Senior Renewables Consultant

Lead global renewables projects in Madrid, Spain. Manage teams, develop products, and represent ABL Group. Bachelor/Master's in Engineering required. 5+ years experience in wind, solar, or energy storage.

Madrid, Spain  UTC+01:00   On-site   Contract Position   251-500   2 months ago

OWC, an ABL Group company, is a technical and advisory consultancy specializing in renewable energy, including onshore & offshore, fixed/floating wind energy, onshore solar, floating solar, and hydrogen. OWC offers a global service offering, focused on project development services, owner’s engineering, technical due diligence, and independent engineering. We have an unrivalled reputation for providing high-quality, innovative, and reliable solutions, drawing on extensive technical knowledge and practical experience which goes back to the late 1990s in offshore renewables.

The Senior Consultant is a critical and global role for ABL with its various interests in renewables. The successful candidate will be a key member of the delivery teams, as well as taking increasing responsibility within the business, perhaps by leading on a market segment or service line.

What you will be doing

The Senior Consultant will manage various renewables projects and support positioning ABL as the global renewables advisor of choice. You will work within teams of multi-disciplined project managers, engineers, analysts and specialists, developing and working with capability across the company globally.

The following are the key responsibilities and duties:

  • Delivering projects to a high standard to ensure the utmost satisfaction of our Clients and an outstanding quality of deliverable.
  • Leading on proposals and supporting on business development and representing ABL.
  • Managing project key performance indicators including budgets.
  • Managing project teams to ensure optimal delivery of projects.
  • Support in the positive development of our people through mentoring, training, etc.
  • Develop ABL’s suite of renewables products to lead in new markets and new (associated) technologies, building new systems through R&D to give ABL a competitive advantage.
  • Collaborate with, support and evolve with other businesses, teams and staff in the ABL Group, networking at all levels within the company, as well as with external bodies and acting as a representative of ABL at industry conferences, seminars, events, etc.
  • Ensure that projects operate in accordance with ABL’s high health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to guarantee the safety and wellbeing of staff, sub-contractors and any other third parties who may be impacted by our work.
  • Ensure project work and technical quality standards are maintained.

The role is based in Cape Town, South Africa. Candidates must have the right to live and work in the country of application. Please note local and international travel may be required.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications and experience:

  • 5+ years of experience and passion for onshore wind, solar, or energy storage.
  • Qualified to at least Bachelor or Master degree level in Engineering or relevant discipline.
  • A successful track record of project managing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong technology knowledge including players, markets, technology, warranties, etc.
  • Key characteristics include: strong interpersonal skills, self-awareness, attention to detail, strength of character, pragmatism and flexibility Excellent communication and report writing skills.

Additionally the following would be favourable:

  • Experience in consulting and client management.
  • Experience as Independent Engineer and/or Owner’s Engineer.
  • Experience on other sides of a project (developer, owner, financier, etc.)
  • Proficiency in another language (Arabic, Cantonese, French, Mandarin, Portuguese).

What is in it for you?

You can learn more about our team and what we do here:

Join us and grow with us.

We will be conducting interviews continuously and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

For your application to be taken into consideration, please be advised, that you must submit your application via the link provided on this page.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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About the role

May 17, 2024

Contract Position


Nov 17, 2024



Madrid, Spain

5+ years


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