Scottish energy jobs: Infinergy: Pelamis Wave Power: Oil and Gas UK: Infinis Energy

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  • Location: Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh, Germany

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Well Life-cycle Practices Advisor, Aberdeen

Part-time (5 days a month) Contract Basis – Self Employed Contract Rate: Negotiable

Oil & Gas UK is a representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Its 380 members include the full spectrum of companies working in the industry’s supply chain from super major oil companies to small specialist contractors. The Oil & Gas UK Directorate comprises a strong team of specialists covering the complete range of issues affecting the industry. With offices in both London and Aberdeen, the purpose of the organisation is to strengthen the long-term health of the industry it serves.

The Well Life Cycle Practices Forum (WLCPF) was created in 2011, as recommended by the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Advisory Group (OSPRAG) following the Macondo incident in the US. The structure and governance of the forum sits within Oil & Gas UK, with the following primary purposes:

  • Identifying, implementing and maintaining industry best practice, guidelines and standards applicable to the well design, well construction, well management and intervention operations in the UKCS
  • Providing industry regulators and stakeholders with a forum to discuss cross industry issues that are relevant to enhancing health, safety and environmental excellence
  • The forum through which industry stakeholders share best practice, review well life cycle cross industry issues, create and resource workgroups, interface with other Oil & Gas UK Forums and regulators works ultimately towards preparing recommendations and guidelines for consideration by the Board and members of Oil & Gas UK

We are looking for this part-time contract position to play a leading role managing the WLCPF, preparing and revising technical reports and guidelines and covering all other related activities. The candidate must have a strong working knowledge of relevant UKCS legislation as well as extensive operational experience at a senior level including but not limited to drilling, workover and intervention and decommissioning operations.

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HR Manager, Oil and Gas UK

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London, SW1E 5BH


Community Manager – Wind Energy, Edinburgh Office

 Infinis Energy plc

Closing date not specified

 The role’s focus is to lead on community engagement activities and be instrumental in positioning Infinis as a market leader in the creation of community-based initiatives which will allow Infinis to play an active role in the social and economic well-being of the communities where our wind farms are located.

 The role will take responsibility for all community-related initiatives and associated public relations, and will involve a wide range of activities, including setting and implementing strategic processes and procedures with regard to Infinis’ community engagement initiatives for development projects and operating wind farms, liaising with key external stakeholder groups such as local communities, councils and landlords.

 Applications should be made in writing to HR Department at Northampton Head Office.


Software Engineer, Edinburgh

Power Systems Engineer, Edinburgh

Pelamis Wave Power

No closing date specified

 Pelamis Wave Power is seeking a talented software engineer to work within our expanding software

and electronics department based in Edinburgh. The role will involve working on the design and

development of the control system for existing Pelamis machines being demonstrated in Orkney as

well as the next generation Pelamis design currently under development.

Pelamis is also looking for an enthusiastic Power Systems Engineer based in our Edinburgh

office. This role will concentrate on electrical design studies and power systems modelling required

for the connection of Pelamis Wave Farms to the electrical grid, including design and specification of

MV switchgear solutions as well as liaison with utilities, transmission and distribution organisations

for the development of wave farm projects.

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European Account Manager – Renewables: The Met Office

Starting £27,846 and for exceptional candidates up to £30,380 and relocation up to £5000 + competitive benefits, including Civil Service Pension. Opportunity to join our Sales

North or Central Germany

We provide wide-ranging onshore and offshore services to give businesses the intelligence they need to deliver initiatives safely, effectively and efficiently.

Renewable energy is a fast-growing market for us – over recent years, the revenue from this sector has grown from zero to over a million pounds. And, as we expand our renewables business into Europe, we have significant growth targets for 2014/15; targets which you’ll help us realise as European Account Manager. In order to successfully identify, support and grow new accounts in Germany, it’s crucial that we have a presence in the local market.

Based in either North or Central Germany and travelling around the country, you’ll actively familarise yourself with market conditions, competitor activity, major projects, legislation, technological progress and of course, promote Met Office capabilities and services.

Having identified key stakeholders and mutually beneficial collaboration opportunities, you’ll take ownership and manage the sales process lifecycle for your customer accounts. The relationships you build will bring opportunities for profitable growth.

You’ll use your insight to inform strategic planning, working closely with the team and other internal departments to ensure that our offering matches the individual needs of customers.

You’ll be required to undertake 6-8 weeks of training at our head office in Exeter, United Kingdom as part of your role.

The person

You’re a proactive self-starter and a clear, credible communicator with a track record of developing strong working relationships.In order to be considered for the role, you’ll need to meet the following essential criteria:

1. Strong desire to pursue a career in front line sales and customer service management in the business to business sector.

2. Demonstrable ability to understand scientific or technical information and interpret in a customer environment.

3. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, with potential to foster good long-term customer relationships and the ability to negotiate at senior management level.

4. Experience of achieving and exceeding targets. This will be done in isolation for much of the time so candidates must be driven, motivated with a very strong work ethic.

5. Sound time management, strategic planning and organisational skills.

6. Based in Germany with a willingness and flexibility to travel regularly throughout the Europe and overseas visiting customers and attending conferences and exhibitions.

7. German language skills.

To apply, contact the Met Office


Infinergy Ltd

Senior Construction Manager (Onshore)

Inverness office

No closing date specified

Infinergy has a significant portfolio of consented projects within Scotland. In preparation for the construction of these projects we seek an experienced senior construction manager to manage and oversee all pre-construction related activities across the portfolio.

The successful candidate will assist in reaching project financial close through managing activities,including ground investigation, preparing detailed design, materials estimation and leading the overall construction strategy.

In addition, the role will involve the preparation of construction scope of works and tender documentation, the contracting and management of third party suppliers (BoP, Owners Engineer etc) and acting as the primary point of contact with the grid operator.

We seek a suitably qualified construction manager with significant experience of managing large, complex onshore wind projects through financial close to construction.

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