• Title
    Senior Offshore Wind Energy Expert
    Requisition ID
    2018-32301
    Work Location
    DE-HH-Hamburg
    Department / Discipline
    Asset Operations & Consultancy
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Owing to continued growth and high demand for its services, Wood's Clean Energy business is now seeking to recruit a Senior Offshore Wind Energy Consultant to join their expanding group based in Hamburg.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead diverse technical advisory assignments for offshore wind energy projects (incl. for example technical due diligence for project finance or investment, construction monitoring)
    • Review and analyse offshore wind farm projects in development, construction or operation. This will include for example review of technical aspects of construction and operation contracts, project cost estimates and project programme
    • Preparation of technical specifications, bid evaluation, negotiation with suppliers, design review, site supervision and quality control
    • Lead and manage multi-disciplinary project teams
    • Reporting on projects internally and to clients
    • Providing technical and general support to clients and internally to other business units
    • Continuously monitoring work to ensure QSE compliance
    • Conducting project site visits in Germany and Europe

    Skills / Qualifications

    Essential Criteria:

     

    • A relevant engineering degree (mechanical, electrical, civil engineering) or industrial engineer) or similar qualification
    • Appropriate postgraduate experience and proven track record in the offshore wind energy industry
    • Minimum relevant working experience in the offshore wind industry of 3-5 years required
    • Prior experience in successful management of due diligence projects for offshore wind farms is a benefit
    • The ability to produce and review high quality reports to predefined deadlines
    • The role is client facing and so the candidate must be a confident communicator with smart appearance
    • A flexible and proactive approach to work
    • Attention to detail, reliability and good organisational skills are paramount
    • Driving licence valid for use in Europe
    • Skilled in MS Office incl. good MS Excel skills
    • Fully fluent in German and English language

     

     

    Desirable Criteria:

     

    • Experience in offshore wind energy projects in Germany or abroad
    • Experience of high value contract management
    • Knowledge of project management techniques including program/cost/risk management
    • Project management qualifications
    • Experience with MS Project and @risk
    • Willingness to travel

     

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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