Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and Supply Chain Manager (m/f/d)

  • Verona
  • Work experience
  • Commercial professions (other)
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I want a meaningful job in a company that gives me the chance to achieve a big goal: 100% clean energy. Sounds ambitious, but it is feasible. I work at juwi. When do you start?
juwi Italy is looking for you as an

Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and Supply Chain Manager (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

With us you have the chance to shape a future project. For more than 25 years, juwi has been a pioneer of the energy revolution. As a 100% -subsidiary of MVV Energie AG, we plan and build projects in the areas of wind and solar energy in Germany and abroad and offer additional services in the areas of technical and commercial management. With around 850 employees and more than 1,000 wind energy and more than 1,700 PV systems implemented, juwi has established itself as a major player in renewable energies.
At juwi AG, you'll be driving the energy revolution from different perspectives. We plan and implement wind and solar energy projects throughout Germany, support the international juwi companies and manage the activities of the entire juwi Group.


juwi Italy is a growing market player with an aggressive expansion target over the medium term. In this context the successful candidate will have responsibilities within different areas or departments of the operational business, while it is anticipated will increasingly focus on one of these core responsibilities as the business develops. 

juwi is a matrix organization with presence in many countries, and as such your direct line manager will be the MD of juwi Italy and your functional reporting will be to Heads of the relevant EMEA Operations Departments.

The key areas of focus are on O&M commercial and technical management, and support of various supply chain activities. 

In general, it is expected that you will comply with and implement juwi processes and standards. We also anticipate a close working relationship between the successful candidate and both finance and development/sales.

Your responsibilities as O&M Manager (m/f/d): 
  • Oversee the local O&M activities and manage the local O&M employees & main subcontractors, 
  • Manage commercial O&M issues, including relations and negotiations with customers, 
  • Management of O&M solar portfolio, including performance management, 
  • Scouting and evaluating potential O&M subcontractors, 
  • Set up and continuously improve O&M processes, in line with EMEA processes, 
  • Attract new customers, O&M contracts and other related opportunities (revamping projects, sales of spare parts, additional services, etc), 
  • Manage the profitability of the O&M function of juwi Italy, planning & implementing initiatives (in coordination with the MD of juwi Italy and the Head of O&M EMEA) to improve this.
Your responsibilities as Supply Chain Manager (m/f/d): 
  • Support the local Supply Chain Manager for O&M procurement, and local procurement (for example civil and electrical subcontractors) for EPC projects,
  • Ensure, that goods and services are purchased on a cost-quality optimized basis with suitable terms for delivery, cost, payments and quality and to meet the project milestones,
  • Set up and manage a network of local suppliers and subcontractors for our EPC projects in Italy,
  • Manage inquiries, quotations and ordering process including tracking of order fulfilment for each project,
  • Lead the negotiation of contract terms and pricing based on existing contract templates and in close cooperation with other involved departments,
  • Manage the contracts, control of milestones and implement necessary steps to ensure the compliance with milestones,
  • Close cooperation with project purchasers and lead buyers in juwi headquarter in Germany and other juwi subsidiaries,
  • Support PM and Construction team in handling supplier variations, change orders etc.

Your Profile

juwi is looking for the following qualifications, experience and personal attributes:
  • University Degree in Engineering - Management studies at a post-graduate level will be considered a plus.
  • Experience in the management of O&M service of solar / renewable energy projects, from both the technical and commercial perspective.
  • Experience in managing / negotiating with customers
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience with suppliers and with subcontractors, preferred in civil and/or electrical segment.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Project & MS Office.
  • Fluent in Italian and in English (verbal & writing).
  • Excellent communication skills: able to communicate across levels both internally and externally.
  • Ability of working autonomously, decision making and problem solving. 
  • Team player with evident leadership qualities.
  • Willing to travel frequently, locally and internationally, and stay on site.
  • Demonstrable ability to work in matrix organizations and to operate in a culturally diverse international environment.

Benefits of working for juwi

  • Ability to shape technology innovation within juwi and influence solutions of the future.
  • International mandate within a global organization.
  • Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid project worldwide.
  • juwi has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


Please fill out the open fields in the system, add CV and other documents like a motivation letter inclusive salary expectations and references as PDF.

Please apply via our Online-Portal.
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We are looking forward to your energy!
  • Sabine Ehrenthal
  • Senior Global HR Manager
  • +49 (0) 67329657-1205