Head of Windfarm Operations APAC
- Location: Singapore
- Salary: $140k - 180k per year
Business title: APAC Service operation head
Location: Primary location Thailand
Additional location: China, TWN, SG
Department: ConstructionJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACTravel required: Travelling frequency is dependent on project requirementsSummary of Role:The Head of Construction will be responsible to ensure Schedule, Cost, Quality & Safety delivery of the Wind Project in Philippines. You will oversee a team of project managers who are on site managing the construction process for a group of wind and solar projects located at diverse locations around the country. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying that construction is performed according to Global Development Standards (GDS) and Employers Requirements (ER).What You Will Do: Within a matrix structure lead the Project Managers responsible for delivering the projects from construction into operation safely, on time and to budgetActively drive for zero HSE incidents during the construction of projectsEnsure the projects under construction are constructed and capable of being operated in accordance with local Health and Safety and Environment regulations and permitsEnsure the projects under construction are built in accordance with internal procedures and standards (including GDS and ERs) and contractsActively lead the decision making regarding claims received and dispute resolutionTo participate in the construction project monthly meetingsTo set up technical visits to the factories to carry out due diligence on the manufacturingEnsure Project Managers keep issues and risk logs properly updated and promptly raise any issue that will require internal decision makingTo establish Group Construction standards and implement and train all regionsIssue project progress reports as requested by either lenders or internal management teamLiaise and cooperate with other functional and regional teamsLiaise and cooperate with external parties - banks, independent engineers, contractors, government bodies etc.Ability to work with electrical grid utilities to develop transmission grid connection plansStrong reporting and approval process using procedures / processes using PMI® PMBOK®Supporting Development team on construction related matters and constructability reviewsTo lead groups focused on sharing of expertise, best practice and lessons learned globallyAssist the Head of Global Project Management to develop the regional project execution strategyMarket awareness of solar & wind farm construction activity, regulatory issues and other renewable technologies What We Require: Engineering with Minimum 10 years in Infrastructure (renewable energy preferred) Projects, Contract and Construction management experienceExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work with significant atutonomyAbility to work under pressure and meet deadlinesAbility to work in a team, coordinate and enthuse colleagues and consultantsStrong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasksAbility to maintain sight of the 'big picture' and overarching objectives at all timesExperience in Grid, Substation & ConstructionAn organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time managementExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
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
Position Overview:We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Freelance Technical Cable Project Engineer to support our offshore wind projects in Germany. As a Freelance Technical Cable Project Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of cable installation and maintenance for offshore wind farms. This is a hybrid working role with a 9-month contract duration.The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of cable engineering principles, excellent project management skills, and the ability to work independently. Responsibilities: Technical Project Management: Lead and manage technical aspects of cable installation projects for offshore wind farms, ensuring compliance with industry standards, project requirements, and safety regulations.Cable Engineering: Provide technical expertise in cable engineering, including cable selection, routing, installation methods, and cable protection systems. Collaborate with design teams to optimize cable layouts and minimize risks.Contractor Oversight: Coordinate with contractors, suppliers, and sub-contractors to ensure the successful execution of cable installation and maintenance activities. Monitor their performance and adherence to project schedules and quality standards.Quality Assurance: Develop and implement quality assurance procedures for cable installation projects. Conduct regular inspections and tests to verify compliance with project specifications and industry standards.Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies for cable-related activities. Monitor and address any technical issues that may arise during the project lifecycle.Documentation and Reporting: Prepare technical documentation, including engineering calculations, design reports, and project progress reports. Maintain accurate records of project activities, including cable inventory, installation records, and test results.Collaboration and Communication: Liaise with internal stakeholders, including project managers, procurement teams, and HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) specialists, to ensure effective communication and coordination across departments.Compliance and Safety: Ensure adherence to all relevant regulatory requirements, safety guidelines, and environmental standards throughout the project lifecycle. Promote a strong safety culture among project team members and contractors. Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is preferred.Proven experience in cable engineering and project management, preferably in the offshore wind industry.Strong knowledge of offshore cable installation techniques, industry standards, and best practices.Familiarity with German offshore wind regulations and requirements is highly desirable.Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound engineering decisions under challenging offshore conditions.Strong organizational and time management abilities to handle multiple projects simultaneously.Effective communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with internal teams, contractors, and stakeholders.Fluency in English and German languages, both written and verbal.Valid offshore certification (e.g., GWO) and other relevant certifications are advantageous. Note: This is a freelance position with a 9-month contract duration, offering hybrid working arrangements with a combination of remote work and on-site visits to offshore wind farm locations in Germany.
The successful candidate will be responsible for arrangements of events and facilitating external communications to support the objectives of our client. The role will also cover supporting skills development initiatives and contributing to initiatives to promote local content in the projects. The successful candidate will work closely with other staff in the External Affairs unit and be proactive in their communications across the team and with relevant external parties. Main responsibilities: Build a solid understanding of offshore wind farm development, construction and operation, onshore and offshore, to allow you to provide information to local communities as appropriateUndertake all arrangements around events including agreed package of sponsorship, payments, arranging support contractors, drafting communications, co-ordinating travel and accommodation of the team, maximising speaker opportunities and securing relevant speakers, attend events and act as internal co-ordinator for OW presenceLiaise with project teams, including within the External Affairs unit, to identify year-ahead plans for internally organised events.Document personal interactions in the stakeholder engagement management system, and support documentation of other team member interactions.Collect, analyse, and use data to identify opportunities to improve the relationship between the business and stakeholders, and achieve the stakeholder engagement objectives.Track media coverage and summarise analysis for weekly Communications Working Group. Essential Required Experience: Qualification in Business, Marketing, Public Relations or similar3+ years in communications and/or public relationsDemonstrable track record of successful events, communications or supply chain development experience.An enthusiastic, committed and self motivated worker with long term ambitions in the renewable sectorAbility to work in a dynamic environment in a multi-disciplinary team across a number of specialist areas and organizational cultures
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Manage project development activities for renewable energy projects from green field through to pre-construction compliance.Lead land lease negotiation and liaison with land owners, agents, solicitors and other relevant parties.Provide input to the UK Director on project development strategy and targets.Manage project development team resource allocation to deliver optimal outcomesProvide support to the project development team in their rolesContinue to support, develop and strategize growth in the UK and internationally Preferential requirements include: A relecant academic background in environmental, planning or renewable energy/engineeringProject management and team leading experienceStrong skills in the following IT remits: ArcGIS, Microsoft and Invoicing SystemsPrevious experience in business development and/or identifying new opportunitiesKnowledge of relevant UK legislation, hold the right to work in the UK and a Full UK Driver's License There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage. Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more: 0141 375 7292 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
This position is responsible for overseeing the successful turnover of projects from the EPC team to the Asset Operations and Management team while assisting with the management of key issues within the operation portfolio. Main Responsibilities:-Leads the review and oversight of the commissioning activities and tests and other actions required to achieve substantial completion for the PV plants assigned to them.-Leads the review and closeout of punchlist item for the PV plants assigned to them.-Assists in the creation of guides on how to complete commissioning activities.-Assist the overall Asset Operations Team in managing high priority issues as they occur such as serial defects and major equipment failures that cause major revenue losses.-Assists in managing the turnover of appropriate spare parts to be able to effectively operate the plant after turnover.-Assists in creation of punchlists for project.-Assists in management of equipment issues with third parties and vendors.-Any other tasks as required to assist the Asset Operations team. Qualifications: Intermediate skills with Microsoft programs such as word and excel desired. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Science, or Mathematics or a certificate or degree showing status as a trained electrician required. Experience: 3 to 6 years of work experience in engineering, construction oversight, operations, maintenance or project management required. 1 to 4 years of solar power experience required.
We are pleased to be partnered with a renewable energy organisation that is undergoing rapid growth. It aims to help facilitate the energy transition demands of the UK and EU by developing and investing in large-scale solar and battery storage projects. The successful candidate will be joining a team comprising of individuals with a proven track record in infrastructure investment, renewables spheres and innovation. Following our partners recent investment announcement and planned growth, I'm looking to speak with Business Development professionals looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity. You will be responsible for the continued origination and acquisition of UK renewable energy and storage projects, as well as playing a leading role in diversification into emerging technologies and overseas markets. The role will see you managing a team of field based and office-based staff, committed to the origination of projects for the development team to deliver into operations. This role requires an ambitious, self-motivated person with a passion for business growth and project development. Extroverted and entrepreneurial, you will have the agility and drive to create opportunities both here in our core business as well as in new ways and places. Key Responsibilities Oversee and manage the UK origination team in the identification and onboarding of utility-scale solar PV and storage projects via our in-house GIS platform, wider market links, traditional site-finding activity or acquisitions.Ensure business case for prospects is clearly understood and met in bringing opportunities to the business. Drive and optimise each prospect with respect to design, grid, planning, land etc., through financial analysis and modelling of each project.Provide knowledge and support to the team, including the identification and assessment of new opportunities.Site origination, energy yield analysis, project viability, grid connections, land agreement negotiations, commercial agreements, project design, planning process etc.Take responsibility for exploring, building, and managing an origination team in selected new markets.Take a leading role in the commercial negotiations during the project acquisition process. This includes taking responsibility for liaising with any advisors and the execution of the transaction documentation with support from the wider team. Qualifications, experience and attributes Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.Experience, ideally coming from an energy background 8+ years’ experience working in a relevant industry.Proven background in developing an international pipeline of quality projects through land acquisition and into development.Strong commercial knowledge and a proven ability in risk management and relevant negotiations. Ability to solve complex problems and have the ability to engage, lead and motivate a team. Extensive knowledge and understanding of energy project origination, stakeholder management and experience in reporting of team performance.Proven ability in project acquisition including strong knowledge of sales processes, due diligence (technical, legal, and corporate) and transaction documentation. Benefits Highly competitive salary with performance-based bonus opportunitiesPremium health insurance plans, including dental and optical coverageLife insurance & health vouchers for special medical treatmentsPremium corporate gym membershipOpportunity to buy company bid bonds and sharesEV car scheme (electric vehicle purchase facility for employees)Annual bonus schemeCompetitive paid leaveHealth cash plansSeason ticket loans (for travel or tours)Group income protection (retirement planning)Company funded training and certification opportunitiesFlexible, hybrid working mode If you are a Business Development Manager looking for the next step in your career, or a Business Development Director looking for a change of scenery to refocus and flourish, dont hesitate to apply. Additionally, if you'd like to discuss the opportunity in more depth, reach out on the below: - email@example.com - 0141 212 4807 We look forward to hearing from you!
Job Title: Director, Environmental PermittingLocation: Remote (California-based preferred)Department: EHSSummary: The Director of Environmental Permitting will be responsible for supporting the development of utility-scale wind, solar, and energy storage projects in California, New York, and Texas. This role entails leading environmental planning, permitting, and due diligence activities across the company's portfolio of large-scale renewable energy projects in the Development phase. The ideal candidate should be highly organized, collaborative, and detail-oriented, capable of managing consultant teams and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee environmental permitting and manage tasks delegated to internal teams and external consultants for projects in the Development phase.Make important environmental-related project decisions.Conduct environmental due diligence for development and acquisition opportunities.Manage consultants providing environmental survey support, including reviewing proposals, scheduling survey timelines, and ensuring compliance with permit conditions.Review technical reports prepared by consultants, such as environmental screenings, habitat evaluations, biological surveys, and post-construction monitoring studies.Collaborate with development and engineering teams to ensure project design aligns with commitments and requirements.Identify project needs, schedules, and risks, and communicate them across project support teams.Manage relationships with federal, state, and local agencies.Represent the company as a subject matter expert in external engagements related to environmental impact assessment and permitting.Stay updated on environmental policies, regulations, and compliance requirements affecting project siting and development.Support the preparation of long-term plans and annual budgets.Promote safe work practices and ensure compliance with company policies and ethical standards. Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in renewable energy permitting or 8-10+ years in a similar industry with comparable responsibilities.Strong understanding of federal and state environmental laws and regulations (e.g., ESA, NEPA/CEQA, FEMA, CWA, Porter Cologne, ORES 94-c).Established relationships with regulatory agencies and positive reputation with key resource agency regulators.Extensive knowledge of environmental impact assessment and management within the California energy sector, with additional familiarity in New York and Texas being a plus.Self-directed and detail-oriented with excellent leadership and teamwork skills.Strong attention to detail in written and verbal communication.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced business environment with competing deadlines and adapt quickly to internal processes.Proficiency in web-based mapping platforms and interpreting environmental spatial data.Preferably a resident of California, particularly Southern California, with substantial experience in the energy sector. Experience in Texas and New York is also desirable.Working knowledge of USFWS Wind Energy Guidelines, Eagle Conservation Plan Guidance, Section 10 HCPs, and USACE Individual Permits is preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science, engineering, or a related field.Advanced degree in biological science, natural resources, environmental policy, or environmental law is preferred.
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
Position: Senior Associate, Project Development OriginatorLocation(s): Austin, TX, US, 78701 | San Francisco, CA, US | San Diego, CA, US, 92101 | Chicago, IL, US, 60654 | Valhalla, NY, US, 10595My client, a leading clean energy company, is seeking a talented Senior Associate to join their team as a Project Development Originator. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in identifying and initiating renewable energy projects at the distributed level, as well as exploring emerging technologies like battery storage. Your primary focus will be on the assigned market area(s), where you will oversee the entire project origination process, from site selection and contracting to land acquisition and early stage development support.Responsibilities: Identify and evaluate potential project sites and acquisition opportunities in the assigned markets.Engage in negotiations with landowners and developers to secure binding agreements.Conduct thorough assessments of sites to ensure their feasibility for permitting, construction, and interconnection.Provide valuable inputs for market and project-specific modeling.Regularly report on the progress of site and project acquisition to department management.Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and program criteria for selected sites/projects.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate smooth project development processes.Participate in weekly development reviews and offer recommendations to management for effective decision-making.Conduct comprehensive reviews of all projects being acquired or sold, including relevant documents and agreements.Maintain accurate and updated project-level reporting in the designated development systems. Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of industry experience in project development, with a focus on site screening/origination and landowner relations.Demonstrated proficiency in contract provisions, market knowledge, and regulatory considerations.At least 3 years of experience in real estate, project origination, or development within the energy sector, preferably with a focus on renewable energy.Strong expertise and practical application of GIS-based tools for efficient land and site evaluation.Sound understanding of regulatory implications associated with project development.Familiarity with permitting and interconnection processes.Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey information effectively and concisely. Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceLife Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability coverage401(k) matching programFlexible Spending AccountsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Education AssistanceParental LeavePaid Time Off and HolidaysShort-term incentives in addition to salary My client is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Join my client's dedicated team and contribute to their mission of providing clean energy to millions of people worldwide. With their substantial investments in renewables, they are committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, surpassing other global targets by a decade. You will have the opportunity to work on impactful projects, such as wind farms, hydrogen initiatives, and innovative solar developments. Additionally, you can leverage your expertise in supply and trading operations to support their advanced energy trading floors, where they broker renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances. Be part of this transformative journey and make a meaningful difference in the clean energy sector.
Spencer Ogden is currently looking for experienced Technical Field Advisors (TFA) to support onshore wind projects in APAC. Position: Installation (TFA) or Commissioning (TFA)Scope: Support repair of blade and rotors on onshore wind turbinesLocation: Onshore, APACStart date: Jan 2023Duration: 3 - 8 month contractVisa, travel and accommodation, provided and paid. General Requirements Experience in leading teams.Strong leadership and project management skills, autonomy and ability to motivate the team, initiative, and proactive.Ability to work efficiently with team and people.Medium-High level of spoken English.Relevant Onshore GE Turbines experience of 5 yearsAt Least 10 years of general and relevant experience.Technical Degree / Certificate for the processing of VISA.Flexible travel scheduleGWO certificationsRelevant Manufacturer's training certificates Installation TFA Executes the installation of a technical discipline at the installation site.An Engineer/technician provides technical advice, and guidance and makes recommendations at the Project Site based on manufacturer’s procedures and drawings during the assembly and installation of Wind Turbine Generators.TFA roles and responsibilities are divided by activities. Please note, that this list represents the more important aspects of a successful TFA:The TFA should be present to verify and advise that activities are correctly performed by the contractor. Commissioning TFA Manage the commissioning teams on-site and provide technical support.Coordinate with the ON team on site according to SLA, daily plan, works, and progress of the WTG, ensuring the achievement of the objectives.Report to / and collaborate with the SE department on site.Stock control. Warehouse consumptions and orders managementWTGs availability data management.Time control. Monitor the time to carry out each task and procedure. Control of the whole commissioning staff hours.Manage the commissioning weekly report.Management of the Work Orders.Collaborate in compliance with quality, environment, and occupational risk prevention standards, according to the site safety plan. Special assistant to the technicians for achievement.Consult and follow/perform and share, Technical lessons learned periodically.Transfer turbines to SE according to the SLA process.Perform, request, and follow the Cost Orders and report any other quality deviation.Commissioning Check List management. Review, compile and share them.Request support for technical issues to the proper department, following the right processes (Commissioning troubleshooting).Keep the WF share point site up to date.Report to commissioning coordinators including the financial department. Employee BenefitsTo learn more about the benefits, drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org