Energy Storage Technology Manager

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy Recruitment
Contact NameFinlay Asher

Job description

Due to our client's phenomenal growth, we are seeking a Energy Storage Technology Manager to join their growing Technology and innovation Team. The postholder will be responsible for in ensuring the company's future success in UK and European battery energy storage system (BESS) markets. The successful candidate will be responsible for the assessment and selection of different technology supply options and ensuring successful implementation across the development, build, operation and optimisation stages of the value chain, working closely with specialist teams in each division.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • The go-to person for energy storage system specification and optimisation, the role holder will support teams across Anesco to ensure the business identifies the best in market, and optimises value of energy storage assets under build and operation
  • Technology evaluation and selection - support the development and EPC teams in evaluating and specifying BESS systems from a technical and commercial standpoint
  • Design - support the engineering team in optimising overall plant configuration to reduce project cost and increase performance
  • Contracts - Negotiate technical specifications and warranties with suppliers and clients
  • Route to market - Understand grid operator requirements and ensure BESS design and control systems are able to meet requirements,.
  • Operation & Maintenance - provide technical support to the O&M team to resolve operational issues. Understand equipment warranties and enforce where necessary with equipment suppliers
  • Health, Safety, Environment & Quality - · Carry out all work in accordance with the rules applicable within the company and the applicable laws and regulations in the field of health, safety, the environment and quality (HSEQ);

Health, Safety, Environment & Quality:

  • Carry out all work in accordance with the rules applicable within the company and the applicable laws and regulations in the field of health, safety, the environment and quality (HSEQ);
  • Report any situation that may be suspected of posing a risk to health, safety, and the environment or quality; and,
  • Ensure safe working conditions and working methods that meet the requirements set for the performance of the work in question.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Deep expertise in energy storage, familiarity with knowledge of different energy storage technologies, including lithium-ion, flow batteries, and emerging storage solutions, along with their respective applications and advantages.
  • Practical experience in as many of the following stages of the energy storage value chain: development, build, commissioning, operation and revenue optimisation
  • Knowledge of the supply chain - different suppliers in the market and ability to assess relative merits
  • Commercial experience in negotiating and managing technical aspects of contracts (e.g. technical schedules, Employer's Requirements)
  • Experience in the European battery energy storage market, including regulatory frameworks, market dynamics, and competitive landscape preferred
  • Familiarity and knowledge of UK grid code and relevant standards.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.