Construction manager / Neoen Finland, Helsinki

Neoen, a French independent power producer, develops, finances, builds and operates power plants generating electricity from renewable energy sources (solar, wind and biomass). Neoen operates in France, Australia, El Salvador, Mexico, Zambia, Mozambique, Jordan, Jamaica, Portugal, Ireland, and Argentina. Neoen’s main shareholders are Impala SAS (belonging to a French industrial), the Renewable PE fund Capénergie II and BpiFrance (a French public fund, French state bank). Neoen aims to attain at least 4,000 MW by 2021.

In Finland, Neoen has acquired in May 2018 a company that holds wind projects under development. The plan is to be able to finalize one project which construction could start in Q3 2018. The Project consists of a wind farm called Hedet that will comprise 18 wind turbines for a projected installed capacity of 81 MW.

We are now looking for a

Construction manager

to be an integral part of our new team in Finland. To manage the implementation of the Hedet project, NEOEN is hiring a construction manager, who will be responsible for the construction of a large wind farm project in Finland.

Main duties during the construction phase include planning and preparation, execution, control:

  • Planning/preparation: HSE, Social & communities plan, Site Access and traffic management plan, EPC logistic plan for equipment and services, Reporting & communication, Approval procedures, QA/QC plan, Project controls, and Documentation management
  • Execution: HSE Plan enforcement, Site Mobilization, Detailed design (by EPC), Day to Day construction management (coordination of stakeholders), Management of change (variations, extension of time, claims, permitting)
  • Control: HSE and other compliance items, Design approvals, Quality Control of work achieved (quantity and quality surveys, corrective actions), Time schedule (detailed implementation schedule, critical path, gap analysis, corrective actions), Financials (budget at completion, payment claims), Project reporting

We expect you to have a minimum of five years of relevant experience in managing infrastructure construction projects. It is an advantage if you have technical expertise of renewable energy plants and equipment such as wind turbines, BOP and associated electrical equipment, auxiliary plant and high voltage infrastructure, and successful experience in large EPC contract management.

You have an industrial project engineering background. If you also take wide responsibility, work independently and pro-actively, and possess good management and leadership skills, come and join us. A strong command of written and spoken Finnish and English are a requirement to thrive in a multicultural environment. Integrity, high ethical standards, and sound judgment are also qualities that describe you.

The position is based in Helsinki, Finland, reports to the NEOEN European Operations Director, assists the Project manager (based in France but with frequent trips to Finland) and includes permanent interaction with NEOEN’s Project development in France and very frequent trips and stays to the project site, (approximately 2-3 days a week on-site in Vaasa).

We are building up our team in Finland and we offer you a chance to grow with us. You will have an independent and challenging role, and a chance to learn and grow professionally, and truly impact our future business.

We ask you to send us your CV via the button below by August 21st. With any questions you may have, you can contact Juha Vaara, Senior Consultant at MPS (+358 20 746 9411 or juha.vaara@mps.fi). Please apply quickly, we process applications already during the application period.

You can get familiar with our company https://www.neoen.com/en/

Applying starts: 2018-08-02 10:00 Applying ends: 2018-08-21 23:59
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Asiantuntija, Päällikkö/esimies