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Head of Project Execution

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH138342
  • Location: England, UK
  • Sector: Off-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: bonus, package
  • Date posted: 19/02/2019
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client provides specialist subsea engineering services for projects across the Renewables, Civils, Nuclear, Hydropower, and O&G sectors who are currently looking for a Head of Project Execution with solid experience in cradle to grave project delivery (mainly offshore wind) to drive the strategic agenda of the business. You will be responsible for overseeing all client projects being delivered to ensure best-practice contract management and project delivery within the agreed scope, time, cost and quality. This is a full time permanent position based between one of their UK offices and the on/offshore & client sites (workload dependent) and is paying circa £75,000-£90,000 p/a gross + bonus, package and incentives depending on experience.

Head of Project Execution duties and responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the portfolio of projects, providing expert knowledge and support from pricing and tender definition, to execution, monitoring progress and reporting on the portfolio status
  • The development, introduction and on-going iteration of the organisation's Project Delivery approach and procedures
  • Contribute in designing excellent projects and assess costs and risks, especially for fixed price contracts and strategically manage all contracts entered between them and a client
  • Kick-off and define relevant documentation materials and update cycles
  • On boarding of project teams ensuring all are well prepared prior to the commencement of the job
  • Devise, produce and implement new systems and processes to optimise more effective project management as required
  • Act as an integral part of the leadership team, working closely with the Head of Engineering, Head of QHSE, and Head of Sales to win and execute large, complex projects
  • Develop the Project delivery team to align with the strategy of the company whilst delivering on the goals of the client
  • Build relationships with the client's onsite senior personnel to ensure we continue to exceed customers' expectations
  • Identify new opportunities with existing clients that will allow them to continue developing its offshore strategy


Head of Project Execution desired experience:

  • Technical delivery of large and complex projects in the Offshore Wind industry (Subsea and O&M experience preferred) alongside broad (technical) industry knowledge
  • Strategic contract design and management experience delivering value for both client and project provider alongside the ability to manage a number of projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes
  • Proven ability to manage a range of project types and complex business initiatives
  • Team leadership experience with the ability to manage and motivate
  • Track record of providing timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting
  • Ability to monitor and report on project budgets across the portfolio
  • Advanced IT skills in relation to Word, PowerPoint and Excel and MS Project or other project tools, experience with Sage finance software if possible
  • Excellent communication skills - written and oral, able to present complex data simply


If this sounds like something you are particularly interested in, please apply with an updated version of your CV to kiera.oreilly@spencer-ogden.com or feel free to give me a call on +44 207 268 9294.

For more information about this role please contact our London office