Senior Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance Consultant

Vacancy Title: Senior Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance Consultant

Company: SgurrEnergy

Location: Glasgow, UK or Paris

Discipline: Renewables

Job Description

Owing to continued growth and high demand for its services, the company is now seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to join the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) team in the role of Senior Offshore Wind O&M Consultant in our expanding group. This role can be based in Glasgow or Paris and will report directly to the Asset Management Director to support in the delivery of a professional service to our clients. 
Detailed Description

The candidate will assist our clients with the development and implementation of offshore wind O&M strategy and will be involved in the setup and delivery of our clients onshore and offshore facilitates. 


Ensures the projects are being delivered safely, on-time, to budget and to the required standard. The candidate will specifically undertake and oversee the following tasks:

  • Strategy and development of O&M base and associated vessel strategy.
  • Strategy and financial model for O&M activities.
  • Identify O&M supplies relevant to the wind farm and port.
  • Assessment of the wind turbine and balance of plant O&M requirements.
  • Management of tendering and contracting activity.
  • Operability and technical assessments.
  • Implementation of O&M strategy and setup of operations.

The candidate will interface with the Business Development Team to identify leads and opportunities for the O&M team’s business development activities and the candidate will develop relationships with new and existing clients.
 

Job Requirements

Essential Criteria:

  • Have a degree in an engineering, technical or scientific subject.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the offshore wind industry with direct experience in O&M and provision of facilities and vessels for O&M.
  • Be able to demonstrate a client orientated approach to work.
  • The ability to produce and review high quality reports to predefined deadlines.
  • Have experience of influencing people through training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of problem solving ability and initiative.
  • Be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hold a driving license valid for use in the UK.
  • Have strong IT skills particularly in MS Word and Excel.
  • Be willing to travel in the UK and internationally.

Desirable Criteria:

  • The ability to communicate in English and French both verbally and written.
  • Experience managing or leading an offshore O&M facility.
  • Experience working offshore.
  • Experience of high value contract management.
  • Management of contractors.
  • Hold membership of a professional institute / society.
  • Chartered engineering status.
  • Have experience in a consultancy environment.
     

Additional Details

The Company embraces diversity in our workforce, ensuring we have a workforce that provides us with a wide range of skills, ideas and energy. Embracing diversity means the Company will acknowledge, understand and appreciate the differences between individuals in developing a workplace that develops, benefits and enhances their value.
 
Selection for employment, promotion or any other benefit will be made on the basis of merit, ability and suitability.

Closing Date:
23/03/2017

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