At Octopus we’re transforming the industries we operate in and improving the lives of millions of people. We’ve built market-leading positions in a number of specialist sectors, including smaller company financing, renewable energy, healthcare and property finance. We employ over 500 people and manage more than £6 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors. Our products don’t just help real people solve real life problems, they also make a positive impact on the world around us.
The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Investments, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Our aim is to have an impact in everything we do, and to make a vital contribution to the UK economy by helping people, companies and institutions generate wealth. And we’re always on the look-out for smart, talented people who share our values.
The engineering team are core members of the Octopus Energy Asset Management (OEAM) team. This team manages over 250 energy generating companies, currently valued in excess of £2Bn and delivering revenue in excess of £230m pa. The operational activities include solar power parks, anaerobic digestion systems (AD), wind farms and gas fired generators (also called Reserve Power, RP). The companies are owned by investors in Octopus managed funds or companies and do not have any direct employees. The operational activities of the companies are outsourced and overseen by OEAM.
We are looking for an experienced Wind Engineer to drive performance from a large portfolio of Wind Farms in the UK. The Wind Engineer will report to the Technical Director and will work closely with the Wind Investment and Asset Management teams responsible for growing and managing the portfolio. He/she will advise and sign-off/be accountable for all technical and operational issues from pre-acquisition, through the construction and operation of the wind plant life-cycle by working with our outsourced Asset Managers and O&M providers. He/she will take particular pride in improving the operational and financial performance of the assets. The role will require some travel to site in the UK.
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