Are you a (freelance) Wind Turbine / WTG Package Manager with offshore wind project experience? BLIX is currently seeking a WTG Package Manager with knowledge of and experience in tendering, contracting and transport and installation of wind turbine generators (WTGs) for offshore wind projects. The WTG Package Manager will be responsible for the technical specifications, tendering and turbine supplier selection and liaising with the other disciplines in the project team to find the optimal solutions.
Is wind energy your passion and do you want to participate in attractive wind projects? Please read on and respond to this challenging position.
National and international possibilities
For a WTG Package Manager, BLIX has job possibilities within the Netherlands but certainly also abroad. BLIX is working on national and international offshore wind energy projects in Europe and Asia, serving major international offshore wind developers. Therefore, we encourage everyone who is looking for a position as WTG Package Manager, in employment (with expat possibilities) or as a freelancer, to respond to this vacancy.
The WTG Package Manager is responsible for the wind turbine scope in offshore wind farms. From the initiative phase, towards achieving 'financial close' up to and including the construction phase. Depending on the phase the project is in, you will be working on:
drawing up the specifications for the tender. These specifications are based on the environmental & physical conditions, wind studies, requirements in the permit, (environmental) studies and design studies;
drawing up the preconditions and the principles of the design that influence the specifications;
determining interfaces with foundations and electrical infrastructure, in which you consult with parties about connections to those interfaces;
assessing the offers on specifications and expected performance. You thereby provide input to the dialogue with market parties in order to reach an agreement;
negotiating the contract (together with a contract manager);
the design and realization phase in which you keep an eye on all aspects of the project and in which you control the turbine suppliers on the delivered result and make adjustments where necessary.
The emphasis in the above tasks strongly depends on the phase of the project you are working on. In this role you report to the Technical Project Manager of BLIX or directly to the Customer.
Master or Bachelor education in Technology (e.g. electrical engineering, aerospace, mechanical engineering, technical business administration);
5-10 years of work experience as an offshore engineer. At least 5 years of experience as WTG Package Manager (onshore or offshore) is preferred;
Knowledge of wind turbines offshore;
Knowledge of sector-specific contract types (e.g. FIDIC) for turbine supply agreements;
The ambitions to share your knowledge and to play an active role in BLIX projects.
are independent and able to find your own way in complex projects;
have communicative skills, spoken and written, at least in the English language;
are proactive, enterprising and you look for solutions yourself;
are customer and result oriented.
BLIX is an independent consultancy active in offshore and onshore wind energy, electrical networks and large-scale solar energy projects. We advise developers, governments, investors and landowners by integrating knowledge and experience from all phases of the life cycle of a wind and solar energy project. Themes that tie in with BLIX's knowledge and experience are feasibility, due diligence, development, engineering, contracting, construction, management and maintenance. BLIX provides interim management, project advice and strategic advice.
BLIX is a growing organization. We continue to support the European offshore wind market (North Sea, Baltics), but also are established in the Asian market. In 2020 we established our Taipei branch office from which the activities in the Asian market are coordinated. In 2021 we will open a branch office in Korea and are also looking to do the same in Japan.
BLIX is working on national and international wind and solar energy projects. Customers of BLIX are owners of sustainable energy projects such as Northland Power, Shell, RWE-Innogy, Vattenfall, Eneco, Port of Rotterdam, REF, Raedthuys, various farmers and other land owners, Storm, Belwind, NERO, Prinses Amalia wind farm, TAQA, Zeeuwind , Delta Wind, C-power and policy makers / managers such as the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Energy Valley, Ministry of Economic Affairs, TenneT, Province of Groningen and Greenpeace. For detailed information about the role of BLIX in projects and for concrete references, read more on our website.
What does BLIX offer?
BLIX offers a more than challenging work environment in an expert team that works on appealing wind energy projects. Due to excellent references and reputation in the market, BLIX is often asked for complex large projects where you can quickly grow in experience to become a sought-after expert in the wind energy market. The reward offered is of course consistent with your experience and added value.
Are you convinced that you want to be part of the BLIX team and participate in our projects? Then please send your resume with motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you first want to know more about how BLIX fits into your future, please visit our website or call Roeland Steenhuis on +31 6 12272587.