Position: Engineering Manager - Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm
Salary: Up to GBP79200 per annum + + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 523191_1579710369
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 22/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: Up to £79,200 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Irelands leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role

Reporting to the Head of Engineering - Offshore Projects and the Dogger Bank Senor Project Manager, you'll be responsible for the engineering management of the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm project. A large part of this role will involve the effective management of a multi-discipline project engineering team and providing engineering assurances to the Design Authority that the project technology choice and design solution will deliver against stated project objectives and returns.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

-Developing the required engineering activities, work breakdown structure and schedule, commensurate with the project strategy and overall project programme.

-Being a single point of contact for the overall project relating to engineering development requirements.

-Ensure key decisions relating to engineering design development are analysed, recorded and clearly communicated

-Provide reliable engineering and design information and assumptions for use in project contracting, consenting and financial modelling activities.

-Work closely with Package Teams to coordinate and manage engineering Interfaces across the project and between packages.

What do I need?

We are looking for a Chartered Engineer and member of the Engineering Council who has extensive experience engineering management for high value generation asset projects, ideally experienced in offshore wind projects or other offshore engineering and construction. You'll be well versed in developing engineering design strategies, specifically relating to project and technology risk.

Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are a must, with the ability to affectively negotiate and influence across varying levels of stakeholders and manage conflict in high pressure situations.

Strong people management skills are essential for this role, as is the capability to organise staff both within the engineering team and wider matrix management structure to ensure delivery against project requirements and timescales.

Its also essential to have demonstrable commercial acumen and capability to understand the strategic context and implications of engineering activity and decisions.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager prior to submitting your application.

Please be aware if you are successful, youll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and thats what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we dont do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

+ car/cash allowance + annual bonus