Business Development Manager Offshore Wind
- Location: London
- Salary: Market related
This Senior level role will report into the Head of Renewables and MD.
The key aims of the role are:
Required competencies and skills:
If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Are you a Geotechnical Engineer who is passionate about the Offshore sector? Our client, one of the world's leading geotechnical offshore companies, is the best place to be a Technical Director. They are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious engineer to become an invaluable part of the geotechnical team, who wants to grow and develop within the industry and manage their own team.This is an exciting role that will require the technical leadership of geotechnical engineering for offshore wind development. You should have a good command of fast-evolving geotechnical issues around OWF as well as have the capacity to deliver projects with my client. You will be encouraged to think differently to deliver projects using innovative business models and utilising existing, and developing new, digital solutions and design automation.ResponsibilitiesManaging a geotechnical team and providing them with support, what will give you the autonomy to implement your ideas and improve your social skills.Working on global offshore wind projects, what is an exciting opportunity to develop personal and technical skills.Interaction with stakeholders on a technical level.Providing QA of factual and interpretation reports .Assisting with geotechnical design and engineering.Approving laboratory testing schedules.RequirementsMinimum 8 years of relevant experience in Renewable Energy.Recognized first degree in Engineering geology or Civil/Geotechnical Engineering.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or similar.Membership in a relevant professional institution.
Offshore Wind technical manager Spencer Ogden is looking for a highly motivated and skilful professional to strengthen its client's offshore wind project development team in Korea.Role description:· Manage the technical issues and communicate with the technical team , e.g. management of all technical functions and work; focal point for technical discussions and its commercial impact; resource planning· Responsibility for definition, optimization and integration of the project design with due regard to the project commercial drivers, schedule and budget;· Manage the engineering input into the Project Description, Pre-FEED, permits and statutory consents during the project development phase· Deliver the project design basis at appropriate stages through the project· Promote a consistent and inherently safe design, and ensure that design safety risks are demonstrable. Log any residual hazards for future transfer to the relevant project phases.· Ensure design integrity, compliance and technical risk management in line with applicable regulations.· Input to negotiation strategy with suppliers, creation of necessary pre-bid tender documents and its offers, approval of engineering documents and invitation to tender technical specifications· Oversight and responsibility for maintenance of data about project site conditions and GIS information· Development supporting of project schedule, technical risk evaluation & mitigation and oversight of technical LCOE & innovation measures.· Support collation of relevant cost inputs for technical elements of the project (e.g. CAPEX and OPEX);· Contribute to bid strategy and development of technical requirements of initial work packages such as; preliminary site investigations, technical solution scope (incl. options like battery, green hydrogen, innovation).Desired qualifications:· Engineering (civil/ mechanical / electrical) or other technical university degree· At least 5 years of relevant experience in development & construction of offshore wind or large infrastructure projects· Strong track record in successful engineering management and good knowledge of offshore wind development areas and their interdependencies.· Results-oriented and Commercial mindset, ability to analyse and summarize complex development topics and aggregate decision-relevant information to convey messages clearly and concisely.· Proven experience, ability to build and develop high performance teams and to motivate, acting comfortably in cross-cultural teams, collaborating across country boundaries with a sense of diversity and inclusion· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people on different levels of hierarchy, different backgrounds and cultures, must be a team player.· Excellent understanding of technical analysis and specifically of competitive drivers that can help winning projects in very competitive tender environments· Interdisciplinary project management experience· Sound understanding of Korean offshore wind market dynamics & market specific challenges incl. local regulation impacting technical design parameters· High degree of specific offshore wind expertise (technical, development, project management and commercial)· Fluent in spoken and written English and Korean
Location - Dublin/Cork, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Renewable Engineering Manager.Job Overview: The role of Senior Offshore Wind Foundation Engineer will be to provide technical input and expertise on structures relating to offshore wind (both fixed bottom and floating, both WTGs and offshore substations) during the full lifecycle of development and operations.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Defining and implementing engineering strategies and plans relating to offshore foundations including tendering (preparation, evaluation and selection of preferred consultants), negotiating and managing high value design contracts whilst managing multiple consultants and associated interfaces.Undertake critical technical reviews of offshore structural design work.Support certification processes with independent verification bodies to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.Develop and define internal procedures, engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria for offshore foundations (fixed and floating).Provision of technical support relating to offshore wind structures for certification, fabrication, transport & installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance.Manage and provide design guidance and internal technical verification of WTG and offshore substation platform foundations.Inform DevEx, CapEx and OpEx assumptions and estimates relating to offshore structures throughout the various stages of project development.Assist with the preparation of construction contracts (e.g. employer's requirements and technical specifications) and contribute to project scheduling / budgeting and risk managementWork closely with internal stakeholders, project partners, external design consultants and contractors to produce optimal solutions suiting project objectives.Lead the identification of topics for research such as software, technologies, materials, fabrication methodologies to be investigated in field of expertise.Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in developing technical aspects of offshore wind projects (fixed and floating) in anticipation of key project milestones such as seabed leasing events, planning applications, route to market auctions, FID and COD.Provision of technical and strategic advice to Lead Engineer / Project Manager(s) on projects. Requirements:Essential: Possess a Civil / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering degree (Level 8) or equivalent4+ years of experience in offshore industry, with at least 7 years post graduate experienceExperience in design and / or design management of offshore foundations (monopiles and jackets).Knowledge and experience of planning, managing and executing offshore foundation design contracts, design management, program management, cost and risk control.An understanding of relevant design codes and standards.Knowledge of integrated loads analysis, primary and secondary steel designs, corrosion protection systems, structural materials, welding, fatigue, bolt design, FE analysis, environmental loading, transport and installation, operation and maintenance. Desirable: Master's degree (Level 9), ideally relating to Offshore Engineering.8+ years of experience in offshore industry.Chartered Engineer status.Experience in design and / or design management of floating offshore foundations (semi-submersibles, barges, moorings, anchors, etc.)Experience with offshore structural inspections. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Working for a consultancy with offices in London and Glasgow you will:Understand and interpret client's needs, clearly communicating client's goals to internal and external stakeholders, as well as be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of Advisory Services and one-off projects on behalf of clients including due diligence, owners engineering and general technical mission, You'll support our growth and cost reduction target and undertake technical, project management, commercial and customer-facing activitiesAs well as: Prepare & deliver presentations and reports for Asset Management team and/or clients Ensuring that appropriate contracts are agreed with clients and time and cost is accounted for appropriately within the businessEnsure project deliverables stay on time, on target, and on budgetSupporting the development of proposals to secure new workResponsibility for the financial performance of any projects managedMentor and support less experienced team membersFor this role we are looking for:Experience Previous demonstrable experience in performing owners engineering, due diligence, technical advisory and/or consultancy activities in the wind energy field Similar consultancy or in-field experience with battery storage systems would be considered advantageousManaging budgets and project costsContract specification review and preparationQualifications Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering or relevant Business / Commercial discipline Valid driving licence for use within UKKnowledge Understanding of technical aspects of wind infrastructure projects Knowledge of wind systems and optionally battery energy storage systemsUnderstanding of commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance)Skills Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English Strong commercial and contractual awarenessWillingness to travel
Looking for your a new career as a Wind Technician? Look no further! My client is currently looking for profiles who are interested in the Renewable Energy Sector, and develop them into Wind Turbine Technicians. This is a fantastic opportunity, not only to get into an exciting career within the renewable energy sector but to also work for one of the biggest companies in the world. You must have the following: You have either completed your vocational training in an electrical engineering trade (electrician, power plant electronics engineer, industrial mechatronics engineer), or you are a vehicle mechatronics engineer (with training in electrics), or you have completed training in a mechanical or handicraft field, with a strong interest in undertaking further training in the electricity sector, or with career experience as a service engineer in the wind sector.A team player, interested in personal and career developmentHighly flexible, able to cope with pressure, motivated and willing to travel within the country to support another service centerA well-developed quality consciousness and responsibilityAble to work at heights (certification undertaken by GE if not available)Unlimited working permit in EUFluent knowledge of French, basic knowledge of English and Class B driving license are essential requirements If you are interested please reach out to email@example.com
Looking for your next Wind Technician contract? Look no further! We have a 3-6 month contract available in Lopeno, Texas with a large and reputable energy company. The perfect opportunity to continue adding to an awesome resume! $25-$30/HR DOE; Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits included! Must Haves: 3 year diploma in a technical program or equal experience3+ years of MV/VH voltage applicationProficiency in assembly and monitoring of substationsTroubleshooting and maintenance of equipment including but not limited to: electrical control circuits, transformers, high voltage breakers and collection linesStrong communication skillsValid US passport
Spencer Ogden are exclusively partnered with this established Offshore Wind Engineering Consultancy.Job Overview: The Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer will work on engineering and consultancy assignments for offshore wind farm on a global basis and with a special focus on the Irish offshore wind market. The Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer will be responsible for leading teams to deliver complex geotechnical engineering projects.The successful candidate will share a responsibility for meeting our ambitious growth objectives in the rapidly growing renewables business. Our team members and colleagues worldwide will support you to be part of the exciting movement in the dynamic wind industry.Are you ready to contribute your expertise in our goal, to transition Ireland to green energy?Key Responsibilities and Duties: Lead and manage geosciences work packages for offshore wind developments, through coordination with the geoscience package management lead, including but not limited to: Strategy and management plan preparationDevelopment of survey specificationsPreparation of procurement documentationTender management and evaluationSurvey managementData and package interfaces managementDeliverables review, ensuring all deliverables are provided in compliance with approved instructions, procedures and policies. Receive and respond to enquiries of a geoscience nature relating to prospects in Ireland and prepare tenders and proposals as required, with support from the ground Geoteam as required. ???????Contribute to the review of geotechnical designs, method statements and submissions by third parties to ensure geotechnical issues are accounted for.Support a variety of engineering analyses including foundation design, leg penetration/extraction analysis, drivability analyses, geotechnical interpretations and cable route assessments.Contribute to the operations in the wider group Geoteam, which may include provision of line management, coaching and mentoring of junior engineersTake a lead in business development activities.Attend conferences, write and delivering technical papers, represent OWC and promote our skills and competencies in the offshore wind sector. Requirements: Engineering and or Geology degreeAt least 3 years' experience as a geotechnical engineer in the design and management of geosciences aspects within the offshore wind industry.Excellent geotechnical engineering knowledge with experience in managing small teams to deliver projects for clients.Ability to co-ordinate, direct and lead projects and work under own initiative with minimum supervision.Experienced in the scoping, management, supervision and interpretation of offshore site investigations.Experience of jack-up leg penetration analyses.Ability to undertake scour assessments, pile drivability and leg extraction analyses.Good technical knowledge of offshore design and construction.Familiar with commercial and contractual issues and able to provide guidance to clients.Good sales and business development techniques and be competent in marketing the capabilities of the companyCapable of seeing new business opportunities and pursuing these with existing and future clients.Proficient in French, German, Polish, Japanese or another language is an advantage. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
As an Offshore Foundation Structural Assessment Senior Engineer F/M you will be involved in delivering multi-level ongoing projects in the offshore wind whilst looking at the wider renewable energy business in general, contributing and developing broader technical solutions for business.You'll be part of an enthusiastic and committed team of Engineers and Technicians to deliver high-quality output on projects. Client care and repeat business are crucial to success. This means you enjoy developing and nurturing relationships with clients.You will have a good understanding of the technical engineering requirements of offshore wind turbine structures. As an Offshore foundation structural assessment senior engineer, you will be Performing structural calculations mainly using the finite element calculation method (FEA) to include: Analysis of Structural ModelsMonitoring calculations and detailed drawingsSelection of load cases (environmental conditions, a turbine in production/shutdown, etc.)Post-processing of extreme loads and fatigueAnalysis of the results and recommendations on the designData flow managementEnsuring technical compliance with the relevant regulations and client specificationsCompletion and delivery of high-quality technical reports. and you will carry out the dimensioning of structures: In the pre-design, design, basic, and detailed engineering phases (typically offshore jacket/monopile wind turbine foundation).Analysis of structural designs and gradually develop expertise in a wide range of offshore structures including static & dynamic analysis, fatigue analysis, impact analysis, fracture mechanics, Finite Element Analysis, wave dynamics, seismic design, engineering materials, etc. The role is based in Nantes, France, and the incumbent will have the right to work and reside in France.In this hybrid role, you will have a defined work location that includes remote work from home, in the office, and offshore/on-site as agreed with your manager.Flexibility to working hours and willing travel locally and internationally may be required occasionally.What we are looking forWe are looking for a determined, results, and client-oriented professional with a supportive and global mindset, and excellent interpersonal skills. The successful candidate should be passionate about innovation, and progress and enjoys working in a dynamic and multicultural environment both independently and as part of a team. In addition, you: Hold a Master's degree (or equivalent):structural mechanics and/or solid mechanics.Have at least 3 years of experience in the offshore field (Wind or Oil & Gas) in the dimensioning of offshore foundation structures, mainly of the jacket or monopile type.Will have Knowledge of mechanical characteristics of metal/concrete/composite materials (RDM).Have an in-depth understanding of at least 1 of the following: ANSYS / SACS / ABAQUS / SESAM.Knowledge and/or practice of standards such as DNV-GL, IEC, API, AISC, and Eurocodes.Are fully proficient in English, and French is an advantage.Practice in code checking, yielding, buckling, and fatigue, in ULS, FLS, and ALS conditions could be an additional advantage.
In this role you will be a key member of the O&M Services team, with your team, will secure contracts for the supply of services for offshore wind farms while reporting to the Head of Offshore O&M Services Procurement. You'll be part of a highly motivated and driven team and you'll be working closely with category managers and other sourcing managers, and you'll play a vital role in driving the commercial strategy and negotiations. You’ll play an important role in: aligning sourcing activities across different business unitsowning and managing the procurement processleading contract negotiations, contract signing, and contract management to support the overall module sourcing strategyliaising with a wide range of stakeholders to establish business needs, managing and executing suitable and effective sourcing strategies for our operational wind farmsissuing and managing tenders and RFIs/ RFPssetting negotiation strategies and leading intensive commercial and contractual negotiations to achieve best business results. To succeed in the role, you: are data driven, with a strong profile within technical and commercial disciplineshave strong communication skills, speaking and writing fluent Englishhave experience communicating and negotiating with business partners in an international environmenthave a strong business orientation and experience with supplier development, combined with solid analytical skillsthrive in a fast-paced work environment and see the value of working in a structured mannerpossess strong interpersonal skills which allow for a high level of stakeholder management and cross-functional collaborationare solution-oriented, with a self-starter mindset, and have experience with building constructive working relationships in an international team. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Contracts Manager FoundationsSpencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with a leading Energy provider, spearheading the Energy Transition, looking to diversify from and build on their Oil & Gas roots. Our partners are looking to bring on a Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Contracts Manager, you will partner with Project Directors as Commercial Lead to optimise contracting strategies and maximise value in the procurement, contracting and negotiation process of project contracts while leading a team of Contracts Foundations Specialists. Duties in these projects will involve: Leading a negotiating team during demanding Contract negotiationsManaging interfaces between internal and external stakeholders to ensure contracts are optimised for the businessProviding direction to the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy You will be expected to: Support an integrated portfolio approach to procuring goods and services and offer advice as requiredProvide commercial input into business development, specific market analysis projects, and other transaction support activitiesLead discussion with Procurement to devise strategy for development of competitive procurement processesDay-to-day management of the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy to guarantee financeable contractsAttend supplier meetings/discussions and guide the team on addressing topics related to the technical & commercial aspects of the EPC or other contractsProvide commercial input into procurement strategies and evaluations, and develop cost optimisationsParticipate in and contribute to due diligence reports of potential acquisitions opportunities The right candidate will have: 10+ relevant experienceProven contract management skills coupled with a track record in delivering large complex projects including providing contractual input to large offshore wind projectsA comprehensive understanding of offshore wind projects, industry and supply chain If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Spencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with an established Offshore Wind Developer spearheading the Energy Transition. Our partners are looking to bring on a Procurement Associate to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Procurement Associate, you will support the procurement/contracting cycle on the project by achieving the best cost-effective conditions, lowering risk and ensuring the delivery of all products and services required for the different phases of the projects. Duties in these projects will involve: Contributing to commercial aspects of development, consenting, engineering, construction and, maintenanceFacilitating competitive processes and commercial management or contractsEnsuring that all procurement and contracting matters are in accordance with legislation and essential requirements You will be expected to: Prepare and maintain planning of sourcing activitiesDuring the tender: coordination of the internal stakeholders which are part of the negotiation such as legal, risk assessment or technical departmentsSet out contracts that are fully compliant to support our business needs which are legally binding, mitigate any and all commercial risksAlongside the project management, team members, internal lawyers, assist in the handling of claimsTake accountability for contract analysis and advise the project team on the content of the contractWork with the Supply Chain and Local Content Lead to create strong relationships with the related suppliers across the supply chainAnalyse trends and forecasts within the market place The right candidate will have: 2+ relevant experience sourcing goods and services, preferably related to offshore industriesExperience in other roles with commercial, legal, contract management or tendering positions
In this role you will be a key member of the O&M Services team, with your team, you will develop and drive world-class category management in offshore wind. You'll develop the strategy for a whole category with multiple products involved and you'll be the main person responsible for seeing that strategy through to fruition by working with colleagues in the technical and project-oriented departments, as well as with external parties such as suppliers and partners. You’ll play an important role in: driving category strategiesbuilding supplier relationships with key suppliersleading negotiations and sourcing projectsconducting cost structure analysessetting negotiation strategies and leading intensive commercial and contractual negotiations to achieve best business resultsdeveloping and maintaining a capable supply base. To succeed in the role, you: are data driven, with a strong profile within technical and commercial disciplineshave strong communication skills, speaking and writing fluent Englishhave experience communicating and negotiating with business partners in an international environmenthave a strong business orientation and experience with supplier development, combined with solid analytical skillsthrive in a fast-paced work environment and see the value of working in a structured mannerpossess strong interpersonal skills which allow for a high level of stakeholder management and cross-functional collaborationare solution-oriented, with a self-starter mindset, and have experience with building constructive working relationships in an international team. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.