Programme Manager – Floating Offshore Wind

Operations - Aberdeen

Ref: 429 Date Posted: 25 August 2022

Are you a Programme Manager?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Technology, Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy?

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is recruiting a PROGRAMME MANAGER – FLOATING WIND for the Aberdeen site, to coordinate our support to the industry, supply chain, academia and innovators in the area of Floating Offshore Wind.

This role with lead the ongoing development, management and Governance of ORE Catapult's Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE) and work directly with internal and external stakeholders, supply chain, government and the broader industry.

What will I do?

  • Lead the ongoing development and delivery of projects and programmes within the FOW CoE
  • Lead a team of Project Managers and work closely with engineering, technology and analysis internally
  • Ensure projects and programmes are delivered to a high standard and in line with FOW CoE vision
  • Maintain the Programme Management Plan and ensure day-to-day activities are in line with this
  • Oversee a wide range of multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Have understanding of objectives, subject matter, key stakeholders, delivery approach, progress status and key risks within all projects in the programme
  • Act as primary point of contact for programme partners and stakeholders
  • Provide information, support and guidance and implement changes based on stakeholder feedback
  • Seek new opportunities for development of the programme, aligned with the programme vision and pre-agreed priority areas

What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Engineering or Technical subject, or equivalent experience
  • Professionally recognised project management qualification or certificate, or equivalent experience
  • Strong, proven experience in project and programme management within a relevant sector
  • Sound understanding of technology development and innovation management
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • Extensive experience of engaging effectively with project teams, Executive and Senior Managers, stakeholders, partners and consultants
  • Planning, analysis and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate and mitigate issues
  • Proven experience of successfully leading multi-disciplined teams in delivery of projects and programmes
  • Experience in negotiating and managing commercial contracts

What do we offer?

  • Around £58k salary, dependent on experience and industry knowledge
  • Based in Aberdeen with time working from home
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open and innovative working environment
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard

We can not offer any kind of visa sponsorship for this role and candidates will need to have permanent Right to Work in the UK before applying



We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

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