Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Our client invest, builds, owns, and operates a diverse asset portfolio centered around renewable energy, technology, and sustainability sectors. Our client is hiring a Chief Operating Officer to drive and manage the Asset Management and Operations, Technology and Data, Customer Service and Support, and Regulatory Affairs functions of the company. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a critical member of our leadership team and your work will be integral to our ongoing success. The Chief Operating Officer will oversee diverse business operations, requiring excellent people skills, business acumen, and an exemplary work ethic. The mission of the Chief Operating Officer is to secure the revenues and profitability of the distributed, fast-growing fleet of infrastructure assets; building an institutional platform for continued growth and global impact.

PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Industry Preference (someone with substantial Operational Leadership knowledge In one of, or a combination of the following sectors):

  • Datacenters
  • Telecom
  • Energy Services
  • Distributed Generation / Microgrids
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Water / Wastewater

Proven experience with the following:

  • Build and oversee the organizational teams and capabilities needed to deliver business results and sustain high corporate performance within Asset Management and Operations, IT (Technology and Data), Regulatory Affairs, health and Safety, Community Relations, and Customer Support
  • Strategy, development, and management of the operational infrastructure for managing the company’s fleet of assets, including legal processes, vendor contracting, data analytics and IT systems, and customer support
  • History of working with a diverse set of complex assets
  • Quantifiable success maintaining rapid EBITDA growth
  • Deep understanding and successful implementation of operational excellence/Six-Sigma measures within an organization

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Personally responsible for total Operational P&L, resulting in $300MM+ in annual EBITDA
  • Operational oversight for 1,500+ assets; to include Operations & Maintenance (O&M), legal processes, vendor contracting, data analytics, IT systems, and customer support.
  • Highly educated, intellectually curious, and superb analytical skills
  • Passion for changing the world towards a sustainable future
  • Proven implementation of Operational Excellence / Six-Sigma methodologies
  • Glowing references
  • Diversity within industry sectors to include Operational Leadership over a multitude of complex assets