Commercial Manager (HVDC Transmission)

Posted 15 April 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description

Job title: Commercial Manager (HVDC Transmission)

Location: United Kingdom (Remote)

The Green Recruitment Company is currently looking for a Commercial Manager (HVDC Transmission), you'll be the main point of contact within the transmission team.

Company Overview:

To bolster the business' commercial endeavours aimed at the design, advancement, and procurement of HVDC infrastructure, encompassing cable and converter systems connecting the UK to Morocco, along with ancillary operations, comprehensive support is required.

The role entails a wide-ranging scope, covering all aspects of HVDC initiatives and broader engagements within the framework. It is inherently adaptable and multifaceted, encompassing assistance for PMO functions, interfacing activities, survey permits, contract oversight, and support for our Planning Application. Stakeholder engagement is inevitable, involving various entities such as government bodies, the National Grid, and communities affected by the project.


  • Collaboration with all members of the Project Teams, with a special focus on Procurement

  • Interaction with consultants, contractors, and service providers

  • Engagement with various internal and external stakeholders, including government entities, regulators, the National Grid, landowners, and other interested parties.

  • Coordination with the external supply chain, specifically construction phase contractors


  • Contract management and negotiation of construction (ideally EPC) contracts, including commercial supply chain management, legal terms and contractual incentives.

  • Cost and risk analysis, programme evaluation, monitoring cost performance, as well as analysing and negotiating complex contracts, claims and variations.

  • Prepare reports and collate information as well as concisely present this to senior leadership.

  • Lead construction phase commercial and contract readiness for major EPC contracts, including strategy development, procurement, negotiation and implementation

  • Work closely with the procurement function and in conjunction with the Transmission Project Managers.

  • Oversee commercial process development to manage interfaces between EPC contracts leading to the mobilisation of the PMC for Financial Close.

  • Manage internal and external interfaces with all stakeholders

  • Support HVDC Programme activities including risk registers, planning schedules, budgets and reports.

  • Provide development phase procurement and contract management support as required

Experience in HVDC transmission systems including:

  • Cable – includes marine survey, onshore and offshore permitting, route design, drilling sections, onshore construction, cable lay and protection

  • Converter – includes support to the procurement process, technical requirements, civil works, operations, procedures, CDM, safety and security

  • Project Management Company (PMC) - close coordination, collaboration and interface within the wider team including PMO (risks, budget, schedule/Gantt), generation interface,

  • Planning Consents – support data from cable and converter, land consents/permitting, detailed design elements and construction methodologies and logistics.

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!