Head of Project Assurance, Offshore Wind

London (Greater)
18 Oct 2021
18 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Our Green Investment Group's global offshore wind business is responsible for the successful management and delivery of a pipeline of 15+ GW of offshore wind projects, the origination of new opportunities and partnerships as well as the provision of asset management and advisory services to third party investors. The organisation is currently looking to strengthen its capabilities, organisation and operational infrastructure to better meet the evolving needs of the rapidly expanding business.

In this newly created role, you will report to the Head of Asset Management of Green Investment Group’s (GIG) global Offshore Wind business and be responsible for the project management stage gate governance framework, project steering and assurance according to GIG’s project management model.

You will be expected to develop and embed GIG’s project stage gate process across the global portfolio, developing best in class templates and guidelines to provide robust project governance and assurance. You will provide insight and independent advice to senior management on project maturity, risks and value drivers to support effective portfolio management and project decision making that aligns with business objectives.

You will coordinate with internal stakeholders and partners across various geographies and functions to support project delivery, delivering an agile and flexible project governance framework that can adapt to the challenges of joint-venture delivery models.

You will be the subject matter expert for project teams on project assurance requirements, supporting project teams in successfully meeting those requirements and managing the stage gate process across the portfolio. This will require an in-depth analysis of the existing portfolio and mapping individual projects accordingly to the new framework.

To be successful in this role, you will have at least 7 years of cumulative experience in governance, risk management or project delivery roles, ideally in the energy and/or infrastructure sector. Previous experience with offshore wind projects and of working in a multi-national business would be an advantage. Experience in developing and implementing risk management or governance frameworks in a dynamic business for projects at different lifecycle stages would also be an advantage.

If you possess a strong sense of accountability, are able to focus on details while maintaining a holistic view, enjoy collaboration across functional and geographic boundaries, and want to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

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