Electrical Package Manager - Offshore Wind Italy

Lead as Electrical Package Manager for 5 offshore wind projects in Italy. Manage electrical engineering activities, coordinate with team, partners, and suppliers. Chartered electrical engineer with offshore wind experience required.

Rome/Milan, Italy  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   2 months ago

We are looking for an Electrical Package Manager (EPM) (Italian Portfolio) to support our 5 floating offshore wind projects in Italy.

If you are passionate about offshore wind power, and in particular floating, and enjoy the unique challenges of a growing business in an emerging industry, this might be the right opportunity for you.

As EPM you lead all the electrical engineering activities (Onshore/offshore and SCADA) to support the projects in Italy and be responsible for managing the technical and logistical aspects of the projects’ electrical system design definition. You will ensure effective coordination with the team, partners and suppliers, working in close cooperation with other package managers and internal and external stakeholders.

You will be joining a dynamic and highly motivated team of passionate energy professionals who have extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in executing floating offshore wind projects.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

The position is expected to span the entire project development duration from concept design through to installation and commissioning of assets.

  • Overall responsibility for the concept, design and delivery of the electrical infrastructure for the Italian floating offshore windfarms. It includes:
    • Control, SCADA and Communications
    • Simulation, Studies and Special Equipment (STATCOMS, etc.)
    • Grid Integration
    • Wind Farm control strategies definition.
  • Oversee the entire electrical system design covering the offshore inter-array system, export transmission system and onshore infrastructure.
  • Ensure safety by design in electrical engineering decisions, along with general H&S management of the team.
  • Manage external engineering consultants to deliver specific electrical engineering work. From scope preparation, contracting and final delivery review.
  • Develop, review, update, modify and approve electrical design plans of the offshore wind farms.
  • Prepare, drive, and manage the tendering processes related to the offshore cable systems, electrical equipment, and offshore/onshore substation design.
  • Participate in the research and analysis of electrical equipment design proposals.
  • Develop specifications for the required electrical equipment and technical documentation, participating during all the procurement process.
  • Provide input to the definition of the required equipment at the offshore/onshore substation and validate design decisions.
  • Collaborate in the definition of the wind farm layout and analysis of the interconnection solutions.
  • Direct the field operations of the electrical system.
  • Perform detailed engineering review of documentation describing equipment design, and installation and operation procedures.
  • Participate in consultations with Italian regulators including Terna or other stakeholders when required.
  • Establish the electrical risk matrix. Continuously monitor and manage associated risks in relation to e.g. potential changes in the design, consenting, project programme.
  • Provide technical support to commercial discussions for the other packages (turbine, foundations, etc)
  • Contribute to the drafting and negotiation of early works engineering contracts, if required. Update the relevant lines of budgets (DEVEX, CAPEX, OPEX).
  • Offshore projects commissioning process definition. Events and real measurements analysis.

Key Requirements

  • Chartered electrical engineer with degree qualification in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Significant experience of delivering Renewable Energy projects especially offshore wind.
  • Significant HV Electrical experience, including power plant, grid connection, earthing, protection, switchgear, power-electronics, power systems design and minimum 3 years of experience in the offshore wind industry.
  • Current and demonstrable electrical design calculation and specification capabilities. Experience with the most common electrical simulation tools: DIgSILENT/Power Factory, PSCAD, PSS, etc.
  • As a person you are pro-active and structured with strong analytical skills and a quality-oriented approach to your tasks.
  • Willingness to travel abroad.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
  • Ability to influence and motivate stakeholders within a complex environment and to collate, analyse and act upon complex and diverse information from a variety of sources and give advice for project level decision making.

Desirable criteria

  • Recognised Project Management training an advantage.
  • Familiar with the Italian regulation and previous experience engaging with Terna and other key players in the sector.
  • Ability to be effective in cross-cultural teams.
  • Protection Settings Calculation and Coordination Studies
  • Knowledge of particular specialist skills for example submarine cable and HVDC systems, Project management and CDM Coordination, SCADA and protection equipment associated with transmission, distribution and renewable projects.

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Mar 19, 2024

Full Time


Sep 18, 2024


Rome/Milan, Italy



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