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Group Leader (f/m) Offshore Site Assessment
Published(880 days ago)
Deadline for applications(854 days ago)
Fraunhofer-Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik (IWES)Bremerhaven
FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR WIND ENERGY AND ENERGY SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY IWES
CALLING ALL FUTURE EXPERTS IN WIND ENERGY! AT FRAUNHOFER, YOU CAN MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TALENTS BY JOINING OUR
WIND ENERGY TEAM. WE HAVE AN OPENING FOR AN EXCITING POSITION IN THE DIVISION »WIND FARM PLANNING AND
GROUP LEADER (M/F)
OFFSHORE SITE ASSESSMENT
The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest covers applied research and development
for the complete wind-power value chain. Its particular strength lies in the combination of a worldwide unique test infrastructure
with extensive expertise in reliability and validation. With more than 250 employees and students at its headquarter in Bremerhaven
as well as at its branches in Hanover, Bremen and Oldenburg, IWES Northwest serves national and international clients. Right now,
we are looking for applications for the above mentioned position at our site in Bremerhaven.
What we expect from you
You have successfully completed a degree in an Engineering or Natural Sciences major or have comparable expertise and
have worked professionally for a number of years in industry or industry-oriented research, ideally coupled with responsibility
for staff, budgets and acquisitions. Your specialism is in the measurement of wind conditions for wind energy use, ideally
with LiDAR technology. Experience in the fields of offshore meteorology, wind farm development, wind turbine design
parameters, and/or wind field measurement is desirable. Since Fraunhofer IWES Northwest performs a variety of duties
at an international level, an excellent command of both German and English is a prerequisite. You possess refined
organizational, communication, and leadership skills, a high level of self-motivation, creativity, and flexibility,
plus you enjoy working as part of a team.
What you can expect from us
The team’s aim is to develop methods and instruments which will be used in the wind measurement industry in the
future and generate added value for industry and society alike. The team’s main activities include the Fraunhofer
IWES wind LiDAR buoy, which is employed both on behalf of wind farm developers to determine the wind potential and in
research projects for offshore wind measurements.
You will take on a role with leadership responsibilities in a dynamic team passionate about wind measurement. The focuses
are on offshore site assessment and the use of the LiDAR technology in wind energy. As team leader, you will be responsible
for the professional and disciplinary management and organization as well as the strategic and technological orientation
and further development of the team. In addition, you will also be responsible for the acquisition of new industry projects
and the initiation of publicly funded research projects at both national and European level.
We offer responsible and varied work and the challenging environment of an international research institute. In addition,
we offer a cooperative, open working climate, a broad range of duties, a very well equipped technical infrastructure as well
as excellent personal and professional development opportunities.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
Additionally, Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely
to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by
our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology.
We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.
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