Head of Operations and Maintenance - APAC

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Aliya Azhar
Email: email Aliya
Reference: BBBH11894_1708309017
Posted: 2 months ago

Title: Head of O&M - APAC Location: Singapore

About NextWave

NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

NextWave Partners is working with a cutting-edge renewable energy developer, spearheading the transition towards a sustainable and clean energy future. Backed by a leading investment firm committed to shaping innovative solutions, this company is at the forefront of revolutionising the renewable energy landscape.

They are looking to appoint a Head of Operations and Maintenance to help support their growth and join its Singapore office and be responsible for all O&M activities across the APAC region. You will provide functional direction of all O&M matters throughout business operations. The main responsibilities are to:


  • Perform scheduled maintenance activities on solar arrays, inverters, and associated electrical systems to ensure they operate at peak efficiency.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues related to wind & solar systems, including monitoring equipment, electrical components, and communication systems.
  • Regularly monitor system performance, evaluating the energy production of solar arrays, and identifying any deviations from expected results.
  • Lead, build, and nurture a high-performing O&M team across the SEA region, ensuring alignment with company values, objectives, and strategies while fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Establish and oversee the implementation of a centralised system and control room for real-time monitoring, data collection, and analysis of plant operations, ensuring timely response to deviations and optimising plant performance.
  • Analyse system data and performance reports to optimise energy production and identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensure that all O&M activities are carried out in compliance with safety protocols and industry standards.
  • Maintain accurate records of spare parts and equipment, and reorder supplies as needed to minimise downtime.
  • Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs, and provide reports to management and clients.
  • Collaborate with other team members, including project managers, engineers, and subcontractors, to execute maintenance activities effectively.
  • Be available for emergency response and repair activities in the event of system failures or critical issues.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest wind & solar technology and O&M best practices, and provide training to junior technicians or site personnel as needed.

Qualifications and skills for the role:

  • A technical degree or relevant certification in solar or wind technology, electrical engineering, or a related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience in wind or solar operations and maintenance or a related field is a significant advantage.
  • Familiarity with best-in-class industry standards, practices, and innovations related to solar energy, ensuring optimal performance and compliance across projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Understanding of safety protocols and the ability to work at heights and in various weather conditions.
  • Familiarity with best-in-class industry standards, practices, and innovations related to solar energy, ensuring optimal performance and compliance across projects.
  • Valid driver's licence and the ability to travel to project sites within the region.


    If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. Interested candidates are required to submit a brief portfolio showcasing their previous work in marketing and sales support. Please include examples of successful campaigns, materials created, and any relevant projects that highlight your skills and experience.

    We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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