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Published on 02/06/2022

Quality & Risk Manager

Permanent

New York - New York - United States

About CVE

CVE North America was founded in 2016 and through internal development will have 36 MW of projects in operation and has a pipeline of more the 120MW in various stages of development. Our US team is expected to double in the next years.

CVE North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of CVE Group, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) based in Marseille, France, with offices and renewable energy assets – solar, bio-gas and hydro – in France, Chile, Africa and the US.

Worldwide CVE has more then 220 employees, over $750m invested in our assets, and 450MW of projects installed or under construction.  Our growth is anchored around CVE’s four main values: placing people first, commitment, quality (CVE Group is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified) and transparency. 

CVE Group’s ambition is to build, within the next five years, a portfolio of renewable and sustainable assets with a capacity of 2 GW, a quarter of which will be in the USA.

job description

CVE NA is a small, fast growing and energetic team with a strong start-up culture and ambitious goals to grow North America’s renewable energy production.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for both risk and quality management, including coordination of insurance for the region.

As quality manager, you are responsible for maintaining and reinforcing the CVE Group’s Integrated Management System (“IMS”) (Quality and Environment approach) in North America and working in coordination with the IMS Manager of the company’s headquarters in France to ensure compliance with CVE Group’s ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications.

As risk manager, you build on the foundation of the IMS framework and work with the various business teams to proactively identify and manage risks. This entails  management of the various business insurance policies for the region and also the deployment of internal tools, systems and processes for the identification, monitoring, management and reporting of risks. This also includes an ability to tie risks, processes and key results/indicators for reporting and insights to management on performance against the region’s key metrics.

Specifically, your role and responsibilities are to: 

· Ensure processes and procedures required for the IMS are in place, implemented and maintained;

· Provide reporting and continuous improvement feedback on such processes and procedures as well as suggest and follow tracking indicators to ensure the effectiveness of their application;

· Build a culture of awareness relative to the SMI including an awareness of the impact of stakeholders, regulations, public authorities on such internal process;

· Implement  and maintain a compliant document management policy

· Implement tools to maintain and enhance such IMS, ensure its efficiency and continuously improve it through internal audits, management of non-compliance and corrective/preventative measures;

· Work in partnership with various operational teams to document processes and procedures and link the processes/procedures with risk identification and key operational indicators;

·  Manage the various business insurance policies (in line with the current market, premium negotiations, monitoring and management of expenses) and coordinate with the various insurance brokers and companies;

·  Manage the various business insurance policies (in line with the current market, premium negotiations, monitoring and management of expenses) and coordinate with the various insurance brokers and companies;

· Support the technical team for the implementation and management of the insurance policies for the solar projects;

· Establish and maintain a risk identification and management framework to help prevent and assess risks, as well as enable informed decision making 

main requirements

You have a Masters degree in Risk Management, Business, Business Administration, Finance or related field. Risk certification a bonus.

You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in risk management or quality control implementation.

You have proven experience implementing or enhancing existing processes, writing and documenting procedures, working effectively with business teams and various stakeholders.

Meticulous and organized, you approach things critically and can concisely convey key messages. You are as comfortable writing procedures in word, tracking KPIs in excel, or reporting to management in power point.

A team player and ready for the challenge of working in a fast-growing solar energy company in a competitive environment and display a strong sense of responsibility and accountability. 

Versatile and pro-active, you take pride in bringing tasks and topics to fruitful conclusion and implementation.

You are fluent in English and preferably have some proficiency in French.

You are convinced that renewable energy will play a major role in the future and you want to be a player in the transition to clean energy.