Department Manager in offshore wind farm construction


Sydvestjylland (Esbjerg)
Udlandet (øvrige)

Country: UK, Denmark
Working hours: Full-time
Application deadline: 2019-07-03T23:59:59.0000000
Workplace: Gentofte, Skærbæk near Fredericia or London

Would you like to manage and develop key resources responsible for the construction of some of the world’s largest offshore wind farms?

Join us and become Department Manager of Offshore Operations & Logistics within Offshore Wind Construction. You and your team will be responsible for providing competent resources for both asset and development projects, while training and developing staff within the department. Maintaining best practice, assuring quality and continuous improvement are all key requirements of this role.

Offshore Operations & Logistics is one of five departments in Construction. The department comprises three sub-departments supporting projects in both planning and execution in cooperation with a range of offshore operations and logistics personnel and services.

Your key tasks will be to

  • lead a large and diverse department, including offshore operations and logistics, marine and helicopter coordination, marine inspection, technical support and offshore personnel
  • provide skilled and competent resources for projects, including recruitment, training and development in the department
  • assure quality of work performed through peer reviews and monitoring throughout the project cycle and provide recommendations for projects where required
  • maintain best practice and continuous improvement, having ownership of the tools and processes to deliver this
  • lead the development of how the above tasks are to be implemented in new markets, working alongside your colleagues in the Construction Management team.

Furthermore, you’ll ensure that the department is correctly represented in both internal and external forums to enable efficient and optimal delivery of value to both the projects and the company overall.

Your competences include that you

  • have managerial experience from large, complex international organisations
  • are able to lead leaders and have strong, proven people management skills
  • have a proactive and systematic approach to your work tasks
  • have strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • speak and write English fluently.

Furthermore, it’s desirable that the right candidate has experience in offshore logistics.

Working at Ørsted
To be the frontrunner in the green energy transformation, we invest significantly in innovation and empower our employees to help shape the renewable energy technologies of the future. We cultivate a collaborative, dynamic and diverse work environment and encourage career-long learning and development so our people can realise their full potential.

Would you like to help shape the renewable technologies of the future?
Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than 3 July 2019, as we’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

For Denmark, please don’t hesitate to contact Bruce Willox, Head of Wind Power Construction, by email on if you’d like to know more about the position.

For the United Kingdom, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist by email on

All UK-based positions will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening; further details will be given at offer stage.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.

You should expect some travelling in relation to your work.

About Ørsted
Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted’s 6,000 employees develop, construct and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provide smart energy products to its customers. Ørsted Offshore’s 2,300 employees have developed and constructed the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe, and we’re expanding with international activities in the US and Asia-Pacific. For more information on Ørsted, visit

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