Head of Engineering

Job Title: Head of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lisbon,
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH103269_1488807273
Contact Name: Yin Liu
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 06, 2017 13:34

Job Description

Spencer Ogden are working together with a leading international company operating in the photovoltaic market. They are providers of high quality PV solutions globally, with a focus on PV development, EPC and O&M activities and Spencer Ogden have been enlisted to assist them in their search for a local Head of Engineering to be based in Lisbon, Portugal.

The local Head of Engineering will serve as the head of the central engineering team for my client and will manage a team of highly motivated and dedicated specialists in the various fields of PV projects. The successful candidate will be expected to play a strong role in the contribution to the engineering works through the use of their experience and knowhow in the field of EPC activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Leading and managing a team of specialists within the Engineering Service team.
*Coordination with the Head of Procurement and Head of Construction as well as the after sales service team and regular interaction with the design engineers.
*Ensure a seamless transition from the engineering team to the construction teams on site, working in close cooperation with the groups' construction manager.
*Organise and provide engineering support to the maintenance service team.
*Assess cost reduction in the fields of component selection and design optimisation.

The Head of Engineering will need to be highly analytical and possess strong technical expertise specifically within the PV industry.

Some further requirements are as follows:

*Degree educated within Engineering (ideally a Masters).
*Over 10 years' experience in the PV industry with strong technical background in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Structural).
*Experience leading a group of Engineers.
*Fluency in English is a must (additional languages considered an advantage).
*Excellent communication skills (written and spoken).

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic company with the renewable energy industry. If you would like to be considered for this position please submit an up to date copy of your CV with usable contact information to

For more information about this role please contact our London office