• Team Leader Electrical, Process & Safety (EPSA)

    Location DE-Hamburg
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Oil & Gas
    Location Details
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL Hamburg seeks a Team Leader to manage our Electrical, Process & Safety unit. The unit consists of 10 engineers and specialists located in Hamburg. The unit handles diverse topics for onshore and offshore verification and certification with regards to HVAC, Electrical, Fire Protection and Process. Members of the team are typically authorised experts for the German Mining Authority.


    The main focus areas for the unit are independent expert analyses of offshore platforms (wellhead, accommodation, process, transformer etc.) with regards to conformity and reliability during all phases of a project (e.g. design, fabrication, installation, commissioning and operation).

    The team has a high focus on fixed offshore structures in the oil & gas as well as wind industry.

    The typical services are related to verification/certification, independent analyses as 3rd party and technical advisory projects.

    The unit cooperates closely with other units in our area, region and the entire DNV GL network forming multidisciplinary teams out of the Hamburg certification/verification hub. The project portfolio includes both CAPEX and OPEX projects.


    We provide an inspiring working environment for candidates interested in technical challenges and being part of a highly competent team of experts.

    The unit is part of the Plants and Pipelines section, which comprises a total of more than 20 engineers and specialists. The section is part of Oil & Gas Area Germany which consists of more than 80 skilled and enthusiastic engineers and consultants working mainly with technical advisory, risk management and verification/certification services related to structural integrity, hydrodynamics, foundations, marine operations, safety, process, electrical and cranes & lifting operations.

    We are looking for a dynamic and result-oriented candidate to fill the position Team Leader - Electrical, Process & Safety. The successful candidate must possess in-depth technical knowledge within one of disciplines, knowledge in process, rotating machinery preferred. In addition, the new team lead should have a commercial mindset combined with a proactive attitude. Furthermore, the ability to communicate and cooperate across organizational and geographical borders is emphasized.


    The Team Leader will report to the Head of Section.


    The Team Leader will work closely with the Head of Section and the rest of the local Leader Team. This involves close and proactive collaboration with other relevant disciplines to explore opportunities and deliver projects. In general, it is expected Team leaders are around 60% chargeable on projects.


    Areas of Responsibility


    - Manage the group; including commercial performance, innovation and development of technical capabilities

    - Develop and maintain customer relations

    - Manage service and project portfolio

    - Provide resources to projects

    - Manage in liaison with Head of Section:

    o Recruitment and retention

    o Individual performance and remuneration processes

    o Individual competence development

    - Manage and execute projects within the disciplines of the unit in the role as PM/team member Position

    Position Qualifications

    - Masters level qualification within a relevant discipline.

    - Proven technical track record within the relevant disciplines.

    - Proven track record of leading people, e.g. through role as project manager for larger projects.

    - Knowledge of the oil & gas industry and external network within relevant disciplines

    - Fluent in German and English; additional languages are of benefit

    - Driven by the interest of continuous improvement and individual competence development

    - Have a sincere interest in making others succeed in their work

    - Team player and good communication skills with commercial drive


    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification and supply chain services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry. We bring a broader view to complex business and technology risks in global and local markets. Providing a neutral ground for industry cooperation, we create and share knowledge with our customers, setting standards for technology development and implementation. From project initiation to decommissioning, our independent experts enable companies to make the right choices for a safer, smarter and greener future.

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