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Project Development Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/04/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

The Project Development Manager shall:

* Analyse, understand and provide solutions for key problems and challenges in the offshore renewables industry, with a focus on operational offshore assets.
* Develop projects, products and services which enable collaboration with companies, universities and research organisations to address key problems and challenges in the offshore renewables industry.
* Engage with colleagues and national/international companies, universities and research organisations to develop collaborative project ideas and opportunities which are of
fundamental benefit to the organisation in terms of achieving the revenue growth targets as part of the company strategic plan.
* Present product, service and collaborative project opportunities to aid both internal and external stakeholder buy-in.
* Lead the delivery of proposal bids/quotations through efficient preparation of detailed, innovative and robust business cases containing key technical, budget and timing plan content (including funding identified and secured/to be secured).
* Develop commercial/R&D enquiries by working closely with clients, research providers, colleagues and project partners.
* Maintain regular communications with key technology development partners, major turbine OEM's, SMEs and funding providers at national, regional and international levels
* Maintain a high standard of health & safety awareness and
encourage safe behaviors
* Complete ad-hoc duties relevant to the role under the direction of the Line Manager or appointed deputy
* Undertake any other duties of which the responsibility, experience and skills required fall within the post holder's capability.

Key Capabilities

To succeed in the role, the Project Development Manager must have, and be able to demonstrate, the following:
* A degree (or equivalent) in an engineering/scientific discipline.
* A research/public funding background, preferably linked to offshore renewables, is desirable.
* Experience in developing R&D and commercial advisory (e.g. consultancy) project proposals.
* A track record in preparing and writing successful funding bids at both national and/or international levels.
* Experience of working in a relevant industry sector, preferably the development, operations and maintenance of wind/marine energy plant.
* Experience of building consortia, developing R&D proposals and securing funding to
enable the delivery of project proposals.
* Good interpersonal, communication and time management skills.
* Innovative and creative thinking.
* Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
* Ability to work to tight deadlines.

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