Market Director – Offshore

Market Director - Offshore


If you have the right drive to unleash the large potential of offshore wind with Sweco in the transition towards a new sustainable future you should definitely read on.  

For Sweco the year of 2021 set the sails to become a groundbreaking year in terms of sales, revenue, and work in hand in the department of Marine Constructions and Geotechnics. The pipeline for the next many years was secured by winning all major assignments within their market segment.

The department for Marine Constructions and Geotechnics consists of 3 teams: Marine Structures, Geotechnical Engineering, and Hydraulics and Climate. Each team consists of experts within offshore wind that adds to the total pool of experts together with Sweco´s energy department and other offices across Europe.

Now Sweco aim to go even further by allocating a number of new dedicated employees – one of them being a new Market Director to pro-actively engage the market to make Sweco´s existing clients aware of their capacities within offshore wind and to develop new clients.

Your key responsibilities

Your responsibilities will be to spearhead Sweco´s offshore wind business to make it grow, deliver technical consultancy and project management to their projects, meet their clients to promote their technical services within offshore wind and collaborate with the strong network in Sweco around the Baltics and the North Sea including offices in Sweden, Norway, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Poland, and Latvia.

Your tasks

Your tasks will be many and versatile but above all : You  execute the strategy to unleash the net sales potential and secure EBITA as recruitment of highly skilled resources improve the management / consultancy ratio.

Furthermore you will:

  • Spearhead a proactive client relationship towards Sweco´s wind clients
  • Perform project management and/or technical consultancy in existing offshore wind projects
  • Take lead in the development of their growth strategy for offshore wind
  • Perform lessons learned and improve the strategy for next year
  • Provide input for Sweco´s merge and acquisition process (MA)
  • Secure highly skilled team members and other resources to work under your guidance
  • Encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary cooperation

We expect that you will have equivalent share of business development and consultancy in your backpack, and we recognize that both parts are vital for executing a winning strategy as the company goes. You will have the full support of the management, tender team and the company´s many experts within offshore wind.

Your profile

To succeed in this role, you need to have excellent experience from the market and excellent people skills that will help you to build relation to Sweco´s clients. You must further have a large motivation to succeed and to develop your own business. You have an ability to create results through teamwork and to develop good relationships with colleagues and external business partners and further you have experience of working in an international environment.

This would in our understanding come down to minimum 7 years of relevant project experience preferably from wind developers and consultancy or alternatively contractors.

This is how you get started

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Director, Niels Lorenzen or Senior Research Consultant, Patrick Lyon Weirum at +45 70 20 12 75. Please submit your application and CV as soon as possible, if you are interested. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

Transforming Society Together
Sweco has delivered consultancy to the offshore wind industry for the last 20 years starting with Middelgrunden offshore wind farm project just outside of Copenhagen where they delivered the winning tender design, detailed design, construction management and supervision. Today they once again spearhead the development of offshore wind as they provide Technical consultancy for the e.g. Energy islands and Ice assessment studies for the Hessel Offshore wind farm.

Sweco is Europe’s largest architectural and engineering company. Sweco plan and design the cities and communities of the future. Together with their clients, their architects, engineers and other specialists create solutions that address urbanization and digitalisation and make our society more sustainable.

At Sweco in Denmark, you get 1,400 colleagues. In Europe, they are a total of 18,000 experts who solve tasks every year in 70 countries across the globe.

Deadline forapplication:As soon as possible
Workplace: Copenhagen
Reference: 2206.206