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Lead Supply Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH150879
  • Location: USA, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Sector: Off-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 24/06/2019


Key Responsibilities

The primary objective of the role is to assist the O&M Lead in the pre-FC and readiness phases to prepare the project for operation. The main responsibilities will be:
  • Ensuring all maintenance contracts are awarded and commenced to ensure project is ready for operations. Expected excess of 30 contracts ranging from 50kUSD to 85m USD with a total accumulated value exceeding 120mUSD.
  • Ensure the O&M requirements are delivered with a strong emphasis on health, safety, quality and environmental compliance.
  • Coordination of O&M contract management resources.
  • Manage the O&M interfaces with excess of 6 other multidisciplinary project teams including permitting team. and liaise with O&M team to prepare specifications, run tender processes and place contracts with relevant suppliers.
  • Commercial risk management.
  • To adhere to project program requirements.




Key Tasks

The individual will perform the following key tasks:
  • Lead the O&M Contracting Team to specify, tender and place all maintenance contracts required to operate and maintain the assets, including ensuring all pre-commencement obligations and milestones are met, contract commencement meetings are launched and smooth handover to the Site Operations Team.
  • Develop the O&M contracting strategy, including the definition of the commercial strategy for each contract and market intelligence for tendering.
  • Assist in the development and execution of the Operation and Maintenance Strategies.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with all EPC packages to ensure that O&M requirements are communicated to and actioned by the project.
  • Liaise with Permitting Team to ensure the operational requirements are identified and actioned.
  • Provide inputs to OPEX/CAPEX:
    • Regarding permitting commitments.
    • Regarding the service contracts negotiated.
  • Gather lessons learned from other operational projects and implement where appropriate to ensure continuous improvement within offshore operations and maintenance.
  • Assist the O&M Lead to manage project interfaces to ensure Trading and Accreditation requirements are fulfilled in accordance with regulatory requirements on behalf of the project.
  • Assist in the development and execution of the windfarm and transmission assets handover to the Site O&M Team.
  • Identify, assess and recommend mitigations for readiness risks and raise these to the O&M Lead.


In addition to the tasks outline above the individual shall also be required to carry out typical project management activities such as reporting, planning, risk management and resource management.



Key Competencies / Qualifications / Criteria
  • Degree qualification in Engineering or similar.
  • Sound knowledge of Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding negotiation of commercial contracts.
  • Good understanding of current H&S legislation applicable to offshore operations and electrical generation.
  • Good knowledge of industry standards and offshore regulations.
  • Experience of managing interfaces of multidisciplinary teams spread across multiple locations.
  • Experience of developing and managing project programmes and managing budgets and resources.
  • Flexible to travel both in US and overseas.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing working environment and demonstrate a positive approach to change.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft office applications.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially related to multicultural relationships.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.