Head of Marine Affairs

Providence, Rhode Island, US
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Join us in this role where youll support and guide projects on the maritime risks and opportunities associated with offshore wind, while growing your team to perform at the highest standard and develop strategy across the portfolio. This role will require internal engagement with our Permitting, Strategic Permitting, Project, and Corporate Affairs teams.
Welcome to the Permitting, Environment & Marine Affairs (PEMA) department
Youll be head of the Marine Affairs team, which is focused on activities relating to cross-project maritime risk reduction, compliance, and strong outreach for a variety of external stakeholders. Youll report to the Head of Permitting, Environment & Marine Affairs in the North America region.
Youll play an important role in:
working with stakeholders in high-risk maritime areas, which will include implementing a portfolio strategy for fisheries mitigation, navigational safety, and other maritime workstreams
developing the team in relation to the project management disciplines and specialist competences to ensure the best possible support for the organization and the portfolio of projects
updating the internal project teams on the key risks, embedding and maintaining knowledge, and communicating on key maritime risks and subsequent mitigation strategies
driving standardization/efficiency of the deliverables across the portfolio, working closely with the Head of Permitting and the Head of Strategic Permitting
providing insights internally into future risks and opportunities, engaging and proactively inputting and driving knowledge from the North America region to several other global functions, including EPC & Operations.
To succeed in the role, you:
have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and inspire, with experience of direct line management
have experience working across multiple projects, preferably in a matrix organization and in challenging situations
speak and write English fluently and possess excellent communication skills, enabling you to communicate messages to stakeholders at all organizational levels
have in-depth knowledge of US maritime regulations and policies as well as relationships with decision-makers, policymakers, and state/federal authorities
have excellent knowledge of marine affairs and legislation, especially in association with the permitting/construction/operation process in relation to the US offshore wind market.
Join a world leader in green energy
rsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the worlds most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development, and from the moment you join us, well support your personal and professional growth. Here, youll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and youll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.
Shape the future with us
Send your application to us no later than 08/08/2021. Well be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

Please dont hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, , on talentacquisitionUS@orsted.com if youd like to know more about the position.
Please note that youre expected to do some travelling in relation to your work, as youll promote and educate on marine affairs aspects vis--vis internal and external stakeholders. Youll also establish and maintain strong engagement with the Corporate Affairs, Project Development, and Commercial teams.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.
About the job Application deadline: 08/08/2021 Country: United States Workplace: Annapolis, Boston, Providence Working hours: full-time Employment type: Permanent Contact person Talent Acquisition Operations US the Operations team talentacquisitionUS@orsted.com Imagine a future with rsted About rsted
6,000 employees worldwide.
Headquartered in Denmark and located in 13 countries.
rsted develops, constructs andoperates offshore and onshore windfarms, solar farms, energy storagefacilities, and bioenergy plants, andprovides energy products to itscustomers.
Our vision is to create a world thatruns entirely on green energy.
An equal opportunity employer
rsted wants all employees to havethe same opportunities for impact andgrowth, regardless of age, nationality,disability, ethnicity, gender, sexualorientation or beliefs. Were committedto secure an inclusive workenvironment characterised by a respectfor all people so everyone feels free toopenly share their input and ideas.
What we offer Very high employee satisfaction and motivation
Continuous learning and development for all employees
An innovative environment that encourages diverse perspectives
Purpose-driven, innovative environment