Offshore Wind Project DirectorOffshore Wind Project Director
Mott MacDonald
Europe, South Afric...
6d ago

Job Description

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries.

With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions.

We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace.

Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking.

Owing to continued growth and high demand for our services, we are looking for a project director to oversee the project managers on offshore wind consultancy projects, joining our global energy team in one of our offices in Europe or South Africa.

By joining our team you will have access to the largest, most challenging and innovative projects worldwide. The work is extremely varied as will be your role.

You will be working with a strong renewable energy team and other discipline professionals delivering prestigious schemes.

As an offshore wind professional within Mott MacDonald you will provide technical support to a wide variety of stakeholders including developers, original equipment manufacturers, regulators and financing institutions.

The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of international renewable projects providing :

  • Technical advisory / due diligence for lenders, developers and investors
  • Owner's engineering, construction supervision and design services
  • Concept and FEED design engineering
  • Feasibility studies
  • Essential Criteria

  • Degree level qualifications in engineering or similar technical subject.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management of offshore wind projects, either as developer or consultant.
  • Excellent IT skills particularly MS Excel / Word / Project and PowerPoint.
  • Evidence of technical competence, self-motivation, ability to use own initiative, flexible, problem solving approach.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly & concisely in English, both verbally & written and ability to explain technical issues to non-
  • engineers, including Clients.

  • The successful candidate will be required to produce and review technical reports for clients, so attention to detail is paramount.
  • Ability to influence and motivate stakeholders within a complex environment,
  • Ability to lead / chair and present at meetings etc.
  • Able to collate, analyse and act upon complex and diverse information from a variety of sources and give advice for project level decision making.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience in consultancy environment, and in a client facing role
  • Ability to work in a second language
  • Willingness to travel both locally and globally
  • Recognised Project Management training
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion :

  • Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture;
  • Our dedicated provides more information on our efforts and .

    If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

    Flexible working :

    At Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility.

    We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.

    We can offer :

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.
  • Job Profile

    The PP shall oversee the delivery of offshore wind consultancy (owner’s / lender’s technical advisor) projects for clients worldwide and ensure they are delivered on time, on budget and with zero errors.

    This includes coordination of internal MM, and external resource where needed, deliverable review and acceptance, budget and time adherence, client liaison, and internal reporting on offshore wind projects.

    The role will also involve the preparation of bids for new work.

    The PP is ideally an engineer or other technically educated professional, conversant in offshore wind turbine technologies and market conditions, such that in this client facing role, the PP is able to mentor technical discussions and approve work issued to the client.

    As part of our global team you will be responsible for :

  • Supporting major wind project developments internationally.
  • Providing engineering input from initial assessment through to technical and economic feasibility, due diligence, construction monitoring and acceptance.
  • Reviewing and preparing technical and non technical reports to a high standard including specifications, reports, proposals, calculations and contracts.
  • Providing technical tender support.
  • Actively assisting with business development and client management.
  • Attending client and site visits as required (worldwide).
  • Reviewing and preparing technical specification and design drawings.
  • Working effectively on several projects concurrently to deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Support and mentor the career development of junior engineers.
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