Project Design Lead Offshore Windfarms

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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 Project Design Lead Offshore Windfarms.
The Windfarm Design Offshore department designs and Develop the winning offshore windfarm. The Park Design department customize the blueprint for specific projects and handover final design and business case to Market Development covering technology, costs estimates and overall business case.
We offer you a position in an open and inspiring environment where you will report to Jo Chetwood, Head of Park Design.
Your responsibilities as Project Design Lead
• Act as the Principal Engineer for the project in the pre-FID phase. They own the Project Design Requirements and ensure that the best overall park design in terms of LCoE, is delivered from Wind Farm Design, by continuous interaction with System Design and the Roadmap teams.
• Leading the initial conceptual wind park design in collaboration with System Design
• The Design Lead is responsible for scoping technical feasibility studies and early stage specification of supplementary studies and surveys (GRID connection and cable routing identification, Met ocean, Wind Resource & Geoscience campaigns)
• Work with the Roadmap teams (WTG, Foundations, Logistics, Transmission, O&M and System) to define the solution space for the Project and ensure that the optimized Wind Farm Products are delivered to the Projects - identifying, planning and coordinating their input.
• Leading the interface with valuation, ensuring technical input is translated into project specific CAPEX, OPEX and AEP which form the basis of Business Case calculations.
• Responsible for identifying relevant Project budgets (e.g. spend on technical studies, spend on resources split by tasks and competence).
• Ensures and works in close collaboration with the project director/manager
• The Design Lead will lead technical input into permitting process and ensuring that unnecessary constraints on the project’s design are mitigated where possible.
• Direct involvement in scoping studies with a technical element
• Public interface on “Engineering” element to authorities and industry bodies.
Your profile as Project Design Lead
• Technical background within wind farm design and construction or closely related industry.
• Leading interface roles in and broad experience within development and construction of onshore/offshore wind farms.
• Clear understanding of cost and programme drivers for onshore/offshore wind construction projects business
• Experienced in roles directing multi-disciplinary teams, finding solutions and ensuring progress is made.
• Appreciation of technical design implications within permitting processes.
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• Good communication, technical and commercial skills – Your command of English is strong, both verbally and written
• Strong interpersonal skills
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.
The location of this position is flexible and can either be Hexham (UK), Amsterdam (NL), Hamburg (DE), Kolding (DK) or Stockholm (SE). Regular business trips are required.
More information
For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Jette Ingeberg, Senior Recruiter, phone +45 22 57 07 51.
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 April 29th.
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.
We look forward to your application!

Last updated: 2018-04-16 16:45