Offshore Site Manager

Ref No. BHN543809
Salary £700 - £750/day
Location Blyth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (31/05/2026)
Job Status Open


Offshore Site Manager, contract (until May 2026), Outside IR35, up to £700 per day, located in Blyth.


Offshore Site Manager

The Job

The Offshore Site Manager Role:

The Offshore Site Manager - will form part of the Offshore Site Management (OSM) team and will be responsible for the management of the site establishment and works co-ordination for the Offshore Site including coordination of the construction of the Offshore Converter Platform, export cable, array cables, foundations and wind turbines. The role also includes responsibility for managing the site establishment and ensuring the setup of the Project of the Principal Contractor (PC) team adheres to the Construction Phase Plan (CPP) and all construction systems as required by the CDM Regulations.

The Offshore Site Manager will report to the General Site Manager (or potentially directly to the Snr Project Manager) who responsible for the whole OSM team and ensures the duties under the CDM Regulations of the Principal Contractor for the Offshore Site are adhered to by the Project Principal Contractor organisation.

The role requires extensive experience of the management of offshore wind farm construction including carrying out the Principal Contractor duties under the CDM Regulations. The Offshore Site Manager will work alongside the Deputy General Site Manager, Offshore Services Package Manager and the Offshore Health and Safety Manager and will be supported by the Deputy Offshore Site Manager(s).

Flexible working hours will be essential given the 24 hour offshore construction process, and the role will be supported by an extensive Principal Contractor team.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven track record managing offshore site construction and coordination on Offshore Wind Farms
  • A degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • High level safety qualifications such as NEBOSH would be an advantage
  • An excellent understanding of marine management, construction practices, heavy lifting and HV commissioning.
  • The ability to control and enforce CDM (2015) and Health and Safety requirements
  • The capability to work within a team and to manage competing demands from the project
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively within a team
  • Strong coordination and leadership skills, highly motivated, confident and resourceful
  • Fluent in English speaking / writing

Principal Accountabilities

  • All offshore site management activities with respect to the offshore works including, Health, Safety, Environment, Security, Maintenance pre-Handover and team management.
  • Establishment and management of the port for the commissioning and crew transfer operations and site office facilities (construction ports for WTGs, Foundations, Subsea Cables and the OCP are all provided by the Works Contractors and are outside the scope of the Offshore Site Management team).
  • Management of the Deputy Site Manager(s), Offshore Services Package Manager, and all personnel within the offshore site team including marine coordinators, construction supervisors, surveyors, heavy lifting advisors, diving advisors, administrators etc.
  • Liaison with the Package Managers who are fully responsible for the installation of their components of the wind farm and who form part of the overall project PC team.
  • Liaison with the Commissioning Manager who is responsible for operating the HV Safety Rules for all energised plant and who form part of the overall project PC team.
  • Liaison with the Onshore Site Manager at the Offshore/Onshore interface (cable landfall)
  • Fulfilling project requirements under the project controls and governance system.
  • Reporting to the General Site Manager on a monthly basis and by exception all incidents, organisational, risk and programme status and issues.
  • Establishment and Maintenance of the Offshore Site Safe system of work including access management (permits to work), safety from the system, marine coordination, communications, emergency response and rescue, welfare, waste management, maintenance pre-handover etc
  • Ensuring that PC team are fulfilling the duties of the Principal Contractor for the Offshore Site under CDM including:
    • Plan, monitor and manage offshore construction until handover to Operations.
    • Ensure a system of site coordination meetings and reporting.
    • Ensure the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan and Site rules are written, distributed to contractors and maintained.
    • Ensure suitable welfare facilities and in place and maintained.
    • Ensure Contractors' Health & Safety Plans are sufficient and suitably maintained.
    • Ensure Contractors Environmental Management Plans are maintained.
    • Carry out competence assessments to ensure competence of all appointees.
    • Ensure suitable Risk Assessments and Method Statements are in place.
    • Ensure a safe system of work offshore incorporating the HV Safety Rules.

Please note the following

  • Rotational weekends as required, frequency and location of rotational weekend work to be agreed locally by contractor and client (including incident on call rota).
  • All GWO tickets including a chester step test must be obtained at the Offshore Site Manager's time and cost If there is a requirement to go Offshore


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