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Unit Leader / Project General Manager - Offshore Wind Project Strategy

Unit Leader / Project General Manager - Offshore Wind Project Strategy

  • Location Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia - Bochum, Netherlands - Europoort - Rotterdam - Refinery, Spain - Valencian Community - Castellón, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 132116BR
  • Experience level Executive
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Job summary

This role will lead an integrated agile team that is accountable for the safe and successful delivery of a value enhancing, robust, standardized, scalable Offshore Wind project strategy and subsequent projects. This role will report directly to the VP New Energy.

In this role you’ll develop and deliver an Offshore Wind project delivery strategy and associated standardised, safe, fit for purpose, cost effective and competitive projects for all stakeholders into Define, leading to safe and predictable execution to the Operate phase.

You will provide leadership and direction of Offshore Wind project delivery teams to ensure safe design and quality execution and be an integrator of disciplines for the project including engineering, technology integration, and will provide performance management against agreed delivery targets.

This position is accountable for project execution planning from concept entry to FEL-2 and will also work with the operating base VP’s to support regional development activities as required.

This role is open to applications for all bp office locations in the UK, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.

Demonstrate behaviours which promote a safe and environmentally responsible work process in all aspects of the job.

Plan and lead the development of OSW delivery model including contracting, procurement, and construction management/execution strategies.

Lead the stage-gated governance process and coordinate input from project team members and disciplines for project evaluation and execution.

Manage and report project cost, schedule and safety along with any other significant metrics of project success.

Interface with BP stakeholders to ensure alignment of project objectives with business drivers.

Capture, communicate, and apply lessons learned and best practices.

Work with the HSSE Project Team to identify and effectively mitigate HSSE risk.

Creating Project missions and objectives using the Business Framing and decision quality process where applicable.

Owning the integrated cross-functional activity planning and ensuring practicality of execution on the ground in the operating base.

Using standardized work processes, including MPcp and standardized digital tool kit.

Owning OMS conformance and self-verification.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering.
  • Extensive & demonstrated experience of leading major projects and understanding BP’s project management process and practices
  • Experience conducting rigorous performance management
  • Proving experience driving standardisation and industry solutions to reduce cycle time, improve cost competitiveness and capital efficiency, and deliver inherently lower cost, easier to operate, safer and environmentally efficient project outcomes.
  • Ability to enable team creativity and agility to achieve optimum pace and cost efficiency.
  • Takes all necessary actions to deliver the commitments made in the Project FM’s at optimum pace and value retention.
  • Drives standardization, integration, alignment and support of other integrator and enablers to deliver optimized sources of value and robust risk management plans.
  • Holds a relationship with partners and Government stakeholders as required to assist securing and maintaining alignment and approvals.
  • Engages senior (VP level) execution, contracting and engineering leadership judgement on viability and robustness of execution plans, and practicality and predictability of delivery.
  • Professionally accredited and recognized to an international standard by professional association/s – e.g. APM, PMP, SPE or similar.
At bp, we provide phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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