Allen & YorkLimited Oman
22 Mar, 2017Full time
Managing Director - Solar (Middle East) Role and Responsibilities: - Liaise with key stakeholders in regional private and public sector organisations to identify and develop project opportunities. - Lead the project management of new solar plant projects and act as a lead developer, commercially and technically for their development and construction of solar renewable projects. - Prepare commercial plans for investor and due diligence of potential sites. - Advise on and support the planning stages of renewable energy projects, including managing and directing external consultancy input and authoring reports. - Attend and speak at meetings, public meetings and exhibitions. - Subject to organic growth, employ relevant staff to resolve issues which arise from renewable energy developments, including solar designers and project managers. - Liaise with solar connection offers and connection work. - Manage in the construction phase project management of renewable energy projects. - Manage the development and improvement of internal company procedures and practices to improve the management and delivery of renewable energy projects, and support organic growth. - Identify, undertake and commit to H&S and training. - Reporting into the board monthly. Essential experience and skills: - 10+ years professional experience in renewable energy, energy project development, or business startup management. - Experience and interest in solar technology, project development, and/or rural development projects. - Proven leadership and management skills. - Efficient and effective independent worker with little need for direct management. - Willingness to live and work in Oman OR regionally, with regular regional travel around the middle east (as appropriate), and to the UK. - Excellent communication skills, with experience of, and skills for, liaising with high level public officials in middle eastern states. - Experience of small-medium scale project development in middle east. - Ability to contribute towards the strategic vision of the company - Experience of identifying, securing, and managing project finance. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: - Degree educated (or higher) - Specific experience of working in Oman and / or ME - Arab speaker.