Technical Lead - Environment & Project Siting (SL)

Req Id:  11741
Job Family:  Engineering - Project Management

Monaco, MC


As an SBMer, we value the contribution you are already making today.  Now, see how a role change can develop you, and us, even more.


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 


Job description



SBM Offshore opened its development branch in 2021 and is currently developing a pipeline of 4GW of floating offshore wind projects worldwide, with 2.1 GW targeted to be operational before 2030.


SBM Offshore relies on a core development team based in Europe, UK, US and Canada supporting integrated project teams, through its joint ventures, worldwide.



You will have the overall technical responsibility on your perimeter for the floating wind farms under development at SBM Offshore. Your role will be two folds.


You will be overseeing siting and environmental aspects of floating wind projects under development. The role is primary about coordination although you need to possess a strong technical background in your field such that you can produce facts when required.  Specifically, you will deliver the following services to the projects within our portfolio:


  • Provide guidance and advisory to the project team on all environmental aspects
  • Contribute to project basis of design for your relevant perimeter
  • Coordinate initial site screening and selection at project early stages
  • Supervise environmental impact assessment processes on a technical level:
    • Contribute to, review and approve scope of works for third party studies
    • Contribute to, review and approve scoping documents
    • Follow-up progress of the various EIA streams, review and approve work packages
    • Maintain an overview of the program, manage the risks
  • Coordinate project site characterization activities with support from subject matter experts. This will cover at a minimum geophysical and geotechnical surveys, UXO, metocean studies, wind resources assessment
  • Coordinate GIS activities
  • Coordinate internal resources allocation to the projects


In addition to project assignment, your role will involve building technical excellence in your domain of expertise. This will mainly consist in:


  • Create and maintain technical referential (working procedure, standards)
  • Ensure consistency between projects under developments
  • Identify and maintain relation with key suppliers
  • Follow regulatory and best industry practices evolutions
  • Keep up to date with latest technology; join working group / industry programs
  • Share technical vision both internally and externally


You will report to the Technical Manager and are expected to interface with the following stakeholders:





  • Project development teams of each project under development
  • Other engineering disciplines
  • Supply chain department





  • SBM Offshore partners on co-development
  • Consultants, engineering companies
  • Governmental agencies
  • Certification bodies
  • Suppliers



Job requirements


  • Master engineering degree in marine science, environmental engineering or equivalent
  • 10 years of relevant experience working on offshore renewable energy projects
  • Previous experience in delivering or coordinating environmental impact assessment studies
  • Expertise in marine life and onshore wildlife surveys methodologies and technics
  • Knowledge of site characterizations methodologies and technics
  • Knowledge in constraint mapping and GIS
  • Good knowledge of relevant regulatory frameworks and policies



Behaviors & inter-personal skills


  • Action oriented, drives results
  • Influential, ability to convince
  • At ease working simultaneously on multiple projects, involving many parties
  • Living with competitive priorities
  • Strategic mind-set
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Curiosity, self-learning
  • Solid communication skills and reporting
  • Fluent in English






SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.