Hamilton Forth are delighted to have been retained to recruit this business-critical role for a Data & IT Services Manager. This is a newly created position to support Ventient Energy’s ambitious growth plans; aspiring to be the number one provider of clean energy sources across Europe. Adopting an innovative approach, they are already one of the UKs top producers of renewable energy.
Ventient Energy Ltd, one of the UK’s largest generators of onshore wind energy. With 34 wind farms located from Caithness to Cornwall, comprising 509 turbines and 690MW of installed capacity, Ventient Energy supplies the equivalent of 420,000 homes annually, offsetting 0.75 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent a year. The company was formed in 2017 following a merger of two businesses and is now owned by institutional investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management. Ventient Energy are headquartered in Edinburgh where most staff are located. Staff who support our wind farm assets are distributed throughout the UK in regions within close proximity to the wind farms. Current headcount is approximately 43 people. We have a broad range of wind farms, ranging from one to 25 years old. Managing this diverse portfolio presents significant challenges and opportunities for the Director of Asset Management to show industry leadership in operational excellence.
Ventient Energy continues to grow with an ambitious roadmap to own and operate renewable energy projects across Europe. The role will take responsibility for the strategy, delivery and management of all data and IT services covering all wind farms, office-based and remote workers. The role will ensure databases are developed, maintained, optimised, managed and secured to support the operation and growth of the business. IT infrastructure and services across the whole business and the introduction and optimisation of new technologies to protect the data assets of the business are core to this role.
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