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Offshore Cable Package Manager

Offshore Cable Package Manager – ref. MQ152

Headcount Engineering is looking to expand its onsite managed services team and is seeking to recruit an Offshore Cable Package Manager to support a project portfolio through Development Rights Competition, RtM Auction and Consent. There is also potential within the role to also support the project portfolio more broadly providing strategic input into the overall delivery of the technical aspects of the projects.

Contract Duration: 12 Months

Hybrid working conditions. Main office – North Dublin

Within the project team, the Offshore Cable Package Manager will manage the scope of the cable package, which consist of:

* Lead the Offshore Cables related activities for offshore wind projects, at various stages of project maturity for both fixed and floating offshore wind farms.

* Provision of Technical and Commercial input into all aspects of the cables manufacturing and Installation Contracts, including input on contract strategy, preparation of Employers Requirements, preparation of specification of technical documents including specification requirements for cable lay vessel(s) and all other ancillary subsea vehicles operations relating to subsea cable installation.

* Lead the design, specification and installation of the Subsea Export and Inter-array cable network for the relevant project, including assessment of cable ampacity calculations, thermodynamic modelling and dynamic ratings.

* Compile and review all existing information from existing marine datasets, FEED studies, geophysical/ geotechnical surveys and electrical/ thermal cable design parameters to develop an integrated delivery model which ensures the optimum solution for the cable installation and operation.

* Coordinating and leading contract negotiations with cable suppliers for cable supply agreement and service agreements.

* Manage the cable tender evaluation, factory acceptance testing, route engineering and provide technical support during cable installation, jointing, testing and commissioning.

* Ensure that all cable related risks are continually assessed, reported and managed in line with the projects governance systems.

* Coordinating and leading contract negotiations with cable suppliers for cable supply agreement and service agreements.

* Identifying and managing the interfaces between the Cable package and other packages to ensure that the overall offshore wind development is successfully procured and delivered.


* Primary engineering level 8 degree in a relevant discipline and/or relevant work experience.

* A track record in the delivery of large-scale subsea cable projects from project initiation through to commercial close with a commitment to safety, budget, quality, project program and client satisfaction.

* Minimum of 10 years’ experience in cable design and subsea cable installations.

* Experienced in contract preparation and evaluation for vessels and subsea operations.

* Experience of working from own initiative, taking ownership of work / projects and motivating team members to deliver team objectives or projects.

* Proficient in HSEQ Standards for offshore cable projects, including familiarity with CDMC/ IMO/ IMCA requirements/ recommendations.

* Extensive experience in subsea cable laying, cable embedment, submersible vehicle operations, vessel positioning and commercial diving.

* Experienced in subsea surveys and engineering including interpretation of geotechnical and geophysical reports.

For further information please contact Mick on (phone number removed) or forward details in confidence to

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