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Head of Regional Support – Wind Power Operations UK West

Imagine a future where you’re part of an ambitious company which is already a leader in its field and has a compelling vision of creating a world that runs entirely on green energy

Join us in this role where you’ll be accountable for leading the delivery of varied support functions across the wind farms on the UK West Coast. These functions include Technical Site Support, Project and Contractor Management, Offshore Marine Co-ordination, High Voltage and Transmission Operations, Planning and Scheduling, Warehouse Coordination, and Administration.

Welcome to UK West Operations

You’ll be a key member of the regional Operations leadership team tasked with delivering HSE, yield, and budget KPIs whilst maximising cross-site synergies. You’ll play an integral role in delivering the long-term objective for the business and directing operational activities in accordance with the overall business strategies and growth plans. Supporting the individual Heads of Sites and operations workforce, you’ll seek out synergies and develop best practices across the portfolio and be a key interface between the region and global partners, collaborating with the functional business units, Operations Technology, Commercial, and HSE.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • providing inspirational leadership across the regional Operations team

  • working with the regional Operations leadership team, led by the Head of Operations UK West, to achieve HSE, yield, and budget KPIs whilst maximising cross-site synergies

  • acting as a service provider to the regional operations management team by managing key interfaces with global support functions

  • engaging with stakeholder management and optimising the delivery from, and contractual arrangements with, suppliers, third parties, and contractors

  • driving a culture of continuous improvement in the Regional Support organisation and driving the development of your team by facilitating a positive and motivating work culture

  • developing the long-term objectives of the business and ensuring business growth by directing operational activities in accordance with the business’s organisational strategies.

  • To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a bachelor’s or master’s degree or equivalent and experience working in health and safety critical environments

  • have management and leadership knowledge and experience, ideally within an engineering/utilities business

  • have experience with strategically coordinating activities and resources

  • have a collaborative approach and the ability to deliver as an internal service provider to other branches of the execution business

  • have solid organisational, project, and time management skills with stakeholder management experience and are a disciplined completer.

  • Join a world leader in green energy

    Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.

    Shape the future with us

    Send your application no later than 23 October 2020. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

    Don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist, by email at if you’d like to know more about the position.

    About the job
    Application deadline: 2020-10-23T23:59:00.0000000
    Country: UK
    Workplace: Barrow
    Working hours: Full Time
    For UK, if you would like to request any flexibility or reasonable adjustments to perform in this role or for the application and assessment process, please contact

    All UK-based positions will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening; further details will be given at offer stage.
    Imagine a future with Ørsted About Ørsted

  • 6,000 employees worldwide.
  • Headquartered in Denmark and operating in seven countries.
  • Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, and provides energy products to its customers.
  • Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
  • An inclusive team

    Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas.

    What we offer

    Competitive base salary.

    Extensive benefit package, incl. life insurance, private medical and dental insurance, and a competitive pension scheme.

    Family friendly policies, incl. enhanced maternity and paternity leave and flexible working.

    Focus on health and well-being.

    Only candidates can apply for this job.

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