From our offices throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and America, LSP specialise in supplying talent solutions throughout the supply chain and across the whole lifecycle of an offshore wind farm project. This includes, but is not limited to;
- Business/Market Development
- Procurement & Contract Management
- Project Scoping & Development
- Offtake & PPA Origination
- Grid Connection
- Project Finance / Investment / M&A
- Engineering & Fabrication
- Installation & Construction
- Project & PMO Management
- Offshore Crewing
- Field Technicians
- Operations & Maintenance
Job opportunities within offshore wind are growing at an exceptional rate and are to continue increasing over the coming decades. LSP Renewables are dedicated to providing the talent needed to contribute to the complete removal of carbon from our atmosphere. As a business, we specialise only in the markets and technologies that will accelerate our journey to net zero. This niche, sector focused approach, enables us to build a broad network across the entire talent pool, and provide that network with knowledgeable, professional and best in class recruitment or career development services.
WTG Commissioning Manager
Key Responsibilities:Ensure the Contractor complies with the commissioning Employer’s Requirements.Coordinate the Employer’s activities within the commissioning scope in close coordination with HSE and QualityAccountable for the execution of the commissioning scope in accordance with the Contract, Programme, quality and other project deliverables.Responsible for ensuring the WTG Package complies with the Project commissioning plan.Collaborate closely with the Project Quality Manger to ensure WTG quality is met and defects/issues are properly managed.Collaborate closely with the Project Lead Commissioning Manager, to ensure WTG commissioning is completed in accordance with and synchronised to the overall wind farm commissioning plan and Hai Long Electrical Safety Rules.Coordinate the project’s personnel offshore to ensure adequate coverage to manage the Contractor’s commissioning activities.Liaise with the WTG T&I team to coordinate the commissioning works.Liaise with the ONS team for grid code compliance testing.Participate in risk management within the WTG package.Support Change Management procedures in the WTG package, including variation orders and claims.Support QA/QC during installation and commissioning of the Works, in close collaboration with the Quality team, including coordinating relevant inspections and liaising with the internal WTG Technical team for the resolution of non-conformities.Review of commissioning related documentation, including key deliverables from the Contractor, and supporting the validation of related payments, invoices and guaranteesKey Requirements:Degree in Engineering (or equivalent), or experience in a commissioning role within onshore wind or offshore wind industry.At least 4 years’ experience preferably within WTG package during project development and/or execution in a similar or role. Work experience in APAC or with a WTG OEM a plus.Good communicator able to build sound business relationships and represent them in project meetings and presentationsCompetent when dealing with health and safety standards, quality standards, best practice, technical specifications, and regulatory requirements.Willing to travel and work across multiple locations (including offshore) as required.Strong communication skills in English, written and spoken.A team player with the ability and motivation to work in a diverse environment with people of different cultural backgrounds.Self-driven, proactive, and solution-oriented attitude.Ability to establish, maintain and develop effective relationships at different seniority levels.IT literate and able to learn and make full use of internal systems.Organised and process-driven, able to work independently or collaboratively as suits the situation best.
HR Business Partner / People Manager (Interim)
As Interims HR People Manager (HR Business Partner) you are the first point of contact for the business and responsible to develop and improve relevant parts of the HR areas for the Nordic countries in accordance with the department and organization’s target and goals to enable business growth and success for our client in this region.Your role is part of the HR Offshore People Management team and reporting directly to the Head of People Management Europe. ResponsibilitiesAs an experienced HR generalist, you will take responsibility for starting to build up an robust and sustainable HR organization from the scratchYou will steer and further developing Nordic (focus Denmark, Norway and extending to Sweden) HR topics as part of a matrix organizationSince you are very familiar with labour law frameworks for Denmark and Norway, you will ensure legal compliance of our topics and actions with laws and provisions related local and regional workers councils, work environment plans and follow up and staff issues/topicsPart of your job will also be to revise, adjust and create the current local agreement’s, to ensure, that we act in accordance to law / unionsYou will further secure efficient implementation, stabilization and application of (local and global) HR processes, policies, collective agreements, process optimization and standardization etc. through local presence, experience and knowledge in the following additional areas:Operational HR TasksContractual standardizationOptimization payroll processOnboarding of new employeesGDPRImplement a new time writing toolPerformance Management (incl. handling low performance cases)Naturally, you will have a closely liaise with the supported business departments and align with the HR Offshore (Management) team on a regular basis, bridging local needs and global frameworks and standardsBeing an all-rounder of HR topics you are equally happy to oversee salary review topics as well as supporting with Master Data Management and administrationYou have a strong and resilient personality and are experienced in dealing with demanding stakeholders and stressful situationsYou have experience in bringing structure to a non-established setup and leading topics professionally and purposefully to successYou are ready to roll up your sleeves and also take on operational HR topics and optimize processesLast but certainly not least, you will have quickly established yourself as the “Go To” person for our employees and managers in your region who need guidance or adviseQualifications:University studies in a related and relevant field7 years of work experience as an HR Generalist/ HR Business PartnerVery experienced HR professional with HR expertise & labor law knowledge in Denmark, welcome if even as well familiar with Sweden and NorwayResult oriented/anticipate upcoming challenges and find a solutionAwareness and creativity to adapt with ‘can do’ mentalityDecision-making while not all required information will be at handPragmatic and fact focused attitudeHighly resilient also in an agile environmentHigh level of assertivenessAbility to maintain sight of the ‘big picture’ and overarching expectationsFluent in Danish and English, written and spoken as well as business and conversational
Accountabilities Include:Responsible for the technical leadership within the HVDC package team to deliver the engineering design in line with the project engineering strategy. Responsible for the delivery of the engineering design in line with the Large Capital Projects governance framework Responsible for the management of 3rd parties for the effective delivery of specific engineering and design works required within the package, and for the quality management and verification of their work and outcomes. Responsible for the management of complex engineering interfaces across multiple project packages. Responsible for the resolution of engineering design issues within the package, and escalation where appropriate including appropriate communication and reporting requirements to ensure visibility of risks and issues to senior management teams.Responsible for the coordination of appropriate Technical Authorities for technical support and to provide independent expert opinion and approval across design reviews, key decisions, and risk reviews.
Survey Client Rep
Our client is looking for an experienced Survey Client Representative to take part in the discussion and reporting of operational progress. As a daily task, except from the below points:Supervise operations including equipment setting up and calibration checks.Be the first point of contact between our client and offshore site providing daily updates to the onshore team.Supervise the scope to be executed according to the Project execution plan, you need to fill and send the DPR and DAR forms both to the respective distribution listsExperience/QualificationsProven experience in the role of Survey Representative Geotechnical survey and positioning projectsStrong knowledge of (managing) the execution phase of Geophysical survey projectsStrong knowledge of HSE standards and work methods in regard to Geophysical survey projectsStrong knowledge of equipment like MBES, SSS, SBP and survey equipmentRelevant academic background in Survey engineeringPrevious experience in offshore surveying activitiesFamiliar with Surveying techniques and softwareFamiliar with international Surveying codes and standards Required Certificates:Valid Medical Fitness Certificate (Medical Card, OGUK, or equivalent),Valid Maritime Safety Training Certificate - full GWO only
Programme Procurement Manager
Lead the strategy and implementation of project level Supply Chain Plans and/or the Sustainable Industry Rewards (subject to UK Government policy changes) for all projects. Manage, support the Scottish Supply Chain Lead to deliver Supply Chain Development Statement Commitments and Ambitions for Scotland.Deputise for the Procurement Director in the Joint VentureSupport the development of Procurement and Contracts strategies for Work Packages with specialist Procurement Managers, Work Package Manager and Work Package team.Lead a team of Senior Procurement Managers through the Development phase until FID for respective offshore wind projects.Compliance with laws and regulations as appropriate for procurement, specifically, ABC & Anti-Competition and Human Slavery legislation as it applies to procurement.Identify potential opportunities for Local Content (UK) spend, and other supply chain initiatives in areas such as circularity, sustainability, innovation and low carbon.Prepare/review/approve invitations to tenders (ITTs) using project templates and standards, to place demand into the market.Review/approve evaluation processes of tender submissions based on agreed evaluation criteria.Lead/support the negotiation of contracts based on the standard project contract templates supported by legal.Prepare/review/approve Recommendations to Award to document and obtain the necessary approvals prior to making contract commitments.Support Work Package Managers and Work Package teams to raise requisitions in RITA Purchase to Pay system.Update the Procurement Status Report, to track progress of ITTs and maintain project schedules and reporting.Ensure HSE requirements are included in contracts and promote contractor safety management in third party execution activities.Post Award Contract Management and Contract Administration to ensure compliance with contract terms, managing claims and variations.Review and approve invoices to ensure compliance to commercial terms of contracts.Overall optimization between the projects of the programme including identification and delivery of contract synergies.Knowledge transfer and best practice sharing across the programme and between the joint venture and the shareholder organizations.Escalating any problems which cannot be solved in the work package to the Procurement Director as appropriate.Participate in verification and assurance process for their work package, supporting projects reviews and shareholder assurance.Contract placement and invoice approval as defined by DoFA & POA’s.Approval of strategies, RFPs, contracts, change requests, contract amendments, claims and variations within agreed DOFA and POA.General procurement as may be required.Requirements Experience or a good understanding of large-scale energy projects in the offshore wind industry. A background in oil & gas is welcomed.5+ years of experience in procurement or supply chain management or project development, preferably for large infrastructure, manufacturing, or energy projects, including renewable energy projects.Understanding of the complexities of offshore wind project development, its components, and the associated supply chain.Understanding of the Scottish, UK and international offshore wind market and supply chains.Knowledge of supply chain contract management fundamentals, best practices, and industry trends.Experience with stakeholder management, tendering, negotiation, etc.Understanding of cost drivers on contracts and ability to demonstrate transparency and overall value.Previous experience in procurement and market competitive analysis.Strong communication and negotiation skills.Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills.Genuine passion for developing Low Carbon renewable solutions.Strong procurement experience in supplier identification, qualification, and sourcing/contracting.Commercial mindset, analytical skills, and confident negotiator with all levels of stakeholders.Profile A bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in procurement, supply chain, engineering, industrial engineering, or similar.A candidate who can excel in an intercultural and cross-functional environment.Initiative and the ability to work effectively in a team are your strengths.Ability to lead by example and to create a team spirit within the project.Engaging and effective presentation abilities.Fluency in Business English. German is a plus.You are very effective in stakeholder management and relationship building, due to your excellent communication and negotiation skills, persuasiveness, assertiveness.You demonstrate the flexibility and willingness to travel incl. Germany within the scope of the job.You are passionate about offshore projects.You demonstrate a structured and independent way of working.Keen interest in large-scale wind offshore projects and willingness to learn (existing knowledge and/or experience is an advantage).You are a very confident user of MS Office products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, O365, Visio) and SharePoint.You truly enjoy taking on a wide range of project tasks and creativity that comes with it.Willingness to familiarise oneself with new tasks at short notice.
Cable Package Manager
You will be responsible for the delivery of the offshore wind farm cables design, supply, installation and commissioning including all burial and protection requirements of the submarine array cables. You will need a hands-on approach to management and be expected to work closely with other package teams within the project and in the line organisation.As Cable Package Manager you will manage and provide leadership to a multidisciplinary cables team and will have accountability for the delivery of the cables contracts, which will include the management of a wide range of areas including:Health, safety, environment and qualityDesignProgrammeCommercial, claims and risksProject reporting and development of processes and proceduresKey Tasks and ResponsibilitiesHSSE performance through design and implementation to eliminate or reduce risks during construction, operation and maintenanceDefine and manage interface with the rest of project packagesUndertake tender document preparation, bid reviews and evaluations, contract negotiation and manage contract execution, including claim management. up to hand over to the operation teamManage the day to day interaction with the Contractor to ensure adherence with the HSSE, quality, scope, budget, technical requirements and time scheduleManage technical and commercial risks, issues and impacts of changes to the projectReport to the Senior Project Manager on progress, issues and changesCoordinate a multidisciplinary team to deliver the works under your responsibilitiesEssential Skills Engineering background with strong knowledge in submarine cable design and/or installation operationsMinimum 7 years experience in project management of offshore submarine cablesStrong level of competency in contract management, claims management, negotiation techniques and dispute resolution methodologiesHighly motivated individual with a pro-active attitude ensuring adequate interfaces, controls and communication are established and maintained in all aspects of project managementAbility to identify a problem or conflict, identify potential solutions and analyse the solutions leading to a recommendation for the optimum solutionExcellent knowledge of current European and Polish health, safety and environmental legislationExcellent English communication skills both written and verbalFlexible to travel around Europe and overseasCertifications Degree in Electrical Engineering or demonstrable equivalent level of knowledge obtained from professional experienceMembership of recognised Project Management organisation such as APM
ResponsibilitiesCarrying detailed analysis of Wind Farm Energy Production according to company's best practices and conducting Wind Farm Layout Design and optimization activities.Performing cleaning, calibration and analysis of measured wind data from fixed and floating LiDARs, Dual Scanning LiDARs, Met Masts etcLiaising with project teams and Joint Venture Partners to ensure that all wind assessment and energy activities are fully supported.Performing R&D activities to further in-house capabilities.Due diligence and independent verification of third-party energy yield assessments.Collaboration with Joint Venture Partners and metocean engineers to identify measurement requirements and work scopes for optimized engineering and demonstration of bankable energy yield assessments.Delivery of high-quality technical reports as well as preparation and review of technical tenders.Maintain an awareness of the market and ongoing innovation in technology and research through participation in internal/external research and development projects.Support Site Suitability Assessments with wind turbine manufacturers and certification bodies, such as Class NK.Qualifications3+ years in a similar Wind Energy Yield Analysis role.Experience in wind data analysis and wind farm energy assessment methodologies.Knowledge of industry-standard wind analysis software such as Windographer, Openwind and WindFarmer, MASCOT etc.Python Programming skills, although skills in other languages are also acceptable.Knowledge of CFD Wind Flow Modelling.Knowledge of International industry standards and Japanese standards focusing on resource assessment, engineering design and instrumentation
Stakeholder Commitments Manager
ResponsibilitiesResponsible for developing and executing the stakeholder management strategy for the project in support of the identified regulatory policiesLead development and coordination of land and stakeholder agreements.Ensure delivery of the stakeholder and land agreements.Ensure strong cooperation within the Project for all packages in relation to delivering the land and stakeholder agreements needed for the project.Responsible for coaching and driving knowledge transfer in the Project.Responsible for stakeholder agreement, providing land agreement advice and managing input to due diligences and market activities relevant for the project.Drive continuous improvements and strategic works streams in the Project and across the wider Japan portfolioInput and support line manager on resource needs, team structure and personal development for staff working on the Project.Provide updates on key showstoppers to the strategic workstreams for the Japan portfolio to de risk the projectsQualificationsMinimum of 10 years previous experience in land and stakeholder agreement activitiesBachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, Environmental related discipline, Engineering or Science or comparable experience.Previous experience leading land and stakeholder agreement activities for major renewable projects or renewable operations activityConfidence engaging external and internal stakeholders and advising business leadersStrong communication skills with ability to influenceJapanese fluency is a must