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Offshore Wind Development Director

Offshore Wind Development Director

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    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Mariah Hifzulrehman

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Mariah Hifzulrehman

In this role you will lead one or more large-scale offshore wind projects through the development phase through to engineering, procurement, and construction handover for final investment decision.


Key responsibilities:

  • Take charge of the end-to-end consenting process to develop, construct and operate offshore wind assets, closely cooperating with other teams within the business such as the EPC team.

  • You will advance the development of the project, including consenting, technical solutions such as grid connection, and supporting bid/offtake and business case needs.

  • You will lead on defining and managing the overall development budget, project scope, and time schedule while ensuring all project risks are assessed, managed, and mitigated.

  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team tasked with development, consenting, technical, and procurement activities for one or more large-scale offshore wind projects.

  • You will be expected to ensure the timely application of all required consents, permits and leases

  • Leading on the EIA process and other application processes for offshore wind farm projects

  • Leading on DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX inputs in relation to consents and leases


Key qualifications required for this role:

  • Master’s degree in science, engineering, business or similar

  • +8 years’ experience in the offshore wind or similar industry

  • Fluency in English

  • Project development experience with offshore wind farms ideally

  • A solid understanding of offshore wind farm requirements and environmental sensitivities (offshore, onshore and grid interface)

  • Experience working with regulators and interfacing with authorities at different levels, especially within Europe

  • Strong permitting/ consenting experience

  • Excellent communication and personal skills

  • Strong stakeholder management skills