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PMO/Cost Manager

Posted 30 days ago
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London, Greater London, South East, EnglandPermanent
Salary: CompetitiveSectors:Offshore WindJob Reference: BH-7182

JOB ID: #7182
PMO/Cost Manager
Location: London
Our client’s ambitious growth plans also mean they are significantly expanding the asset management team to twelve people, with a focus on technical expertise. The team is multidisciplinary, providing expertise across all offshore wind technology topics and involved in projects from first inception through to project operations, with every team member having a key role to play.  They are a dynamic, innovative, and inclusive team that is partner focused. The technical team will be comprised of Technical Managers, PMO/Cost function, WTG/Yield Engineer and a Foundation/Logistics specialist at this early stage.

  • Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced PMO Manager to work on global offshore wind projects that are in development and construction. You will work as part of the internal technical center of excellence (CoE) to support their Technical and Investment teams but also sometimes alongside lead partners on a range of development and construction projects across their global portfolio.
  • You will be required to interact closely with partner teams and support the project(s) through the bid and or development phase to the Financial Investment Decision and ultimately into Commercial Operation at the end of construction.
  • You will focus on value engineering, risk management and optimization, cost data library management, project cost analysis, LCOE modelling, project schedule and stakeholder engagement.
  • You will also work closely with their partners commercial and technical counterpart to ensure the accuracy of economic analysis and support recommendations for bid / development / FID approvals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the development and maintenance of our client’s cost library for bid phases of projects for each of the global business jurisdictions, including cost benchmarking and cost breakdown structure.
  • Develop and drive LCOE modelling in our client’s projects.
  • Ensure that development, construction, and operational risks are identified and appropriately managed with a risk register maintained and regular risk reviews held.
  • Develop and maintain a central risk and opportunity data base, including the facilitation of capture and assessment of risks and opportunities.
  • Work alongside their project partners to monitor and evaluate project execution and performance.
  • Be responsible for the development of recommendations to senior management and shareholders with respect to costs, risks, and programme.
  • Support the review and evaluation of offshore wind projects including the specification and management of PMO (Cost, Risk, Programme) due diligence activities.
  • Undertake peer review on project cost, risk, and planning assumptions.

Essential Requirements

  • You are educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • You have more than five years’ direct experience in the development, construction and/or operation of offshore wind projects with specific experience in a Cost Engineer or PMO Role.
  • You have very good communication and reporting skills.
  • You are results-oriented, can take initiative, are self-starting and make rational decisions, even when under pressure.
  • You can absorb and process often complex and potentially conflicting information and conduct critical and logical decision making.
  • You are fluent in English language.

Desirable Skills

  • Programme / Schedule training.
  • Risk Management training with the ability to use @risk
  • International work experience is an advantage.
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