Senior Consultant - Offshore Wind

Our client is an engineering consultancy providing project development, owner's engineering and technical due diligence services for offshore wind projects globally.

Due to ongoing growth, they currently have a vacancy available for a Senior Consultant to join their project engineering / management team.

The Senior Consultant will work on, and project manage, a broad range of consultancy assignments, primarily focused on owner's engineering management.

Responsibilities

  • Work as technical lead on projects to accomplish the overall delivery of optimum solutions to clients with the time-frame, costs and quality standards established.
  • Represent the company as a key domain expert, sharing knowledge and experience to support the wider development of company competencies to enhance overall assignment execution to clients.
  • Generate and prospect leads - including representing the company at conferences, seminars and meetings to establish business development leads and to market company to prospective clients.
  • Follow up on leads to generate new work.
  • Independently prepare tenders and proposals.
  • Consult on all matters of offshore wind topics, such as project development, feasibility, procurement, construction, pre-FEED, O&M, Grid, etc. For instance, being able to review employers' requirements, review as part of a due diligence assignment, lead work packages, advising on early development topics, development and realisation phase projects.
  • Attend regular internal meetings and external / third party meetings as required.
  • Ensure all deliverables are conducted in full compliance with approved instructions, procedures and policies.
  • Manage multi-discipline teams of engineers (and other technical staff) in the completion of due diligence assignments for exacting clients.
  • Maintain a consistently high degree of quality and technical excellence in all work product.
  • Mentor and support less experienced team members.
  • Identify and communicate relevant technological developments or regulatory changes which may impact the business or provide new opportunities.



Requirements

Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree standard in Engineering (or a relevant subject).
  • First or upper second-class honours degree.
  • Chartered member of a relevant professional institutional body (desirable).



Experience

  • 5 - 10 years experience in an engineering / renewables consultancy, working on offshore wind related project work.
  • Experience in the development, construction and operation of offshore wind projects.
  • Experience of conducting lenders technical advisor assignments (desirable).



Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Expert in the use of MS office package.
  • Ability to co-ordinate, direct and lead projects and work under own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience of offshore wind farms with specialist knowledge of a relevant area of offshore wind development and construction.
  • Excellent English communication skills and excellent report writing skills.
  • Familiar with commercial and contractual issues.
  • Good sales and business development techniques.
  • Project orientated with a keen interest and knowledge of offshore wind farm industry and project management.
  • Project management ability, qualification desirable
  • Understanding of technical and commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance, M&A markets, regulatory/policy matters).