Commercial Manager (Holds Cos & SPVs, asset management)

Job Title: Commercial Manager (Holds Cos & SPVs, asset management)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: #9185450_1492616221
Contact Name: Ashley Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2017 16:37

Job Description

This is a crucial and senior new role with a leading European investment and asset management firm based in Central London. The role will be focused on all matters of administrative and legal asset management for UK solar projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of appropriate structures and procedures to ensure correct on boarding of new assets into the portfolio, as well as the efficient ongoing controls around the contractual, corporate governance, company secretarial and regulatory obligations of project companies and their respective Holding Companies.

The role requires leadership in updating and redefining the standard for best practice in administration and legal asset management for clients. In addition, the role requires someone who can really hit the ground running.

The firm is very successful and growing, they operate a fleet of utility scale energy power plants across the UK and Continental Europe for a variety of clients.

The environment is international, fast paced, hard-working and diligent, but also fun - the office is in the heart of the West End.

Key Responsibilities

Liaising with external parties and internal team members to verify the reporting of revenue generation and payments due for each SPV in accordance to the terms of the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).

Manage Renewable Obligations Certificates (ROCs) and Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) Ofgem submissions and claims including full tracking and reconciliation with the bookkeeping team.

Oversight of all company secretarial matters including maintenance of share and loan registers.

Ensure timely compliance with SPV statutory requirements.

About you

It is preferable that you have a background in legal/ commercial law. Understanding of financial analysis is essential with experience of SPV/portfolio management. This is a broad based role, so we're looking for a broad skill set.

You'll be a confident, high calibre operator, comfortable in a fast paced high intensity environment.

You will be able to communicate clearly and concisely with stakeholders at all levels of the business.

You have a systematic, highly organized approach to work, and a pleasant, but results driven approach.

Prior experience of Ofgem/PPA management and the processes associated with revenue collection would be an advantage. A knowledge of utility-scale solar or other renewable energy assets will be ideal. This is a business management role so Candidates with experience in managing all aspects of a small business would also be ideal.

Essential requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 + years in a similar level role
  • Experience in a company secretarial role is essential.
  • Previous experience of the management of SPVs and/or HoldCos is also essential.Numerate and comfortable with financial, legal (contractual) and technical data.
  • Systematic, highly organized workstyle.
  • High standard of education, degree level.
  • Advanced standard MS Office suite, especially Word & Excel.
  • Fluent in English with strong organisational skills.
  • Right to work in UK.