Senior Renewables Consultant

Join ABL Group in Cork as a Senior Renewables Consultant. Contribute to global renewable energy projects and drive the energy transition forward.

Cork, Ireland  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   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.

We are looking to hire a Senior Renewable Energy Consultant to join our team of experts in a dynamic and growing company that is driving the energy transition forward.

The role will involve working on several renewable energy projects in the offshore (and onshore) renewables sectors and will suit an ambitious and progressive senior consultant who is able to work under their own initiative and wants to be part of a developing organisation. Future prospects could include career progression opportunities either in a technical or a managerial role.

What you will be doing

As a Senior Renewables Consultant, you will work on a wide scope of consultancy assignments for various renewables topics, assessing those on behalf of our clients. Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accomplishing the overall delivery of optimum solutions to clients with the timeframe, costs and quality standards established.
  • Sharing knowledge and experience to support the broader development of competencies within OWC to enhance overall assignment execution to clients.
  • Independently prepare tenders and proposals in alignment with the Line Manager.
  • Ensuring projects are on budget and schedule.
  • Ensuring all deliverables comply with approved instructions, procedures, and policies.
  • Managing multi-discipline teams of engineers (and other technical staff) to complete assignments for exacting clients.
  • Maintaining a consistently high degree of quality and technical excellence in all work products.
  • Providing guidance, advice and support to junior staff members and identify areas of improvement.
  • Identifying and communicating relevant technological developments or regulatory changes which may impact the business or provide new opportunities.

This position is office based in Cork, Ireland with flexibility to working hours. Occasional onsite and client meetings attendance within Europe and globally is expected.

What we are looking for

  • A degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent qualification.
  • Ideally 5+ years of technical expertise in Structural Engineering, Geoscience, Subsea Cable Engineering or Electrical Engineering for renewable energy projects.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in offshore renewable energy projects and an understanding of the renewables industry and future plans in Ireland.
  • Able to transfer knowledge to clients and internally.
  • Experience in other technical disciplines beyond their primary area of expertise.
  • Project management ability, official project management qualification (e.g. IPMA, PMI) is desirable and an advantage.
  • Established network of clients for due diligence, ideally on buyer, seller, and lender sides.
  • Ability to coordinate, direct and lead projects and work under own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Understanding of technical and commercial aspects of the development, construction, and operational phase of renewable energy projects.
  • Good sales and business development techniques.
  • Proficiency in other European languages (German, French, etc.) or Asian languages (Mandarin, Japanese, or Korean) is an advantage.

What is in it for you

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a key role in the rapid growth of OWC and play a part in the energy transition both globally and locally in Ireland. You will be involved in interesting and meaningful projects, supporting leaders of the industry as well as newcomers across the renewable energy sector. You will be working at the forefront of market activities, which will provide you a comprehensive overview of activities, trends, and technical development.

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 18, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024



Cork, Ireland

5+ years


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