Site Manager - DanTysk / Sandbank

Esbjerg, Flexible, Hamburg
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Do you want to shape the future? 
Vattenfall is now looking for the right person to fill the position as Site Manager - DanTysk/Sandbank reporting to the Director of O&M Delivery Offshore in BA Wind. You will become a member of the O&M Delivery Offshore Management Team.
The O&M Delivery Offshore department is responsible for all O&M activities on our offshore wind farms in the countries we operate and focuses on operating our wind farms safe, efficient and professional.
As the site manager for DanTysk/Sandbank you have full responsibility for people, safety and performance of the DanTysk (80 x 3.6 MW) and Sandbank (72 x 4.0 MW) wind farms in the German North Sea, two offshore substations and the offshore accommodation platform. The two wind farms recently started to operate and a key challenge for this role is also to drive and encourage utilization of synergies between DanTysk/Sandbank and other Vattenfall wind farms.
Your key responsibilities
  • Accountable for operations of the wind farm (financial, technical and HSE);
  • Build and develop an efficient site organization of over 50 people;
  • Build and sustain a positive safety culture;
  • Optimize the operation and maintenance activities;
  • Develop and execute the annual O&M plan;
  • Implement Vattenfall’s O&M strategy and HSE systems;
  • Build a strong cooperation with Vattenfall’s Operational Support and Engineering organization;
  • Cooperate closely with Vattenfall’s Asset Management function;
  • Maintain a good relation with the co-owner together with the joint venture manager;
  • Report and cooperation with the German authorities;
  • Manage suppliers and contractors and follow up on contracts;
What we are looking for
You have a university degree (or equal) with a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience, preferably including experience in a wind operations and maintenance environment. You are a highly motivated and communicative leader who is able to focus on both people and business. You are proven skilled in dealing with strategic, highly complex issues, problems and challenges. Health and safety is of highest priority. Your command of English is strong, both verbally and written.
You can work independently across all levels of the organization and at the same time need to be a cooperative colleague, where you will demonstrate good communication skills, drive and an open and honest mind-set.
You take responsibility and provide transparency. When needed, you are able to make quick decisions in difficult circumstances and are capable of handling many tasks at the same time. You are flexible and can with adjust to changing circumstances. You value differences in background and culture.
As operations of the two wind farms is run out of Esbjerg (DK) and the administration is mainly performed in Hamburg (GE), you will need flexible and divide your time between both locations. Beside that traveling will be necessary in a limited amount from time to time.
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.
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.
More information
Do you have any questions to the above do not hesitate to contact Director of O&M Delivery Offshore - Erik Hiensch, +31 6 150 28044 or Recruiter Vanessa Koop, +49 40 79022 7786.
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.
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. Last day to apply is April 3rd, 2018.
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 your application!

Last updated: 2018-03-06 11:45