Construction Manager

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BayWa r.e. UK Limited is part of the international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses, with our main office based in Edinburgh, and with other locations in Cork and Glasgow. The BayWa r.e. UK team focuses on wind project development, acquisition and construction, both in the UK and Ireland.  We are excellent listeners and offer a wide range of solutions, perfectly tailored to your specific requirements.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Edinburgh and are currently looking for a Construction Manager:


Your tasks

  • Managing the safe and successful delivery of a 14-turbine onshore wind farm  with commercial operations expected Q4 2022
  • Scheduling and managing all internal and external resources necessary for the realisation of the construction-related activities of specific wind farms, with appropriate delegation to and management of specific specialists within other departments or subcontractors
  • Responsibility for the coordination and delivery of all construction-related contracts (TSA, O&M, BoP, insurance, etc. )
  • Leading on regular construction project progress meetings with all stakeholders and preparing standard management reporting documents in relation to risks, progress, value and costs for the Head of Construction and Project Manager
  • Management of landowner relationships during project implementation to ensure potential issues are identified and addressed in a timely manner
  • Liaison with the Operations Management team to ensure effective handover into the operational phase
  • Supporting the in-house legal team in preparation of the construction related contracts
  • Supporting the SHEQ Manager in site audits and pro-active management of Health and Safety on sites
  • Supporting business development activities related to project acquisitions, including preparation of construction budgets, coordinating technical advisors and assisting in the preparation of business case/investment decision papers

Your profile

  • You are technically and digitally inclined
  • Degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering;
  • At least 5 years’ of post-graduate experience working on the construction aspects of UK onshore wind projects including implementation of the civil and electrical components as well as the wind turbines themselves;
  • Understanding of the structure, content and operational requirements of standard form construction contracts including FIDIC Yellow, Red and Silver Book and NEC 3;
  • Significant previous experience of managing input from colleagues, external advisors and contractors across a wide range of technical, financial and commercial matters;
  • Experience of managing a dedicated Site Manager or Resident Engineer to support project delivery.
  • Commercially aware with good experience of managing challenging negotiations and disputes
  • Organised and pragmatic with an ability to find solutions to challenging problems
  • Excellent communication skills, both written (presentations, reports, documents) and spoken;
  • Adept at building strong, cooperative and productive relationships with the key contractors involved in realising projects
  • SHEQ experience in managing projects

Your benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme 


Your contact

We look forward to receiving your application! 

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