Senior Procurement Manager
- Location: Paris
- Salary: £70k - 90k per year + bonus
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.
- Degree in commerce, engineering or science
- Masters is desirable but not essential
· 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.
Responsible for managing and supporting all procurement aspects. Including preparation, tendering, assessment, and execution of; Consultancy Agreements, EPC Contracts, Split Contracts etc. for renewable projects at all stages through their life cycle.Purchases goods or services and ensures quality products for competitive prices in a timely fashion.Plays an integral role in ensuring a company meets budgets and operates profitably.Liaises with key departments to determine their product and service needsTracks business trends and product availability to guarantee the best price for goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery timesDrive to reduce construction costs and add value with respect to DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX for projectsProvide support and oversight of commercial and contractual administration of the construction contracts and subcontractsDevelops and maintains relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for companyIdentify potential new suppliers, products and services to meet project goalsStrive to adopt and develop processes that deliver project goals and reduce waste
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
Position Details A key role within the Engineering, Procurement and Construction team focusing on the contracting and execution of large-scale renewables projects, predominately solar and BESS. Seeks a highly motivated Assistant Project Manager with passion for renewable energy to join the EPC division. The Assistant Project Manager will report to Senior Project Manager whilst also working closely with multiple parts of the overall EPC division and beyonf. The position will have primary focus on both the preparation and management of contract bidding, and pre-construction phases, while also providing administrative supporting during contract negotiation and awards processes. Project support during the execution phase of these contracts with regular site attendance will also be part of the Assistant Project Manager's role. Opportunity to succeed in a developmental position in order to advance to a full Project Manager role as experience, capabilities and expertise level increases. Responsibilities Assist the Senior/ Project Managers in coordinating bidding and contracting efforts to support the sale and / or execution of large-scale renewable energy projects. Will be assisting project controls and analytics teams in the software transition to ProCore. Liaise with project development teams to support and coordinate earlier engineering design and permitting efforts Deliver project management support (both on and off site) as required Provide support and input to Contract tender / bidding efforts and assessments
About the job My Client is resourcing for a Senior Energy Storage Consultant, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading consultancy and a well established and market leading storage team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. Strong Energy Storage (BESS) technical understanding and wider market understanding is required. Main duties of the role: Executing energy storage related projects, Technical due diligence Procurement support, preparation of tender documentation, Employer’s Requirements, contract negotiations Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading consultancy in the Energy Storage space, being at the forefront of Energy Storage and emerging technologies.
Position: Development Role, Manager / Senior ManagerEmployee Type: Full TimeLocation: Denver, COPosition DescriptionOur client provides our customers with reliable, low cost renewable products across the United States. This role is focused on the initiation of new renewable development projects, the advancement of existing pipeline development projects, and the management and completion of contracted projects. You will be an active part of the team and will be engaged with various external stakeholders involved in local communities and regulatory bodies as well as internal subject matter experts in the advancement of renewable projects.OverviewTeam members in development roles are responsible for leading and executing plans with the object of completing new generation and storage projects. Key to this role is managing the project to achieve the lowest risk path to completion while also managing costs. In this role, you will manage all dimensions of the project and related business transactions.Specific Day-to-Day Activities · Assist in identification of new development projects· Engages with prospective and current land owners for projects (both identification and negotiation for land agreements for projects and easements)· Engages with transmission operators and manages and monitors and advances interconnection evaluations and agreements· Works with local and state governments and external experts related to permitting efforts· Finds the most cost effective solutions to project challenges· Coordinates issues among various subject matter experts (such as financial, procurement, engineering, permitting, legal)· Assists in evaluation of risk items for any project M&A· Engages and assists in power purchase agreement negotations· Acts as the intermediary between external agents and internal subject matter experts· Performs other activities as needed for the role Required Skills · Personal and communication skills· Project and process management· Time management· Risk evaluation and risk management· Problem solving· Financial knowledge· Renewable experience· Electricity industry knowledge· Permitting experience Additional Helpful (but not required) Skills Transmission knowledgeElectrical engineering knowledge Required Qualifications High School GraduateBachelor's or Equivalent Experience Preferred (but not required) Qualifications Experience: 3+ years in renewable development preferred; 5+ years work experienceMBA or other relevant graduate degree
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
Senior Project Manager, Energy Storage The client is a leading developer, owner, and operator of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America. They are at the forefront of the fast-growing battery energy storage market and are helping to transition the nation’s electric grid to a cleaner and more reliable future. Their storage projects provide major utilities with a multitude of important services including reliable fast-ramping capacity, energy and ancillary grid services, including renewable energy integration support. They have a 15+ GWh pipeline, including about 1.7 GWh of projects in operation, construction, or advanced development under contract with utilities and other power buyers. The client is independently owned and with employees in multiple regions across the U.S. Their diverse management team has many decades of experience in the renewable energy, utility, and independent power sectors.Culture:At the client, every employee makes an impact on the company’s growth and profitability, every day. They have a fast-paced, high-performance, and team-oriented culture. The client values quality of life and flexibility for their employees and strives to help their team members achieve their career goals.Job Description:The client seeks motivated and energetic candidates to join their team as a Project Manager or Sr. Project Manager to support the development and execution of several sequential utility-scale battery energy storage projects from late-stage development through commissioning. The Project Manager will report to the company’s Director of Construction.The Project Manager will work closely with the Project Developer during the development process and ensure a proper handoff to the project team during late-stage development. During project execution, the Project Manager will manage the project design, permitting, contractor and vendor selection and contracting, and all construction and commissioning activities culminating with turnover to Asset Management (Operations). The Project Manager will be ultimately responsible for the project schedule and budget. The Project Manager will collaborate with the project team, including the Project Engineer and Construction Manager during project execution.Key Responsibilities• Overall responsibility for the project schedule and budget.• Manage engineering consultants with support from the engineering team during project development, permitting, pre-construction, and construction.• Support project objectives by reviewing and approving project engineering proposals and design documents during pre-construction and construction.• Maintain an engineering issues log, RFI log, and submittal log during project execution and identifying project responsibilities and assigning personnel to tasks with definitive due dates.• Prepare and manage the overall project schedule through commissioning, COD and hand-off to asset management, tracking to major project milestones throughout and reporting weekly on schedule variances.• Prepare bid documents for contractor and subcontractor selection, including scopes of work and work schedules.• Support procurement of owner-supplied equipment and managing vendors through contracting, delivery, and installation of major equipment.• Facilitate and lead meetings with the project team, maintaining meeting minutes, and identifying project responsibilities and assigning personnel to tasks with definitive due dates.• Prepare project status reports on a weekly and monthly basis during project execution for internal management review and investor/board updates.• Ensure project design complies with federal, state, and local regulations. Responsible for securing all permits required for construction and operation of the project.• Prepare the initial project budget with the finance team. Ultimately responsible for the project budget during execution, including weekly and monthly updates on budget variances.• Maintain a risk register to identify and communicate key risks throughout project execution.• Track performance and analyze the completion of key goals during project execution. Maintain production logs for work put in place for future reference for project lessons learned, and schedule and budget forecasting.Quality Assurance:• Verify that project execution during construction agrees with all IFC design drawings.• Assist third-party/IE partners in confirming project performance by meeting with them during site visits and overseeing tests.• Document control, including management of all project contracts.
Position Title: Senior/Principal Project Engineer, BESS ProjectsSupervisor: Director, Technical ProjectsLocation: Remote (USA)The client seeks an experienced Project Engineer, BESS Projects to manage, optimize design, and lead the execution of BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) projects. As a Senior/Principal Project Engineer, you will collaborate with project managers, construction managers, customers, outside vendors, AHJ, and consultants. As the client rapidly grows and delivers on more contracts worldwide, you will help document and build scalable processes, technology, and products.What you will do Be responsible for project execution, which requires a thorough understanding of scope, schedule, stakeholders, and keeping all parties in sync.Identify gaps in scope and responsibility and work with stakeholders to address them to ensure project success. This will require a comprehensive understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, and permitting processes.Apply engineering principles and consult subject matter experts, as needed, to identify issues and drive solutions on projects.Specify equipment for projects as required, including Transformers, Switchgear, protection solutions, etc.Interface with internal (project managers, product engineers, sales team) and external stakeholders (utilities, AHJs, contractors, end customers) to ensure consistent communication.Review project design documents including single line drawings, communication diagrams, layouts, equipment test reports, etc.Plan and lead BESS project commissioning.Provide constructive feedback to improve internal processes and products. What a qualified candidate should possess Bachelor's degree in Engineering (electrical or power system engineering) or equivalent experience5+ years of experience leading project design, preferably in the building of large power stations or PV or other utility-scale power projects3+ years of BESS or PV project experience, preferredPE certification or equivalent, preferredFamiliarity in permitting processes with local authoritiesProficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 30%Comfortable in fast-paced, rapid growth environmentsA passion for sustainability, the client's mission, and vision is a bonus! At the client, they are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. They believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. They invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with their organization.
SUMMARY The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or anothersenior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport during construction phase;- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning andconstruction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility scale PV plants- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;and- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
My client is currently resourcing for an experienced Grid Delivery Engineer who will be responsible for the management and design of grid connection assets for the clients pipeline of solar and storage projects. They will work as part of a leading independent solar and storage development platform in the UK & Ireland, delivering solar and storage projects from origination through the development process. Duties and Responsibilities Support the delivery of Elgin Energy’s project pipeline to energisation by providing electrical engineering guidance and management throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases.Report to senior management on progress of all grid connection construction activities across the portfolio.Review, in conjunction with the wider team, contractor designs, processes and commercial proposals.Provide technical advice to the senior management team to ensure all grid connection factors during the build process are appropriately considered and risk assessed and that the most efficient, cost effective and safe proposals are pursued in line with company requirementsProactively identify and solve problems as they arise, taking preventative measures to avoid risks to the project schedule and budget. Manage and report on deviations from project schedules, budgets or scope.Support project construction and commissioning activities by co-ordinating and witnessing testing activities, analysing plant performance, and working pro-actively with Network Operators to resolve issues.Co-ordinate with the Construction Lead to ensure safe, efficient and cost effective delivery of the grid connection elements of the pipeline and to progressively establish sound CDM standards, systems and procedures for construction activities.Review all relevant documentation and provide input at the concept design, detailed design and construction phases to ensure successful project delivery while also maintaining compliance with Construction, Health & Safety and Grid Code standards and requirements. Skills and Knowledge Competent and experienced in the design and delivery of grid connection aspects of renewable energy projects.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.Strong time management, organisational and report writing skills.Commercially astute and process drivenGood decision-making capability, negotiating skills and engineering judgementStrong technical knowledge of electricity grid planning/operations and the UK/IRL Grid Codes.Knowledge of the AC and DC electrical design of solar PV plants, energy storage and grid connection methodologies.Knowledge of HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.Knowledge of the DNO/ICP process for embedded generator connections in the UK/IRL. Experience Required Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.4+ years’ experience working in renewable energy, with knowledge and experience in the grid connection process and delivery of grid connection assets.Proven track record of site experience in the construction of the grid connection elements of renewable energy projects.Evidence of working successfully on multiple projects to demanding deadlines.Valid driver's license for UK & Ireland. Location Dublin, ROI. Travel in Ireland and the UK will be required.
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