FOU Deputy Package Manager

November 2, 2021
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  • Location: United States
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #11234

DEPUTY FOUNDATIONS PACKAGE MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis

Reports To – Foundations Manager – US Offshore Wind

Location(s) – Boston, MA

POSITION SCOPE

The Deputy Foundations Package Manager (US) is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects and large work packages for various projects within the US.

Working within the Engineering Management team and reporting to the Foundations Manager for US Offshore Wind, the Deputy Foundations Package Manager will be responsible for supporting the Foundations Package Manager with the successful delivery of the Foundations Package on major US offshore wind projects.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Support Package Manager with the Foundation design and supply package for our Clients Renewables’ offshore wind projects in the United States, providing key leadership, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of a multi-contract package within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

Project management of key areas such as one or more foundation fabrication contracts, managing program, budget and quality matters on the contract(s) with the assistance of other project managers and team members within the package.

Project management as above of one or more free issue equipment contracts, for example, davit crane supply.

Supporting Package manager in ensuring that the foundations are delivered in accordance with the design, via close liaison with the Design management team in the Foundations Department.

Management of change, including taking a leading in negotiating and minimizing the commercial and program impact of variations to the contract(s)

Supporting with the management, organization and leadership of the package team, which will include project managers, commercial managers and project engineers. This team will potentially comprise employees working within a number of countries throughout the USA and Europe, and the Deputy Package Manager will need to ensure that competencies are maintained (or enhanced) under the guidance and support of respective line managers.

Covering for the Package Manager in periods of absence of the PM

Maintenance of the package organization chart, including the assignment of appropriate resources.

Reporting of key matters to the Package Manager and dealing with project managers and business directors when required

Presentation of key updates at regular intervals to a wide audience.

Responsible for assisting the Package Manager in resolving major technical and commercial matters on the package

Maintenance and communication of package risk register.

Ensuring that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.

Assisting Package Manager with ensuring that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.

Ensuring that health, safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.

Maintaining full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identifying suitable new technology that has the potential to reduce cost and risk or improve safety.

Assisting Package Manager with implementing offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for the package to ensure delivery according to specification, budget and program without compromising safety.

Ensuring that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages. Collaborate with the Principal Engineer to ensure that the engineering team implements these lessons to enhance business value

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications (Education, Years of or Specific Types of Experience, Required Computer Skills, Etc.)

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and PE licence required (PE not required with Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering)

Minimum 6 years of postgraduate experience.

Substantial experience in a relevant field (offshore wind or oil and gas preferable).

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Comprehensive knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine construction projects.

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.

Significant experience of leading highly skilled teams.

Significant experience of managing large contracts (about $100m).

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Flexible to travel 10 – 20% including international travel.

Fluent in English.

Develop Self & Others

Empower to grow

Collaborate and Share

Be a role model

Focus to achieve results

Be agile

Technical Skills

Preferred Qualifications (Certifications, Specific Types of Experience, Industry Experience, Desired Computer Skills, Etc.)

Experience in the offshore wind sector.

Experience in design of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

Experience in manufacturing of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

 

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