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Head of Offshore Foundations Projects - offshore wind farm construction
Do you want a meaningful career leading a new business area in a growing company within offshore wind farm construction?
Copenhagen area Created: 17/11/2022
Closed for applications

Do you want a meaningful career in the green industry while leading a new business area in a growing company within offshore wind farm construction?

What we can offer

Cadeler is the global partner in offshore wind farm construction and maintenance. We are part of an industry that is now, more than ever, both relevant and in high demand.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the Foundation Transport and Installation segment and related projects from start to completion, by firstly building the foundation project organisation, and secondly be the overall responsible for delivering on this complex project for Cadeler.

Your tasks will also include:

  • Establish and build competencies for a team who can deliver on Foundation projects as a new business area for Cadeler
  • Provide leadership, direction, and structure for your engineering team members
  • Lead all engineering related scope of work for the projects, as well as coordinate with the project engineering team, package managers, subcontractors, and clients on engineering and technical issues
  • Build connections across different departments and stakeholders to achieve company goals
  • Overall responsibility for Safety Leadership of the project including implementation and execution of all relevant HSEQ initiatives
  • Represent Cadeler towards clients, subcontractors, and other stakeholders
  • Join the leadership team in our Project Organisation

To succeed in this role 

We are looking for a passionate and empathetic leader from a complex project environment, typically handling large-scale projects.  The position requires high versatility in the problem solving and engineering scopes as well as a strong teamwork mindset in reaching out to all relevant competences in-house or externally.

We think you will be a good match if you have some of the following competencies:

  • Proven working experience as (EPC) Project Manager of complex windfarm or offshore project with large project team
  • 10+ years’ experience as project manager and offshore wind installation
  • Your leadership experience will come from a similar perspective where you are motivating a complex range of skilled employees
  • Commercial and operational focus in your previous roles is a prerequisite as we’re aiming towards high quality delivery in both these aspects
  • Your communication skills will be well developed, you will be able to take your place in steering groups and with Executive sponsors to be impactful with your involvement
  • Contractual understanding will be a key part of your skill set, the ability to understand, navigate and address topics in the most effective way possible
  • Collaboration would be a theme in your experiences, you would be used to building effective international and cross-cultural relationships – ensuring an open environment for your team
  • A relevant bachelor or master’s degree
  • Fluent in English with excellent communication skills

Come work with us!  

By becoming a Cadeler employee, you will be part of a rapidly growing Danish company with a dedicated, ambitious, and highly talented team. We have a positive and rewarding work environment in an international environment with great development possibilities. We are situated on the 7th floor in a spacious office in Ørestad, Copenhagen, just a short bike ride to the city centre and close to highway, metro, and the train station. All employees can enjoy lunch in our canteen, access to the in-house gym, free drinks, fruits, and seasonal and bespoke vitamin packages. We celebrate the individual, a healthy work-life balance, and a flexible working environment.

How to apply

Use the APPLY button to apply for this position. For GDPR reasons, applications are only accepted via the link and are assessed continuously, so please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than 7 December 2022. However, do not wait until the deadline as applications are evaluated continuously and interviews will take place as soon as possible

Any questions regarding the position can be directed to Head of Project Claus Bjerregaard Claus Bjerregaard or 

About Cadeler

We are a leading provider of turbine and foundation installation services to the offshore wind industry. We have delivered installation services on over twenty wind farms in Europe to clients such as Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, Vattenfall and Ørsted. We are a 100 % pure play company solely operating in the business of offshore wind. We are now entering a new and exciting phase of development with a strategy to take on more complex scopes within offshore wind farm development.

Cadeler is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is more than a commitment — it is the foundation of what we do. We are focused on equality and believe that our diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin and more, are all characteristics, that make us different and contribute to a more inspiring work environment. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for our open positions.

More information can be found on our website:

Don’t meet every single requirement mentioned in this ad?

No problem! If this ad speaks to you and you can envision yourself working in our company but don’t feel that your experience meets all the qualifications mentioned in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. It could be that you are the right candidate for the job after all.  We look forward to making your acquaintance. 

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Work address:
Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen

Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen
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