Senior Technical Expert - Offshore Wind Development Projects

Plaats
Flexible
Sluitingsdatum
24-06-2018
Ref.-Nr.
WO-00058
Soort Contract
Permanent

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.
 
We are now looking for the right person to fill the position as Senior Technical Expert within Business Area Wind Offshore.
 
What do we expect from you as Senior Technical Expert?
Focus on all marine operations related to the installation of CIV / IAC / OSS / WTG for development projects. Deliver T&I budget estimates for development projects. Provide tendering documents for Vattenfall bids to authorities and negotiate and finalize installation logistics contracts. Steer a group of budget engineers during the budget development and tendering phase, participate in planning meetings with the development team and align with the managers of the main asset contracts.
 
General
  • Be visible and lead by example regarding HS&E
 
Planning Phase
  • Manage the provision of budget estimates and corresponding fact books for installation of CIV / IAC / OSS / WTG as well as for construction management
  • Steer and coordinate a group of budget engineers during the budget development and tendering / contracting phase with authorities related to the installation scope of the various main asset contracts
  • Coordinate and oversee the delivery of pre-qualification material of Vattenfall’s bids to authorities related to installation of CIV / IAC / OSS / WTG
  • Manage the delivery of tendering documents related to the installation of CIV / IAC / OSS / WTG
  • Manage and participate in contract negotiation and finalization of contracts on the installation of CIV / IAC / OSS / WTG
  • Manage that lessons learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project and included within the project close-out. Update the lessons learnt database and ensure that lessons learnt are shared and implemented within the organization
  • Ensure that processes within the work package are standardized. Suggest and develop new procedures, checklists etc. where required
 
Continuous Project Management Responsibilities
  • Manage that lessons learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project and included within the project close-out
  • Update the lessons learnt database and ensure that lessons learnt are shared and implemented within the organization
  • Constantly lead the Change Management work and ensure the optimal project/business case decisions
  • Utilize the Construction Support Toolbox (e.g. OPEP, Construction Readiness Verification Checklist, etc.), derive required actions and ensure the implementation of identified gaps
 
Construction Support related Responsibilities
  • Lead the recruitment process for external experts as well as student interns. Manage their day-to-day work
  • Ensure that processes within the work package are standardized. Suggest and develop new procedures, checklists etc. where required
  • Support the M&A and development projects with input such as costs estimates and fact books
  • Develop the Construction Support Toolbox / Dashboard further
  • Other relevant ad-hoc projects or duties as required by Construction Support
  • Participate in agreed personal development trainings, share the new knowledge within the team and make use of the new skills in the projects
  • Provide and implement strategic input and support cross-project developments to improve Vattenfall’s construction management approach related to marine operations with the goal to make Vattenfall become leader in “Levelized Energy Costs” (LEC)
  • Liaise with the line management team organization, share knowledge and information, assist monitoring and trouble shooting and facilitate resource management
 
Your profile as Senior Technical Expert
  • Bachelor/Master engineering degree, master mariner or similar. Additionally, a number of years' experience within the field of offshore wind installation operations / marine operations
  • Offshore and onshore project development experience or significant understanding of principles and practices
  • Knowledge about offshore installation vessels (e.g. heavy lift, jack-up or cable laying)
  • Experience with marine risk management
  • Knowledge about budgeting and developing cost estimates for marine operations in offshore wind industry
  • Tendering and contract negotiation skills
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Good English language skills
  • Ability to work in an international environment
  • Well organized and structured work approach
 
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.
 
Where will you work?
The location of this position is flexible to the Vattenfall/BA Wind main locations. Regular business trips are required.
 
More information
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button on 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. Please send in your application until June 24th 2018.
 
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Michael Hoffstadt, +49 40 27182104. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Vanessa Koop, +49 40 790227786.
 
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. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in UK, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands.
 
We look forward to your application!