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Engineering Design & Interface Manager (f/d/m)


Hamburg, HH, DE, 20354 Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Utrecht, UT, NL, 3521 AZ


RWE Renewables GmbH, Hamburg, Essen, Utrecht


To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent



The Engineering Managment Future Technologies Team (in the Engineering Department) within RWE Offshore Wind is looking for a Design/Interface Manager with a solid technical background in offshore wind to drive project-level designs, interfaces and optimisation activities, plus other multidisciplinary engineering workstreams focusing on the German and/or Dutch market.


 Your future plans

  • Drive project engineering activities to deliver competitive, optimized design results. In particular co-ordination of: Project-level design and optimization activities (including project capacity, footprint and layout selection); Energy production estimate activities; Project consent envelope; Integration of innovation workstreams
  • Direct multidisciplinary / multidepartment activities ensuring clear communication and alignment is maintained, safeguarding safety by design alongside deliverability, project commercial drivers and other design constraints
  • Champion continuous improvement within workstreams, with a particular focus on safety, project economics, inclusion of any innovation or auction specific requirements
  • Maintain robust documentation of your workstreams and any resulting design decisions with aiding evidence
  • Design optimization activities: develop best practice strategy /  methodology, identify design constraints and targets, co-ordinate engineering cost modelling activities (including design studies and optimization exercises), deliver technical reviews, identify key design levers Administrate and review inputs across disciplines of the consent project description and envelope definition
  • Act as the bridge to the energy production and loss disciplines - provide technical review and alignment as the project develops
  • For innovation management: direct integration of innovation workstreams, coordinate feasibility assessments, business case inputs, and documentation as required to deliver adoption informed-choices and drive the maximum value into projects



  • Engineering degree from an accredited university in relevant background (Civil, Mechanical, Ocean, Electrical, Naval, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of the competitive offshore wind market
  • Proven experience in Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind, Offshore Oil and Gas, or other large complex projects
  • Relevant experiences directing design and owners engineering teams
  • Experience of engineering system design, optimization, and cost and schedule modelling, as well as project management
  • Familiar with industry codes and standards applicable to offshore wind projects
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the willingness to innovate and challenge the status quo
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • Fluent spoken and written in English, German and/or Dutch is a plus


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Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 79210, application deadline 8. January 2023


We look forward to meeting you!

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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