Andy Newland

Manager – Renewable Energy (UK)

+44 (0)7545 070776

Renewable Energy

Lead Asset Manager - Floating Solar PV



£80000 - £95000 per annum DOE, plus bonus and benefits

Climate17 are partnered exclusively with a renewable energy focused investment and management company who are actively developing the largest pipeline of floating solar PV projects in Europe.

They are actively looking to hire a Lead Asset Manager to spearhead a fast-growing portfolio of Solar PV assets across the Southeast of England; training and managing a team of skilled and effective asset managers in the process.


  • Lead the Asset Management and operational oversight of a growing portfolio of Behind the meter solar projects.
  • Lead the Asset management function for the business, including the recruitment and training of a team of asset managers as the portfolio continues to grow.
  • Overseeing contract management, client reporting and compliance.
  • Solar Asset Performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensuring the compliance of the power purchase agreements and the reporting and invoicing process.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management; work collaboratively across the business to build exceptional stakeholder relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to drive down risks.
  • Acts as an ambassador for the business with all stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Actively protecting, managing, and enhancing the reputation of the company to external customers and stakeholders
  • Subject matter expert in Solar PV management
  • Have a breadth of knowledge of Asset Management in the renewables sector.


  • Degree educated in relevant field (Engineering/STEM etc.) or a Professional qualification in Asset Management.
  • 3-5 years' experience in renewable/solar PV/battery/Asset Management. Experience of new/floating solar would be advantageous.
  • Leading, managing, and coaching multi-disciplined teams.
  • Contract literacy, i.e., ability to read key commercial contracts and understand risk allocation and two-way obligations between parties (e.g., EPC contract, O&M contract).
  • A good balance of commercial and technical skills in battery projects and/or solar projects of different sizes and different stages of the operational life.
  • Able to analyse and evaluate asset performance. Have a risk awareness mindset with the ability to identify risks and put in place effective mitigants.
  • Management of third parties and sub-contractors.

Location: Hybrid working - Home based plus travel to London offices

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process
Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We believe there is no solution to climate change without people. We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

If you require additional support, equipment or resources in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know.

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