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Engineering Manager Offshore Wind (NL) RWE Renewables Offshore

RWE Renewables GmbH, Utrecht

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Engineering 



Our Engineering Management team at RWE Renewables is looking for an Engineering Manager with a solid technical background to drive our offshore development activities, currently focusing on the market of the Netherlands.


Your future plans


  • As member of the project senior management team (SMT) manage the engineering activity throughout the project lifecycle providing day to day leadership to the technical project team members of Offshore Wind projects, e.g. management of all technical functions and work; focal point for technical discussions and its commercial impact; resource and schedule planning, and budget
  • Promote a consistent and inherently safe design and work practices; ensure that risks are managed/mitigated, demonstrably ALARP and conveyed to all stakeholders
  • Ensure design integrity, compliance and technical risk management in line with applicable regulations
  • In early phase projects, lead the definition of scope of technical requirements and strategy for effective data acquisition, analysis and evaluation to maximum effect within budget and resource constraints; including oversight of technical LCOE & innovation measures
  • Responsibility for definition, optimization and integration of the project design with due regard to the project commercial drivers, schedule and budget; Technical sign-off of critical project technical decisions, work packages and contracts
  • Interface with the package management, construction, commissioning and operations teams as required to ensure the project is designed and delivered with all stages of the lifecycle considered
  • Oversight and responsibility for maintenance of data about project e.g.  site conditions, residual risks, technical information
  • Support collation of relevant cost inputs for technical elements of the project (e.g. CAPEX and OPEX)
  • Support contracting process and negotiation activities with suppliers e.g. creation of pre-bid tender documents, approval of engineering documents and invitation to tender technical specifications



Your profile


  • Engineering degree (civil/ mechanical/ electrical) or other technical university degree
  • At least 5 years of global relevant experience in development & construction of large infrastructure projects (EU region offshore wind experience is desired)
  • Strong track record in successful engineering construction management and good knowledge of all wind farm package areas and their interdependencies
  • Results-oriented and Commercial mindset, ability to analyse and summarize complex development topics and aggregate decision-relevant information to convey messages clearly and concisely
  • Proven experience, ability to build and develop high performance teams and to motivate, acting comfortably in cross-cultural teams, collaborating across country boundaries with a sense of diversity and inclusion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people on different levels of hierarchy, different backgrounds and cultures, must be a team player 
  • Excellent understanding of technical analysis and specifically of competitive drivers that can help winning projects in very competitive tender environments
  • Interdisciplinary project management experience
  • High degree of specific offshore wind expertise (technical, development, project management and commercial)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English; Fluency in spoken and written Dutch is an advantage



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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 is a leading global player in sustainable energy and number 2 worldwide in offshore wind. The Benelux is one of the markets where RWE wants to further expand its sustainable energy portfolio. Offshore innovations are an essential part of RWE's sustainability strategy. RWE is participating in the Dutch offshore wind tenders. At the moment RWE is significantly expanding it’s Benelux team. We are looking for talented colleagues that want to work together with us developing the Belgium and Dutch offshore wind farms of the future and make a real difference in the energy transition.

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