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Kent Recruitment

Engineering Manager - Offshore Wind

Location
London, United Kingdom
Category
Technical
Date Published
12/05/22
Status
Open

About you:


Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.


Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING

Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs


Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.


About the job:

Due to continued growth in projects, an opportunity exists for an Engineering Manager to join our team based in Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom or London, working with other talented minds and technical experts on concept, FEED and detailed design of major offshore wind assets, together with developing innovative solutions for repair and upgrades.

Are you an Engineering Manager with experience of leading multi-disciplinary offshore structural design projects and looking to work in the exciting offshore renewables industry? Then join us. Unleash your energy within.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Good understanding and experience of structural design and analysis for all types of offshore structures, both fixed platforms and floating design
  • Assume lead roles in the technical delivery of work packages
  • Involved in developing the capability of a team of engineers
  • Provision of efficient, high quality structural engineering
  • Provision of advice, leadership, and support to colleagues at all levels to help solve technical engineering problems.
  • Present work to clients through reports and presentations.
  • Comfortable working on and leading a range of structural engineering design and analysis projects, either with local colleagues or working as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team located across different offices.
  • Deliver high quality technical work, ensure compliance with relevant codes and standards as well as internal best practice procedures and contribute to continual development of the design approach and methodology.
  • Strive to integrate innovative tools and practises developed within Kent when delivering projects in order to drive value for both clients and the business

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • With excellent communication, stakeholder management and influencing skills, you will be able to build relationships effectively and assist in winning work from new and existing clients.
  • Comfortable at leading tasks, you are keen to support, mentor and develop the capability of the team. You are also a motivator and take personal responsibility in achieving the best from the team to ensure client satisfaction. You are comfortable and adaptable to working in new and changing environments. You have good attention to detail and can make sound judgements under pressure.
  • You have a strong background in offshore structural engineering with the following minimum qualifications:
  • Engineering degree, honours or equivalent in civil, mechanical, structural, naval architecture or similar;
  • Chartered Engineer with a recognised engineering institution
  • You will also have a range of the following desirable experience:
  • Have solid experience in the offshore consultancy industry including demonstrable experience in the Offshore Wind Sector or similar offshore environment.
  • Offshore Substation Platform experience would be an advantage.
  • Direct experience of managing engineering design teams for offshore works.
  • Direct experience of managing engineering projects to time, cost and quality objectives.
  • Experience across the whole of the front end engineering process.
  • Experience of managing remote teams, working as part of multi-company partnerships and managing supply chains.
  • Experience in engaging with clients and other stakeholders involved in the lifecycle of an Offshore Wind asset.
  • Ability to integrate new and emerging technology, tools and practises within project delivery to drive efficiencies and added value for the business.

Additional Information

This position will see you join one of our Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom or London teams; however, we support flexible working arrangements and can discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. We also have offices in Glasgow and Aberdeen and we fully support remote / home / hybrid working.

Kent recognises that there are many well qualified people looking to further their career who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements

We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.


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