Formative Search is working closely with a client who is spending billions to become a truly diversified energy giant, promoting the use of Renewable Energy. Making the move to cleaner energy, they are providing all-in-one solutions to the development and construction of its renewable energy projects becoming the leading IPP globally with its solar, wind and hydro assets.
In Asia, where the focus of this energy transition is taking place, they have engaged us on a search for a Country Director on the ground to manage all aspects of delivery on their projects. This person will supervise all key workstreams of projects, from development to financial close, through construction and operations.
What will you do?
Lead the company's investments in the Philippines, manage risks and maximize value
Ensure delivery of existing projects, through development, procurement, financing, construction and operations
Manage / supervise all contracts in relation with our investments. High contracts literacy: ability to understand, manage and negotiate multiple complex contracts (PPA, equipment supply and construction, financing, …)
Manage all financial matters in relation with the company's investment: accounts, budgets, financing. Build reporting, budget and performance monitoring tools
Manage all corporate matters in relation with the company's investment
Work in good intelligence and close collaboration with local partner
Represent the company with all stakeholders including local partner, banks, public authorities
Solid power / renewable energy experience backed by strong financial / investments background
Project management experience in the Philippines and internationally
Draft detailed request for proposals, select and coordinate advisors and contractors
Manage all projects / company related information and documentation
Excellent presentation and communication skills; capability to produce quality reports and presentations to synthetize results and help management decisions
Coordinate and report effectively with management and technical teams overseas
What do you need?
Minimum 7-10 years of relevant experience in power / renewable energy investments and financial / project management
Track record in delivering power projects from development through procurement, construction, financing, and operations
Very hands on individual, with entrepreneurial mindset and strong sense of ownership. Capable to work independently and do what is required from menial to strategic tasks to meet deadlines and deliver value
Methodological, process and detail oriented; ability to conceive and implement methodology and processes to improve the performance of an organization
Ability to travel to sites, across Philippines including residency permit
Strong command of Microsoft Office
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
This is an excellent opportunity to join a major energy company that has been very active in the region. If this is something you might be interested in, feel free to reach out at email@example.com and we'll be in touch shortly.