Principal Renewable Energy Consultant

14 Jun 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Woods Clean Energy is currently recruiting for a Principal Renewable Energy Consultant in their Advisory Services Group, based in Glasgow.

The purpose of the role is to project manage due diligence assignments undertaken by ASG. Manage the teams of multi-disciplined engineers needed to deliver our scopes of work, including both ASG and non-ASG staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multi-discipline teams to assess offshore wind projects on behalf of lenders, investors and other project stakeholders
  • Represent Wood as a key technical resource for your specialism, sharing knowledge and experience to aid overall development of competencies within the team
  • Undertake site visits within the UK and globally
  • Maintain consistently high quality and technical excellence
  • Meet with prospective clients and establish business development leads
  • Mentor and support less experienced team members
  • Identify and communicate relevant technological developments or regulatory changes which may impact the business or provide new opportunities

Skills / Qualifications
  • Experience in an engineering or other relevant role in the wind industry.
  • Awareness of key renewable energy technologies with a focus on offshore wind energy.
  • Strong commercial and contract awareness.
  • Awareness and ideally, expertise in risk quantification and management

  • Engineering consultancy specialising in energy infrastructure projects and renewable energy finance, or
  • Experience in the development, construction and/or operation of offshore wind energy projects.
  • Experience in conducting due diligence.

  • Degree or equivalent level qualification in a STEM subject or other relevant subject (e.g. economics, law, finance).
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, aural).
  • Ability to convey complex technical matters in simple terms
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Project management ability, qualification desirable.
  • Detailed understanding of technical and commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance, M&A markets, regulatory/policy matters)

  • Language skills
  • Driving licence

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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