Construction Project Manager, Wind Power, Finland - Finland

Development & Construction
Ref: 154 Date Posted: Wednesday 02 Oct 2019
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Our client specializes in developing, constructing, financing and managing Renewable Energy Power plants. They are headquartered in Sweden and are one of the leading developers in Northern Europe.


THE POSITION – Construction Project Manager
The Construction Project Manager shall be the overall responsibility for the construction of the wind farm. The role of Construction Project Manager has mainly presence during the Realization and Construction phases of the wind farm. In some occasions, the input from the Construction Manager shall be needed during Due Diligence of external projects. The Construction Project Manager will be involved in the following focus areas;

Support in certain complex projects under the engineering team lead in the constructability of the windfarms.

The closing stage of development:
At the Development Close, the Construction Manager role could participate in the risk assessment and in the transfer from Development to Realization in order to get familiar with the project.

Realization phase
The construction manager should be appointed at this stage and should participate in the negotiations. Focusing primarily on the interfaces between contracts, the main time schedule and the construction budget.

As a result, the Construction Manager should be responsible for preparing future construction. Responsible to prepare the Project Execution Plan, main time schedule, construction budget, identifying future resource needs in terms of consultants

During the Construction phase, the Construction Manager is the overall responsibility for the project in terms of safety, budget, time, quality and stakeholder management.

Due Diligence:
Review the status of the project from the Construction point of view, identifying the major construction showstoppers or risks.

Responsibilities include

Construction phase

  • Overall responsibility for budget, time, quality and stakeholder management of the project.
  • Overall responsibility to secure that high HSE standards are implemented and followed in the project.
  • Managing the Project team to successfully deliver the project deliverables and to follow up the progress of the construction.
  • Manage the different stakeholders of the project, especially the client and the client´s representatives.
  • Monthly reporting internal to the company and to the client.
  • Contracts representative for the project.
  • Deliver the project to the client.
  • Reporting variations from the agreed scope to the Head of Construction according to the mandate and internal policies.


Realization phase

  • Responsible for creating and updating the Main Time Schedule
  • Responsible for budgeting the construction CAPEX of the project.
  • Prepare the Project Execution Plan from a construction point of view (Including the Quality Plan, inspections reports…)
  • Propose the organisation to manage the project
  • Responsible for the negotiations with WTG and BoP contracts of the areas assigned to this role (in collaboration and supervision with the WTG and BoP leads)
  • Participation and understanding in the Risk Workshop of the project, securing that a Risk workshop has hold before the FC.
  • Planning ahead and mitigating the risks before the construction starts.

Background & Requirements;
Wide and general knowledge of the construction of wind power is essential.

Expert knowledge on;

  • Project Management.
  • Construction management
  • Communication with the project team and with third parties
  • Problem-solving
  • Program ahead

In-depth knowledge about;

  • Commercial aspects of the negotiations and the construction.
  • Quality assurance


Good understanding of;

  • The sales process for the wind farm


Get in touch with 
Simon Evans-Jones       
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 439