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Senior Construction Project Manager - Onshore Wind


Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot, GB, SA12 7AX Inverness, HLD, GB, IV2 3BW Kilkenny, IE, R95 H488 Perth, PKN, GB, PH1 1RA


RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd. 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Onshore Construction Europe Senior Project Manager Project Cluster UK & Ireland.

Deliver construction of onshore wind projects from Final Investment Decision (FID) to Commercial Operation Delivery (COD) safely, on time, quality and budget, incl. successful Hand Over to Operations Main Tasks. 


The role

 • Management of hand-over from development including decision on construction approach e.g. multi contract, EPC, package Management

• Responsible for defining the construction budget & time schedule

• Identify project resource requirements and build/manage the project team

• Responsible for delivering the project under construction safely and within the agreed budget and in the time and quality promised

• Establish agreed contracting / procurement strategies for main contracts

• Supply chain engagement and tender process & selection of preferred suppliers

• Negotiate final contracts with procurement

• Close-out commercial vehicles (contracts, supplier agreements etc.) on completion of the work and resolve outstanding claims/variation orders etc.

• Site management, i.e., mobilization / demobilization

• Kick-off management, planning, risk management, claim management, and takeover from contractors

• Coordinate the multi-discipline team managing the work incl. performance management of contractors

• Accountable for HSE (including CDM) of the construction phase

• Permitting and stakeholder management (e.g. landowners, TSOs/DSOs, local community)

• Support Commercial and Finance managers in commercial management

• Management of hand-over to Operations

• Provide support to the on-shore development team – providing advice on constructability and produce cost estimates/time schedules.

• Reporting of project progress and issues/risk to internal stakeholders Requirements and Leadership behaviours


• Proven experience and strong track record in project management of projects with equivalent risk and complexity.

• Proven experience and track record of contract administration (preferably NEC and FIDIC)

• Degree educated in a relevant subject, preferably chartered with an engineering institute and a recognized project management qualification.

• Sound knowledge of local H&S and environmental legislation

• Sound knowledge of local construction legislation and regulations

• English language is a must

• Team Leadership: Ability to lead a multi-disciplined project team

• Performance Orientation: Self motivated to drive the business, increase performance and deliver results

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with all levels of the business on both a technical and managerial level

• Continuous Improvement: Constantly optimizing the business and supporting team or departmental initiatives

• Strategic thinking: Push the boundaries to grow the business

• Integration Management: Ability to lead teams through change processes

• Working Together: Ability to collaborate globally in cross functional teams

• Open mindset: Self-reflective personality, able to learn and act on feedback

• Hands-on mentality: Actively involving him-/herself, pragmatic and fact focused attitude

• Posses a UK driving license and be prepared to manage projects across UK & Ireland. The successful candidate would be expected to travel to continental Europe for meetings and may be asked to support projects within other European clusters


We can be flexible on location

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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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