• General
  • China - Shanghai

Our Client is an international company dedicated to the development, financing, construction and operation of large scale Photovoltaic (‘PV’) projects. In China, the company is expanding its business and is looking for a Chief Technical Officer to support the company’s growth.

Scope: Photovoltaics, electricity, design and construction, civil and mechanical works, technical due diligence, contract negotiation, and management.

Job location: Shanghai, China
Reporting line: General Manager and COO

Main responsibilities:
•Lead all technical affairs linked to the company’s strategy and new projects implementation in China (and south-east Asia);
•Lead the technical due diligence on all the portfolio to be acquired and ensure any technical communication and follow up with the banks and equity partners’ technical supervisors;
•Structure and manage a technical team able to follow every portfolio under acquisition, development and construction and, provide the right training to the staff;
•Negotiate all technical related third party contracts with EPC, suppliers, and other partners such as design institutes, control offices, etc.;
•Lead technical studies and design of the project construction until grid-connection and commissioning and, follow-up the construction planning;
•Ensure internal reporting of on-going projects

Candidate requirements:
•Master’s degree in either Electricity, Civil Works or Mechanical Engineering
•Over 10 years of experience in energy and construction within a large energy group or an independent power producer preferably with an international exposure
•Shall have an extensive knowledge about building solar PV assets
•Shall demonstrate a capacity to manage a construction and operation team
•Knowledge about the Chinese solar market, process and regulation in design and construction will be a plus.
•Fluent in English
•Excellent organization skills
•Be proficient in the application of contracts provisions
•Be able to work in an autonomous way, to work under pressure to meet the projects timelines and to manage a team of engineers
•Strong leadership with good communication skills

Suitable candidates will be contacted within one month upon application.

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