial and technical risk management, excellent networking and communication skills, and strong analytical, report writing and presentation skills.

You will have experience working in northern European markets such as the Sweden, Norway and Poland, and language skills in Swedish, Norwegian and Polish languages are highly regarded. Experience or language skills in southern European markets also considered positive.

To start this exciting journey, apply now online or visit www.macquarie.com/careers to learn more.

Green Investment Group (GIG), a member of Macquarie Capital, is a specialist in green infrastructure principal investment, project delivery and portfolio management, and related services. Its track record, expertise and capability make it a global leader in green investment, dedicated to supporting the growth of the global green economy.

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