We are looking for a Technical Asset Manager to help manage an expanding portfolio of gas fired power stations. The portfolio, which includes one of the largest in the UK, is owned by investors in Octopus managed funds or companies, primarily as a long term hold. The role reports to the Thermal Asset Management Director within Octopus Energy Asset Management (OEAM), which is responsible for the all aspects of a large portfolio of energy generating assets (total value £2.6Bn). Much of the day to day operations and accounting is outsourced. The Technical Asset Manager will actively manage all technical aspects of the operations, in particular the relationship with, and performance of, outsource providers and asset performance optimisation.
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience working in a reserve power business in an operational role, perhaps with procurement or project management responsibilities. The candidate should have an engineering or technical background and be conversant with the commercial drivers for reserve power, and a broader awareness of UK electricity markets and incentives.
Significant knowledge of Reserve Power, gained for working within the industry in a technical and/or commercial capacity