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Head of Construction/Chief Operations Officer

Reference No.: COO


  • Date of placement: 16.10.2020
  • Localization: Warsaw, ()
  • Category:
  • Position: Head of Construction/Chief Operations Officer

Our client is one of the leading investors in solar PV projects in Poland also with a large portfolio of wind projects in other countries of Central and South Europe. Currently for their construction and technical team, they are looking for a Head of Construction Chief Operations Officer. You will be responsible for managing the construction department, relations with subcontractors and targets of the projects having an experienced team of PMs and Site managers to manage. 

This is a high position reporting directly to the Chairmans of the board as well as the CEO of the company in the region. 

We are looking for experienced construction professionals with strong management and operational skills

In this challenging role you will be responsible for:

  • Resources management:
Provide management, support and leadership to Project Managers, Site Managers and Supervisors to meet investor objectives. Manage internal workforce, coordinating and supervisioning the implementation of needed training plans according to local and global requirement programs and specific employee competences development plan.
  • Projects resources management:
Manage internal resources for projects  (people and tools) in co-operation with the Project Management team, in order to meet specified Projects time scheduling and objectives. Management of budgets together with PMs as well as representing the company in front of authorities if required.
  • Quality:
Responsible for the implementation of Company Project Quality Plan, fulfilling general Company Quality Management System (Company Business Processes, Installation Manual and Work Instructions, HSe management and Project specific additions. Improve quality and efficiency at site.
  • Safety:
Responsible for ensuring that construction and installations are performed according to the Company H&S plans and Corporate H&S manual. Support actively the action Drive for Safety in order to continuously prevent and reduce the number of accident of Company employees and subcontractors
  • She/He will have at least 7 years of experience in management of construction, preferably acquired in the  solar industry or in the energy sector.
  • Professional experience in managing human resources and coordinating multi-site field activities (installation and/or maintenance)
  • Technical Diploma or higher Degree
  • Experience in installation and EPC contracts, preferably export and international.
  • Team  and people management skills
  • Strong proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Open to frequent travelling
  • Multicultural, international and open mindset
  • Able to identify and relate to internal and external stakeholders
  • Drive for results & excellence
  • Customer focus
  • Excellent communications skills, customer orientation and proven ability to work cross functional as well as externally with customers and consultants.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Computer literate (MS Office), 
  • National and international mobility.
What our client offers
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You’ll be working in a fast growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the renewable energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, our client puts the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. 


Head of Construction/Chief Operations Officer


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