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Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

  • Location Japan - Tokyo Roppongi
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 146439BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Responsible for managing a team and delivering Engineering Leadership through provision of technical expertise to projects or operations, including maintenance, inspection and turnaround, recommendation of technical solutions and management of engineering studies and risk assessments, driving integrated and pragmatic solutions, whilst assisting in implementing engineering technical practices for the business to advance the technical integrity of assets.

As Technical Project Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for systematically managing safety in design including hazard identification, follow up and close out of actions related to design safety and HSE in project engineering.
  • Be responsible for the project technical delivery in the bid (seabed lease and/or offtake) and development (to FID) phases.
  • Provide leadership and direction to subject matter experts, package managers, consultant and contractor engineering teams and maintain those relationships
  • Ensure that key interfaces, risks and actions within OFW engineering are tracked, managed and necessary interventions identified and closed out.
  • Manage the development of an optimised and competitive Levelised Cost of Energy, by working with internal experts and consultants to defining project capital cost (CAPEX), development costs (DEVEX), operating costs (OPEX) and wind energy assessments.
  • Understand, quantify and articulate project delivery risk to enable transparent and fully informed business decisions to be made by project leadership.
  • Own the OFW engineering verification processes and be responsible for adherence to them for both bp and contractors.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer between projects;

What you will deliver
  • Fully assured technical inputs to optimised Levelised Cost of Energy assessments to allow valuation of seabed leases and offtake prices;
  • Early concept designs, design bases and assumptions underpinning cost estimates and delivery schedules;
  • Pre-FEED and FEED design and construction packages
  • Technical risk and opportunity registers;
  • Presentations to technical and business leadership teams;
  • Lessons learned and continuous improvement.

What you will need to be successful
  • Engineering Degree in a relevant discipline, ideally MSc/MEng.
  • Desirable: Chartered or Professional Engineering accreditation;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the energy industry, with a minimum of two offshore wind or similar projects;
  • Self-starter; inclusive and respectful individual capable of building strong relationships, influencing and collaborating with others; understanding the big picture and driving focus on what matters;
  • Ability to work with complex, ambiguous and limited data;
  • Strong team management and leadership experience and skills, able to motivate, engage and drive performance of a large team of specialists;
  • Evidence of being able to strike a balance between innovation, optimisation, risks and opportunities

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