Country Technical Manager (m/f/d)

  • Milan, Italy
  • Verona, Italy
  • Senior, very experienced
  • Management
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JUWI has been present in the Italian market since 2007, it is based in Verona, in the north of the country, in an excellent position close to all major transport networks. JUWI brings together all the partners you need to complete your renewable energy projects.
We build projects that integrate harmoniously with the environment. JUWI has the necessary engineering expertise, several years of centralized experience in project management and trade as well as organizational skills. Most importantly, from the outset we work together with all relevant partners to develop a strategy that integrates a wide variety of different interests for the benefit of everyone.
The Italian team, assisted by the expertise of the JUWI group, covers the entire production chain: planning, construction and operational management. We leverage our expertise and experience to design high-performance, large-scale photovoltaic systems, allowing the lowest energy cost but maximizing the profits of those who invested in the project. The technical, procurement and construction teams work closely with suppliers to develop and deliver high-quality components.
We are looking for you as a

Country Technical Manager (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

Your Tasks

As the Technical Manager (m/f/d), you will be the proxy of the country’s Managing Director in relation to day-to-day EPC and O&M activities together with other country-specific roles. You will liaise with the local teams of Project Development, Finance & Project Finance, Operations (Engineering, Supply Chain, Construction, Project Management, O&M) to accomplish the Country’s business objectives.
You will have line reports from the Country Operations Team Leads. You will also have regular collaboration with the Functional Heads of the Operations Departments. You will report directly to the country’s Managing Director.
Primary Responsibilities
Operations focus;
  • Support Project Managers and Functional department heads in the daily Operations activities in the Country
  • Closely follow the projects’ budgets and schedules during execution and support the Project Managers to meet the country’s P&L
  • Ensure the Local Operations team is meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure the proper communication and collaboration between the different Operations Departments in the Country, for the successful implementation of EPC and O&M projects.
  • Works collaboratively with Functional Team Managers to develop and/or improve systems, processes, controls, and procedures that improve the overall efficiency of the Operations in the Country and ensure successful project implementation.
  • Interface with functional and local teams in terms of market particularity, related strategy, and projects execution.
  • Provide local support to functional team managers and team leads in relation to all Operations activities (projects and non-projects related)
  • Liaise with the functional managers to ensure that the resource planning is aligned with Country particularity and complies with country’s P&L.
  • Advise the PM Team Leader regarding Project Budget and/or Schedule as well as Deviations to the project execution team.
  • Represent the MD in the project steering meetings / Reporting to the MD of Project Status.
  • Advise and support the relevant functional manager regarding definition and evaluation of goals & development plans/trainings, and approval of vacations and timesheets of the local Ops team leaders (PM, E, C, O&M, and SCM)
  • Advise the local Team Leader and functional manager of each operational department (PM, E, C, O&M, SCM) regarding hiring decisions.
  • Advise the relevant function manager regarding approval of country non-project specific Operations expenses incl. travel.
  • As Line Manager of local Ops team leaders (PM, E, C, O&M and SCM) be responsible for legal, statutory ESG & HR matters (payroll, social security, health insurance, EHS)
  • As Line manager of local Ops Team Leaders (PM, E, C, O&M and SCM) be responsible for team communication & cultural integration.
  • Proxy and delegate of the MD for all HSE aspects in relation to EPC and O&M activities
Country / local focus;
  • Look into methods to improve quality, efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, increase profits, or improve control measures at a country level.
  • Provide consultancy to the MD for the defined market (OPS strategy, customer & stakeholder management, EPC and O&M sales activities).
  • Support the MD throughout EPC and O&M Sales activities, coordinating technical support and activities with Team Leaders and Functional Managers.
  • Proxy and delegate of the MD for all HSE aspects in relation to the Italian entity.

Your Profile

Qualifications and Experience
  • University Degree in Engineering. Management studies at a post-graduate level will be considered a plus.
  • Proven working experience in relevant positions in the renewables sector in the specific Country.
  • People management, organizational and leadership skills: Provide advice, set guardrails to ensure movement in the right direction, conflict resolution, help the team make progress toward their career goals and aspirations.
  • Excellent communication skills: able to communicate across levels both internally and externally.
  • Technology Direction/Vision: Have the technical expertise to provide technical direction and vision to help the company achieve its business goals through execution excellence.
  • Strategic planning skills: Identify and anticipate future technology needs, as well as improve efficiencies with current systems. 
  • Demonstrable ability to work in matrix organizations and to operate in a culturally diverse international environment.

Benefits of working for JUWI

Joining JUWI Italy you can expect a hybrid work policy, market related salary, performance-based bonus, medical insurance, ticket restaurants. We have two offices, one in Verona and another in Milan. Here you will find the opportunity to work for an ISO 9001:2015 certified matrix organisation. Experiencing people, processes, ideas and thought patterns from a global perspective. You will be joining a collaborative environment where growth is common and in fact, is encouraged.
Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid projects worldwide. JUWI Global has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


(Not matching all the requirements, Apply!)
Even if your profile does not match the job brief 100%, perhaps you match it 80% of the way, you could possibly be the right candidate for another position within the JUWI Group.
To apply, please submit your application via our recruitment portal and ensure that you submit your application in English.
We look forward to your energy!

  • Monique Cooper
  • External Recruiting Consultant EMEA