Based in Manila, Philippines
Formative Search has partnered with an impressive Renewable Energy Investment company, with dedicated funds to develop projects across the Asia Pacific region. This company has operating assets within Solar, Wind and Hydropower technologies, and continues to develop projects that meet their anticipated returns target. The company has strong involvement in the technical/engineering aspects of the project to ensure that their assets are delivered at the highest possible quality.
We are seeking an experienced Country Manager, to be based in Manila and manage the company operations for the Philippines. With an existing asset portfolio in the Philippines, and an extensive pipeline of development projects, this role requires somebody with a strong background of Engineering, Project Management, and Project Development experience, ideally in an Energy or Power related industry, but somebody who can also oversee the Finance, Compliance, HR and ESG Teams which are already in place.
Daily management of the local team, inclusive of project delivery, asset management, finance, ESG, legal, admin, development, and HR.
Manage the Joint Venture, encompassing all stakeholders to drive the business forward.
Ensure strong relationships with key stakeholders such as JV counterparties, contractors, grid operators, customers, government agencies, local communities, lenders etc.
Compile country-specific business plan to ensure that all risks and opportunities are identified.
Produce Performance Contracts for projects both operating and in the company pipeline.
Oversight of all construction activities, ensuring budget and on time delivery through timely reporting, contractor management, stakeholder management, regulatory compliance etc.
Manage weekly performance targets inclusive of financial, O&M KPI’s, and development progress.
Ensure adherence to company core values in term of Ethics, Social Governance, Environment, H&S and Regulatory compliance.
Ideal experience would include a General Manager position, within a Renewable Energy, or power related industry.
15+ years experience
Complete understanding of contract management
High level relationship management experienced with multiple stakeholders
Extensive experience in P&L management, Project Management, cost control, capital program management, financial reporting.
Engineering Degree (essential)