O&M Package Manager Wind Energy

Plaats
Flexible, Kolding, London
Sluitingsdatum
21-01-2018
Ref.-Nr.
WO-00023

Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

Vattenfall is now looking for the right person to fill the position as O&M Package Manager within Offshore Project Delivery. Reporting to the Head of Day 1 Readiness, you will be responsible for all O&M activities and deliverables during the realisation phase of new offshore wind projects, driving implementation of the optimal O&M set-up and ensuring alignment with the asset management strategy.

Vattenfall’s purpose is to Power Climate Smarter Living, a key driver of which will see over 1GW of new offshore power generation coming into the operational portfolio in the coming years. Delivering on fleet synergies and leveraging world-class O&M capabilities will play a key role in realising this objective. In this position you will be responsible for driving the strategic operational set-up in new projects, leading the handover to the project receiver at and working closely with internal and external stakeholders throughout the project lifecyle to reduce Levelized Energy Costs (LEC).

 

Your responsibilities as O&M Package Manager

  • Plan and execute the strategic O&M plan for new offshore construction projects including logistics and optimal harbour selection; warehousing and office construction; and wider fleet integration

  • Deliver the maintenance and operational concepts for new sites including staffing requirements, maintenance schedules, monitoring and inspection plans and spare parts strategy

  • Negotiation and delivery of all O&M contracts and leases

  • Develop the OPEX and yield assumptions and prepare financial plans for the new asset while managing dependencies to other packages of the wind farm, including scope or interface changes and maintaining the associated cost/risk impacts

  • Act as the representative for the O&M Delivery organisation in new projects and drive collaboration with other key stakeholders, delivering a coherent transfer into operations and minimising quality or operational risk to the project receiver

  • Project manage and ensure accurate and timely delivery of O&M deliverables in advance of handover

  • Apply lessons learned and focus on the improvement of the department processes and tools

    Your qualifications and core competences as O&M Package Manager

  • Educated to degree level in business, economics or engineering with a solid understanding of project management methodologies and business case evaluation.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience from the energy sector or a technical industry such as engineering or construction, with a strong focus on HSE. Offshore wind knowledge from a development, project or asset management role desired together with experience working in international and cross-project teams

  • Excellent commercial and financial acumen including an understanding of financial models and experience with OEM service contracts and power purchase agreements. Working knowledge of construction or O&G contracts such as FIDIC or LOGIC also beneficial

  • Strong technical understanding with the ability to resolve detail issues and to convey complex technical matters and life cycle costing coherently

  • Well-rounded project management capabilities, accomplished at setting targets, planning resources, quantifying risks and tracking progress. Experience in business process improvement is also desirable

  • Exceptional communication skills, comfortable at presenting, building relationships and influencing others, while working effectively across different cultures and geographical locations. A strong command of English (written and verbal) is a prerequisite for the role, while knowledge of Danish is beneficial

  • A positive mindset with strong self-motivation and resilience, a flexible and proactive approach to tackling problems and comfortable at simultaneously manage several tasks to often challenging deadlines

 

Our offer
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Location
The location of this position is London or Kolding. Regular business trips are required.

 

More information
For more information about the position or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Bastiaan Moll, Senior Recruiter, phone +31654916494.

We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page.

We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website. Last day to apply January 21th.
 

 

Our organisation
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.

Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.