COO

Manila Permanent
  • Senior Leadership Role
  • Multinational organization; pioneering clean energy in the Philippines

About Our Client

Our client is European based multinational company that specialises in renewable energy industry and has a strong presence across multiple regions, including Europe, Asia, and North America. The company is renowned for investing in opportunities that are aimed at delivering sustainable outcomes. They are committed to promoting sustainable development practices and strive to create a positive impact on the environment and society as a whole.

Job Description

  • Build a strong relationship with the Executive Management team and Board members of the plants.
  • Responsible for driving the operational performance of the plants and Fuel Supply Division, and provide strategic advice to the Executive Management team and Board.
  • Provide leadership and direction for the operations of the 3 plants.
  • Driving cost and operational deficiencies of the operations.
  • Identifying, formulating, presenting, and implementing initiatives to improve the performance of the 3 plants, and introducing techniques to improve output, reliability or efficiency.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the 3 plants to ensure that the operations are in compliance with all regulatory and company environmental, health and safety requirements and labour laws.
  • Ensuring that the 3 plants have a positive impact within the communities in which they operate.
  • Develop and implement operational, environmental, health and safety policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness across all departments.
  • Develop and manage the annual operating budgets and long-term business plans for the plants to optimise the operational and financial performance of the business.
  • Prepare regular reports on the plants operational performance and expenditures with analysis of variances to plan and recommended actions to address any deltas.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including suppliers, customers, and government agencies.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 15-20 years of experience in leading the management, operation, and maintenance of thermal power plants, with experience of renewable power plants.
  • Proven track record in actively managing multi asset operational businesses to drive operational and financial performance.
  • Strong technical engineering expertise and track record.
  • Experience with budgeting, financial management, managing contracts and risk assessment.
  • Strong understanding of local laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Track record of a "hands on" approach with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities and focus on results.
  • Proven track record of managing multiple stakeholders, including regulators, local stakeholders, and boards, with experience working in South-East Asia.
  • Proven ability to provide insight and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.
  • Track record of implementing best in class operating practices that support a safe and efficient working environmental in compliance with all regulations.
  • Experience in leading large and diverse teams with strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

What's on Offer

  • This position offers a chance to manage the biggest renewable plant operations in the Philippines.
  • As well as allow one to hone skills in team management, strategy development, and business growth.
  • You will also get to lead a team of professionals and utilise your leadership skills to motivate and inspire them.
Contact
Carla Lastimosa
Quote job ref
JN-122023-6276420
Phone number
+603 2302 4058

Job summary

Function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Operations Management
What is your area of specialisation?
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
Manila
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Carla Lastimosa
Consultant contact
+603 2302 4058
Job Reference
JN-122023-6276420

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.