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Commercial Contract Manager for the Offshore Wind Industry
Do you want your skills to have a valuable impact on driving the change towards a sustainable future for our planet and its people?
Copenhagen area Created: 24/11/2022
Applications will be screened regularly.

Are you an experienced Commercial Contract Manager with an affinity for overseeing all contract management activities, and the ability to negotiate and collaborate with different teams?

Different seniority levels will be taken into consideration and a personal match is the most important to us! Let us take a step forward. Together. 

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. As our industry continues to grow, so do we. We are now looking for a Commercial Contract Manager to join our talented Commercial Team.

You will be a part of an international and diverse workplace where empowerment, collaboration, and dedication are at the centre of our culture. 

As our new Commercial Contract Manager, you will be overseeing all contract management activities from initial requests, negotiations, project execution, and close-out. You will be responsible for reviewing and negotiating client contracts in close collaboration with the sales team and the technical team.

Your tasks will also include:

  • Provide commercial contract management and negotiations of contracts towards our clients and our major sub-contracts
  • Provide oversight for all contract management activities from pre-award, post-award through execution and close-out
  • Provide feedback to the commercial team on contractual matters during negotiations
  • Aligning with legal, insurance and tax on all aspects of a tender prior to submission or during negotiations
  • Upon contact signature map all major contractual liabilities and assist the project team in managing the contractual deliverables
  • Protect Cadeler’s interest by managing our rights and mitigating risks and opportunities within the mandates given by Senior Management
  • Implementing and maintaining a high awareness of Contract content in the wider organisation
  • Keeping updated on the movements in the market concerning contractual models and trends


To succeed in this role 

Being a part of the Cadeler community also means you will have a natural interest and care for the environment and our shared mission to speed up the green energy transition.

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

  • Experience with contract management and negotiation ideally within large-scale construction projects or in an Engineering context
  • Strong understanding of contractual principles and legal and commercial terms and conditions
  • Industry experience from offshore wind or the shipping industry
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Accurate and solution-oriented team player
  • A proven academic level of achievement and with contract management experience
  • Experience with Supply Time and FIDIC type contracts
  • Experience in formulating multiple compensation structures, including, but not limited to, day rate, reimbursable costs, and lump sum
  • Experience in claims evaluation and negotiation
  • Knowledge of contract management software


Why you should 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 1 January 2023. 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 Contract Management, Morten Laursen at  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.   

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Work address:
Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen

Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen
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