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[Met-jobs] Vacancy - GL Garrad Hassan

From "Alison Thomas" <>
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Date Fri, 9 Mar 2012 14:33:03 -0000


WindFarmer Sales and Support Regional Manager

Reference: EUR/21/180 (Technical)

Location: Europe - Europe - with a preference for Bristol, Oldenburg, Hamburg, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog, Copenhagen or Paris.

Travel Requirement: Some travel required to attend meetings, client training courses and exhibitions.

Role Purpose

GL Garrad Hassan is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy. We are the recognised global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serve the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

Our WindFarmer software offers cutting edge technology in professional wind farm design and analysis. We are proud to offer our clients a wealth of know-how, packaged in a first class software product.

We are seeking an individual to manage and ordinate the sales, training and technical support of our WindFarmer software within Europe.

Coordinating a regional team of engineers you will have technical or direct line management and will be responsible for resourcing within the region. Working closely with clients to provide effective solutions you will also ensure a seamless and positive after care experience with the client.    You will conduct business development and marketing activities, potentially within several countries, including presenting to clients and representing the product at exhibitions. In addition you will also run bespoke software training courses (internal and external) and contribute technical expertise to the development team when making enhancements and improvements to the software. 

Person Specification

To be successful in this role, and our business, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise


  • MSc degree in meteorology, physics, wind energy, renewable energy or related
  • Good general understanding of the wind energy market
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the wind energy production assessment methodology
  • Knowledge of wind farm planning and permitting requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to present to and communicate effectively with clients
  • Ability to work under commercial pressure
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills


  • Comprehensive knowledge and proficiency with WindFarmer software
  • Experience of providing technical support and/or training for WindFarmer
  • Experience with customer contact in similar sales and support position
  • Experience with the planning process and environmental studies
  • Additional European languages

There will be opportunity to travel within Europe and on occasion worldwide.

Competency Requirements

The WindFarmer Sales and Support Region Manager is responsible for the economic success of the sales and support team in the particular region. You will manage a small team of sales and support engineers. Each team members is based in a different GLGH office. The role includes both line management and technical management responsibilities.

Closing date: 18 March 2012

To Apply:

Please complete the application form and send to:

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