Onshore Wind Project Developer & Quality Assurance Manager

United Kingdom
£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: plus extensive bens
15 Mar 2019
14 Apr 2019
Matthew Bowles
Onshore, Wind
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you specialise within onshore wind Project Development and seeking a new challenge with a leading developer of renewable energy projects? Quanta are supporting a leading wind energy developer who are seeking to hire an experienced individual who can support both Onshore Wind Project Development and Quality Assurance Management of the project development process.

Geographically flexible and with a full agile working approach our client is seeking someone who can fulfil this dual role.

Most of your time would be spend owning the Onshore Wind Phase Gate process ensuring in your remit as Quality Assurance Manager that quality audits of the phase gate process are carried out maintaining and updating relevant processes, tools and systems that are followed in the phase gate process. Supporting the Head of UK Onshore Wind Development representing the onshore team in wider procedural discussions and leading continuous improvement initiatives within the UK Onshore Wind team.

You will also be tasked with spending around 20% of your time working on Onshore Wind project development managing the origination and development process to support the team as the project pipeline management demands.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintaining and updating the Processes, Tools and Systems that are followed in Developing, Constructing and Operating wind farms;
  • Quality Audits of Projects prior to Departmental Review and Phase Gate meetings;
  • Provide support and training to members of the Development team (and others) with regards to the Phase Gate Processes, Tools and Systems;
  • Initiating and managing continuous improvement and change management initiatives;
  • Project Managing the Development of Wind Farm sites;
  • Seeking out new opportunities for onshore wind development and promoting relevant stakeholders;
  • Management of external consultants and internal support functions.
Required skills and experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of cradle to grave project development for onshore wind projects - from ‘project inception’ to ‘handover to Operations’ to demonstrate credibility in the role
  • Understanding of Phase Gate process and the tools & procedures with an extensive understanding of the UK Onshore Wind development industry with the ability to identify key risks to a project
  • Strong communication skills with high attention to detail, diplomacy, tact and sensitivity
  • Project Management experience – for example utilising the Prince 2 methodology
Our client offer a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package including bonus, car allowance, pension. With a fully agile working approach and the ability to be based across the South West, London, Perth or South Wales.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 21st March so please do not delay and apply today.

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