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Careers at British Solar Renewables

Though we may not always have open vacancies, the BSR group is keen to hear from talented individuals. If you are interested in working with us then do send a CV & cover letter to hr@britishrenewables.com & we will bear relevant individuals in mind for future opportunities.

Below is a list of roles we currently have available:

Title:                        Finance Co-ordinator

Reports to:           Finance Manager

Salary band:         £20-25,000 plus study package (AAT/CIMA/ACCA/ACA)

About the Team: Renewable Energy Connections Ltd (REC) is a NERS accredited independent connections provider (ICP), providing all aspect of High Voltage services including contestable grid connection works from 11kV up to 132kV. The company’s objective is to deliver safe, robust and cost-effective connection solutions for all customers. Working closely with Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) and third party clients enables REC to design, implement and energise projects. This includes work by REC Electrical Engineers on all aspects of the grid connection process, including feasibility, development and construction. REC is a subsidiary of the British Solar Renewables Group of companies and as such works closely with other companies within the group including its EPC and Operation and Maintenance divisions.

Role Summary:                    The Finance Coordinator is required to provide administrative support to the Renewable Energy Connections (REC) team and financial support to the Finance Manager maintaining the integrity of financial processing, regulatory requirements and analytical support with interrogation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative tasks

  • Supporting the team with all administration including document control and filing;
  • Procurement – arranging supplier account applications, quotes and raising purchase orders on Sage;
  • Arranging supplier contracts – liaising with suppliers, team members and in-house legal team;
  • Stock Control – Internal stock movements;
  • Operation and Maintenance contract administration – arranging visits, collating time sheets and invoicing details;
  • Co-ordination of Project Management – Microsoft Project Programming;
  • SAP diary management and administration duties to support the REC team as required.

Finance Tasks

 

  • Timely production of internal financial reports;
  • Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained;
  • Managing weekly expenses payments ensuring they comply with company policy;
  • Bank reconciliation including posting of payments and receipts;
  • Providing information where necessary to the Finance Manager;
  • Assisting with cash management and treasury including banking duties such as the management of payments and supplier payment runs;
  • Liaising with suppliers for escalated calls;
  • Preparation of weekly supplier payments list by company;
  • Reconcile supplier statements;
  • Reconciliation and correction of various balance sheet accounts as determined by the Finance Manager;
  • Maintenance of financial ledgers (general ledger and purchase ledger) and accounting processes for all companies;
  • Processing of supplier invoices;
  • Support the Finance Manager in the financial control and management of Renewable Energy Connections Limited.

Experience: A newly qualified AAT. However, this role is also suitable for persons qualified by experience who demonstrate the key skills and experience required for this role.

Closing date for applications – Tuesday 20th June 2017

Job Description:       Technical Operations Manager

Line Manager:          Managing Director

Omnio Energy is an exciting and ambitious new start-up looking to develop the largest portfolio of batteries in the UK.

Our focus is bringing the benefits of energy storage to distributed commercial and industrial users and supporting the network at the LV level. Our solution will bring cost savings, environmental benefits to our hosts and valuable support to national infrastructure.

Omnio is a subsidiary of the BSR Group, providing us with a robust platform from which to execute our ambitious mission statement.

Requirement:

We are looking for a highly motivated, results and solution orientated manager to design, implement, manage and grow all technical aspects of our operation. Working with the support of the wider BSR group platform of technical experts, the Technical Operations Manager be responsible for providing direct technical expertise into system and process design, as well as overseeing other technical areas such as system integration and installations.

Specific tasks are not limited to:

  • Specification of modular Energy Storage Solution (ESS) for Omnio business model;
  • Management of ESS supply partner and negotiation of technical terms;
  • Implementation of efficient and diligent pre-install survey & site selection process;
  • Implementation of efficient and customer friendly install process, including site commissioning;
  • Selection, monitoring and management of installation team;
  • Design and implementation of communications protocol between ESS, aggregator, Omnio and host business;
  • System and process integration with third party aggregator;
  • Creation of site and portfolio monitoring system & process;
  • Technical input to business development process as required;
  • Establishment and oversight of requisite technical standards, including H&S.

Technical, professional and educational background:

  • Electrical engineering, with or working towards chartered professional status;
  • Experience in managing B2B energy solutions;
  • NICEIC certification: not essential but would be viewed very positively;
  • Experience in or detailed knowledge of energy storage technology and markets;
  • Experience in business / solution design highly desirable;
  • Practical experience of monitoring / communications systems and device / information systems integration;
  • IT literate.

We are looking for someone who can multi-task, is solutions orientated, highly professional and a commercial thinker.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a crucial role in growing and establishing one of the most talked about new energy storage businesses in the country. The successful candidate will be joining a small and innovative team with huge ambitions for expansion over the coming years, but with the support of a solid and robust parent company to provide security.

Salary:                        Relating to experience

Holidays:                    25 days

Location:                   Somerset. Initially Shepton Mallet, relocation to Bristol in late 2017

Benefits:                      Pension, private health, training support as required

Closing date for applications – Monday 10th July 2017

Please send a covering letter and your CV to hr@britishrenewables.com

 

Job Description

Title:                Project Manager

Reports to:     Head of Projects

Salary:            Available on request

Role Summary:         

Reporting to Head of Projects and representing the interests of the Developer, the Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of large scale solar PV and energy storage projects. Drawing on internal and external resources the role will involve the planning and implementation of an agreed list of functions and deliverables across the project life span from inception through to handover.

Working within agreed budgets and time frames the Project Manager will be expected to maintain a disciplined tracking and reporting regime using recognised project management techniques and tools.

The role requires a high level understanding of commercial, legal, technical and construction activities required to successfully deliver high value energy based projects. The successful applicant will be entrusted with autonomy to deliver the project and must therefore take ownership of the project at the very earliest stage of the project life cycle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drawing on internal and external resources the role will involve the planning and implementation of an agreed list of functions and deliverables across the project life span from inception through to handover.
  • Working within agreed budgets and time frames the Project Manager will be expected to maintain a disciplined tracking and reporting regime using recognised project management techniques and tools.
  • The role requires a high level understanding of commercial, legal, technical and construction activities required to successfully deliver high value solar pvprojects.
  • Taking ownership to deliver the project from the very earliest stage of the project life cycle to the final delivery.

Experience:

The successful applicant will preferably have several years experience in Construction/Developer Project Management preferably with a working knowledge in energy storage or the Renewables Sector.

Education:

A qualification in Project Management is desirable.

 

Closing date for applications – Thursday 28th June 2017

Please send a covering letter and your CV to hr@britishrenewables.com

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