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Electrical Engineering Manager – Solar and BESS

Electrical Engineering Manager - Solar and BESS

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Brinkworth
  • Salary : £80,000 per year
  • Sector : Renewables
  • Ref : 25098
  • Salary: £80,000 per year

About the role:
Astute’s Renewables Team is proudly partnering with a key business and influential player in the UK Solar and BESS market. The company are hiring a key role and we’re leading their search for an Electrical Engineering Manager. This company design, construct, operate and maintain solar and BESS assets.

This Electrical Engineering Manager role comes with a salary of up to £80,000, a huge benefits package and genuine remote working with site presence too.

If you’re wanting to work a genuine, key player in the market then please apply below and give me a call directly.

Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Head of Engineering you will:

  • Leading the technical electrical expertise when it comes to solar PV and/or BESS projects
  • Assisting with all aspects of electrical design
  • Managing the electrical engineering activities to help with different parts of the business, ie the delivery teams as well as design and sales
  • Represent the client at internal and external meetings with key stakeholders, being the primary contact for all electrical expertise
  • Liaise with the DNOs and ICPs
  • Use your electrical engineering knowledge to continually look for optimisation opportunities across different projects, always challenging the status quo
  • Liaise with the international teams to ensure best practices and offer any local market advice to others in the business
  • Constantly work with the Technical Advisor to ensure all project issues are quickly and effectively rectified
  • Prepare documentation (mostly technical and a little commercial), for key stakeholders when required
  • Be involved in equipment selection and justification, using your electrical and engineering knowledge to assist in effective decision-making
  • Travel nationwide to projects for surveys and for live projects upon need (although this is mainly a remote position)
  • Other duties as required and full job spec available on request

Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • BSc or BEng in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in the Solar PV and/or BESS sector
  • Experience with DNO or ICPs is advantageous
  • Design experience of Solar PV and/or BESS systems
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards this

Personal skills:
The Electrical Engineering Manager role would suit someone who is:

  • A problem-solver and self-starter
  • Dynamic, agile or has an innovative streak
  • Very interested in renewables and the energy transition; we want someone very passionate about the sector
  • Excellent verbal and written English language

  Salary and benefits of the Electrical Engineering Manager role:

  • Up to £80,000 starting salary
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • KPI driven bonus
  • Office equipment if required

How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 07458161788 to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.  

To apply for this Electrical Engineering Manager - Solar and BESS opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393910108 to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more. You can also connect with Tim on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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