Contracts Manager Foundations
- Location: Dublin
- Salary: Market related
Contracts Manager Foundations
Spencer 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:
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If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
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.
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 and Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry. As Procurement and Contracts Manager, you will support the procurement/contracting cycle on the project by providing all elements of contract administration, procurement and commercial management support. Duties in these projects will involve: Contract Management of multiple offshore and onshore contracts.Procurement and coordination for both offshore and onshore works and services across different project.Operational budget creation and management You will be expected to: Coordinate a range of activities associated with direct procurement activities on offshore and onshore projects.Manage procurement processes.Execute contract negotiation, contract management and administration.Oversee payments/forecasting, SRM and reporting. The right candidate will have: Chartered QS (preferable)Degree in Quantity Surveying and/or Procurement/Commercial relatedContract Administration and Contract Management (during execution phase) of offshore contracts and expected to have experience of various forms of contractsProcurement of offshore and onshore contractsContract Administration and Contract Management during execution phase If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Department: EngineeringJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACSummary of Role:As Engineering Manager, you will oversee the engineering for a group of wind and solar projects located at diversity of places in the country. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.What You Will Do: Assessing and quantifying ground risk and other engineering factors to assist with site selection primarily within the Philippines or other APAC markets if requiredDeveloping CAPEX and OPEX assumptions associated with differing ground conditions and foundation typesDevelopment of specifications for development projects to provide the basis for Environmental Impact AssessmentSpecify, tender and manage onshore and offshore survey works, including bathymetric surveys, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigationManagement of contractors, subcontractors and partnersAssist with the preparation of Construction Contribute to project scheduling/ budgeting and risk managementContribute to assembly of and quality assurance checks for contract documentationSelection, co-ordination and management of External Design ConsultantsDevelopment of project schedules and project risk registersDevelopment of Construction strategiesDevelopment of Procurement strategies What We Require: Degree in Engineering (electrical or civil) with a minimum of 15 years of experienceA broad range of management experience and a proven record in projects engineering and construction is essentialEngineering and construction management experience in the renewable or electrical industry would be an advantageExperience on presenting to senior management at board level and be capable of managing internal and external resources with easeExperience in offshore wind site selectionKnowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation proceduresKnowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore windAbility to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptionsKnowledge of the Offshore windfarm development and foundation design processExperience in geotechnical engineering is an advantageExperience in the preparation of construction contract documentsUnderstanding of solar and wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connectionsExperience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documentsKnowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshoreExperience in tender/bid evaluationExperience in conducting technical and commercial negotiations with EPC contractors/grid Companies etc.IT literateExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
The role is one of strong leadership and credible representation of the Organisation, with all stakeholders and potential partners, as well as within the Organisation.Key responsibilities are as follows:o Liaison with potential partners:▪ Develop relationships with industry players and potential partners for the organisation in the country▪ Negotiate, structure, and implement one or more strategic partnerships in the Philippineso Due diligence and analysis of project information:▪ Review and extract relevant project information (project planning, permitting, land/seabed lease, supplier/EPC contracts, grid connection, financing and PPA/offtake agreements)▪ Perform due diligence on this documentation; summarise key technical, commercial and financial risks and opportunities to support financial close / investment committee processeso Develop, review and optimise the project business case:▪ Drive business case development, optimisation and risk management, discussing with partners to form an aligned, factual and realistic case▪ Highlight deviations between the Organisation investment committee business case (considering DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX) and evolving realities on-the-groundo Project development interface:▪ Assess project planning and development milestones in cooperation with and sometimes supporting Organisation network companies, flag risk items and make suggestions for optimal use of DEVEX and other actions to overcome project obstacleso Manage third party consultants:▪ Manage contracts and deliverables from technical and regulatory/permitting consultancies, appointing new ones as requiredo Public and Regulatory Affairs (prior to appointment of full-time FTE)▪ Develop a strong network with relevant central government departments and drive liaison and influencing initiatives for the organisation▪ Manage local stakeholder groups/govt. close to project sites▪ Deliver analysis and advisory on key renewables policy and regulatory issues, evaluating key project risks and opportunities▪ Contribute to development of the organisation identity and public relations in the Philippineso Closely coordinate with investment teams on development:▪ Regular reporting on development status and due diligence▪ Hosting and coordination of project review committeeso Develop the foundations for development and execution organization in the Philippines▪ This position will be the first employee for the organisation in the Philippines, creating a fantastic opportunity to lay the foundations for and shape the organisation▪ Recruit immediate and future employees in line with business growth, and support with set-up of office / admin matters• Regular travel to visit project sites, as requiredEducation & Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in commerce, finance, law, or engineering• Key skills: Project, stakeholder, commercial and contract management
Tasks and responsibilities: - Advising Tender Managers, Commercial Managers (during preferred contractor phase) and - Advising Project Managers and Package Managers (during execution phase) on content and interpretation of Main Contract(s), both during final negotiations and thereafter.- Drafting notices of claim, variation proposals/requests, letters, etc.- co-drafting monthly reports and minutes of meeting- Supporting/advising in Procurement process from legal/contracting perspective, to align with Main Contract and to ensure sound legal/contractual drafting of sub-, supply-, services- and other contracts- Liaising with internal legal, insurance, procurement, estimating, finance, QSHE departmentsJob requirements: A minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably a bit more, as a Contract Manager, tender manager or Legal Counsel in the offshore renewable industry.Knowledge of/experience with international construction contracts (FIDIC YB / Logic / NEC) and or BIMCO charter partiesLogical thinker, diligent (hard) worker, as a team member yet self-starter.Generally good humoured; taking initiative, solution oriented but with eye for the long term interest of project and company.Bachelor or Master degree in law (either civil law jurisdiction or case law jurisdiction) and/or BSc Civil Engineering / Mechanical Engineering with proven legal (construction or maritime contract) knowledge/experienceAn independent and proactive person with a strong commercial affinity and proven negotiation successes The ability to advise effectively always keeping in mind at the audience/reader/listener in playEnthusiasm to be part of the world's energy change as a member of the Contractor community and project team.
Contract management for all the legal matters : Draft and review the contact, provide legal advise to the project managers, identify the risk and evaluate the contract Collaborate with APAC team Japanese native or N1 as this job requires to have skill to read/check contratcs in Japanese, English is not a must but has to be able to communicate with APAC manager
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.
This Project Manager position is to support C&I Solar projects throughout Central California.Responsibilities: - Understand, plan and execute commercial solar projects in accordance with the terms of the contract and specifications.- Coordinate project design and engineering plan sets and calculations for civil, structural, mechanical and electrical disciplines, and facilitate the AHJ permitting submittal and approval process.- Support and manage client interactions, communication, invoicing and on time payment.- Schedule, manage and attend client, vendor, jobsite and technical meetings, as required to effectively execute the project.- Create accurate project budgets, change orders, and manage P&L ledgers throughout the contract period.- Create and regularly update project schedules using Microsoft Project or similar.- Produce detailed monthly project update reports for review by the Sr Project Manager and/or client.- Facilitate vendor purchase orders, subcontract agreements including scope of work, and effectively manage 3rd parties in accordance with the project schedule and budget.- Oversee on-site construction activities to ensure they are performed in accordance with contract documents, and that they meet the design intent.- Effectively facilitate project close out activities, including but not limited to; testing and commissioning, utility/AHJ inspections, asset management documentation and final handoff meetings.- Direct and oversee Project Engineers and Field Engineers.- Other duties as assigned Qualifications:- Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Science or Business Administration from an accredited university or college.- Minimum 5 Years’ project management experience within a construction environment.- Minimum 2 Years’ project management experience on commercial or utility scale solar projects.- Public works project experience.- Contract, MSA and T’s & C’s negotiation.- EPC and self-perform contractor experience.- Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
Spencer Ogden has partnered with a Regional developer of Onshore Wind, Solar and Battery Storage projects to onboard a Project Manager to their teams in Scotland, England or Wales. Competitive salary and benefits on offer. Key Responsibilities include: The development of onshore renewable energy projects.Initiating site searches, feasibility assessments and land lease contracting.Prepare and coordinate EIAR, appeal documents and planning applications.Negotiate planning submissions and monitor reporting progress.Risk and liability assessment with continuous reporting to line management.Cooperating with numerous departments to evaluate and deliver projects in budget and in a timely manner.
You will manage and monitor a portfolio of Group assets since their development phase (financial pre-closing).In close collaboration with the Purchasing and Legal departments, you define, negotiate and validate (signature) the contracts necessary to guarantee the success of the assets.You control the legal and commercial compliance of the assets - financial commitments, HSE, ICPE...You assess the impact of operational and business decisions on each SPV and all associated stakeholders.With regard to the entire portfolio, you carry out the arbitration on the operationality of the SPVs and make all the necessary decisions.As part of new achievements, you carry out technical arbitration on the choice of key equipment (turbine, equipment)You make strategic decisions in advance of the project such as planning deadlines, contractual structure of assets, Opex and Capex costsYou ensure that the end of life of an asset is taken into account from the beginning of its life (development and construction phases).You manage the documentation of assets and ensure its correct classification and the correct updating of informationYou ensure the right balance between spending and performance of the assets under your control.Looking to improve the financial value of your portfolioYou keep the dashboards up to date by guaranteeing good visibility/reliability on the indicators (project financing, budget monitoring, performance, production monitoring, etc.). You monitor these indicators and take the necessary measures to correct the abuses identified.Required Education(s) and Experience(s):Graduated with a Bac + 4 or Bac + 5 Engineer, you have significant experience in the construction and / or operation of renewable energy sites or in the management of renewable energy production assets.You are proficient in English.
I am looking for a Project Manager for one of our clients, a pure play renewable energy business investing in large scale Solar Energy ventures. They have a strong development pipeline in place – with Construction on multiple sites due to commence 2023. They are backed by a proven Investment Capital partner with a dedication to the Renewable Energy industry.Your responsibilities: Move developed projects into the implementation phase and support until commissioningCollaborate with the design team to optimise the technical designDetermine requirements for resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitationsBuild relationships with external vendors, negotiate contracts, tender services and commission subcontractorsPlan construction operations to ensure deadlines are metCoordinate vendors and subcontractors during the construction phase and control time, costs, quality and work safety standards.Conduct site visits to ensure all quality requirements and compliance guidelines are met. Minimum requirements: At least 3 years of experience in project managementProven experience in general construction site safety aspects and relevant local regulationsFluent written and spoken Dutch and English.Willingness to undertake regular business trips throughout the Netherlands and abroad.
This company is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 3 MW to 15 MW. The company's offshore wind sourcing team is looking for a Procurement Manager who will be responsible for negotiation, fulfilment of the offshore POs, expediting and deliveries of the project. The Procurement Manager will report to the Project Director.Roles and Responsibilities:· Directing the Project Sourcing strategy for cost, vendors panel, on time PO placement, on time delivery and execution of services.· Sponsors buyers in invoices treatment, bonds requests to suppliers and purchase order negotiations· Has the authority to make resolutions in his/her project within the project Sourcing scope.· Understands the commercial part of the TSA (Turbine Supply Agreement) contract and ensures its flow down terms into Purchase Orders and project subcontracts· Ensures that all relevant sourcing processes, work instructions and guidelines are followed within the project as well as ensures compliance with Corporate Instructions, Legal, Financial, and Quality directives· Supports sourcing fulfilment leader for the correct delivery of products and materials on-time and with due quality requirements. Works together with sourcing fulfilment leader on improvement of supplier performance.Required Qualifications:- Degree in commerce, engineering or science- Masters is desirable but not essentialDesired Characteristics:· Minimum 5 years experience as Project Sourcing Manager or Supply Chain management· Secure understanding of finance and commercial implications on the global energy market· Good understanding of legal/contractual aspects of an EPC contract.· Risk management knowledge.· Team player and a good communicator· Strong Negotiation skills.