- Location: Edinburgh
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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:
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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.
My client is currently sourcing an experienced Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of onshore grid connections for large offshore wind farms. They will coordinate the expertise to deliver HV sub-stations for these projects and project manage external contracts.They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team on the ongoing development of several offshore wind projects around the coast of Ireland and the UK, with the opportunity to join a specific offshore wind project team when projects reach this stage in their development.The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects of a comparable nature and scale. Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include: Act as electrical lead for all onshore electrical works (substations, grid connections etc.) and coordinate interfaces with the renewable generation plant, civil works, TSO/DSO etc. Responsible for the optimization of the design and supporting the construction stage.Coordinate the overall system design (system studies, protection, SCADA, grid code compliance, FEED’s etc.)Preparation of all the electrical specifications and technical documentation to develop tender.Evaluation of tender submission and contract negotiation ensuring that award to preferred tenders achieves best value for money. Act as the focal point for all Electrical integrity issues.Development of substation layouts and drawings for planning submissions; Coordination with OEMs, contractors, partners, and other key stakeholders. Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceThe successful candidate must have: Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in large scale generation/energy sector with experience of working on electrical systems between MV and 400 kV . Strong contract management experience with an excellent understanding of Tendering, Tender evaluations, scoping, planning, design, costing, construction and commissioning assistance and oversight associated with substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale renewable generation projects. Working knowledge of and experience in the implementation of Engineering, Procurement & execution of EPC style contracts.A proven track record in delivering substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale generation projects.Experience of dealing with commercial aspects during project delivery.Experience in contract management with strong contract negotiation skills.Full drivers’ licence valid for use in Republic of Ireland.Level 8 Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification. This role is based in Dublin or Cork but travel to project locations as required, is a key requirement of the role. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. P: 0141 212 4801E: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is for an Owners Rep Construction Manager in the Pacific Northwest for utility scale solar projects 80MW+.Responsibilities: Overview and understanding of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Agreement to ensure all contractual obligations are met. Communicate to management the status of project site conditions and construction progress. This includes written reports, responses to e-mail, providing requested progress metrics, evaluation of performance onsite, etc. Proactively identify and communicate operational and/or system issues through regular field and program inspections.Thoroughly understand the EPC Contractor’s policies, procedures, and site-specific plans and hold the Contractor, Subcontractors, Consultants, and Vendors accountable to the clients reviewed and accepted standards of performance.Evaluate operational and technical risks at each phase of construction and ensure adequate controls are established to mitigate those risks. Primary stages of construction will include mobilization, site civil, structural, electrical, testing & commissioning, and demobilization work.Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to various internal and external stakeholders.Establish a spirit of cooperation amongst the Contractor’s team, site EHS & Quality representatives, consultants, community members and all other relevant project stakeholders.Provide subject matter expertise to the Project Team with respect to matters specific to the project jurisdiction and in accord with permit requirements.Provide timely and accurate incident and accident reporting as required.STOP work if an unsafe condition is identified that puts people at serious risk of injury/illness or could negatively impact ongoing operations.Provide analytical and presentation support for the team’s operational excellence programs Qualifications: Associate degree or equivalent experience is requiredConstruction Management Professional (CMP) certification preferred OSHA 30, First Aid, CPR, AED are requiredState Electrical Certification or RegistrationNFPA 70E certification is preferredMicrosoft Office Suite, including MS Project proficiency, is required
Reporting to the Senior Design Manager, the Substructures Design Engineer will be leading activities associated with the design of the substructures for the wind turbine generators and offshore substation platforms at Caledonia Offshore Wind Farm. The successful applicant shall ensure that appropriate technical input is provided and engineering work is delivered as required from the development through to Final Investment Decision (FID).The Substructures Design Engineer is responsible for ensuring delivery of the engineering design basis. They will ensure that the project is appropriately engaged with key external stakeholders. All this with the aim to develop a reliable technical solution, optimising levelized cost of energy (LCoE) and quality while minimising health, safety and environmental risk.MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES Support the management of allocated design workstreams from instigation through to completion Overall accountability for the delivery of the substructure design associated with the development of an offshore wind project including: engineering design basis for the substructure components, manufacturing, T&I and commissioning.Responsible for the preparation, elaboration and provision of all the specifications and technical documentation to allow the project engagement and to evaluate the suppliers, with the intention of guaranteeing the correct application, bidding, construction and operation, ensuring that the determining factors established by the permitting, environmental and other local requirements are met.Responsible for supervising the preparation of request for proposals (RFPs), assessing offers and monitoring contractors for engineering studies and for EPCI contracts.Support offshore development and consenting process by providing input on relevant engineering and technical matters such as anticipated design parameters and construction methods associated with the substructures package.Working alongside the procurement team, engage with the industry supply chain to prepare / supervise tender processes for detailed engineering design during pre-FEED / FEED stages of the project, and manufacturing and installation during the pre-construction / construction stages. This may include the preparation of: Technical specificationsTesting and commissioning plansTechnical assessment of tender proposals Translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX.Manage contracts related to the design of the substructure components. Ensure the appropriate engineering governance is put in place and managed, including development of technical risk registers, design safety risk registers and implementation of design management processes.Monitor offshore substructures technology development and ensure that this is considered in the development of project, including identifying optimisation and cost reduction opportunities.Report progress on engineering and technical work during the project development phase.Provide specialist engineering support and/or coordination to other work packages where requested.Ensure that lessons learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project. Support technical due diligence processes. ACADEMIC BACKGROUNDDegree qualified in civil / mechanical / structural / naval engineering or equivalent is required.LANGUAGESThe project has an international team of employees and the working language is English. Candidates need to be fluent in English both spoken and written. Proficiency in other languages will be valued.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEMinimum of two years professional experience is required. Demonstrable experience in a similar engineering role and experience in the design, installation and/or commissioning of fixed/floating substructures is desirable.KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of offshore structures design/study/analysis processes and techniques is essential. Direct experience of substructure design, manufacture and/or installation is essential.Empirical knowledge from direct experience in offshore wind farm substructures project engineering/package management is preferred.Specific knowledge of associated standards and industry best practice as well as a strong appreciation for health and safety regulations.Proactive approach to optimisations and improvements.A pro-active approach to project and contract management in order to identify risks and opportunities early and initiate appropriate actions. Proven experience within a group support function within international environment.Familiar with advanced specialist engineering software. SKILLS Engineering skills in large projects.Aptitude to problem solving. Results oriented with strong ability to deliver on plans.Dynamic, team-oriented person, who thrives on a variety of challenges and always willing to learn.Good experience in working in complex environments and different cultural environments.Excellent communication, diplomatic, networking and influencing skills.Excellent team player, strong negotiator and credibility builder inside and outside of the company. Ability to quickly understand and implement new areas of technical knowledge.IT literate.
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following: Provide professional, cost effective and value adding electrical engineering services within Renewable Energy Business Units. The candidate should possess a strong knowledge of renewable energy and practical experience of managing connections to the Irish transmission system, and be well-versed in current Irish grid connection policy and regulation;Lead the delivery of project electrical engineering works and services. Manage the interaction with ESB Networks, Eirgrid, electrical & civil contractors, and other contractors and project stakeholders. Actively attend and participate in team meetings, site meetings and design meetings, to ensure projects are delivered on-time, on-budget and in line with statutory Health and Safety requirements. Lead and co-ordinate project energisations and construction related grid outages and manage grid code compliance testing associated with any new HV installation required to demonstrate compliance under the terms of its connection agreement;Lead engineering and optioneering processes of potential grid connection solutions for Renewable Energy projects. Prepare and procure analysis of the Irish Transmission system to identify the most feasible commercial grid connection options for live projects. Identify and apply Grid Code requirements to grid connection solutions, disseminate changes to Grid Code and connection policy to Renewable Energy Projects;Review and / or prepare technical project, tender and contract documentation to monitor, control and reduce cost. Monitor and analyse all elements of design, manufacture, processing, construction, operation, and maintenance to ensure delivery of current project requirements, including meeting obligations under any associated grid connection agreements. Identify and co-ordinate all stakeholders throughout project and service delivery to ensure that project and service key performance indicators are achieved. Enable sufficient, timely and appropriate information exchange between all stakeholders throughout project / service development and delivery to ensure that deliverables and KPI's are understood and any risks or opportunities are monitored and reviewed to achieve the best project / service results. Monitor against the project plan and take remedial action to recover project overruns to ensure cost effective professional engineering services are delivered;All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health, Safety and Welfare of themselves, fellow employees, and members of the public. Identify, understand, and apply all Health & Safety legislation and regulatory requirements as a fundamental element of any construction design or undertaking ensuring safety of employees and members of the public during construction, testing, commissioning and operation;Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes: Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Electrical Engineering essential; Post-Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline would be an advantage for this role;7 years’ experience managing the grid connection process for transmission connected projects in the generator or utility sector; Significant technical experience of HV electrical design and consenting of 110/220/400 kV infrastructure, HV cable (≥ 110 kV) experience, verifying / approving third party design, contract Management, financial /cost management and project management required;Excellent technical report writing and communications skills essential; Proficient in AutoCAD and PSSE or other similar electrical design software would be an advantage
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
The Project Cost Engineer will provide project cost control services to a broad portfolio of projects ranging from highly standardized / small scale to complex and unique facilities. You will also provide guidance and deliver project cost control plans to suit the project execution strategy and needs from both an internal and external aspect.Accountabilities: Motivated to help achieve an industry leading regional project cost control team capable of supporting internal /external customer projects including EPCs, both within the office and construction site.Use Client cost control IT systems and functional discipline work processes to provide reliable and consistent cost control and reporting to ensure that we can meet the project, regional/global project portfolio and business requirements.Collaborate with the Product Line and Project Execution team to develop and deliver competitive project estimates and budgets, including financing and hedging support, aligned to the execution scope and strategy during the bid phase through award and execution, ensuring the growth of businesses whilst consistently delivering on project commitments in terms of cost and schedule.Work on multiple projects concurrently. Responsibilities will include project set up, cost control, change management, monthly reporting, and project closeout.Develop and maintain Project Structure including Intercompany Contracts for engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, and commissioning to ensure credible cost control and reporting throughout the project execution phase. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Engineering, Management, Business Administration or similar is preferred.Minimum 5 years' project cost control experience.Sound knowledge, proven skills, and competencies in application of project cost control principles, methodologies and tools, supporting all phases of project execution, especially around Project Cost Control, Forecasting and Reporting, within a project-oriented EPC or Owner Organization. Must be able to deliver accurate cost information, reporting and guidance to management.Previous SAP and Ecosys direct experience strongly preferred, especially around SAP Project Systems module.Experience within an Oil & Gas, Chemical processing or related business and equivalent projects a further benefit.Global Project Cost Control experience. Proven skills and experience of cost control of projects on global basis, including performing foreign currency analysis, assessing currency risk exposures, advising Treasury of currency requirements and changes, supporting projects executed by multiple engineering offices, and understanding intercompany project ramifications. Understanding of a variety of project types, structures, and contract terms. This includes sale of gas (SOG), third party sale of equipment (SOE), joint ventures, capital, and cost sharing type arrangements.Occasional travel to support project / organizational needs.Scheduling experience would be a plus, but not required.Determined, adaptable and resilient. Able to achieve success under significant pressure, evolving requirements, and conflicting priorities.Culturally astute. Experience and ability to work with different cultures associated with multi-region project execution, and to therefore achieve success with a multi-cultural team. Experience of Customer and external stakeholder regional cultures, and ability to achieve success with those cultures.Ability to build relationships with project teams and support functions.
Job Title: Procurement Support Specialist- LogisticsLocation: Remote in the United States (Open to all time zones)Contract Duration:12 months with the possibility of extensionIdeal Start Date: April 3rd Working Hours: 7am PST to 3:30pm PSTPay Rate: 30-40/hour, depending on experienceJob Description:We are seeking an experienced Procurement Support Specialist with a minimum of 5 years of experience in materials purchasing and logistics, preferably in the solar or electrical industry. The candidate should have a strong background in communicating delivery dates with vendors, project managers, and subcontractors. The ideal candidate will have experience in both procurement and scheduling, with a 50/50 split between the two.Responsibilities: Manage the procurement process, including RFQs, RFPs, POs, and contractsCommunicate delivery dates with vendors, project managers, and subcontractorsEnsure timely and accurate delivery of materials and servicesProvide logistical support for scheduling and deliveryCollaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement procurement strategiesAnalyze data and provide reports on procurement activitiesEnsure compliance with company policies and regulations Qualifications: Minimum 5 years of experience in materials purchasing and logistics, preferably in the solar or electrical industryStrong communication and negotiation skillsExperience with JDE, SolarCore, Excel, Procore, Power BI, or similar software/systemsKnowledge of procurement regulations and best practicesExperience in managing procurement contracts/subcontractsAbility to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environmentBachelor's degree in a related field (preferred) Travel: Occasional team gatherings once a quarter (if required)This is a remote position, and we are open to candidates from all time zones. The contract duration is at least a year, with the possibility of extension. If you have experience in solar or electrical industries and have worked in materials purchasing and logistics, we encourage you to apply. NO visa sponcership availible at this time W2 candidates only.
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.Required Qualifications:- Degree in commerce, engineering or science- Masters is desirable but not essentialDesired Characteristics:· 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.
In this role you will be a key member of the O&M Services team, with your team, will secure contracts for the supply of services for offshore wind farms while reporting to the Head of Offshore O&M Services Procurement. You'll be part of a highly motivated and driven team and you'll be working closely with category managers and other sourcing managers, and you'll play a vital role in driving the commercial strategy and negotiations. You’ll play an important role in: aligning sourcing activities across different business unitsowning and managing the procurement processleading contract negotiations, contract signing, and contract management to support the overall module sourcing strategyliaising with a wide range of stakeholders to establish business needs, managing and executing suitable and effective sourcing strategies for our operational wind farmsissuing and managing tenders and RFIs/ RFPssetting negotiation strategies and leading intensive commercial and contractual negotiations to achieve best business results. To succeed in the role, you: are data driven, with a strong profile within technical and commercial disciplineshave strong communication skills, speaking and writing fluent Englishhave experience communicating and negotiating with business partners in an international environmenthave a strong business orientation and experience with supplier development, combined with solid analytical skillsthrive in a fast-paced work environment and see the value of working in a structured mannerpossess strong interpersonal skills which allow for a high level of stakeholder management and cross-functional collaborationare solution-oriented, with a self-starter mindset, and have experience with building constructive working relationships in an international team. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
RoleReporting to the Survey and GIS Manager, the Surveys & Site Characterisation Associate will lead the marine site characterisation activities associated with the development phase of the Offshore Wind Farm project. The Associate shall ensure that good quality technical inputs are provided to internal and external teams when required, to inform the environmental impact assessment and the design of the substructures for the wind turbine generators and offshore substation platforms. The Surveys & Site Characterisation Associate will ensure that all data received is of the required quality, on time, and within budget. The Surveys & Site Characterisation Associate shall manage the internal storage site data, and be responsible for integration of geoscience data in the project Design Basis. Whilst also coordinating site investigations in relation to determining the seabed/ground and metocean conditions within the wind farm array area and offshore export cable route.Responsibilities Providing technical support in the field of geosciences throughout the lifecycle of floating and fixed offshore wind projectsDeveloping the geotechnical and geophysical survey strategy alongside the senior design manager and GIS managerLead the implementation of survey strategy throughout the projectCreate scopes of works for tendering the services from contractors and coordinate during execution of the survey campaigns, based on geotechnical and geophysical survey strategy. These are expected to include client representatives, geotechnical and geophysical surveys, data processing supportPlanning technical support to help the process with implementation, contractor selection and management of geotechnical and geophysical site investigation contractsActing as the main point for contact with client representatives and survey contractorsWhilst supported from the corporate technical team manage the metocean/FLiDAR campaignManage the storage and distribution of survey data to and from internal/external stakeholders Qualifications and Requirements Degree in engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, civil engineering or equivalentProven experience in the field of geosciences applied offshore design and construction projectsMinimum 3 years experience in site characterisation activities in either offshore wind or oil and gas industries requiredExperience of developing survey strategiesExperience in analysis and review of data obtained from geophysical and geotechnical surveys
Contracts Manager FoundationsSpencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with a leading Energy provider, spearheading the Energy Transition, looking to diversify from and build on their Oil & Gas roots. Our partners are looking to bring on a Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Contracts Manager, you will partner with Project Directors as Commercial Lead to optimise contracting strategies and maximise value in the procurement, contracting and negotiation process of project contracts while leading a team of Contracts Foundations Specialists. Duties in these projects will involve: Leading a negotiating team during demanding Contract negotiationsManaging interfaces between internal and external stakeholders to ensure contracts are optimised for the businessProviding direction to the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy You will be expected to: Support an integrated portfolio approach to procuring goods and services and offer advice as requiredProvide commercial input into business development, specific market analysis projects, and other transaction support activitiesLead discussion with Procurement to devise strategy for development of competitive procurement processesDay-to-day management of the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy to guarantee financeable contractsAttend supplier meetings/discussions and guide the team on addressing topics related to the technical & commercial aspects of the EPC or other contractsProvide commercial input into procurement strategies and evaluations, and develop cost optimisationsParticipate in and contribute to due diligence reports of potential acquisitions opportunities The right candidate will have: 10+ relevant experienceProven contract management skills coupled with a track record in delivering large complex projects including providing contractual input to large offshore wind projectsA comprehensive understanding of offshore wind projects, industry and supply chain If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.