- Location: Dublin
- Salary: Market related
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.
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.
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
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.
Responsible for/support supply chain procurement process1. Supply chain development and execution2. Support bidding documents3 Review and approve procurement-related requisitions4. Project management related work5. Team management6. Other matters assigned by the supervisor
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.
Manage external engineering firms, subcontractors and as well as internal engineering disciplines (civil, electrical, network, permitting) to meet on time, on budget, and high-quality completion of project deliverables.The candidate will be responsible for ensuring deliverables meet contractual requirements, are constructable, and that country / regional impacts to design / cost are considered by engineering functions.Support in the management of internal and external design review meetings and verify compliance with the internal quality program certified to ISO 9001. Drive a culture of value engineering and encourage innovation and innovative approaches for best-in-class system design / constructability.Support Project Procurement and Estimating Teams by developing construction and electrical equipment specifications and performing technical reviews of vendor and subcontractor technical proposals.Review all designs to ensure compliance with project requirements and contractual obligations.Support in the resolution of technical issues surrounding throughout the project lifecycle.Manage the development, coordination, review and technical oversight of engineering and design of contracted energy storage projects at various stages.Maintain a knowledge of applicable codes, standard, and certifications in the Energy Storage Industry and support project leadership in acquiring jurisdictional approvals.Knowledge and experience in Renewable Energy and the execution of Engineering Procurement Construction Processes.Support the development and management of internal process and tolls utilized by the engineering team.
(Website Sr. PM Description)Primary Responsibilities:As the Sr. Solar Project Manager, you will manage the execution for the design and build out of C&I and community solar projects with a focus on the following aspects: Lead team through the execution phase of the project by hosting regular team meetings, ensure design, procurement, inspections, site visits and other aspects of project execution is being conducted on time to ensure proper project close out. Manage the project cycle for Projects and oversee all field teams and installation progress Engage cross-functional teams (e.g., field operations, sourcing, logistics, project finance, engineering, manufacturing, project controls, contract management) to ensure successful project execution Create and manage all aspects of the project schedule as it relates to permitting, material purchase and delivery and the construction process. Manage to multiple deadlines, included but not limited to internal, customer and third-party requirements. Manage budget with the purpose of minimizing the undesirable impact of unexpected changes while maximizing opportunities for margin enhancement through material purchases and subcontracting relationships, negotiations and improving construction and delivery process. Maximize cash flow by aggressively adhering to the project invoicing schedule and accurately document and submit all receivables, quantity as-builts, change orders and claims. Create project cost estimates and negotiate with subcontractors.. Define elements of work and develop scope of work for subcontracts and manage bid process for subcontracted work Oversee and review and/or develop the formal Scope of Work to be included in the Contractual documents Execute the project using the DSD Solar Quality Management and Assurance Program Establish regular communication with customer, deal team and subcontractor teams to guarantee an efficiently run project, continuously resolve issues, and ensure that all stakeholders are up to speed on project. Regularly report to manager on project metrics to forecast of cash flow and revenue recognition. Serve as primary site level customer contact during project execution phase. Communicate with owner/client on contractual obligations, schedules, and milestones Negotiate with owner/client initiated extra work, change of scope items, and contract deletions to maximize profits Ensure that project is constructed safely and in compliance with site and DSD safety program. Work with DSD safety officer on audit and safety evaluation process. Ensure all safety materials and documentation are onsite Review, negotiate and build project to the specifics within the governing contract and ensure all deliverables are completed and contract nuances are understood and followed. Actively develops client relations to generate opportunities for new work. Manage system commissioning and close out. Coordinate with utility interconnection teams Preferred Competencies: Preferably experience the solar energy industry, C&I and community solar specifically Experience as an owner's representative to manage a project per DSDs, installation standards, and into operation phase Experience with development, finance, as it relates to construction's role in the transaction Experience managing onsite witness testing, commissioning, inspection, turnover procedures, and COD requirements Knowledge of migrating portfolios of projects between development, finance, and into the construction process Solar engineering experience (PVsyst, Helioscope, etc.) Qualifications: Exceptional Communication Skills Ability to work remotely and independently and a self-starter High level of project construction knowledge and subcontractor relationships Ability to travel Solar project management experience or related field. Experience dealing with Federal, State and local agencies for permitting and entitlements Demonstrated skills in project planning software (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera.) Demonstrated computer skills, including Salesforce, Procore, NetSuite, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred Experience in dealing with offshore procurement and Customs requirements Financial forecasting experience
Title - Electrical Package ManagerSalary - CompetitiveLocation - UKOur client, a leading international Offshore Wind Consultancy, are searching for an Electrical Package Manager to join their Electrical Engineering team. In which you will manage the delivery of cabling and substation packages for their offshore wind projects. You would be expected to deliver the electrical aspects of the project from procurement right through to installation. You will directly report into the project director and project board. The successful candidate should have 5 years' minimum experience in high level project appointments and possess an extensive electrical background. Project management qualifications would also strengthen the application further. Responsibilities include: Managing substation and cable PMs to ensure best practiceSetting up procedures and interfaces to ensure efficient operations throughout the lifetime of the projectDetailed reports and meeting deliver to management concerning project progress and focusing on keeping with the project vision The client is a major Offshore Consultancy, offering an exciting opportunity for progression to a Senior Project Manager to be part of a dynamic, growth orientated business within Offshore Wind, working on cutting edge Floating and Fixed projects!Salary is market leading and remuneration can be discussed in further detail if the above criteria is met.All applications should be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Title - Project Engineer - Flexible TechnologyLocation - Dublin, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Manager Flexible Technologies, Asset Development.Job Overview: Asset Development is tasked with identifying, developing and constructing new investment opportunities on behalf of the company. Asset Development activities comprise identifying and developing generation and system service opportunities to enhance our portfolio and to realise our net zero 2040 strategy. The Flexible Technology Development unit within Asset Development is currently developing a number of projects in Ireland and the UK, across various different flexible generation technologies and system support technologies (e.g. synchronous compensation and long-term storage).The successful candidate will be responsible to a technology area manager and take on leading project development activities including establishing techno-commercial feasibility of projects and investigating technology areas. The role will involve working closely with team members across the company's various business units. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects and initiatives within the business.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Assessment and development of new business opportunities such as greenfield sites, application of new technologies on existing sites and acquisitions.Research potential technology areas for commercial opportunities.Development and preparation of assigned projects for market competitions e.g. capacity auctions and system service competitions;Where required, provide leadership and direction in the delivery of flexible technology projects or aspects from concept phase through to investment approval.Oversee the development and implementation of the procurement and contract strategy for each of the projects and co-ordinate the various contracts required for each Project.Ensure effective delivery of projects in line with the company's internal rigorous project management methodologies, achieving a consistent high standard of output from the project team which meets all technical, commercial, legal procurement and programme requirements.Ensuring that all project risks are continually assessed, reported and managed in line with the company's governance systems.Champion Safety by supporting the implementation of Safe and Sound, the project safety management strategy and ensuring implementation of this strategy across all projects.Promote and foster a strong team culture and open and transparent communication within the project team and throughout the AD business unit.Development, management and responsibility of the business case for assigned projects.Manage stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally supporting the acquisition of necessary permits, authorisations, planning and connection agreements for projects.Be fully informed of industry issues which may impact on the choice of plant and ensure that this information feeds into the decision-making process. RequirementsEssential: Ability to critically assess opportunities with inputs from highly diverse experts such as technical, environmental, regulation, market analysis and financial.Experience of working from own initiative, taking ownership of work / projects and motivating team members to deliver team objectives or projects.Ability to clearly plan and communicate the requirements to progress specific projects or new initiatives in the Flexible Technology Development area.3rd level qualification in engineering, commercial, planning or equivalent.5+ years industry experience.A track record of project experience.Experience of negotiations and commercial ability. Desirable: Knowledge of various energy generation technologies and experience of assessing these technologies.Knowledge and experience of planning permission and other permitting processesKnowledge of the energy market and regulatory supports in Ireland and UKKnowledge of procurement procedures.Financial skill to appraise project returns and profitability.Understanding of power generation business. QualificationsEssential: 3rd level primary degree in engineering, commercial, planning or equivalent. Desirable: Project management qualification and/or other business management qualifications that may compliment the essential/desirable knowledge, skills and experience listed above. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
We are currently searching for a Renewables Acquisition Lead to identify, develop and manage new investment opportunities. You would work on a range of key projects that are enabling the energy transition, including progressing several renewables/business development opportunities in the UK. This company is currently working on some of the most exciting renewables development projects and the addition of an ambitious and qualified individual will allow them to bring it in to reality.As Acquisition Lead, you will work as part of a team on overseeing successful delivery of business development opportunities in renewable technologies (onshore / offshore wind, solar, renewable enabling and new technologies such as hydrogen). Duties in these projects will involve: Reviewing and screening acquisition project material and assess potential renewables acquisitions in terms of their strategic commercial attractivenessCoordinating between providers of inputs to the model and the financial modellersPreparing and presenting papers to the BD board and preparing subsequent offer lettersMaintaining relationships with key external stakeholders and JV partners businesses on behalf of each of the projects You will be expected to: Ensure that the acquisitions process is managed using the appropriate methodologies and reporting requirementsEnsure that the acquisitions team is sufficiently resourced and motivated on a given acquisitions projectEnsure Procurement procedures are adhered to and that BD and Purchase approvals for a given acquisition are procured on timeBe fully informed of industry issues which may impact the project design and ensure that this information feeds into the decision-making processContribute to the review of and negotiation of Share Purchase Agreements, Shareholders Agreements, and other related transaction documentationOccasionally, engage with landowners and co-ordinate planning applications for renewables enabling technologies If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
The client is a vertically integrated Independent Power Producer backed by KKR with a focus on utility-scale and distributed generation solar and storage projects across the United States.Position DescriptionThe client provides its customers with reliable, low-cost renewable products across the United States. This role is focused on origination with western market customers for new renewable development projects. The role is exclusively focused on utility-scale origination. Prior knowledge of, and relationships with western US utilities is a key requirement for this role. The candidate will be an active part of the team with regard to strategic decisions on pipeline development as well. Key activities will include arranging customer meetings, planning/managing/facilitating RFP responses, engaging in bilateral offers to utilities, and partial or full responsibility for PPA negotiations. Some familiarity with the C&I market is also beneficial and expected.OverviewThis origination role is responsible for leading and managing discussions, proposals, negotiations, and contracts for new generation and storage projects. Key to this role is managing the customer and prior experience working with western US customers and familiarity with their PPAs and negotiating points. In this role, the candidate will manage all dimensions of the origination and business transaction process.Specific Day-to-Day ActivitiesTrack and manage response to issued RFPsDevelop relationships with customers including a significant amount of travelFacilitate bilateral discussions and negotiations with customersDevelop a strategy in the RFP or bilateral procurement response processManage the pricing and proposal process for the project(s)Facilitate team engagement in pricing, in conjunction with development, E&C, finance, legal, etcWorks to creatively find the most cost-effective solutions to pricing projects and creating the greatest amount of value add for customersCoordinates issues among various subject matter experts (such as financial, procurement, engineering, permitting, legal)Assists in the evaluation of project value for any project M&ALeads and manages power purchase agreement negotiations (varies depending on experience)Performs other activities as needed for the roleRequired SkillsPrior experience negotiating and contracting with WECC customers required (prior experience and knowledge of CAISO or SPP is also beneficial)Understand and track power markets and transmission across the western USUnderstand electric power generation fundamentalsPersonal and communication skillsProject and process managementTime managementProblem-solvingFinancial knowledgeAdditional Helpful (but not required) SkillsTransmission knowledgeElectrical engineering knowledgeBattery storage-related experienceRequired QualificationsHigh School GraduateBachelor's or Equivalent ExperienceExperience: 3+ years in renewable or power origination; 8+ years power generation or related field experience