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Cost Engineer, Commercial

Position Type: Full-time, Fix Term Contract
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree preferably in STEM+F (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Finance) education

Position Start: ASAP

 

General Description

We are looking for a Cost Engineer, who is passionate about offshore wind technologies and enjoys the unique challenges of growing business in an emerging industry. You will join Principle Power’s Commercial organization, a high-performing and dynamic team that is focused on positioning Principle Power as the global leader in the emerging floating wind sector.

 

Main Accountabilities

  • Develop cost and pricing estimates (CAPEX and OPEX) for existing and prospective WindFloat projects in global markets; work with Principle Power engineering, customers, and suppliers recommend actions to optimize costs

  • Develop LCOE estimates for existing and prospective WindFloat projects in global markets; work with engineering, customers, and suppliers to recommend actions to optimize lifecycle costs

  • Create and mature techno-economic models to estimate the cost and LCOE of WindFloat technology applications with various site, market, and turbine configurations

  • Interface with relevant internal groups (Engineering and Technology) to conduct cost benefits analysis.

  • Develop and maintain of technical and economic databases to track WindFloat design details and commercial bids obtained in the market

  • Apply databases and models to answer key strategic questions related to WindFloat technology and commercialization roadmap:

    • Process optimization (fabrication, installation, O&M)

    • LCOE competitive analysis

    • LCOE impact assessment of technical R&D opportunities

  • Work with technical and BD teams to structure product/project offerings, plan and budget for success, build winning proposals, and negotiate commercial contracts 

  • Other functions as required under the Commercial Area.

 

Required Professional Experience:

  • 2+ years of professional experience, or education equivalent

  • Experience with offshore energy/offshore wind will be viewed favorably

 

 Required Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of renewable energy/power sector economics

  • Proficiency with financial valuation concepts

  • Familiarity with offshore wind technology

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; Familiarity with programming (e.g., Matlab, Python) and database systems are advantages

  • Exceptional written communications and presentation skills

  • Languages: Fluent in English required (Principle Power’s working language); Other languages a plus (namely in markets where we are present)

 

Other requirements (preferred, not exclusion factors):

  • Team player with commitment to building deep connections and networks within the organization

  • Creative approach to problem solving and enjoy complicated, quantitative analytical challenges

  • Systematic and detail-oriented approach to deliver high-quality solutions 

  • An ability to take initiatives and own projects, delivering results in an environment with multiple parallel activities

  • Self-Motivated and proactive, able to develop new methods of working from scratch

  • High level of agility, eager to develop new skills and areas of expertise

  • Superior problem-solving skills and ability to work well under pressure in a demanding environment

  • Status to work in the European Union

  • Willingness to travel abroad to support responsibilities

  • Ability to work across cultures and in different geographies

  • Advanced skills with spreadsheets, charts, and presentations

  • The tenacity and drive to inject value and create solutions

 

 Salary:

  • Competitive package available, commensurate with experience.

 

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to www.app_commcosteng@principlepowerinc.com