Procurement

Senior Investment Buyer Wind Offshore

Senior Investment Buyer Wind Offshore
Supporting with the Wind Offshore sourcing strategy and contractual strategy
Provide market intelligence and assisting developers on business cases
Supporting asset managers during operations of offshore wind farms

Why choose for Eneco?

The Senior Investment Buyer (SIB) oversees supporting the team to create and implementing the Wind Offshore sourcing strategy and contractual strategy in coordination with the Head of AO&IT. With the guidance and support of the team, the SIB should be able to present the sourcing strategy, rationale and award criteria of his/her tenders towards the procurement board and relevant stakeholders from the ADR business units. The SIB directly reports to the Head of Procurement ADR.

What are you going to do?

The Senior Investment Buyer (SIB) oversees supporting the team to create and implementing the Wind Offshore sourcing strategy and contractual strategy in coordination with the Head of AO&IT. With the guidance and support of the team, the SIB should be able to present the sourcing strategy, rationale and award criteria of his/her tenders towards the procurement board and relevant stakeholders from the ADR business units. The SIB directly reports to the Head of Procurement ADR.

You are responsible for:

The SIB plays a front-line role towards the business units of Eneco and will support primarily the following departments:

  • The Development Department, by providing market intelligence to developers and assisting developers on strengthening business cases for potential projects.
  • The Realization Department, by conducting procurement activities (should be able to independently initiate, coordinate and manage tenders -ITT, clarifications and qualifications stages, contract negotiations, award, and contract execution-, as well as to continue in post-award stages acting as contract manager supporting project managers during the construction of his/her projects. 
  • The Operations Department, by acting as contract manager also supporting asset managers during operations of offshore wind farms (i.e., O&Ms/SMAs) seeking to maximize the value of the projects.

What do you bring?

You work together as a team to realize one mission. You are proactive in helping to accelerate the energy transition. You create space to exchange insights and opinions with colleagues and you take responsibility for contributing to the joint plan. In addition, you have:

Background:

  • Experience negotiating and managing EPCI FIDIC yellow contracts, Turbine Supply Agreements and O&Ms/SMAs Offshore.
  • Experience with contract tendering and negotiations (strategy, leadership): preparation, coordination and management of tenders, contract negotiation, leadership, proactive report to Head of Procurement ADR, good communication skills and sense of adequate escalation.
  • Excellent spend, claims and variations management in projects.
  • Experience managing, coordinating and optimizing commercial interfaces of the project.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Resilience, adaptability in an evolving organizational structure, independency and leadership welcomed to help structure of new organization.

Requirements:

  • Preference for a strong project central procurement professional with a strong performance history and passion for renewables. 
  • Technical or Business University degree (MSc., MBA) or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of contracting and procurement experience (High CAPEX/ technical / constructions contracts, FIDIC, TSAs, O&Ms and offshore indemnities and insurances).
  • At least 5+ years offshore wind experience.
  • 5+ years of hands-on post- award contract management of Offshore wind turbines or complex EPCs or similar contracts is a plus.
  • Team player, "Can do" mentality and capacity to make complex ideas simple are a must.
  • Experience with new ventures/ new project is preferred. 
  • Advanced negotiations skills.
  • Strong understanding of the risks of the contract(s) and the potential legal and financial consequences associated therewith.
  • Suppliers' performance management experience. 
  • Effective communicator with proven ability to collaborate and integrate across multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong commercial and analytical skills.
  • Hard-working / committed.
  • Fluent in English (oral and writing), Dutch is a plus.
  • Able to work in our Rotterdam office, with certain flexibility.
  • Available at reasonably short notice (1-2 months).

Where are you going to work?

The Procurement department is responsible for the entire procurement within Eneco, divided into three categories; Professional Services, Asset Operations, IT and Innovation, Asset investment and Realisation.

The Sr Investment Buyer function is part of the Asset investment and Realisation category.

What do we have to offer?

  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to the position
  • You will receive a benefit budget of 13,811% of your gross salary, incl. holiday allowance
  • A bonus with a maximum of 14% of your gross annual salary
  • A challenging position in which you can develop yourself

Questions about the vacancy?

Would you like to know more about this vacancy at Eneco? Celia Leyva, our Head of Procurement - Asset Development & Realization, will be happy to answer your questions via 06-43257544.

For more information about the application procedure please contact our recruitment assistants via enecorecruitment@eneco.com.

Applying straight away? Of course you can also apply via our recruitment system. Click on the 'apply' button and send us your CV with motivation. You will receive a response as soon as possible.

An online assessment and a (pre-) employment screening are part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.

Application process

Step 1
Apply online
Step 2
Screening (CV)
Step 3
1st interview phonecall
Step 4
Assessment
Step 5
Offer

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