The Global Marine Group is a market leader in offshore engineering and is recognised as a high quality, independent strategic partner across multiple sectors.

GMG consists of two business units, CWind delivering the company’s power capabilities and Global Marine providing cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil and gas markets. The company has two successful joint ventures in China, SBSS and HMN demonstrating the true global reach of the company. The combined experience and knowledge has led to significant embedded intellectual property and an enviable track record. The group aspires to achieve its vision ‘Engineering a clean and connected future’.

Engineering a clean and connected future - Our Values & Our Story

Our Global Projects

A selection of our worldwide projects, demonstrating our industry leading services for both Global Marine and CWind.

CWind is part of the Global Marine Group delivering the company’s power capabilities, recognised for delivering solutions topside and subsea.

With experience at over 40 offshore wind farms, and known as a reliable power cable installation and maintenance provider that conducts back-to-back repairs, CWind consistently demonstrates a commitment to innovation with a can-do attitude.

CWind holds a unique market position with a dedicated team of trained technicians combined with a fuel efficient fleet of crew transfer vessels and access to experienced cable ships and crew. The company also has its own training facility the National Wind Farm Training Centre (NWFTC).

Global Marine is part of the Global Marine Group, and is a market leader in subsea cable installation and maintenance solutions to the telecoms and oil & gas sectors.

Global Marine is recognised as a high quality, strategic partner, with a successful track record across the industry. Global Marine has developed a core base of knowledge, skills, technology, equipment and assets which provide the capabilities to plan, install, bury, store, test, find, recover and maintain subsea fibre optic cables. Global Marine is in a unique position owning the world’s largest independent marine contracting fleet, including three specialist cable installation and repair vessels, and four servicing maintenance zones.

ACQUISITION NEWS

As of October 2017, Global Marine Group has announced the acquisition of Fugro’s trenching and cable laying business, which is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017.

The acquisition further positions the Group for significant offshore power and oil & gas market opportunities with vessel and trenching assets to join our cable installation and maintenance fleet as well as an extremely capable team that are able to successfully deliver complex subsea projects.

Joining the Group fleet are the Symphony, a multi-purpose vessel built in 2011 with an extensive 1,400m² deck space as well as two high performance Q1400 jet trenchers designed for precise installation of pipelines, cables and umbilicals in challenging seabed environments.

Our History

A look into the rich history of the market leaders in offshore engineering since 1860

Our People

Global Marine Group is recognised across the world for engineering innovation, our teams passion for success is at the heart what we do

Ian Douglas
Chief Executive Officer

Before becoming CEO in 2011, Ian worked extensively in Asia where he led the diversification and growth of our JV,SBSS and was the founding CEO of Huawei Marine Networks.

He is a Chartered Engineer having graduated in Mechanical Engineering and holds an MBA from Henley. He is one of only a handful of business people to receive The Friendship Award – the highest honour awarded by the Chinese Government for contributions to China.

Ian Douglas

Chief Executive Officer

Dick Fagerstal
Executive Chairman

Dick joined Global Marine Group in September 2014 after he led the acquisition from its prior owners. Dick brings a variety of experiences to Global Marine Group; he spent 12 years as a banker with DNB New York serving the telecom, energy & marine industries, and 17 years as a senior executive officer at Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE: “CKH”) with world-wide operations focused on energy & marine services industries.

Dick Fagerstal

Executive Chairman

Richard Fraser-Smith
Chief Financial Officer

Richard recently joined the Global Marine Group Leadership Team and Board of Directors as Chief Financial Officer.

He brings with him a wealth of corporate knowledge across multiple business sectors including energy, investment banking, FMCG, facilities management and consulting engineering.

Richard graduated as a Chemical Engineer and later qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC in 1991.

Richard Fraser-Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Neilson-Watts
Managing Director, Global Marine

Bruce began his career with Global Marine Group at sea in 1989 becoming a Master Mariner and the youngest ever Captain in the fleet, before coming ashore in 2005. He has recently returned from China after six years working in both HMN as VP Service Delivery and SBSS as Managing Director.

Bruce Neilson-Watts

Managing Director, Global Marine

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Lee Andrews
Managing Director, CWind

Lee joined CWind in November 2014 as Operations Director after 25 years with Siemens, and moved into the position of Managing Director in June 2016.

Lee has more than 10 years of experience in offshore wind following his transfer within Siemens in 2010 to work in their then new offshore wind segment. Subsequently he used his vast engineering knowledge to support the construction of the offshore wind farms under planning and construction for subsea works as well as WTG installation, working across the UK, Denmark and Germany.

Lee Andrews

Managing Director, CWind

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Ian Bryan
Director of Corporate Development

Ian is a Chartered Engineer and qualified as a Chief Engineer in the Royal Navy’s Submarine Service. He was educated at Royal Naval Colleges of Manadon and Greenwich, and at Warwick Business School.

Ian joined Global Marine Group this summer from Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) where he was responsible for the delivery of their global after-market engineering services for all business streams. Immediately prior to SMD, Ian spent 6 years as a senior manager with The Crown Estate having responsibility for the development of EON’s Rampion windfarm. He has held senior roles in the delivery of major capital projects, within the manufacturing and services sector businesses.

Ian Bryan

Director of Corporate Development

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Ian Trebinski
Director of RQHSE

Ian joined Global Marine Group in 2016 and has extensive experience of developing and delivering focused health & safety solutions for global organisations. He has a proven record in leading multi-national teams to successfully implement initiatives and standards, resulting in improved safety cultures and business performance with International and National clients.

As Director of RQHSE at Global Marine Group, Ian is responsible for RQHSE management across all group fleet and shore sites, implementing safety management procedures and policies, growing the organisational safety culture and ensuring continual improvement.

Ian Trebinski

Director of RQHSE

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Paul Rose
Director of HR & Talent

Paul joined Global Marine Group in 2012 originally looking after HR for the Fleet. He assumed responsibility for both shore and fleet personnel in 2015. Previously Paul has worked in a range of senior HR roles in the defence, telecoms, manufacturing and financial sectors.

Paul Rose

Director of HR & Talent

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Mike Constable
CEO HMN

Prior to his role as CEO Huawei Marine Networks, Mike, as Corporate Development Director, was responsible for the strategic development of the Global Marine Group, including HMN and SBSS.

Previously Mike worked for Pacnet (Global) Ltd in Singapore , Global Crossing in New York and Alcatel Submarine Networks.

Mike earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Otago, New Zealand, and his MBA at Henley Management College, United Kingdom.

Mike Constable

CEO HMN

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Martyn Drye
Director of Engineering

Martyn previously headed up the Project Engineering function at Global Marine Group at a time when the business went through significant expansion, and it was his team that was responsible for many of the vessel conversions and new builds that the company took on at that time.

After leaving Global Marine Group, Martyn stayed very close to the sector and up until recently spent a number of years working at Reef Subsea and Houlder Limited. On re-joining Global Marine Group in 2015, Martyn brought a wealth of knowledge and experience which has been invaluable to the business, and he now heads our dedicated engineering division as Director of Engineering.

Martyn Drye

Director of Engineering

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Gail Clark
Director of Corporate Communications

Gail began working with Global Marine Group as part of the marketing team from 1996 to 2001. Following several years working in a cross section of companies across a number of industry sectors including large corporations to small start-ups, in both marketing agencies and client-side, she returned to Global Marine Group in 2014 and now sits as Director of Corporate Communications.

Gail completed a BA (Hons) Business Studies degree, subsequently completing her postgraduate diploma in Marketing, and is currently a Chartered Marketer with the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Gail Clark

Director of Corporate Communications

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    Careers at the Global Marine Group

    Want to work for an innovative and inspiring engineering organisation? See our latest vacancies below

    Temporary Sales Administrator

    Purpose: To support external sales of all jointing products and services and all associated...

    Temporary Sales Administrator

    Purpose:

    To support external sales of all jointing products and services and all associated administrative support to the UJ Sales Manager.

    Key Deliverables:

    • Liaising with customers at commercial level to ensure appropriate and qualified jointing products and services are being offered.
    • Assist with managing the day to day interface with GMSL suppliers.
    • Responsible for contract management including customers and order processing (external) from order receipt through to despatch using IFS, ensuring timely customer invoicing, liaising with shipping agents and providing day to day after sales support.
    • Responsible for order processing of GMSL Project related parts & equipment
    • To ensure timely interpretation of customer requirements and efficient delivery of products and services.
    • Tracking customer orders to ensure all problems are highlighted and dealt with promptly
    • Good working knowledge of Incoterms to ensure correct terms are used.
    • Responsible for implementing Modification Instructions and upgrades including confirming location, ordering and despatching of additional items according top the process.
    • Generate and maintain departmental KPI’s (weekly / monthly as required)
    • Data analysis of sales history, by customer and publish results quarterly

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience:   

    • Basic knowledge of commercial contracting principles
    • Experience of a multi-cultural customer base
    • Excellent customer liaison and well developed interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Self-reliant with excellent organisational skills
    • Knowledge of Company processes and Technical Services business ideal
    • Good understanding of product liability and traceability issues with regard to MI’s and upgrades etc ideal
    • Good understanding and operation on Microsoft office packages

















    Facilities & Stores Assistant

    Purpose: To provide facilities support to the Facilities team. Key Deliverables: To assist both...

    Facilities & Stores Assistant

    Purpose:

    To provide facilities support to the Facilities team.

    Key Deliverables:

    • To assist both Stores & Logistics Supervisor and Stores & Maintenance Supervisor, with daily tasks
    • Preparation and maintenance of meeting rooms, including setting up seating and general tidying
    • Perform general repairs to the premises and building fixtures.
    • Perform office moves and furniture reconfiguration
    • Stores Despatch Duties – logging and accurate boxing up and labelling of parcels
    • Stock take cleaning products and submission of order to the Facilities Manager
    • Ensure a constant clean supply of overalls, Mariners laundry and general cleaning cloths.
    • Clean and refill drinks vending machines daily
    • Provide a cleaning service to all areas falling outside the remit of cleaners. Including but not limited to;
    1. Empty all ‘non office’ waste bins and replace liner if required
    2. Waste bins to be wiped out as necessary
    3. Clean sinks in all ‘non office’ areas, replenish paper towels and soap as required
    4. Sweep and clean all corridors and all marked walkways in workshops and classrooms
    5. Empty bin in smoking shelter and Mariners canteen and brush clean surrounding area
    6. Check all toilets facilities daily: replenish toilet rolls, paper towels, soap and cleaning as required.
    • In the absence of the Maintenance & Stores Supervisor or Stores & Logistics Supervisor;
    1. Facilitation and supervision of all goods in and goods out
    2. Unlock main yard gates & Fire doors at 8am

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

    Required

    • Articulate, literate and numerate
    • Ability to prioritise and organise own work as a team player
    • Flexible and capable of working on own initiative
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel

    Ideal

    • Hold current counter balance and reach fork lift truck licences (or training will be provided)
    • PPE Inspection – Fall Protection Equipment (or training will be provided)

















    Workshop Technician (FTC 6…

    Purpose To provide all the necessary parts, for the timely completion of all production...

    Workshop Technician (FTC 6 Months)

    Purpose

    To provide all the necessary parts, for the timely completion of all production and sales orders to our customer, and maintain a clean and 5S compatible work area. The role will be responsible for completing all activities / functions within the workshop and other projects, as directed by your line manager.

    Key Deliverables

    • Perform all workshop duties as required to achieve on time delivery of all production and sales orders.
    • To process all parts that require protective wrapping and packing in accordance with company procedures, include part marking relevant parts as dictated by the drawing requirements.
    • Ultrasonically clean any parts that need cleaning prior to packing
    • To assemble and scan in all kits using the issued Bill of Materials for sales orders in accordance company procedures.
    • To accept all planned deliveries, these will need to be signed for and paperwork for delivery stamped as unchecked.
    • Check delivery against relevant Purchase order.
    • Carry out Quality procedure checks (goods receiving), to ensure that all items are booked in correctly.
    • Contact and liaise with suppliers if delivery has incorrect/missing paperwork, report details to purchasing if matter not resolved in 24 hours.
    • Bring to the workshop manager’s attention any deliveries that are damaged on arrival.
    • As directed by purchasing and the workshop Manager prepare for dispatch all goods/sales orders that are ready to be dispatched.
    • To assemble and build in accordance with drawing instructions all tooling assemblies that is required for tooling sales orders.
    • To inspect all tooling parts in accordance with company procedures.
    • To grit parts that needs silicon carbide gritting.
    • Perform monthly stock counts of selected parts.
    • Work with the workshop Manager as required.
    • Maintain a clean and tidy working area at all times.
    • Carry out general workshop duties as required.

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience

    • Ability to have a basic understanding of engineering drawings.
    • Basic health and safety awareness.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Good analytical and literacy skills.
    • Able to communicate at all levels.
    • Ability to react to changing priorities.
    • Fork truck (pedestrian) license advantageous.
    • Understand of MRP systems and how they operate.
    • Understand and basic working knowledge of Microsoft office and applications.

















    Project Engineer

    Purpose:              The Global Marine Group is a market leader in offshore engineering consisting...

    Project Engineer

    Purpose:             

    The Global Marine Group is a market leader in offshore engineering consisting of two business units; CWind delivering the company’s power capabilities, and Global Marine providing cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets. The group aspires to achieve its vision ‘Engineering a clean and connected future’. We’re now looking for a Project Engineer to join our team.

     

    Key Deliverables:

    • Prepare the provisioning/sub-contracting SOW for subcontractors’ services, and conduct evaluation of received proposals from the sub-contractors.
    • Devise and prepare methodologies/procedures for installation.
    • Co-ordinate production of storyboards and drafting requirements.
    • Oversee the Mobilisation of modular equipment onto Vessels as required and based on Project requirements, liaising with other departments to achieve a common goal.
    • Carry out basic hand calculations and produce design reports/technical notes.
    • Work with other internal stakeholders to engineer solutions fit for purpose.
    • Make sure the safest and most efficient solutions are implemented.
    • Participate in Project Delivery meetings with Internal Stakeholders and/or Clients.
    • Participate in meetings to assist the Technical element of Sales and Proposals bids.
    • Support Project Team in execution of Project and undertake tasks designated by Project Managers.
    • Scope exists to represent Project Team on-site/offshore during installation phase.

     

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

    • Experienced/background in Oil & Gas Projects – offshore/subsea design practices
    • Engineering Degree
    • Understanding of rigging/lifting operations
    • Experience in Grillage and Seafastening design on Ships
    • Well versed in standard offshore Rules & Regulations and dealing with Class Approvals
    • Experience in International project work

     

    Advantageous Abilities/Certification:

    • Cable Lay/Umbilical Lay/Subsea Construction
    • Offshore Windfarm experience
    • Ability to use AutoCAD or SolidWorks
    • Offshore Survival
    • Offshore Medical
    • Associated with a Professional Institution and ideally IEng or CEng

















    Graduate Project Manager/Engineer

    Are you looking to find a dynamic and growing international organisation that will provide...

    Graduate Project Manager/Engineer

    Are you looking to find a dynamic and growing international organisation that will provide you with the perfect platform for massive career development? If the answer is yes, this is Global Marine Group and we’re looking for a Graduate Project Manager/Engineer to join our team in Chelmsford!

    The Company:

    Global Marine Group is a leading provider of engineering and underwater services, responding to the subsea cable installation, maintenance and burial requirements of our customers around the world within the telecommunication and power industries. With a fleet of vessels and specialized subsea trenching/burial equipment, we bring a 160 year legacy in deep and shallow water operations. As a UK Sunday Times ‘Top Track 250’ company we are looking for two high calibre graduates to join our fast growing, dynamic company.

    The Role:

    As a project centric organisation, a Project Manager/Engineer is a fundamental role in our service provision to our customers. Responsibilities include the control of budgets and expenditure, resourcing, fulfilling contractual requirements and interfacing with our customers. The breadth of skills and range of business experience that this role provides, will provide the successful candidates will be extensive.

    This 2-3 year program will be made up of a number of varied department placements, where you will be encouraged to develop the skills available within each function. Whilst your time within the program will be focused on completing your own bespoke development plan, you will be given functional responsibility from day one and be part of a large team working to deliver innovative high-quality solutions to our customers.

    The Ideal Graduate Project Manager/Engineer:

    Our Ideal Graduate Project Manager/Engineer must have a minimum of a 2:1 Degree in either an Engineering or Business discipline. The perfect candidate will have great potential, energy, drive and ambition.

     You Will Receive:

    As our Graduate Project Manager/Engineer, you will receive a highly competitive salary as well as a comprehensive training program that will help develop and sustain your career. Plus, you may also be offered the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study in order to further enhance your development.

    If this sounds like the ideal role for you, and you have the skills and passion to become our Graduate Project Manager/Engineer, we want to hear from you. Please apply below!


















    Financial Accountant

    Purpose: We are looking for a Financial Accountant to complete in a timely manner...

    Financial Accountant

    Purpose:

    We are looking for a Financial Accountant to complete in a timely manner all aspects of tax and statutory filing requirements for various group companies.  This will include completion of monthly routines and involvement in system and process enhancements.

    Key Deliverables:

    • Reporting directly into the Financial Controller, supporting all monthly and quarterly reporting deliverables in accordance with agreed reporting timetable
    • Responsible for the IFS system month end close and consolidation process
    • Prepare and submit consolidated US GAAP group accounts and accompanying disclosures to NYSE listed parent company
    • Ensure all processes are adhered to in compliance with SOX guidelines
    • Responsible for completion of accurate monthly / quarterly management accounts for subsidiary companies
    • Support the completion of year-end statutory accounts in accordance with UK and US GAAP and audit for all group companies
    • Provide timely information to support completion of consolidated group US tax returns
    • Preparation of UK Corporation Tax workings for various group companies
    • Effective control of the Fixed Asset register for various group companies
    • Ad-hoc duties

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience

    • Newly Qualified Accountant to 2 years PQE  (Ideally ACA or ACCA)
    • Financial accounting experience is essential
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong organisation and process performance experience
    • Ability to work in a deadline driven and multi-task environment.
    • Experience of preparing annual statutory accounts in accordance with UK GAAP (and ideally US GAAP but not essential)
    • Knowledge and experience of UK corporation tax and VAT legislation, including preparation of tax computations, VAT returns, Intrastat EC sales returns.
    • Pro-active and ability to work independently
    • Good communication skills
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Knowledge of iXBRL is an advantage

     


















    Temporary Financial Controller (6…

    Reporting To: Finance Director Role: To ensure all statutory and company tax filings for...

    Temporary Financial Controller (6 months maternity cover)

    Reporting To:

    Finance Director

    Role:

    To ensure all statutory and company tax filings for the group are made within deadlines, to ensure monthly management accounts are completed accurately and on a timely basis, to support the completion of the annual budget process (including cash-flow and balance sheets), to manage the financial accounting transactional team, and to act as a sounding board to the Group on financial, accounting and legal matters.

    Responsibilities:

    Financial Reporting

    • To ensure the group’s statutory and legal obligations are met.
    • To liaise with the auditors, manage the year-end audit process and prepare the annual accounts for all group companies.
    • To ensure all company tax returns, including VAT and Intrastat, are submitted on a timely and accurate basis.
    • Provide timely information to support completion of consolidated group US tax returns.
    • To ensure suitable and adequate year-end information is received from all non-UK based subsidiaries, Joint Ventures and Associate companies.
    • To ensure the Group Accounting Policies and Accounting Disclosures are in accordance with the appropriate Accounting Standards.
    • To ensure all pension scheme annual accounts are prepared and are consistent with Group accounting records; and co-ordinate FRS 17 disclosures with actuaries.
    • To manage any requirements for information from third parties and prepare reports as may be required e.g. Norwegian Branch Accounts.

    Management Reporting

    • To support the preparation of the annual budget for the Group, including the cash-flow and balance sheet budgets.
    • To ensure the monthly consolidated group management accounts and accompanying disclosures are completed accurately in accordance with US GAAP and submitted to NYSE listed parent company in within agreed published deadlines.
    • To maintain a financial model (profits, cash-flow, and balance sheets) to facilitate forecasting and monitoring of the Group results, including liaison with the Finance Manager for cash-flow forecasts.
    • To co-ordinate the information received from Joint Venture and Associate companies, post to IFS, monitor and manage reporting of results.

    Financial Processing

    • To manage and co-ordinate the services between GMSL and GMSG Limited.
    • To monitor the value and volume of entries in the GRNI account.
    • To review bad debt provisions and any adjustments from FRS 17 pension shortfalls
    • To monitor and understand the effects of foreign exchange adjustments within the financial statements of the group.

    Staff Management

    • Management of the Financial Reporting and Processing team, including recruitment, training guidance and technical advice where necessary. The assessment of the team performance should be in accordance with the established Global Marine performance review process, providing objectives, monitoring performance, completing reviews and gradings.
    • Ensuring the teams are adequately resourced to meet deadlines.

    Other

    • Working with the Finance Director, IFS Systems Accountant & Financial Transactions Manager to maintain and develop the financial systems and procedures of the Group.
    • Ensure all processes comply with SOX guidelines.
    • Support interim and annual SOX audits.
    • You may be requested to carry out supplementary duties or other duties not defined in this Job Description at various times as requested by the Company in order to ensure the smooth running of the department, or during periods of sickness, holidays or high volume of work. You may also on some occasions be requested to provide service outside your normal working hours, but these requests will not be unreasonable

    Experience / Qualifications:

    • Educated to degree level or equivalent
    • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified
    • 5 – 10 years post qualification experience
    • Experience of preparing annual statutory accounts in accordance with UK GAAP (and ideally US GAAP but not essential)
    • Good communication skills
    • A positive can do attitude
    • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on time
    • IT literate with knowledge of IFS a distinct advantage
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to develop reasonably complex financial models using Excel
    • Experience in shipping or large construction contracts would be useful
    • Knowledge of iXBRL is an advantage

     

     


















    Cable Engineer

    Our offshore provider has the following vacancy: Purpose: To carry out cable-engineering duties within...

    Cable Engineer

    Our offshore provider has the following vacancy:

    Purpose:

    To carry out cable-engineering duties within the shipboard cable operations department, and develop into the Chief Cable Engineer role.

    Duties:

    • Take responsibility for the departments efficient and safe operation during the Chief Cable Engineer’s absence.
    • Organise and be responsible for the day-to-day running of the department as directed by the Chief Cable Engineer.
    • Take duties alternatively with the Chief Cable Engineer and be capable of carrying out the cable engineering requirements of the operation being performed.
    • Take responsibility of the test room and ensure that all logs, records and accounts are correctly maintained.
    • Undertake and manage the maintenance, testing and calibration of all equipment under the control of the department.
    • Take responsibility for the compilation of data and records following repairs and installation.
    • Supervise cable jointing and assess the radiographs and quality of cable joints.
    • Act as the vessels network and computer administrator and support all I.T. requirements onboard.
    • Undertake the role of DPSO during power feed operations and management of PSM’s with Terminal stations during repairs.
    • Ensure that the relevant CWPs, procedures and manuals are complied with.

















    Head of Sales

    Type: Permanent Reporting to: Sales Director Location: Chelmsford Purpose The role of the Head...

    Head of Sales

    • Type: Permanent
    • Reporting to: Sales Director
    • Location: Chelmsford

    Purpose

    The role of the Head of Sales, is to identify, develop and secure the sale of installation, O & M services and related offshore wind contracts, charters or consultancy within the key markets of Offshore Renewables. Key to success will be the individual’s ability to build, develop and manage an effective sales team, thoroughly qualify opportunities and manage communication & information flows regarding sales opportunities, bids and contract negotiations between the client, the Bids and Proposals Team and other departments within the business or JV’s as necessary during the sales cycle (lead through contract award). In addition to this the role is responsible for the development of an annual Sales & Marketing plan, a Sales Pipeline, Forecast and agreed set of Key Account Management plans, alongside appropriate management reporting and sales team objectives. This role is key in delivering a bid to contract ratio of 5:1 and in turn CWind’s annual financial targets and 5 year business plan aligned with the 4 pillars in the strategy for Cwind power.

    Key Deliverables

    • Ensure suitable Sales objectives are in place and captured in the PMS system. Manage the day to day activity of the Sales to achieve a bid to contract ratio of 5:1, whilst ensuring the financial and strategic objectives of the company are met every year
    • Develop a sales and marketing plan which ensures both new and existing customer relationships are in place to ensure Cwind Power is the provider of choice in its chosen power markets. Ensure account management plans are in place for all key accounts and provide timely sales input in to the annual marketing plan and events
    • Ensure comprehensive completion of and adherence to the sales qualification and prioritisation process which ensures only those opportunities that present the best chance of conversion to contract, and support the successful delivery of Cwind Power financial and strategic plan, are aligned with the Bids and Proposals team
    • Working alongside the Head of Bids and Proposals, ensure all relevant technical and commercial aspects of the bid are clearly understood by the Sales lead, as well as the Bids and Proposal Engineers and when necessary the contract negotiation team. Ensure that Sales and Proposals are closely aligned during the opportunity lifecycle through to contract award or loss
    • Ensure the Sales lead responsible works closely with the proposals lead to produce a comprehensive proposal document, approves same before issue to client and follows up on all bid submissions within 10 working days of the submission date, providing feedback to the Proposals team re same
    • In conjunction with the Sales Director / Head of Bids and proposals, agree margins to be applied to proposals to reflect market pricing intelligence, inherent risk levels, CWind’s USP’s as well as the business plan targets for each market sector
    • Ensure sales team proactively provides input into Vessel Resource Meeting, clearly understands utilisation levels, alongside any gaps and is focussed to secure work to address same
    • Provide the Managing Director / sales Director with regular reports related to all relevant sales, market and competitor activity including an accurate Sales Pipeline, Forecast and Key Account Plan data set
    • Set and manage the annual Sales budget
    • Other tasks as may be reasonably requested by line manager from time to time

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience

    • Minimum of 5 years Senior Sales or Business Development experience in a similar role, within the Offshore Renewable sector or Oil & Gas industry
    • Experience in managing a remote and culturally diverse team
    • A good understanding of contractual terms and conditions, risk management and RQHSE practices
    • Extensive experience in sales, negotiating and closing major contracts
    • Educated to Degree level, preferably in an engineering discipline or with an MBA
    • Excellent interpersonal, management and reporting skills
    • Good working knowledge of Sharepoint MS Office and CRM systems
    • Willingness to undertake frequent periods of domestic and international travel

    Career Progression

    • Head of Sales to develop key stake holder management skills and key levels of engagement at senior levels
    • To develop and build a sales team in line with the 5 year strategy plan to grow the business to the levels required
    • To undertake the required training in relation to long term sales director role for the complete Cwind power business
    • Commercial and enabler training in line with company procedures

















    Turbine Technician Level 5…

    Type: Permanent/Full time Reporting to: Resourcing Manager Responsible for: Small teams Location: Various EEA...

    Turbine Technician Level 5 or 7 (Qualified)

    • Type: Permanent/Full time
    • Reporting to: Resourcing Manager
    • Responsible for: Small teams
    • Location: Various EEA

    CWind is a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry supporting the construction, operation and maintenance of wind farms in the UK and across Europe.

    Since the launch of CWind in 2009, we have focused exclusively on offshore wind. This focus has allowed us to become recognised experts in our field. We are unique in our ability to team up our flexible, multi-tasking and fuel-efficient vessels with our highly skilled, well-trained and proven project solutions.

    Due to expansion the Company is looking to recruit a for highly qualified (Siemens level 7) offshore wind technicians to join our teams. This role will Working as part of a small team that undertake construction work, operate and maintain the Wind Farms, undertake balance of plan, carry out scheduled, unscheduled and proactive maintenance including fault finding, repairs and troubleshooting.

    You will be working offshore in all weathers and at heights of up to 100m, using heavy, complex electrical equipment, so you will demonstrate a high level commitment to Health and Safety in all aspects of your work.

    Key Responsibilities:

     

    • Plant control, operation and monitoring of Wind assets
    • Analyse weather data and coordinate commercial dispatch
    • Management of CMMS and associated works control
    • Marine manifesto management
    • Recording and monitoring access of staff and contractors at wind farm sites
    • Electro/Mechanical problem solving of wind turbines and associated plant, with user manuals and or electronic devices to trace, repair, record issues
    • Making cost/benefit decision making of changing a component before failure or allowing it to continue until complete failure
    • Work at height, using heavy equipment and electricity, therefore, experienced in understanding all Health, Safety and Environmental considerations
    • The technicians will be working offshore and are required to plan in advance what tools, spares, manpower, safety and personal planning is required for each task
    • Fault finding and diagnostics of the wind turbine to determining if site repair is possible or whether unit requires exchange
    • Inspection of blades and performing minor repairs as applicable then writing condition reports
    • Heavy lift planning where component failure has failed catastrophically and cannot be removed using the normal method
    • Support as required Project and Commercial Project managers, the MC, CTV skippers and Wind farm operators.

    Knowledge:

    • During major component exchange, may be responsible for leading groups of technicians working at height
    • Working safely individually and as a team
    • Focus on high quality maintenance activities, doing the right job, right, first time.
    • Person Specification
    • Demonstrate an exemplary and flexible approach to work (either alone or as part of a small multi-disciplined team)
    • Demonstrate good communication skills and cross functional working
    • Have a working knowledge of plant control and monitoring systems
    • Good commercial and electricity trading awareness
    • Have the capacity to manage a demanding and fluctuating workload
    • Demonstrate a good level of numeracy and literacy skills
    • Assist other team members as required and promote high quality working within the team
    • Work to a high standard with minimal supervision
    • Own and work towards fulfilling an agreed personal development plan and demonstrate a willingness to learn

    Skills and Experience

    • Currently qualified to at least level 7 (with full GWO)
    • An experienced Mechanical \ Electrical Craftsperson \ Technician \ Operator \ Engineer.
    • Excellent knowledge of wind turbine OEM and WTG blade composites, inspections and repairs.
    • Knowledge of the wind industry would be an advantage but not necessary as training will be provided
    • Capable of working in isolation and solving problems with an analytical approach, you will be confident at planning your own workload and capable of working well with all types of people, including industry specialists
    • Naturally flexible as we operate the wind farm 24 hours a day seven days a week
    • Knowledge and experience of safety rules systems both WTSR and HV
    • Knowledge and experience of electronic maintenance management systems
    • Full EU passport (not less than one year until expiry)

     


















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