Head of Technical, Offshore Wind - Korea

Location: Seoul
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Reference: BBBH11576_1706232556
Posted: about 1 month ago

Title: Head of Technical, Offshore Wind

Location: Seoul, Korea

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

NextWave are working with a leading renewable energy organisation who have a strong track record in developing, financing, constructing and operating renewable energy assets globally. They currently have a large pipeline of offshore wind projects in Korea and, as a result, are now looking to hire a Head of Technical to build out their EPC and Technical function at the business from scratch.


  • Oversee engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle, providing daily leadership to the technical project team for Offshore Wind projects.
  • Managing technical functions, being the focal point for technical discussions and assessing their commercial impact, as well as overseeing resource and schedule planning, and budget adherence.
  • Take responsibility for defining, optimizing, and integrating project design considering commercial drivers, schedule, and budget, including technical sign-off on critical decisions, work packages, and contracts.
  • Interface with package management, construction, commissioning, and operations teams to ensure holistic consideration of the project across its lifecycle.
  • Establish contracting strategy, lead the bidding process, negotiate, and finalize major project contracts such as EPC, WTG, and O&M.
  • Manage the engineering team members on the project and ensure the delivery of project deliverables.
  • Coordinate external resources, including design companies, consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, marine contractors, logistics companies, and marine warranty surveyors.
  • Address, report, and mitigate risks, working to minimize or close them out.
  • Promote and ensure the implementation of good HSSE practices.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, professionals, and infrastructure authorities on improvement and development projects funded by local, central government, and private entities.


  • Bachelor's Degree or above in Engineering
  • Previous experience building out engineering teams from the ground up
  • Prior experience in offshore wind is preferred
  • Fluency in English is essential due to both internal and external stakeholder relationship management duties

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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