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15. April 2021
Kongens Lyngby
04. May 2021


Are you passionate about the green transition and making renewable energy solutions happen? Do you want to want to lead and inspire an offshore wind team working globally to build our sustainable future? Here is your chance to lead from the front!

We are looking for a Head of Section to lead the Offshore Wind section (in Lyngby, Denmark) in our Wind energy and Renewables department. You will play a crucial role in in leading and developing offshore wind professionals dedicated to design offshore wind farms for customers worldwide.


COWIs Wind Energy business is growing, and we are looking for new colleagues to meet the growing demand for our services.

The Wind Energy and Renewables organization consist of 125 dedicated colleagues working from Denmark, Germany, Norway and Taiwan, while collaborating closely with energy and marine colleagues in the United Kingdom and North America. You will join a dynamic team that delivers offshore wind energy solutions and offers full lifecycle services to our customers. We have a track record in making wind energy solutions possible even under the most demanding conditions. When offshore, we design both floating and bottom fixed structures. Since 1980, we have been involved in more than 1,000 wind power projects in 70 countries.

Our offshore wind organisation consists of dedicated specialists and project managers, covering all main design services. We are part of COWI's major business line - International and work in a highly international environment with projects all over the world from offices in Denmark, Germany, Norway, UK, North America, Middle East, and South East Asia.


As part COWIs Offshore Wind organization, we are looking for a Head of Section with focus on people development, having international experience with offshore projects and leading multidisciplinary project teams. You are familiar and thrive in communication and working with complex issues with a multi-disciplinary project team. Reporting to the Vice President- Wind Energy and Renewables, you will be responsible for the resource planning, people development and engagement of the team. You have experience in Offshore Wind and can provide project steering and/or technical inputs. You will be part of the department management team. You will take ownership, drive accountability and will act as a role model for the COWI values.

COWI is a leader within our field because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and realise your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow's societies.

Furthermore, your leadership responsibilities include:

  • Executing the department action plan
  • Day-to-day people management of the section's employees
  • Set clear targets for performance and development of the section's employees including introduction of new employees and organize personal development plans for them.
  • Give support and feedback to the section's employees
  • Leading project teams in execution of the projects
  • Providing technical as well as discipline leadership on our projects


Your skills are the key to our success. Working across borders and disciplines, we share knowledge and build strong relationships with colleagues and customers. You contribute your expertise and get to learn from the best.

To succeed in this position, we believe you have an outgoing and customer-oriented attitude. Further you can inspire and develop people and drive high engagement in the workplace. Along with this you are result-oriented with focus on high quality, thoroughness, and business understanding. You thrive in a challenging and versatile environment and have ability to manage cultural differences, integrate people and knowledge.

You hold master's degree in civil engineering and have more than 10 years of relevant experience with design and management of offshore works projects.

Furthermore, you have

  • strong theoretical and practical knowledge of steel structures, especially in the fields of offshore wind design
  • Good insight in leading teams and high-level project management skills
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and technical skills within offshore wind
  • You have good communication skills in English (oral and written)


Please call Kerim Martinez, Vice President (Wind Energy & Renewables) at +45 56401349


Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible since the recruitment process is ongoing. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.


COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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