We currently have the following vacancies:
SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER (re-advertisement)
We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Finance Manager to join our Senior Management team and assist us in commercialising our world leading, floating tidal energy technology. The Company is headquartered in Orkney with functions split with a team based in Edinburgh, the role would require travel between the two offices as was necessary.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Finance Manager will have the key responsibilities as:
Overall control of the Company’s accounting function to ensure that the company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth. This will include the development of financial management and spending control procedures.
Leadership and management of a small Finance team.
Ensuring the Company’s accounts are managed and audited in keeping with requirements.
Support the development of project budgets alongside potential grant applications, and continue with support of Project Managers and project teams in the management and reporting of budgets.
Work closely with Senior Management in strategic business and cashflow planning.
Support the CEO in their corporate responsibilities including collating and preparing reports and presentations, budgets, accounts and financial statements for review with the Board of Directors.
The successful candidate should have:
Proven experience of implementing budget management and control over multiple complex projects.
Established track record and experience of managing finances at a senior company level.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of an organisation.
Experience in budget control and procurement (including contracting strategies) of multi £m engineering projects would be useful.
Experience and understanding of the renewable energy sector and/or power generation would be useful.
Salary is negotiable, dependent on experience.
Location: Orkney / Edinburgh. Orkney offers a quality of life that is hard to beat. For further information on living and working in Orkney, see www.orkney.com
SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our electrical team, as we move into the next phase. You should be a motivated individual and be able to lead the electrical team confidently in the absence of the team manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to develop their skills and contribute to the overall success and growth of this world leading technology. You will be based full-time in Orkney with occasional travel.
Duties will include:
- Specification, design, procurement, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electronic/contol, electromechanical and electrical systems up to 1000V.
- Specification, procurement, installation and commissioning of HV systems including switchgear, transformers, connection systems, subsea cabling and grid connections, ensuring compliance with EMEC/DNO requirements and standards.
- Assist with installation, commissioning and operation of HV electrical systems.
- Assist Electrical Engineering Manager to ensure all work is performed in compliance with all regulatory authorities, SRTP Electrical Safety Rules and SRTP Safety Management Systems.
- Working with other discipline engineers to successfully integrate all electrical, control, instrumentation and hydraulic hardware and software systems necessary for operation of generation and auxiliary systems.
- Liaise with other discipline engineers to gain a full understanding of the requirements of the turbine control system in interfacing with electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and communication systems.
- Liaise with external contractors and suppliers as required for procurement of equipment and services.
- Supervision and co-ordination of technicians as required.
- When necessary, working at shipyards or other locations to assist with integration, commissioning and testing of electrical and electromechanical systems.
- Performing and assisting with all aspects of offshore testing
- Compliance with company health and safety policy and responsibility for completion of method statements and risk assessments.
The ideal candidate will possess:
- A degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, qualified through equivalent experience in a similar role
- Excellent team working and communication skills
- Leadership skills
- Experience working in the renewables sector would be a distinct advantage
Salary will be dependent on experience.