Business Operations Director / COO, Global Offshore Wind Business - Green Investment Group

London (Greater)
23 Sep 2021
23 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group is looking for a Business Operations Director / COO to support its rapidly growing global offshore wind business.

Green Investment Group’s global offshore wind business, is responsible for the successful management and delivery of a pipeline of 15+ GW of offshore wind projects, the origination of new opportunities and partnerships as well as the provision of asset management and advisory services to third party investors. This role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to take a leadership role in defining and implementing the various strategic and operational processes required to support the business as it looks to move to the next phase of growth in becoming a global market leader.

The role will be based in London, report directly into the CEO of GIG’s global offshore wind business and comprise the following key responsibilities:

  • Support the senior management team in defining and evolving the organisation and global operating model for the business in a fast-paced growth environment
  • Establish and oversee the day-to-day business support operations, including HR, Technology, Office Infrastructure, Secretarial Services, Marketing & Communications
  • Select, engage and oversee external service providers to complement internal resources and ensure quality and value-for-money of the services provided
  • Take accountability for establishing and controlling robust operational budgets, ensure cost effectiveness of operations and report regularly to the board on operational performance
  • Regularly review operations to ensure these meet required standards and the evolving needs of the business
  • Partner with other C-level executives to accomplish short and long-term operational goals and provide support in operationalising strategic and commercial initiatives

To succeed in this role, you will have at least 10 years’ experience in operational roles in a fast growing business environment and a track record of efficiently managing a variety of operational functions. Excellent communication skills, a strong analytical toolkit, resilience and leadership  qualities in multi-functional teams will be key to this role. Although not an essential requirement, experience in Renewable Energy or related fields would be beneficial. Previous experience with offshore wind projects and of working in a multi-national business would be an advantage.

If you possess a strong sense of accountability, are able to focus on details while maintaining a holistic view, enjoy collaboration across functional and geographic boundaries, and want to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

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