Spencer Ogden's Sustainable Energy Recruitment services set the standard for fast, efficient and effective delivery across wind, solar, hydro, biomass and finance into renewables.
Our worldwide renewable energy network gives us access to the talent our clients need, plus the high-calibre projects our candidates are looking for. Our renewable energy recruitment consultants are well positioned to support our customers looking for renewable energy careers across all phases of the project life cycle, from financial inception to operational execution. If you are looking for renewable energy jobs or if you would like to discuss the current market and your career, get in touch.
Renewable energy sources are expected to grow and ultimately replace conventional power sources such as gas, coal and nuclear. Europe and North Africa could be 100% renewable by 2050, whilst the US is expected to contribute the majority of power by 2050 whilst creating an estimated 5 million jobs.
As the sector continues to grow by around 8% year-on-year, Renewable energy is a key growth industry for us. Our specialist renewable energy consultants are skilled in the provision of both contract and permanent staffing, and are in the position to service our client’s requirements across the Renewable energy project life cycle.
- Salary£80k - 85k per year + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Spencer Ogden is proud to exclusively partner with Europe's leading renewable energy developer in wind and solar to support the recruitment of a Senior Project Manager to their growing development team in the UK. Your role would be to identify and acquire new sites and opportunities suitable for the development of renewable energy projects, ensuring regulatory compliance and managing stakeholder relationships, predominantly across sites in England. Key Responsibilities: Lead the development of renewable energy projects from initial and feasibility phase through to development and pre-constructionNegotiate land agreements and leases with stakeholdersConduct due diligence, budget and risk assessments and planning applications on prospective sitesEnsure compliance with regulations and permitsEstablish contacts with planning authorities and other parties and be the company represent for public consultation eventsManage relationships with landowners and stakeholdersOversee ongoing land management and lease administration Qualifications: Degree in environmental or land or relevant qualificationExperience in land acquisition, negotiations, planning applicationExperience in renewable energy (wind, solar, BESS)Knowledge of UK land use regulations, land lease agreements, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes, consent processes for renewable energy projectsStrong communication, negotiation and project management skillsAnalytical mindset with the ability to work independently and manage a teamFull UK driving license Benefits: 13-month competitive base salaryAnnual bonusWider benefits such as healthcare, pension, etc
- Salary£50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Medical, Pension
CONSENTS MANAGER (Onshore / Offshore) Line Manager: Senior Development & Consents ManagerResponsible for: Consents/permitsLocation: Stirling / HybridHours of Work: 35Key Contacts: Regulators, Crown Estate Scotland, Ministers, Stakeholders, project partners and industry developers; consultants and contractors Spencer Ogden is partnering with an established Scotwind developer to support the recruitment of an experienced Consents Manager to their development team in Scotland. The candidate will support all aspects of development with a view of working on the entire project lifecycle including consenting, EIA, construction and operational phase consents. Responsibilities:• Oversee compliance, offshore consenting and environmental risk management throughout the development (EIA) phase.• Execute and revise the consenting strategy, ensuring achievement of key milestones and adherence to budget constraints.• Participate actively in Programme, Budget, and Risk Register processes• Maintain the currency of essential project development documentation, including commitments register, budget trackers, risk register, and program schedules.• Offer strategic counsel and direction on consenting strategies and compliance matters to the team and project stakeholders.• Collaborate with Grid Manager and facilitate discussions on grid connection matters.• Manage consultants and legal resources as necessary. Requirements:• Min 3 years in offshore wind industry with consents and development• Experience with the regulatory regime in Scotland• Desirable experience working on floating offshore wind projects• Experience in using GIS software
- Salary£39k - 48k per year + variable bonus
Key Responsibilities (in a nutshell): Develop comprehensive project plans for wind energy projects, outlining key milestones, timelines, and resource requirements.Identify suitable project sites through feasibility studies, considering factors such as wind resource assessment, environmental impact, and regulatory considerations.Navigate and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations related to wind energy projects.Coordinate the preparation and submission of permit applications, environmental impact assessments, and other required documentationLead efforts to acquire land for wind project development, negotiating lease agreements with landowners and addressing legal and contractual aspects.Conduct financial assessments, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment calculations, to determine project viability.Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring cost control and adherence to financial targets.Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, including government agencies, local communities etc. Requirements / skills: At least 5 years experience in wind energy project developmentStrong understanding of wind energy technology, grid connection, and financial modelling.Proven track record of successfully developing and delivering onshore wind projects from concept to completion.Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.Strong cultural sensitivity and ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders.To be based in Seoul, South Korea, and willing to travel.
- Salary£35k - 45k per year
Job Title: GeophysicistCompany: Leading Technical and Advisory Consultancy within the Energy SectorLocation: Norwich | Type: Full timeWe are a prominent technical and advisory consultancy within the energy sector, specializing in renewable energy solutions such as onshore and offshore wind energy, fixed and floating wind projects, onshore and floating solar, and hydrogen initiatives. Our global service offering focuses on project development services, owner's engineering, technical due diligence, and independent engineering, with a rich history dating back to the late 1990s in offshore renewables.Responsibilities: As a Geophysicist, you will play a crucial role in advancing sustainable energy projects. Your responsibilities will include: Providing expert guidance on renewable energy project development.Conducting technical due diligence and independent engineering assessments.Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure high-quality and innovative solutions.Offering consultancy services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, and hydrogen projects.Leveraging extensive technical knowledge to contribute to project success.Preparing surfaces, polygons of interest and feature maps, and export results to GIS.Assessing and undertaking time-depth conversions.Undertaking seismic interpretation (e.g. horizons, faults, gas and other geological features) and load, review and refine existing interpretations. The focus of the interpretation is building engineering ground models, but may also include geohazard and shallow hazard studies.Cross correlate geophysical data with geotechnical data, working closely with the geotechnical team.Loading geophysical data into seismic interpretation software and troubleshoot loading issues. Qualifications and Skills: A bachelor's degree in Geophysics, Earth Sciences or a related subject. Master or PhD in Geophysics or related subject is advantageous.Good working knowledge of Kingdom software.Working knowledge of GIS software (ArcGIS and QGIS)Working knowledge of other geophysical acquisition and interpretation software (e.g. Sonarwiz).Proven experience in renewable energy consultancy with a focus on wind, solar, and hydrogen projects.Strong analytical skills and the ability to conduct technical due diligence.Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.Knowledge of industry regulations and standards.At least 2 years experience working in an engineering/renewables consultancy or geophysical survey contractor.At least 1 year of offshore geophysical acquisition experience in site and other engineering-focused surveys. Company Culture: Our culture is built on excellence, innovation, and reliability. With a history dating back to the late 1990s in offshore renewables, our team is passionate about making a positive impact on the renewable energy landscape.Join our team and be part of a consultancy dedicated to shaping the future of renewable energy. Your expertise will contribute to our unrivalled reputation for delivering high-quality and sustainable solutions globally.
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Our client stands at the forefront of the civil construction industry, providing specialized professional services in earthwork, drainage, and utilities for renewable energy developers and EPC firms in the Southwest. Committed to building a sustainable future, they take pride in its collaborative and inclusive work environment, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation. Job Overview Position: Civil EstimatorLocation: Houston, TXType: Full-TimeStart Date: February 2024 Key Responsibilities Project EstimationAs a Civil Estimator, you will: Develop precise cost estimates for civil construction projects related to renewable energy developments.Analyze project specifications, drawings, and documents to prepare comprehensive and competitive bids.Collaborate with project managers and engineers to gather essential information for accurate estimations. Cost AnalysisYour role will involve: Conducting in-depth cost analysis, considering material, labor, equipment, and overhead costs.Evaluating potential risks and uncertainties associated with projects and incorporating contingencies into estimates.Staying informed about market trends, pricing, and industry benchmarks to ensure competitive and accurate estimates. Bid PreparationYou will be responsible for: Preparing and submitting well-organized and professional bid packages according to project requirements and deadlines.Collaborating with the business development team to review bid strategies and ensure alignment with company goals. Vendor and Subcontractor RelationsYour duties will include: Sourcing and negotiating with vendors and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing and favorable terms.Maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers and subcontractors to enhance the company's competitiveness. Proposal DevelopmentWorking closely with proposal teams, you will: Develop compelling proposals highlighting our strengths and capabilities.Ensure that proposals align with project specifications and requirements. Qualifications To thrive in this role, you should have: A Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field.Proven experience as a Civil Estimator in the construction industry, focusing on renewable energy projects.Strong understanding of civil construction processes, including earthwork, drainage, and utilities.Proficiency in estimating software, including HeavyBid, and the Microsoft Office Suite.Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.Effective communication and negotiation abilities.Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy. BenefitsIn return for your expertise and dedication, we offer: Competitive salaryHealth, dental, and vision insuranceRetirement savings planProfessional development opportunitiesCollaborative and inclusive work environment
- Salary$180k - 200k per year + Bonus
The OpportunityOur client is a pioneer in developing a large pipeline of new projects in Australia and needs tofind a market outcome for its electricity in the form of long-term offtakes. In addition, we are seeking to build its commercial team to develop, market and sell new electricity products or services (including from its fast-growing batteries’ portfolio). We want to be able to seize opportunities in the electricity market by positioning itself favorably with large electricity consumers and buyers (including retailers).Your role will be to manage the commercial side of the projects and create opportunities for our client. You will be part of the Energy Management Australia team, benefiting from its market knowledge. You will interact transversely with the development team, the finance team, the procurement team and the construction team. You will oversee answering tenders for energy or services organized by consumers, governments or AEMO. You will engage with their potential customers (and their advisers) to understand their requirements, increase their customer (and competition) awareness, and propose and develop new strategies to boost their market channels. LocationCanberra, Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane Main Missions Elaborate compelling commercial offersNegotiate commercial and legal terms of Power Purchase Agreements or similar commercial agreementsCreate and maintain working relationship with potential electricity buyers and hydrogen project partnersElaborate strategies to broaden market reach Key Stakeholder Relationships Energy market players (retailers, brokers, traders)GovernmentsCorporates with significant electricity loadInternal teams: Energy management, Development, Finance, Procurement, ConstructionExternal legal advisors and consultants About You Degree in business or engineering5+ year experience in the energy industry with a strong understanding of electricity marketsDemonstrated sales and business development skillsStrong negotiation capabilitiesAutonomy: you will be responsible for delivering tenders responses and commercial proposalsStrong drive to conclude deals and proactive attitudeFluent in English On the soft skills side, we are looking for someone:o Proactive, curious with a strong appetite for proposing and exploring new ideaso Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a transversal organizationo Rigorous, organized and ready to work on several projects in parallel in a fast running and high skilled environmento Strong communication skills
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Spencer Ogden is currently seeking Commissioning TA experienced with commissioning onshore wind turbines to support contracts in Asia on assignment basis with minimum contract duration of 3 months.Contract and Position Details: Job Title: Commissioning TAScope of Work: To support Spencer Ogden's customers in Asia with commissioning onshore wind turbines.Start Date: Early Q3 2024Contract duration: 3 or 6 months contract with possible extensions, depending on project allocated toLocation: Asia Rotation: 3 months on, 2 weeks offVisa sponsorship and insurance provided for successful applicants. Contract Requirements: Minimum 5 years’ working experience as a Commissioning TA in the Wind industry for onshore wind turbines. Certification required: GWO BSTGWO ART Candidates must be able/ willing to provide own PPE including workwear, safety harness and lanyard.Eligible for an International Driving Permit If you are interested in applying and hearing more about this position, please submit your CV with contact details.Please note only shortlisted candidates may be contacted.
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Spencer Ogden is currently seeking Service Technicians experienced with troubleshooting and maintenance of Alstom Eco onshore wind turbines to support service contracts in Asia on assignment basis with minimum contract duration of 3 months.Contract and Position Details: Job Title: Service TechnicianScope of Work: To support Spencer Ogden's customers in Asia with service and troubleshooting. Strong experience in troubleshooting would be an advantage.Start Date: March 2024Contract duration: 3 months with possible extensionsLocation: AsiaRotation: 3 months on, 2 weeks offVisa sponsorship and insurance provided for successful applicants. Contract Requirements: Minimum 5 years’ working experience as a Service Technician in the Wind industry for onshore wind turbines. Minimum 2 years’ experience on Alstom Eco turbines in troubleshooting or maintenance Certification required: GWO BSTGWO ART Candidates must be able/ willing to provide own PPE including workwear, safety harness and lanyard.Eligible for an International Driving Permit If you are interested in applying and hearing more about this position, please submit your CV with contact details.Please note only shortlisted candidates may be contacted.
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Spencer Ogden are currently seeking Service Technicians experienced with Vestas onshore wind turbines to support with service contracts in Japan on assignment basis with maximum durations of 3 months per rotation. Contract and Position Details: Job Title: Service Technician Scope of Work: To support Spencer Ogden's customers in Japan with service and maintenance of onshore wind turbines and specifically be involved with link bearing exchange.Start date: ASAP - immediate starters preferredContract duration: 3 monthLocation: JapanVisa sponsorship and insurance provided for successful applicants Contract Requirements: Minimum 5 years working experience as a Service or Installation Technician in the Wind industry for either onshore or offshore turbinesExperience working with Vestas onshore turbines preferredCertification required: GWO BSTElectrical Safety Qualification Vestas Level D certification Candidate must be able/willing to provide own PPE including workwear, safety harness and lanyard. If you are interested in applying and hearing more about this position, please submit your CV with contact details. Please note only shortlisted candidates may be contacted.
- Salary£1.5k - 2.6k per month
Role Summary: The individual in this role will play a key role in supporting the Business Development Team. Responsibilities include originating, evaluating, selecting, conducting due diligence, performing financial and valuation analysis, managing risk, negotiating, and closing strategic partnerships and acquisitions. The primary focus is on expanding company's renewable energy portfolio in the Philippines and identifying new markets for the business.Responsibilities: Conduct research to identify development and acquisition opportunities for renewable energy (RE) projects and new technology initiatives in the Philippines. This involves exploring innovative uses of technology to address existing challenges or applying existing technology in novel ways to meet emerging industry needs.Source development and acquisition opportunities from various channels, such as public offerings, information from news media and trade publications, leads from consultants and advisors, and building relationships through continuous networking efforts.Support the team in creating and reviewing financial models and valuation methods. Maintain comprehensive documentation for reference in deal structuring.Execute financial analysis, valuation, due diligence, business case development, and transaction processes within established budgets. This includes drafting and negotiating definitive documents.Manage internal and external resources to aid in the evaluation of transactions or projects.Monitor, control, and prepare reports on risks and opportunities associated with ongoing initiatives. Requirements: 7 years of related experience in project development, project finance, economic analysis, or business managementExperience directly managing teams within the power industry in business development, project delivery, or marketing Knowledge on energy regulationsPreferred knowledge on Financial ModellingPreferred knowledge on Project Management