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Dylan Church

Dylan Church

Dylan Church

Consultant - Commercial

Dylan Church joined LSP Renewables in 2021 undertaking our apprenticeship in Recruitment Resourcing. After finishing his apprenticeship, Dylan is now focusing on all areas of Procurement Commercial Management across the renewable energy industry. This will include but is not limited to the following; Contract/Claims, Commercial, Finance, Legal, Procurement, Quantity Surveyor and Supply Chain Management.

Dylan Jobs

Solar

Commercial Analyst

Berlin, Germany

LSP Renewables have partnered with a leading IPP to recruit a Commercial Analyst in Berlin, Germany or Warsaw, Poland to optimise our clients revenues by conducting market analysis, assessing risks, building market intelligence, and development strategies to manage the portfolio and exposures effectively. Our client are one of the fastest growing IPPs in the European renewables space, and are one of the largest IPP and trader of clean energy in Poland and Hungary. They have ambitious plans to grow the portfolio by 1GW year on year, and also enter the Onshore Wind and BESS markets. The ideal candidate will have a commercial background, strong analytical skills, and the ability to provide actionable insights. You will be working closely together with experienced colleagues from Portfolio Management and Origination as well external counterparties. Key Responsibilities Evaluate new business cases such as implementing new technologies, entering new markets, offering new products, etc. Build and maintain a market intelligence framework to support decision making. Work closely with Portfolio Management and Origination to identify, analyze and implement opportunities to optimize risk weighted revenues. Track market developments and regulatory changes and report on potential impact on the business. Requirements Bsc. in Economics, Finance, Engineering or equivalent discipline. 1-3 years of experience from the energy industry in an analyst and/or business development role. Preferably exposure to the East EU markets. Commercial and analytical mind set. Ability to think independently and critically. Take initiative in identifying opportunities and ownership to get things done. Experience in programming models (in any language) is an advantage. Fluency in English is required, while proficiency in other languages is advantageous.

Offshore Wind

Procurement Manager - T&I

City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Our client is looking for a Procurement Manager, T&I, this position is a full-time hybrid role with flexibility to work from home or elsewhere with regular visits to the Edinburgh project office. The expectation for this role is a minimum of 2 days a week in the office. Reporting to the Contracts & Procurement Manager this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and motivated Procurement Manager to join a rapidly growing team and support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. In this role, you’ll work as part of a growing dedicated multi-disciplinary team to procure goods and services for the project. The focus will be on CAPEX spend for the project to facilitate the development of the project and progression towards Financial Investment Decision. The focus areas will be contracts predominantly relating to the WTG, Cables & Foundations T&I packages with the potential for these to be jointly procured with the project. Key Responsibilities Work within the procurement function for the project as a member of the Procurement Team, reporting to the Contracts & Procurement Manager. Identification and selection of suppliers to be invited to submit responses to Call for Tenders (CfT) and Expressions of Interest (EoI). Managing the negotiation and award of contracts for goods and services in consultation with the wider project team and shareholder category teams in accordance with best-value and approved procedures. Undertake the procurement of goods and services and associated activities to agreed project and commercial objectives including, but not limited to, the following: Support with contracting strategy development to be prepared for approval by Project Director / Project Board / Shareholders as required; Preparation and issuing of CfT, EoI & Non-Disclosure Agreements; Leading the evaluation of commercial element of bids and co-ordinating inputs from the wider evaluation team (technical, legal, HSE); Negotiate terms & conditions with preferred suppliers; Ensuring timely contract awards Writing Contract Award Recommendations which will seek approval from Project Director / Project Board / Shareholders to award contracts. Contract Management responsibility for the contracts that have been negotiated including: Seeking internal approval and managing Variation Orders for changes to scopes of work; Drafting and responding to contractual communications to be issued to contractors; Maintaining contractual registers. Experience Required Knowledge of and a proven track record in managing procurement activities from identification of requirements through to contract award. Preferably with knowledge and experience in the offshore wind market and specific experience of negotiating T&I package contracts. Ability to build effective relationships and be a team player at all levels both within the project and with suppliers. Proven ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbally. A strong results focus supported by relevant commercial skills and knowledge required to deliver value to the project. A proven ability to conduct successful commercial negotiations with suppliers. Knowledge of relevant procurement processes and procedures. Ability to work under pressure to tight timescales. Role Specific Competencies: Attention to Detail. Commercial Acumen including the evaluation of Tender submissions. Negotiation and closing contracts. Our client understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. They value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing the team all have in common is their focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, our client wants you on their team. They are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Offshore Wind

Commercial Agreements Manager

London, Greater London, South East, England

Our client is seeking a Commercial Agreements Manager to join their team in the UK.Role Reporting to the Commercial Director and with dotted lines to the Project Legal Counsel this is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated commercial manager / contract manager / lawyer to join the rapidly growing team and support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. The position is to be based in London with flexibility on work from home or elsewhere with regular visits to London Office (Farringdon). Frequent business travel in UK and possibly further afield may be required for this post. The successful candidate would work as part of a growing dedicated multi-disciplinary team to negotiate, execute, manage, and report on various commercial agreements. There will be a focus on stakeholder agreements with private persons, statutory undertakers, and government quangos. These agreements will be fundamental to facilitate the development of the project and progression towards the Financial Investment Decision. Responsibilities Prepare, negotiate, and seek approval for entering and close a wide variety of commercial agreements with public and private stakeholders, including leases, licenses, crossing, proximity and cooperation agreements Act as interface between the project, external service providers (agents, law firms) and third parties Support the land transaction and consenting teams as necessary Experience Required Robust understanding of a wide variety of commercial and legal arrangements Ability to build effective relationships Proven ability to communicate at all levels written and verbally Strong results focus supported by relevant commercial skills and knowledge Role Specific Competencies Proactive, independent delivery Motivated by negotiating and closing deals Attention to detail Commercial acumen

Solar

Principal Procurement Manager

Greater London, South East, England

Our client is looking for a Principal Procurement Manager. This role will report to the Head of Procurement and Contract Management and lead in providing comprehensive procurement support to development and construction activities for solar and battery storage projects. As a key figure of the procurement team, embedded within the Procurement Department, this is a key position in delivering end-to-end procurement support principally for Solar and Battery Projects. Key Responsibilities Developing and leading a team of procurement professionals . Initiating and implementing Solar and Battery project procurement/sourcing strategies and plans including obtaining buy-in from key internal stakeholders. Assessing and evaluating procurement risks (political, environment, technical, economic and legal) and developing appropriate procurement/commercial mitigation strategies. Leading procurement of goods and services for new projects and associated activities to agreed project and commercial objectives in line with governance and approved procedures. Develop category management expertise in consultation with key stakeholders to identify and promote new procurement opportunities for the business (e.g., new entrants, innovations, cost savings etc.) that generates improved commercial insights and value. Able to use and interpret market research/market intelligence. Identification, pre-qualification and qualification of suppliers. Lead on the evaluation of bids and co-ordinating inputs from the wider evaluation team (technical, legal, HSE). Negotiation and timely award of high value contracts for goods, works and services in consultation with the wider project team in in accordance with best-value and approved procedures. Auditing/reviewing compliance with approved procurement procedures, including participation in key supplier audits (where necessary). Performance management of supply chain to drive continuous improvement and optimal performance, including compiling and evaluating periodic procurement KPI reports. Managing procurement processes on business systems (e.g., SAP, iValua) and acting as a single point of reference for your business users. Promoting sustainable and ethical procurement in line with the company's sustainability ambitions. Provide support to wider team objectives and technologies in the company's portfolio, such as business planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and procurement systems development. Requirements Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of procurement, sourcing and contract management and a proven track record Experience of leading teams and support team development (e.g. towards CIPS or equivalent qualification(s)) Experience in the renewables and/or construction industry would be advantageous but is not essential Experience in commercial administration of development and construction contracts and cost management. Good working knowledge of category management techniques. Excellent at building successful relationships with external partners, peers, stakeholders and reporting line. Good command of Microsoft Office package (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, etc.). Flexible to travel around the UK and overseas as the role requires. Full clean UK driving licence. Excellent (English) oral and written communication skills.