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COO (Renewable Energy)

Hays Senior Finance
London, England
GBP140000.0 - GBP150000.0 per annum + + bonus + bens
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Energy, utilities and mining
Salary band
£125,000 - £150,000, £150,000 - £200,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
A medium-sized, high growth UK & EMEA focused renewable energy business, looking to expand its asset portfolio across Solar and Battery Storage markets. The role would be a great first COO role for a professional with a significant amount of process management and operational change experience.
Your new role
As the COO, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our operations, from strategy and planning to execution and delivery. You will work closely with the CEO and the board to set the direction and priorities of the organisation, and ensure that we have the resources, processes, and systems in place to deliver high-quality products and services to our customers. You will also manage and develop our talented and diverse team of employees, ensuring that they have the skills, motivation, and support they need to perform at their best.

What you'll need to succeed
We would be really keen to see profiles of professionals from consultancy backgrounds, where they have seen best practice in multiple areas. Other areas of experience and strength include:

  • A proven track record of leading and growing successful organisations in the renewable energy sector or related fields
  • A deep understanding of the market trends, opportunities, and challenges in the renewable energy industry
  • A strong strategic and analytical mindset, with the ability to translate vision into action
  • A collaborative and inclusive leadership style, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for innovation and continuous improvement, with the ability to embrace change and drive transformation
  • A commitment to our mission, values, and culture, and a desire to make a positive difference in the world

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous bonus scheme and equity options
  • A flexible and supportive work environment, with opportunities for remote working and career development
  • A chance to work with a talented and passionate team of colleagues who share your vision and values
  • A unique opportunity to shape the future of renewable energy and contribute to solving one of the most urgent problems of our time

What you need to do now

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