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Offshore Construction Manager (Renewables)

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Offshore Construction Manager (Renewables) based in our London Office.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for addressing construction and installation issues on assigned project.
  • Preparation/Review of onshore and offshore logistics procedures.
  • Preparation/Review of decommissioning procedures.
  • Review/Evaluation of metocean and geotechnical reports as well as weather forecast reports.
  • Capable of sitting with operator’s construction managers as a peer to discuss proposed designs.
  • Provide technical construction input into proposals.
  • Preparation of Execution Plans for Offshore Wind Farm construction.
  • Coordination of scheduling and estimating for the above.
  • Review contractor competencies and method statements.
  • Supervise contractor work with respect to quality, safety and programme.
  • Supervise specific works inspectors, as required.
  • Chair meetings and prepare reports.
  • Participate in the development of supply chain strategy for construction.
  • Develop and prepare construction scope of work and specifications for inclusion in ITTs.
  • Evaluate construction sections of EPCI tenders.
  • Support negotiation of construction sections of major EPCI.
  • Support preparation of CAPEX estimates for construction phase.
  • Ultimately manage construction part of EPCI contracts on behalf of project and clients.
  • Manage the flow of information across construction interfaces and with other stakeholders such as design, HSEQ, and commissioning.
  • Report on construction progress.
  • Liaise with Project Office in respect of construction matters.

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Able to evaluate or develop clear construction plans at project level.
  • Good understanding of relative costs and risks of offshore construction methods.
  • Extensive knowledge of contractors and equipment for transport and installation of one or more of : foundations, turbines and cables.
  • Awareness and some knowledge of international offshore construction supply chain.
  • Some knowledge / experience of construction of HV substations.
  • Able to confidently discuss construction matters at executive and client level.
  • Willingness to travel to and work on a temporary basis ( 2-3 weeks at a time) in the Far, ability to speak mandarin advantageous.


  • Degree or equivalent in civil, marine or naval architectural engineer.
  • Must have demonstrable experience in offshore windfarm structures, their construction, installation and/or maintenance

Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk . Closing date for applications is 31st August 2016.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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