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Head of Foundations Construction Engineering - Offshore Wind
Copenhagen area Created: 07/03/2023
Applications will be screened regularly.

Do you want your skills to have a real valuable impact on driving the green energy transition?

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. We are now looking for a Head of Department/Project Engineering Manager who will oversee installation and transportation projects engineering for offshore wind monopile foundations.

What we can offer

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate interested in pursuing a career in a growing engineering function. You will be at the forefront of the new team for foundations transportation and installation, and be responsible for leading and coordinating the execution of offshore wind turbine foundation installations.  

Your tasks will also include:

  • Providing leadership, direction, and structure for your team members in the engineering team within a project structure, including, drawing office and document control 
  • Establishing and leading the engineering management scope of work for the WTG foundations construction projects, as well as coordinate with the project engineering team, package managers, subcontractors, and clients on engineering and technical issues
  • Having responsibility for the engineering scope of work is in line with client contractual requirements, company and industry standards and legislation
  • Proactively contributing to the development of internal processes, guidelines, and standards for the offshore wind turbines foundations construction
  • Ensuring that the assigned project engineering budget and schedule of engineering is consistent with all project procurement activities, package, and fabrication
  • Representing Cadeler towards clients, subcontractors, and other organisations
  • Ensuring quality control and assurance of the engineering process for the execution of the project
  • Taking a leading role in technical design review, HAZID/HAZOP and lessons learned sessions

First assignment will be related to the installation of monopile type foundations with our new state of the art F-class vessel and other supporting vessels.

To succeed in this role 

As a successful candidate, you will set high standards while feeling comfortable in handling numerous tasks simultaneously and effectively deliver on a wide variety of assignments. The position requires high versatility in the problem solving and engineering scopes, requiring a strong teamwork mindset in reaching out all relevant competences in-house or externally.

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

  • Experience as a Project Engineering Manager for offshore construction, delivering multi-discipline engineering scopes to projects and interfacing with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience within offshore renewables and foundations construction projects, including onboard construction vessels during operations
  • Experience in risk identification and commercial negotiations, working with clients and subcontractors.
  • Proven track record in working within time and budget constraints, and ability to develop safe and cost-effective solutions
  • A relevant Bachelor or master’s degree in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, maritime engineering
  • Fluency in English with excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable with standard software packages such as Outlook, MS Office and AutoCAD

Come work with us!  

By becoming a Cadeler employee, you will be part of a rapidly growing Danish company with a dedicated and talented team. We have a positive and rewarding work atmosphere 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. We also have a smaller office in Vejle. Cadeler A/S offers employees a list of benefits, including paid parental leave, company supported lunch and fitness membership, bespoke vitamin-packages, health insurance and a company pension scheme. 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 11 April 2023.

Any questions regarding the position can be directed to Head of Project Engineering Quentin Meissonnier 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. With delivery of the current newbuilding portfolio, Cadeler will own and operate the largest fleet of highly advanced and energy efficient windfarm installation vessels in the world.

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:

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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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Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen

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2300 Copenhagen
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