Bid & Contracts Manager - (E-Mobility) - Green Investment Group EMEA

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


As a key member of the commercial team, you will be a bidding and contract management expert, liaising with the technical team where required, to deliver commercially successful EV projects, tenders and investment proposals; including taking the lead in arranging construction and operational contracts for EV based projects.

In your role as Bid & Contracts Manager, you will interface with wider internal teams, partners suppliers and consultancies and will be expected to be an ambassador for the business during any external engagement. You will own the bidding process and provide contractual and commercial advice on the deal structure whilst always ensuring documentary controls are adhered to.

Your primary responsibilities will involve supporting the business development and contracting process through the creation and management of bid proposals, preparing and negotiating contracts to support new partnerships, identifying and mitigating commercial and project risks as part of the project investment case and finalising contracts where required (EPC, O&M, asset management and construction management). In addition to this, you will work closely with the Engineering and Operations teams to ensure effective management of contracts once signed, including the EPC, construction management and service contracts with the customer. You will resolve any commercial issues including variations, claims and payments whilst setting up governance and operating structures to manage the contracts in operation.

This role will see you optimising contract outcomes through the finalising of contracts with, and management of our supply chain partners and our customers through close liaison with the commercial and technical teams.

For success in this role, you will have significant experience of working in a related field including management of specifications, tender management, EPC and O&M management. You will ideally have experience of the JCT/NEC suite of standard form contracts. Experience in EV is desired however, experience in solar, behind the meter electrical installations, battery storage, EPC contracting, M&E or other related fields are also welcome. You will also possess prior experience in the management of contracts and have demonstrable understanding of EV technology, a successful track record leading and managing complex projects, including working alongside JV partners in multiple countries or across different cultures to achieve successful outcomes. Lastly, you’ll have experience with contract, commercial and technical risk management, excellent networking and communication skills, and strong analytical, report writing and presentation skills. Experience of energy performance contracts is also considered a plus.

Ideally, you will have experience of working in European markets and associated language skills are highly regarded.

Transfer within EV Business

We anticipate that in 2022 your employment may transfer to Fleete, the company which has been incorporated to house GIG’s European EV Platform, along with other employees of the Employer who are assigned to that business. Fleete is a charging infrastructure and services provider for operators of electric commercial vehicles. Our turnkey charging-as-a-service model helps customers get their electric fleet on the road and keep them driving, 24/7, 365 days a year. Established by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, we ensure that the transition to electric fleets is as economic, efficient and easy as possible. The Employer will provide information to you regarding the terms of that transfer in due course..

About The Green Investment Group

Green Investment Group (GIG) is a specialist green investor within Macquarie Asset Management, and a global leader in the development of companies, assets and technologies that aim to accelerate the global transition to net zero. Initially launched by the UK Government in 2012 as the Green Investment Bank, it was the first institution of its type in the world. Acquired by Macquarie in 2017, GIG has grown to become one of the world’s largest green investors with a development pipeline of more than 30 GW in over 25 markets, spanning established renewables and emerging green technologies.

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion/EUR459.0/GBP394.6/USD531.7 in assets globally. Macquarie Asset Management is part of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity, and commodities.

All figures as at 31 March 2022.

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