Analysis Team Leader

Lead Analysis Team in Glasgow, UK for global wind energy projects. Mentor team, ensure project quality, and drive business development. Remote work flexibility and professional development opportunities.

Glasgow, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   More than 3 months ago

Wood is recruiting for an Analysis Team Lead within our Renewable Energy consultancy business.

The Renewables centre of excellence is based in Glasgow; however, we recognise the value of remote and hybrid working so are open to applications throughout the UK.

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

The Role

As an Analysis Team Lead, you will be responsible for a team primarily undertaking analysis of wind data and operational data to predict the energy output of pre-construction and operational wind farm projects across the globe for a variety of clients (developers, lenders, investors and other project stakeholders).

A particular focus of this role will be ensuring the technical quality of projects and associated deliverables. Essentially, it must be ensured that projects are being delivered safely, on time, to budget and to the required standard. You will conduct technical analyses, as required, particularly with respect to complex assignments where a high level of expertise and experience is necessary.

You will also assist in the Analysis Team’s business development activities, as well as the development of project controls and project delivery methodology.

As the team lead a key part of your role will be to mentor and assist in the development of the Analysis Team personnel.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in wind data and operational analysis in a client facing role as well as the experience and desire to lead and develop a team.

Our Clients and Projects

It’s a future for all of us. We aspire to shape a better tomorrow by unlocking solutions that address the biggest challenges facing our clients and our society.

We service a varied client base worldwide, including world class private developers (major and independent), investment banks, utilities & power generation companies, pension funds, technology innovation and research centres – to name but a few. We provide value add services bespoke to the clients' requirements across; advisory services, technical specialists, project management, owners engineering through all the phases of the project lifecycle. We provide our analysis services globally across the onshore and offshore wind markets.

What we can offer

  • Meaningful and interesting projects; delivered to leaders of industry across onshore and offshore wind sectors.
  • Flexible working arrangements; that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business.
  • Competitive salary; with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market.
  • Flexible benefits package; inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle.
  • Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests.
  • Energy Transition Academy; join a community of experts and gain more exposure to a variety of existing and emerging energy systems.
  • Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession.


  • Delegate projects and assign resource to enable the delivery of projects as required.
  • Define and develop a robust reporting strategy for the team to enable consistency, timely issue reporting and accurate project status reporting.
  • Review summarised information regarding the project’s financial status and progress to assess if projects are on track for successful completion and raise concerns with PMs for their resolution.
  • Compliance with H&S legislation, company and any specific site requirements by Analysis Team.
  • Timely reporting of all H&S incidents or concerns by PM and project team. Where required, completion of all relevant risk assessment and method statements (RAMS) prior to undertaking works by Analysis Team.
  • Monitor and report on the financial status of all Analysis Team projects.
  • Ensure the profitability of the team is maximised by minimising non-chargeable time.
  • Financial performance review of Analysis team projects, as required.
  • Review of team’s billability and booking to non-chargeable codes to maximise revenue/profit.
  • Upwardly report on the status of proposals, projects, and opportunities.
  • Disseminate company information and required working practices to the Analysis Team as required.
  • Identify and carry out business development activities to support the winning of new work.
  • Review of project proposal information to aid in winning new work.
  • Implement a suite of project controls to enable efficient and accurate monitoring of the internal and external aspects of projects.
  • Follow internal quality procedures and standards.
  • Lead, coach, motivate and develop direct reports to optimise performance and employee capability.
  • Recruit and select suitable staff to ensure adequate resource and skills are in place to meet business needs.


You may read these details and are potentially thinking about not applying due to not having every single skill, knowledge or experience listed, and that’s understandable. However, we’d still like to hear from you. At Wood, we understand and acknowledge that everyone is different, we are committed to equal opportunities and want to access all of the talent that is out there. We are committed to attracting a broad range of skills, knowledge and experiences and embrace differences. So even if you feel you don’t have everything listed, but feel you have some of the experience, knowledge or skills to help us unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges….do apply.


  • Degree in a highly numerate discipline (e.g. engineering, physics, mathematics, meteorology).
  • Significant previous experience of working in an engineering consultancy/developer environment.
  • Significant previous experience in analysis/energy yield assessment focused role.
  • Previous experience of developing renewable energy systems technology projects.
  • Significant project management and controls experience.
  • Significant experience working in a client facing role and managing stakeholders at all levels of the business internally and externally.
  • Previous contract management.
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and allocate suitable resources.
  • Ability to prepare and write high quality concise documents to convey project progress, status and financial information to internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Ability to collate, analyse and act upon complex and diverse information from a variety of sources and produce good quality management data for director level decision making.
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills to allow delivery of tasks in a logical and methodical manner.
  • Ability to operate at all levels of a business and convey detailed project information in a concise manner.


  • Post-graduate qualification in a highly numerate discipline (e.g. renewable energy, sustainability, meteorology).
  • Modelling of wind flow using linear and non-linear wind flow models.
  • Familiarity with SCADA data processing.
  • Programming capability, particularly in Python language.
  • Experience in delivering multiple multi-disciplinary projects simultaneously.
  • Previous experience in managing a small team, including aspects of recruitment, training and development.

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About the role

Dec 08, 2023

Full Time


Jun 05, 2024


Glasgow, United Kingdom



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