Procurement Manager (Offshore Substations)

JUMBO Consulting Group A/S

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Procurement Manager (Offshore Substations)


JUMBO Consulting Group A/S

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Are you an experienced Offshore Substations (OSS) Procurement Manager with a passion for offshore wind?Join our growing team and contribute to the global green transition!We invite you to join our expanding team at JUMBO Consulting Group as a Procurement Manager (Offshore Substations). In this position, you will be responsible for the procurement of Offshore Substations of major offshore wind projects and other related services during development, construction and operation phase of an offshore wind farm.Join our mission in supporting leading developers with supply chain development, category management, planning and implementation of procurement strategies, and the procurement of critical scopes such as HVAC and HVDC Offshore Substations for offshore wind developments internationally.JUMBO GLOBALJUMBO Consulting Group is a highly experienced and specialised advisory that offers strategic services and project delivery consultancy for offshore wind, offshore transmission systems and energy island projects, covering the entire project lifecycle from early development, procurement and construction to O&M.Our services are founded on deep sector knowledge and delivery of contractual and commercial solutions within our core disciplines, development services, supply chain development, category-, procurement- and contract management and advisory.JUMBO Consulting Group is headquartered in Copenhagen (DK) and has offices in Melbourne (AUS), Hamburg (DE), Aberdeen (UK), Warsaw (PL), Madrid (ES), Seoul (KR), Taipei (TW), Singapore (SG) and East Coast (US).Role & ResponsibilityYour role will entail:

  • The development and implementation of supply chain and procurement strategy for the supply and installation of major structures of a wind farm such as the offshore substations (OSS), shortlisting the relevant contractors and selecting the right one in accordance with the project procurement and contract management strategy, the market situation, our client’s overall strategy and their needs on the specific project, ultimately enabling the contract signature and supporting the realisation of the project.
  • The planning, implementation and execution of procurement and/or tender strategies.
  • The draft and negotiation contracts (i.e. FIDIC Contracts) including transportation and installation scopes and other scopes (i.e. Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and services or construction contracts covering the entire EPCI scope(Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) in order to secure the most favourable price and contract for the customer.
  • Provide guidance and advice to our clients on a variety of commercial and contractual matters relevant for the OSS scopes (e.g. Design and Engineering / Fabrication programme, risk profile, risk mitigation, LDs, interface to Cables supply scope, interface to other scopes etc).
  • On a day-to-day basis through the procurement process you will:
  • Lead and coordinate commercial, technical, financial and legal expertise from both our clients and within JUMBO, while in turn ensuring compliance with our clients’ governance and approval procedures;
  • Look to provide maximum value to our clients in terms of quality, price and schedule while minimizing risks;
  • Provide procurement best practice and structure to our clients by producing a package of documents describing to the market what the client is looking for (e.g. commercial RFI/RFP or contract annexes).
  • Lead and perform the complete procurement process including issuing of requests for information, requests for proposals and tenders, evaluating proposals, recommending the shortlisting, selection and award of and eventually finalising contracts;
  • Ensure that the procurement process is executed according to client policies and procedures, and documented in order to allow transparency and traceability throughout;
  • Identify all value items and their relationship within the OSS scope and set the tender strategy according to a well-defined shortlisting, selection and awarding criteria;
  • Find all missing information and make all needed considerations (e.g. quantify risk exposures, price adjustments) for making an “apple to apple” comparison among the RFI/RFP responses.
  • Manage communication with the suppliers in order to make sure that quantitative and qualitative inputs to any RFI and RFQ/RFPs are received.
  • Coordinate the flow of information internally and externally keeping all stakeholders (e.g. technical, finance, legal) informed on progress;
  • Finalize the commercial and contractual deal as a basis for the contractual finalization through standard general conditions and/or managing exceptions to those together with legal and the main stakeholders;
  • Achieve maximum value while minimizing delivery, quality and performance risks. Find compromises and solutions to drive negotiations to a close under time pressure;
  • Actively participate in vendor relationship management, including: general communications and regular meetings, maintaining and improving vendor and market knowledge.

Further to your work on major offshore wind developments, you will also have the opportunity to be involved in:Business Development:

  • Marketing, e.g. Contributing to editorials, industry news and events.
  • Client development and industry engagement.
  • Support to the overall group through contributing to our specialist knowledge centers and the development of best practices anchored in guidelines, processes, tools and templates.

Training & Development:

  • Contribute or host informal and formal training sessions with the overall group.
  • Contribute to the development of online education courses alongside our partner, the Renewable Construction Academy (RECOA).

Who are we looking for?We are seeking passionate and motivated procurement professionals that are aligned to our Vision and excited by the opportunities and challenges of working in a rapidly expanding international business. Ideally you will have:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Experience in a similar role, preferably in a matrix organisation.
  • Experience within onshore wind, offshore wind or offshore renewable energy industry. Experience in major infrastructure and energy projects is welcomed.
  • Experience with leading and managing procurement and tender processes.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Structured and methodical way of working.
  • Ability to project manage processes and lead negotiations.

Take the Next Step:If this sounds like your next challenge, apply directly or for a detailed discussion, reach out to Mikkel Riisgaard at mri submitting your CV and application to JUMBO Consulting Group you consent to have your personal data processed and stored in our CV-database for the purpose of recruitment.

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Sat, 11 May 2024 22:02:29 GMT

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