Head of Construction, Finland - Finland

Renewable Energy - Development & Construction
Ref: 263 Date Posted: Monday 24 Aug 2020
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OX2 was founded in 2004. Ever since then, OX2 has been driving the change towards a 100% sustainable energy sector by continuously increasing the availability of renewable energy. So far, OX2 has developed and built over 2 GW large-scale, onshore wind power in the Nordic region

OX2 currently has 800 MW of Wind Projects under construction of which 312 MW in Finland. OX2 has management contracts of 516 wind turbines with an estimated annual production of 6,3 TWh. In Finland OX2 currently manages 30 wind turbines. OX2 has 150 employees in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Poland, Lithuania, and France. In 2019 net sales totalled EUR 463 million. OX2 Finland has offices in Helsinki (HQ), Tampere and Oulu

 

THE POSITION -  Head of Construction

OX2 are searching for a Head of Construction in Finland. In this position, you will be responsible for the construction of wind farms in Finland. Head of Construction will be working together with Project Managers to ensure everything is in place and all the activities that the team has been assigned are accomplished before the construction starts, before Financial Close. You will also be involved after the construction start as well as perform as a Line Manager. The ideal working location is Helsinki, but you can also be located elsewhere in Finland.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Appoint Construction Project Managers to different projects (before or after FC and/or during the claims period)
  • Be responsible to have high coordination and alignment with all Construction Project Managers and other Head of Constructions.
  • Be responsible to ensure lessons learned are held, shared, and implemented on a continuous basis, coordinating with the different departments affected
  • Work as a Line Manager for the Construction Project Managers in Finland
  • Be responsible for the budget, following the internal authorisation instructions

Before the construction phase:

  • Secure that the interfaces between contracts are comprehensive, covering the different responsibilities or identifying the needed resources
  • Create and be responsible of the main time schedule of the project as well as a project execution plan
  • Create and be responsible for the future construction budget
  • Identify future resource needs in the team

After construction starts:

  • Ensure that HSE rules are implemented and followed at the construction site
  • Review monthly reports
  • Be involved in the communication with contractors and suppliers, handle possible problems
  • Support closing of the project

 

BACKGROUND & REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 8 years of project management experience, preferably in construction projects in the wind sector
  • Leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering or similar
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Great problem-solving and negotiation skills, passion for leadership
  • Fluency in Finnish and English (written and spoken), Swedish is a plus
  • EPC delivery projects and/or grid infrastructure knowledge