Senior Technical Contracting BOP Manager Onshore


Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000


RWE Renewables Australia Pty Ltd.
To start as soon as possible, full time, permanent

RWE Renewables GmbH, 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.

Now we are focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region to drive a net zero future to the world.


As a Senior Technical Contracting BOP Onshore you will provide the BoP Technical Contracting support to our Renewable Onshore Energy Business in Australia, providing expertise for our assets in Development and Construction with focus on the preparation and negotiation of Civil and Electrical Balance of Plant (C&E-BoP) contracts. 


Your tasks:

  • Being point of contact and taking technical responsibility for the Technical Contracting of the C&E-BoP in close collaboration and alignment with Procurement, Engineering, WTG Technical Contracting and the regional project teams: 

  • Prepare technical documentation for C&E BoP-tenders  

  • Ensure consistency and transfer RWE’s common technical standards and requirements into project specific requirements, coordinating the input from the main internal stakeholders 

  • Evaluate offers; identify and evaluate deviations to RWE’s requirements in close collaboration with the main internal stakeholders 

  • Coordinate and lead technical negotiations for projects resulting in negotiated/signed contracts 

  • Develop and implement technical standards and requirements in close collaboration with Engineering 

  • Capture lessons learnt out of the contracting processes as well as from stakeholders in RWE and support LCoE-reduction initiatives 

  • Support the technical due diligence of the C&E-BoP Contracts of projects (e.g. mergers & acquisitions),  review and promote technical solutions detailing any subsequent risks and make proposals for technical and commercial decisions 

  • Identify new opportunities in the market re. contractors for BoP design and execution; lead benchmarking, prequalification and selection of contractors 

  • Collaborate with Engineering in improving specifications and harmonizing designed solutions and specifications based on local requirements 

  • Collaborate with colleagues in the Procurement, Development and Construction departments, and in the global Technical Contracting Community of Practice within RWE Renewables 


Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree (preferred) or equivalent in an engineering discipline, favorably in Civil or Electrical Engineering. 

  • Experience in contracting of technical products and/or experience in project management, especially of wind farm projects or other infrastructure projects 

  • Ability to evaluate technical requirements against economic benefits through all phases of project life. Sound commercial knowledge and understanding of interfaces between commercial and technical aspects 

  • Good technical understanding of Civil-BoP and Electrical-BoP  

  • Basic knowledge of engineering regulations and standards 

  • Strong negotiation, influencing and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a variety of key stakeholders on commercial, operational and technical issues 

  • Planning and organizational skills including effective prioritizing 

  • Team orientated with interdisciplinary interest and able to develop effective working relationships across regions and able to work in international teams, across functions and countries 

  • Valid driver’s license and flexibility to travel domestic and internationally 

  • Good communications skills fluent in English (speaking and writing). Additional languages skills are beneficial such as Spanish, Italian or German 

  • Social competence, high level of engagement and intercultural mind set 

  • High standard of ethical behavior to uphold RWE Renewables’ reputation and commitment to RWE Renewables’ culture, core values and code of conduct 

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We look forward to receiving your application!

As one of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy space in Europe and Australia, RWE Renewables Europe & Australia is proud to be paving the way for a greener future. We’ve got over 1,400 employees, all developing and promoting renewable energies across 12 countries. They specialise in the construction of onshore wind turbines, solar plants, and battery storage systems. And they all share the desire to redefine how millions access energy.

We’re well set to hit our 50 GW by 2030 target, and go climate neutral by 2040. That’s thanks to our community of experts currently building Europe and Australia’s largest onshore wind farms – as well as a pipeline of exciting projects across solar and PV. And the focus isn’t just on harnessing clean energy – but also the new technologies that can push our GW ever higher.

Now, we’re looking for more people with the skills and ambition to drive the energy transition. Join RWE Renewables Europe & Australia.
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