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Project Manager - Battery Energy Storage

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Job Details

  • Competitive
  • Arenko HQ, London
  • Closes 30th December 2017
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We have been retained by Arenko Group, an owner and operator of utility scale energy storage assets to recruit a Project Manager

Are you motivated by making technology work better? Are you a team player, always willing to challenge the status quo? And, do you have an unhealthy obsession for batteries?

Role: Project Manager
Salary: £ Competitive
Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer
Location: Arenko HQ, London, W11 2SH

As project manager at Arenko, you will be responsible for the development and construction of some of the most agile, complex, and technologically advanced assets in the world. Technologically savvy and highly organised, you will be responsible for the detail behind the budgets, scope, planning, and the on-time delivery of multiple energy storage system projects.

The energy industry is ever-changing and the challenge is to take an agile approach to ensure the projects remain able to compete across a variety of markets and use cases.

All these tasks are performed in close collaboration with the technical, software, markets, finance and business development teams. You will develop the best delivery solutions with the freedom and responsibility to innovate and bring your project management skills to life.


  • Managing multiple projects from development through to installation and commissioning
  • Liaising with battery manufacturers and HV electrical designers
  • Budget estimating and post contract administration
  • Defining scope of works and interfaces between 3rd parties
  • Responsible for production of monthly project performance reports
  • Cost plan, scope and programme management
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure project performance is managed in line with the scope and programme
  • Supervision of site acceptance tests, and market qualification testing
  • Liaising with the supply chain and DNO’s
  • Ensuring full Health and Safety compliance
  • Around 5 years' + experience within a similar role
  • A highly organised and adaptable team player.
  • A self-motivated individual with a proven background in delivering projects on time and on budget within a HV electrical/construction environment.
  • Experience in working in an industrial setting or within the energy sector
As we move to the high-renewables era, electricity storage is transforming the way the energy industry operates. Electricity supply is fast becoming a digital and multidisciplinary sector that provides a fundamental service for modern society, but these needs must be delivered in a socially responsible way. Arenko are using our digital technology alongside our grid-scale asset base to transform the flexibility and security of the electricity system.

Arenko was founded in January 2014 and we are growing rapidly in an emerging sector. We have been operating live assets since mid 2016, and have larger, grid-scale assets in construction. The team are currently based in a Notting Hill mews with Portobello Road just around the corner. Working at Arenko, you will also have access to the most prestigious employee competition of all time: The Golden Spatula.

Hyperion Executive Search are specialists in the energy storage sector. We have been retained by Arenko Group to recruit this and other roles as part of a significant expansion.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Ross Hoare Ross.hoare@hyperionsearch.com

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