ONSS Deputy Package Manager

March 3, 2022
  • Location: United States
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #11566

LEAD OSW ONSS ENGINEERING required by our Client int the Renewable Sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA or Houston, TX.




The Deputy Onshore Package Manager will assist in the management of the substation, transmission line, and horizontal directional drilling contracts throughout the life cycle (design, tendering, construction, commissioning, and handover to O&M) of the project for the Wind Projects. Principal activities will be the development, implementation and management of the key contracts, interfaces and stakeholder engagement for the projects.

The role would require the day-to-day coordination with procurement, engineering, transmission and interconnection team, contract management, PMO, construction, commissioning, O&M to capture, analyse risk in the project programs and communicate this information in a meaningful way to the larger project team. The role reports to the Onshore Package Manager and Head of the Grid Department.

Coordinating and managing inputs external and internal stakeholders and effectively managing multiple business drivers in a high pressure and dynamic business is essential. It is therefore essential the successful candidate is able to establish, foster and maintain team spirit and morale through periods of intense workload and activity.




  • Experience within a delivery orientated environment for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the onshore works of an offshore wind project through the pre-delivery, delivery and operation transition phases.
  • Significant “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.
  • Significant experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations and detailed commercial delivery contracts for owner supplied equipment, enabling contracts, and balance of plant contracts.
  • Experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental regulations associated with delivery of onshore works.
  • Proactive people manager, leader and motivator.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making process under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see/ anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implement mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.
  • Innovative and creative thinking.
  • Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements.
  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.
  • Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), providing key knowledge to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.
  • Organise and manage teams for the delivery of the packages and project
  • Advice on the impact of technical/specialist risks and issues and the viability of solutions recommended.
  • Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, taking into account all relevant risks.
  • Ensure that all recommendations are documented and sufficient due diligence exists to support decisions (whether internal or external diligence).





  • 3 to 8 years of experience working in utility or renewables industry.
  • Experience working with in a large corporate business.
  • Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • PE, PMP, or Chartered Engineer perfered
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