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Technical Innovation Partner (Offshore Implementation)

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Swindon, United Kingdom (GB) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

The Technical Innovation Team is looking for an experienced “Technical Innovation Partner“. Whilst the role is not limited to any specific technology, initially the focus will be offshore wind projects. As TI Partner you will manage a portfolio of technical innovation projects and act as the main interface to our global development activities, and assume responsibility to funnel our innovations into the specific project considering the projects context and success criteria.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Team Lead Technical Innovation and Senior TI Partner in managing Innovation work in renewables technologies with initial focus on offshore wind.
  • Work with TI team to develop a business and value focused TI strategy and plan for agreed topic areas, in close cooperation with experts and key stakeholders in the business
  • Ensure implementation of innovation for offshore wind development projects: Screen our internal innovation portfolio as well as external innovations to (1) share insights and learnings, (2) identify related new innovation opportunities, (3) analyze innovation funding options and (4) support the bidding process with suitable innovation project
  • Portfolio managementCreate and assess new project ideas against strategic objectives with experts and business colleagues, actively seeking to share best practices and exploit synergies across the whole RWE Group. Communicate proactively and effectively within RWE, actively promoting the profile of TI and manage key RWE stakeholdersDeliver agreed part of TI project plan with regards to time, cost quality, HSSE, the extraction of maximum benefit from the results and to facilitate smooth business implementation.Manage internal and external project managers and other resources and ensure reporting and provide support for project managers, where appropriate.In selected case manage a TI project, i.e. taking the role as Project Manager
  • Contract negotiation and management, and close working with procurement and legal to structure contracts to ensure best value and learning for RWE.
  • Management and promotion of IP and knowhow development and protection.
  • Qualifications

  • Successfully completed university degree in engineering, economics or natural sciences or comparable ideally with energy technology experience.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience, ideally in offshore wind and/or innovation management
  • Very strong conceptual, analytical, and technical skills are essential to understand a broad and complex range of topics.
  • Understanding of applied project management principles, processes and techniques is required.
  • Experience of building and motivating strong goal-focussed networks or project teams to deliver change.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, influencing and stakeholder management skills at senior levels with an ability to flex style depending on cultural differences.
  • Commercial judgement that is results oriented, open-minded and able to spot possibilities in uncertain and complex environments.
  • Self-directing, working independently and able to identify key priorities in new challenges and plan and prioritise work accordingly.
  • Technical Innovation Partner (Offshore Implementation)

    RWE
    Hamburg
    Full time

    Published on 10/10/2021

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