General Manager (m/f/d)
Department: Strategy & Operations
Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time
Reporting To: COO
Compensation: €120,000 - €150,000 / year
A bit about Field:
To reach Net Zero, we need to solve big challenges. Field will fund, build and run the renewable infrastructure we need to tackle these challenges. At Field, we will show that batteries are a totally viable part of our energy infrastructure - now, not in some distant future.
And, we have ambitious plans to become the defining new clean energy player in Europe over the next few years, gradually expanding beyond batteries into new asset types.
The General Manager will play a key role in shaping our growth story in new markets, as we look to accelerate the energy transition in countries beyond the UK.
As a General Manager you will set up, lead and scale Field’s business operations within Iberia. The General Manager will be part of the Strategy Team at Field, reporting to the Head of Strategy.
Launch country operations:
Work with HQ to set up the basics (legal entity, structure, office, tax, …)
Define and execute the go-to-market strategy
Define the optimal go-to-market strategy for the market, in partnership with HQ
Rapidly build out a high quality project pipeline in attractive locations
Work closely with our HQ analysis team to oversee the build out of a fundamental country revenue model, for building detailed site economics as well as valuing sites
With support from HQ, run multiple competitive procurement tender processes to select preferred vendors for key functions (engineering, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance)
Manage and rapidly scale the business
Oversee the construction of assets to tight deadlines
Oversee the operation of assets, likely in partnership with an O&M provider
Build out core functions, hiring a team of rockstar talent with deep sector expertise
Business planning & strategy
Define the local market strategy, in partnership with HQ
Efficiently manage business timelines and key interdependencies (fundraising, due diligence, site timelines, procurement deliveries, …)
Identify, assess, and pursue new revenue services, market segments and/or new opportunities for growth
Build strong relationships across the sector, exploring any high potential partnership options including M&A
Work closely with HQ to define the optimal fundraising strategy/structure for the local market
Provide due diligence information and reporting for key investors
Own the P&L, and budgeting
Work with HQ to define budgets in an agile way
Own the day-to-day P&L, and accounts
Work closely with regulators, and other key domestic bodies
Work closely with key decision makers, and stakeholder within the energy ecosystem (particularly grid) to promote positive policy action, as well as ensure we are well briefed on any upcoming tenders/relevant developments
Skills Knowledge and Expertise
5+ years experience in the energy industry, with a strong understanding of the market fundamentals driving broad investment decisions in the sector
Previous in-depth General Manager experience, which includes setting up and growing a team in new markets, including hiring staff, setting OKRs and leading and motivating a team to execute against key objectives. You can demonstrate a consistent track record of achieving and exceeding targets and driving meaningful business growth.
You can demonstrate experience in successfully leading and motivating teams, preferably in an energy infrastructure business
Strong financial acumen and understanding of P&L management and an ability to drive unit economics, develop and manage budgets
Candidate should have an existing network of energy professionals and partners within the new market to facilitate business growth, including energy infrastructure developers, EPC contractors, engineers and relevant energy infrastructure contacts for a renewables infrastructure company
Experience or understanding of the energy regulatory environment within the new market
Strong English language skills
Annual learning & development budget to spend on whatever best supports your growth
1 month a year ‘work from anywhere in the world’ policy
Regular team socials
Birthday carbon offset - a gift from Field to the world to celebrate your birthday
& many more coming soon!