Department Manager Engineering - Offshore Wind

With Aibel you have a chance to develop your career through a range of projects in renewables and oil and gas. We call ourselves Engineering Pioneers. Whatever our job is, we approach it with creativity, curiosity and a drive to find new and better solutions. First we imagine the future. Then we build it.

At Aibel, your ideas transform into tangible products. As an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) supplier, you’ll experience all project phases, be it a process platform, wind park transformer, hydrogen plant, or future innovations.

Field Development & Offshore Wind Haugesund is now looking to strengthen the Engineering base organisation with a new department manager. As a department manager you'll play an important role in building and securing our competence and capacity through: recruitment, employee development and mobilizing employees and hired-ins to our projects.

About the position

As a department manager, you’ll be a key player in our engineering management team. We’ll provide you with the necessary training and support to excel in your new role. At the same time, we’re excited to learn from you and the experience you bring. We’re seeking individuals passionate about organizational development, with an interest in leading and fostering growth within our team members.

Responsibilities and tasks include

  • Identify talents and develop employees
  • Mobilize resources to project roles to secure project delivery
  • Develop and attract competence for the future
  • Personnel management, i.e. employee follow up, performance and talent management
  • Budget and result responsibility for own department
  • Ensure information flow within department
  • Contribute to a positive social and working environment


We are looking for people with an interest in leading and developing the individuals within our technical environment. We expect you to have minimum 5 years' technical experience from FEEDs/EPC projects, as well as relevant leadership experience. Furthermore, we believe you:

  • Have a keen interest in leadership and a proven track record from earlier leadership experience
  • Hold a relevant technical degree (BSc or MSc)
  • Are eager to secure the growth and development of both individuals and organisation
  • Are an effective communicator and have proficient knowledge of English and Norwegian

Personal qualities

  • Have a strategic mindset and work systematically and structured to reach defined targets
  • Are open to change and passionate about the deliverables and development of Aibel
  • Work proactively to acquire knowledge related to procedures and guidelines
  • Focus on building strong relations and work targeted to create a positive working environment

Become our colleague
Aibel offers many career opportunities. With us, you can work across disciplines, build competence and develop your own potential. This contributes to a vibrant and engaging work environment. We also offer flexible working hours, and our welfare clubs have a wide range of activities and training opportunities for all our employees.

Our overall strategy is to strengthen and grow the company's strong position within various energy segments, including offshore wind, oil and gas and hydrogen. At the same time, we always pursue new opportunities. Aibel sees social responsibility as a fundamental prerequisite, and sustainable development is therefore a natural part of our guidelines, work procedures and decision-making processes.

We value diversity and work targeted to secure inclusion of all employees.

Can you identify with our values, and are you inspired by our vision?
Then we would like to hear from you!

Application deadline and contact information:
For questions regarding the position, please contact:
Section Manager FD&OW Kristian Olafsrud, or +4747337557
Work Place: Haugesund
Application deadline: 21.03.2024

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