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Senior Wind Consultant

Senior Wind Consultant

  • Location

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Andrew Green

  • Contact email:

    andrew@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-11

  • Consultant:

    Andrew Green

Job Purpose

 

  • Delivering technical due diligence on utility scale wind farm projects for Investors, Lenders, IPPs and Developers
  • Monitoring and reporting on wind projects through the construction and operational phases
  • Providing technical engineering support at all stages of the project development cycle
  • Reviewing of project design, contractual documentation, environmental studies, planning permission, health and safety reports, grid offers and grid connection agreements
  • EPC/TSA/BoP tender design, co-ordination, management, evaluation and review
  • Support developers in contract negotiations with turbine suppliers, BoP and O&M contractors
  • Project risk management, including construction, operational, and financial risk
  • Preparation and review of technical and non-technical reports
  • People and project management, ensuring effective communication within the project team
  • Providing oversight and Quality Assurance of reporting produced by other members of the team
  • Liaison with clients and stakeholders
  • Leading commercial activities such as proposal writing and client presentations
  • Supporting business development activities
 

Qualifications

 

  • Relevant experience working in the sector for a technical consultancy, project developer or IPP. Consultancy experience working on Lender’s TA, Construction Monitoring or Owner’s Engineering assignments preferred
  • Strong practical knowledge, both technical and commercial, of how renewable energy assets are developed, constructed, operated and financed
  • Excellent commercial skills for a client-facing role
  • Project management experience and capability to lead a project team
  • Fluency in English with excellent report writing skills and attention to detail
  • Engineering degree (or relevant technical degree)
  • Knowledge of engineering regulations, international standards and certification requirements for wind turbines
  • Knowledge and understanding of the wind market and future prospects/trends in the renewables sector
  • Good organisational skills, IT skills and excellent knowledge of MS Office package
  • Practical, hands-on knowledge and experience of site, factory and turbine inspections
  • Knowledge of other renewable energy technologies, namely solar PV and battery storage is highly desirable
  • International experience with exposure to different markets (within Europe and beyond)
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with project teams based across different offices
  • Understanding of project development economics and project finance
  • Fluency in other languages highly desirable