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Senior Manager - Foundations Technology (Offshore Wind)

Senior Manager - Foundations Technology (Offshore Wind)

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 145588BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

bp Offshore Wind Engineering is a fast-growing business and a key part of bp’s transition from an International Oil Company to an Integrated Energy Company. If this is a transition you’d like to lead, come and join us!

You will join us as the Senior Engineering Manager for Foundations of turbines and substations in the newly formed Offshore Wind division. In this role you will be the technical authority for establishing the foundations engineering process, selecting the foundations type, designing offshore wind foundations, and support through to operational handover to the offshore wind business.

Senior Manager - Foundations Technology (Offshore Wind)
In this role You will:
  • Lead and manage delivery of engineering of safe, cost effective and competitive foundations by deploying engineers across the portfolio;
  • Develop capability, manage and train the technical team
  • Build update and continuously improve the foundations engineering methodology to enable the selection of foundations that optimise Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) and meets project requirements
  • Deliver engineering documentation at all stages of projects and make an effective handover to operations
  • Provide technical expertise to project teams during the whole project life cycle, ensuring that projects are properly resourced
  • Understand engineering contractor capability and technically lead sourcing activity
  • Identification and mitigation of the technical risks
  • Lead foundation innovation, technology and designs that optimise the LCoE of the portfolio
  • Provide technical direction to the engineering contractor, verifies the integrity of contractor output and performance manages delivery.
  • Systematically interfaces with other technical disciplines.
  • Use internal and external resources
  • Establish portfolio learning and continuous improvement
  • Establish quality requirements and ensure adherence to them
  • Provide technical support to the offshore wind supply chain engagement
  • Lead innovation, technology and design that optimise the LCoE of the projects
What You will need to be successful:
  • Engineering Degree. Desirable: Chartered Engineer.
  • High technical experience in the discipline, with a minimum of 2 offshore wind or similar projects developed in a leadership role
  • Management and leadership experience and skills – equipped to motivate, engage and drive high performance including training and development.
  • Experience of full project lifecycle from concept to operational handover
  • Deep technical understanding of the discipline, understanding the requirements, standards, interfaces and constraints required to develop and design the projects.
  • Integrity management using project quality systems and awareness of operational inspection and maintenance
  • Experience of strategic decisions which maximize the global portfolio benefits including standardisation and continuous improvement
  • Experience in negotiating technical aspects of foundations contracts and leading technical relationship with key suppliers.

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