Cables Project Manager

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12 months
Quanta Consultancy Services
flag_no United Kingdom
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Geographic Location: Scotland (Central Belt)
Number of Direct Reports: 4
Duration: 12 months
Industry: Offshore Wind

A market leading Renewable Energies provider are currently looking for an experienced contract Lead Cables Project Manager for an Offshore Wind asset currently in the planning and development phase.

The role will be primarily focussing on the delivery of the HVDC package, responsible for defining delivery strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million offshore delivery contracts, planning and implementing delivery sites and logistics, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business standards and acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied.
  • Lead delivery of complex multi-million pound, multi-disciplinary, multi- contract packages with a substantial number of interfaces and coordination to manage.
  • Ensure substantial packages are delivered on time, to budget and quality following the highest industry practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for large scale offshore windfarm substantial packages, to be constructed across a number of countries throughout Europe and USA.
  • Ensure the delivery of substantial packages is appropriate and consistent with Owner strategy and delivered according to specification, budget and timetable without compromising safety.
  • Define, implement and resource the appropriate organisation structure for managing the delivery of the substantial packages.
  • Manage project sites (manufacturing facilities, onshore sites, harbours, vessels and offshore sites) under delivery including contractors, consultants, and supervisors to support the overall investment plan.
  • Provide key and strategic delivery advice, assessment and recommendations to the business providing key knowledge, lessons learned and support to the substantial packages throughout the whole life cycle (development to decommissioning) to support the business plan delivery.
  • Provide expert advice on appropriate bid levels/programme strategies/commercial strategies/commercial agreements relative to projects (large packages) to maximise value. Provide key input in the preparation of investment dossiers for all funding requests for projects (large packages) to secure investment support at best value.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Proven project management experience within a delivery orientated environment in the delivery of large-scale £multi-million build substantial packages through the pre-delivery, delivery and operation transition phases.
  • Substantial experience and skills in leading teams involved in large multidiscipline substantial packages in an international environment and in JV structures. Ability to manage people effectively to deliver required outputs in a timely manner.
  • Substantial delivery preparation and management experience in offshore environment.
  • Substantial hands-on experience within a delivery project management environment ideally in a commercially focused utility service and/or delivery business.
  • High degree of competency in future planning. Proven experience in delivery and contracting management and programming.
  • Experience in offshore windfarm construction.
  • Experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations and detailed commercial delivery contracts.
  • Manage delivery resource across a number of substantial packages to ensure input into all relevant aspects of the substantial packages.
  • Liaise with Project Directors across the business to ensure all delivery aspects are appropriately considered during the project planning and execution.
  • Collaboration with Partners aligning investment plans, sharing knowledge and best practice and delivering joint venture substantial packages.
  • Degree and professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline Mechanical/Electrical/Marine Engineering or Naval Architectural.
  • Substantial postgraduate experience in industry with significant experience in Offshore Wind.