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Business Area (BA) Wind is responsible for Vattenfall's Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like Solar and Batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation and solar and batteries installations in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
We are now looking for the right person to fill the position as Senior Lead Engineer - Offshore Wind Development & Execution Projects. As part of the Installation Department you will be consulted whenever there is major technical issue in the project development or execution phase in the field of foundation, cable, substation and turbine installation.
As Senior Lead Engineer you have the following key responsibilities:
No permanent assignment to a specific project but will work overarching all technical competence areas. Provide technical expertise in case of unforeseen incidents in development and execution projects
Highest level of authority in field of installation
Manage the interface between Installation Managers and Technical Experts
Approve new installation methodologies to be used in future projects
Manage and steer the lifting committee
Escalation level across the different technical subareas in the Installation Department
Manage the budget development, tendering and contracting phase related to the installation scope
Lead the change management process regarding new ways of working
Ensure that processes within the work package are standardized. Suggest and develop new procedures, checklists etc. where required
Manage that lessons learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project and included within the project close-out
Other relevant ad-hoc projects or duties as required by Construction Support.
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 Lead Engineer:
PhD, master engineering degree or similar. Minimum 15 years' experience within the field of offshore installation operations, including min. 10 years in a senior role in relevant disciplines
Proof of extensive project management experience
Extensive knowledge about offshore installation vessels, installation tools & methodologies
Extensive knowledge in relevant engineering software packages, offshore codes and standards (incl LOLER)
Proficient knowledge about budgeting and developing budget estimates for marine operations
Excellent negotiation skills and functional leadership
Good English language skills
Well organized and structured work approach
Choice of Vattenfall locations at Hamburg, Amsterdam, London or Kolding.
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues -- the 'Ask and Share' concept is essential for the way we work. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. Last day to apply is 9 July 2019.
For more information about the recruitment process contact Vanessa Koop, Recruitment, phone +49 40 79022 7786. For questions on the position itself, please contact the hiring manager Michael Hoffstadt, phone +49 152 376 020 75.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to receiving your application!