Group Operations Director – Global

The Company


Our client is a global company (European) focused on significant PV project development around the world together with specialized silicon material manufacturing of solar-based technology.


Position Description


Summary of Key Responsibilities:


Set and execute operations strategy of the group utilizing global best practices to achieve business excellence


Establish strategic and performance goals for all business units in accordance to strategy


Direct short and long-term planning and budget development for all business units


Direct operations of the company to meet budget and other financial goals


Develop Company Strategy as part of the senior executive team


Partner with individual operations to continuously improve business performance across the group


Direct business development initiatives


Oversee the performance of and set goals for relevant business units


Travel required


Candidate Profile


Work Experience & Abilities Required:


At least 15 years of professional experience, including 5 years as a head of diversified operations (incl. services, manufacturing) or equivalent at an international firm


Strong knowledge of operations management, business strategy, financial planning, and corporate governance


Experience in a technology focused position in the renewable energy and/or EPC sectors


Strong business development track record


Excellent management, analytical, negotiating, communication, and presentation skills


Proactive, hands-on, and entrepreneurial approach. Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly




Advanced business and technical degree


Language Abilities:


Fluent in spoken and written English is a must, Russian and German advantageous


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