Wind Turbine Technical Package Manager

Location: Asia
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Posted: over 2 years ago

A leading global investment firm is developing a large offshore wind project in Asia and are looking to hire an experienced and technically astute Wind Turbine Package Manager to assist with the delivery of this project.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Development Phase
    • Interface seamlessly with the other Package Managers (Commercial and Technical) to ensure that the overall offshore wind development is successfully procured and delivered.
    • Overall project management of their relevant package during the planning and development phase in lead up to construction.
    • Providing technical input and recommendations on procurement strategy for the relevant package to identify, tender and select equipment suppliers, EPC and O&M contractors for our projects;
    • Manage and review technical design development for the relevant package in the lead up to construction and in support of achieving all required permits and approvals;
    • Responsible for providing relevant technical and commercial input into tender documentation; assessment & evaluation of proposals; commercial, technical & contractual negotiations; and final contract award.
    • Review and analysis of supply, install, construction costs and EPC / O&M prices
    • Establishment and management of Health and Safety standards to offshore wind industry best practice, and oversee the effective implementation of health & safety plans on their relevant package;
    • Establishment and management of Environmental standards to meet the environmental impact assessment and permitting requirements and achieve offshore wind industry best practice;
    • Identification, development and management of support services that may be required during the lead up to construction
    • Establish suitable and effective internal weekly and monthly reporting during this phase
    • Develop meeting schedules and identify participants required on a look forward basis to ensure timely decision making and problem solving.
    • Assist with input in the financial modelling of the offshore wind projects where required
    • Prepare materials and participate in internal reporting and approvals process
  • Construction Phase
    • Overall project management during construction and forward planning of EPC Contractor activities for the relevant package.
    • Programme management of the relevant EPC and O&M Contractors to identify and manage timing and interface issues.
    • Engage in engineering reviews for the relevant package and provide timely feedback on issues and resolutions.
    • Oversee the relevant package contractor(s) during construction to ensure witness and inspection points are attended and relevant quality plan procedures are being implemented and reported on accurately.
    • Provide oversight and recommendations on contract administration matters
    • Manage time effectively between Office and Site to ensure that construction is being delivered “on time” and “on budget”
    • Establish meeting schedules with relevant contractors, service providers and internal teams to oversee and control overall project delivery on a look forward basis to ensure timely decision making and problem solving
    • Establish suitable weekly and monthly reporting during this phase
    • Oversee and manage work health and safety plan implementation to ensure standards are being met and accurately reported on
    • Oversee and manage environmental plan implementation to ensure compliance with environmental impact assessment permits and requirements including meeting all reporting obligations
    • Oversee and manage relevant handover procedures for each package ensuring seamless integration between stages and mitigating interface issues between contractors
    • Oversee and provide relevant input during the commissioning process
    • Troubleshooting and problem solving construction related issues as they arise
    • Engage with the operations and maintenance contractors and service providers to ensure seamless and handover and minimisation of interface issues

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience with an energy developer, utility, turbine provider or related field performing technical Package Manager roles for offshore wind projects
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise at all levels.
  • Prior experience in Asia will be preferred
  • Fluent English (written and spoken)

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Mike Feely on the below email address and telephone number:
Direct Line: +65 6340 1940

EA License No: 16S8303
EA Registration No: R1767587