Installation Manager (Cables)




Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Total Energies, Corio Generation (a portfolio company of Macquarie Asset Management operating on a standalone basis) and Gulf Energy Development. The Joint Venture (GTR4 Ltd) have the seabed lease rights from The Crown Estate to develop a 1.5 GW project in the UK southern North Sea. The project is in the Development Phase with the aim to achieve all the necessary consents and complete the necessary surveys and engineering to enable the project to become operational before 2030. The successful candidate will play a vitally important role within the integrated JV project team.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marine, Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering, and considerable experience in large marine T&I projects, preferably in offshore wind, but cable scopes in other applications shall be considered (interconnectors or as part of offshore oil and gas infrastructure), with either a developer or marine contractor. Candidates without degree will also be considered with extensive demonstrable experience in Cable Installation activities.
  • The successful candidate is expected to have experience in the contribution of contract development and negotiation for offshore scopes, and support tendering documentation preparation, and technically review responses. Familiarity with contracts and terms and mechanisms for T&I contracts, and optionally EPCI contracts. Knowledge of different contract forms is beneficial but not essential.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation and best practice associated with construction projects.
  • Experience of working within CDM projects, HSE legislation and processes and audits, design risk assessment and method statement production and reviews.
  • Knowledge of marine operations, and supply chain associated with cable supply offshore and offshore construction.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards.
  • Support the timely project construction phase closing including required documentation release and handover to O&M.
  • Proactive and co-operative way of working.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively.


  • Support the review and implementation of FEED outcomes, support main asset procurement and detail design.
  • In due course this role will manage the offshore installation at execution stage.
  • Understand the project requirements for managing offshore cable installation and develop management processes/trackers.
  • Plan the installation activities and execution plan for the cables scopes, including technical and commercial assessment of methodologies and equipment.
  • Plan the installation activities in line with holistic project construction plan.
  • Draft tendering documentation, technically review responses and negotiate with contractors.
  • Input into construction strategy, including providing detailed supply chain information, including rates of progress, cycle time, technological constraints specifications and limitations.
  • Provide technical guidance on weather downtime assessments.
  • Provide technical guidance on carousel management and logistics; and
  • Provide technical guidance on CBRA development and implementation of results.

Context & Environment

TotalEnergies targets 100 GW of renewable generation capacity in 2030 and will continue to expand its business to become a leading international player in renewable energies. Offshore Wind development is one of the axes of this ambition.

Offshore Wind projects are specific by their considerable unit size (classically 500 MW to 2000 MW, 1 to 5 bn USD) and their complexity (multiple partnerships, offshore environment, strong competition, etc.).

Currently, TotalEnergies Renewables UK is already a shareholder of Seagreen (1140 + 500 MW, 51% with SSE), Blue Gem Wind (100 MW, 80% with SBE), ODOW (1500 MW, 50% with Corio) and West of Orkney (WOW 2 GW with Corio and RIDG) .

If you have a growth mindset, are curious and have a passion for the green transition, we want to hear from you!

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