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Aberdeen - Westhill

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Senior Project Manager 

What is the role?

Seaway7 is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to be accountable for all technical, contractual, schedule and commercial aspects within a large Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) transport and installation project and tender, with support from the relevant integrated support functions working across all packages, as is typical in a matrix type organisation. This position will sit within Business Unit 1 which has geographical coverage for UK, Ireland and Asia Pacific.

An important aspect is maintaining lasting positive relationships with vendors and the client. Hence, for this position, we are looking for an experienced individual with a proven history of effective delivery of multiple packages related to offshore installation scopes.

What will the responsibilities involve?

·         Management: Oversees all aspects of assigned project package scopes, monitoring and coordinating the work performed by Engineering, Planning, Risk, Finance & Control, Contracts, HSEQ, Operations and subcontractors

·         Lead team(s) - directs and supports the development of immediate reports assigned within team(s)

·         Compliance: Ensures that project execution is in compliance with the contract (client/Seaway7), contractual specifications and client requirements

·         Ensures performance and delivery criteria are agreed and met, project meetings are held, and project documentation is generated and maintained

·         Oversight of issuance of purchase orders and variation orders, processing (sub)contractors’ invoices for payments, as specified with Approval Level Matrix

·         Controls the assigned scope budget throughout the project’s duration and generates updates of the budget/cost control report on a monthly basis as required in collaboration with the Project Cost Controller

·         Represents Seaway7 in meetings with clients, (sub)contractors and other agencies or organisations as required

·         Prepares reports pertaining to operations including close out reports

What are we looking for?

·         Minimum Bachelor level of education (Civil and Mechanical Engineering)

·         Experience as responsible Senior Project Manager. Sound technical and operational knowledge of transport and installation scope in offshore wind farms. Experience in offshore cable installation is advantageous.

·         Capable of running multiple project scopes simultaneously

·         Sound commercial awareness, proficient in contracts / claims management and robust negotiation skills

·         An influential team leader with demonstrable people management skills

·         Able to identify, promote and implement improvements to efficiency and costs

Where is the role based?

The role of Senior Project Manager will be based at our office in Aberdeen. Travelling overseas and to our vessels and project locations is an essential requirement of this position.

Seaway7 is a global leader in the delivery of fixed offshore wind farm projects, supporting developers to bring sustainable, renewable energy to the world through the construction of fixed offshore wind farms.

With more than 10 years of offshore wind experience, a state-of-the art fleet, specialist technologies and a range of integrated contracting models, we are well positioned to seize the opportunities of this rapidly growing market. We are expanding our teams in readiness for this growth. Will you be the next addition to join Seaway7 for this exciting future? 

Seaway7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and offer excellent career opportunities, supporting you to develop your skills and aspirations. Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy and our wider wellbeing offering.


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