Develop expertise across a range of engineering disciplines including environmental and geotechnical, civil, structural and electrical engineering and design.
Develop the portfolio engineering strategy including leading the concept design and system optimisation for hydrogen production project concepts from an onshore renewable perspective.
Work closely with the deployed project engineers and construction managers to provide specialised support across the project lifecycles to ensure best practices are embedded at the appropriate stage.
Lead CAPEX / OPEX estimating from an engineer perspective with support from in country project teams.
Provide specialist engineering support to portfolio wide initiatives such as driving standardization in design, engineering, procurement, construction and operations.
Support project procurement activities by defining engineering specifications and employers’ requirements, qualifying and maintaining the catalogue of engineering third parties / suppliers and ensuring engineering risks and opportunities are appropriately considered in the selection of suppliers.
Build a network of relationships with related engineering functions within bp to algin on technical standards and best practices and external engineering service providers in the wider onshore renewables industry.
Provide appropriate assurance for project engineering work scopes and support project approval processes.
Work closely with Offshore Wind and other Onshore Wind & Solar technical teams to develop and align on technical standards, methodologies and best practices where appropriate.
Identify and lead the mitigation of engineering risks for the portfolio and support project specific risk identification and mitigation as required; for example, through project procurement activities.
A strong belief in safety and environmental responsibility with the ability to develop a strong safety culture in teams and embed safety in engineering activity.
A masters degree in an engineering, an additional professional engineering qualification / certification preferred.
A strong team manager with a breadth of engineering expertise and with significant years of experience in managing energy and infrastructure projects from an engineering perspective with direct experience, demonstrable capability and a track record in utility scale onshore wind and solar.
Direct experience of building and operating engineering teams as part of a Technical Centre of Excellence and / or developing GW scale projects in support of hydrogen is a plus.
Excellent knowledge of management processes and engineering factors that affect quality in onshore renewables projects.
Excellent German oral and written communication skills, additional languages like English is a benefit.