Job Title: Technical Design Manager

Location: Home-Based (UK)

Who are we recruiting for?

Our client, a global leader in renewable energy assets development with operations across multiple countries, is seeking a Technical Design Manager to join their dynamic team. With recent expansion into the UK market and ambitious growth plans, they are looking for a qualified and motivated individual to support their Marine project development initiatives.

What will you be doing?

As a Technical Design Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the early development stages of high-voltage distribution and transmission infrastructure within or near ports. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading technical development efforts, ensuring compliance with marine industry-specific standards.
  • Collaborating with UK ports and safety personnel in a project delivery capacity.
  • Managing the design and construction of high-voltage infrastructure, including cables, transformers, CBs, substations, BESS, AIS, GIS, ranging from 33kV to 400kV.
  • Demonstrating expertise in the UK and international marine industry, including knowledge of key players, regulators, and initiatives such as electrification and decarbonization.
  • Utilizing your experience in project development or delivery within UK or international ports, understanding ship power systems, shore power connections, floating power, and marine energy generation.
  • Supporting multiple project initiatives and effectively leading teams of consultants or internal staff in delivering technical solutions and designs for power systems.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Taking strong ownership of projects and managing external consultants for engineering-driven project development.
  • Leading technical aspects such as BIM, 3D CAD design, and Digital Twins.
  • Collaborating with other teams on land, planning, and grid connection aspects and contributing to budgeting and strategy setting.
  • Supporting project development on various NatPower initiatives, with a focus on on-land delivery, although the projects are marine-related.

Are you the ideal candidate?

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:


  • Technical savviness, innovative problem-solving, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • 5-10 years of experience in high to mid low voltage technical design or delivery, with specific experience in the marine industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of marine requirements, regulations, technical standards, OEM offerings, and design requirements.
  • Project management and leadership experience in the energy and power sector.
  • Familiarity with energy and power project lifecycles and risks in large-scale utility projects.
  • Proficiency in BIM, 3D CAD, 3D design, and digital twin software.
  • Strong leadership abilities, excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and lead teams effectively.
  • Flexibility in work approach and willingness to travel regularly within the UK.
  • Experience in renewable energy project development is a plus.
  • Track record of supporting multiple project teams.


  • Capability to manage multiple business initiatives, clients, and projects concurrently.
  • Master’s degree, PhD, or innovation research background preferred.
  • Adaptability to fast-paced development schedules.

What’s in it for you? In return for your expertise and dedication, you can expect:

  • Competitive base compensation, commensurate with your experience.
  • Cash bonuses and profit participation through a Long Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) as defined by the group policies.
  • Benefits in line with NatPower UK policies.
  • A probation period of 3 months.
  • A notice period of 3 months, then 6 months.
  • An immediate starting date.
  • References required.

Who are we?

Executive Integrity is a global executive search and recruitment consultancy committed to building a more sustainable world. Focused on talent within the Maritime and Renewable Energy sectors, we contribute a portion of our profits to Renewable World, a charity dedicated to developing affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions for impoverished communities.

Join this unique and award-winning organization determined to make a positive impact on the world. If you’re a qualified, motivated, and creative professional with a passion for sustainable energy, we encourage you to apply and embark on this inspiring journey.

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