Performance Manager - Geothermal Power Station

Rare opportunity to join one of the largest power generation companies in NZ in a senior management level role.

  • Cutting edge renewable energy generation
  • Lead and influence performance on site
  • One of the leading Employers of Choice” in NZ

Our client is one of the largest power generation companies in NZ with 100% of their generation coming from renewable sources. With 14 power stations located in the North Island, they are considered the top of class when it comes to renewable energy engineering and are frequently listed as one the best places to work in NZ in annual lists.

They now have a rare opportunity to join them at a senior management level and really contribute to their already outstanding performance year on year. This role is described by the executive team as the CEO of the station”, in charge of a $500-700m asset & responsible for the performance and value creation of a geothermal power station and site including both short term profitability as well as long term sustainable value growth.

Keys to this role will be an all-encompassing focus on enterprise leadership, outstanding interface coordination ability with all relevant stakeholders and a strong commercial acumen. Success in this role will be judged on the person’s ability to manage the geothermal power station and associated steam field according to client requirements, ensuring plant expenditure is within approved budgets, and is conducted in respect of appropriate / technical, quality, safety and environmental policies and procedures.

With 5 direct reports and a sizable and skilled site team, the Performance Manager will be tasked with the following key accountabilities:

  • Strategy and Planning
  • Surface and Plant Facilities Plan (Lifecycle Process)
  • Maintenance Plan
  • Field Revenue (Budget) & Business Planning
  • Organisational Development
  • Asset Management & Operations Management
  • Processes and Systems Development

Previous experience in leading a complex operation such as a power station or similar will be essential in this role with other specifications including:

  • Strong business acumen and financial management experience including budgeting and managing profit and loss’
  • A technical engineering or analytical professional background
  • Staff development and leadership experience
  • Stakeholder management
  • Procurement and contracting experience

This is a rare senior level opportunity with my client to take the reins in a complex operating environment, responsible for annual revenue in the $50-80m range. With a market leading salary, generous bonus and company vehicle, this will be a sought after role. If you think you have the engineering, commercial & strategic smarts to succeed in this role, then I would love to talk to you right away.

For a confidential chat about this role, call Hamish on +64 9 951 5011 or email your CV to quoting reference ACS65284.


Job Reference ACS65284
Location Auckland
Type Permanent
Category Energy
Immigration Requirements Able to be eligible to work in NZ
Consultant Name Hamish McLean
Consultant Phone Number 09 951 5011
Consultant Mobile Number 021 0203 5958
Closing Date 07/09/2018
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