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Green Door Recruitment
www.gd-rec.com
renewables@gd-rec.com
0845 337 2773
 
Tidal Bladed Product Manager (based in Bristol, UK)
Location: , Outside US (United Kingdom)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9756

Job Details:
Tidal Bladed Product Manager (based in Bristol, UK), ref 1107-26
Travel Requirement: Regular within Europe, occasionally worldwide
Role Purpose:
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy. Recognised as the global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.
This role spans two departments. It is based in the Marine department which is responsible for commercial consultancy and business development within the tidal turbine industry, but will involve constant interaction with the Design Tools department which is responsible for the development of the software product.
The successful applicant will be required to lead the further development, sales and support of the leading commercial simulation tool for tidal turbines: "Tidal Bladed". You will be involved in a range of activities including:
Promoting the product within the emerging tidal turbine industry. This could be at conferences, industry events and clients facilities.
Researching, specifying, developing and managing the implementation of new features of the software package "Tidal Bladed".
Supporting internal and external users of the software, including investigating and analysing problems reported by users.
Functional testing of new versions.
Development of algorithms connected with dynamic simulation and loads analysis.
Modification of existing, and development of new engineering models.
Reviewing colleagues engineering model development and software coding.
Delivering training courses to external clients on the use of the software.
Person Specification:
To be successful in this role, and the business, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:
Technical / Professional Expertise




Essential:
A good degree in engineering, mathematics, physics or a software related degree (at least 2.1 at masters level or relevant post graduate experience).
A good understanding of hydrodynamics.
An excellent understanding of physics and mechanical engineering fundamentals.
Desirable:
Programming experience using FORTRAN and C++.
Tidal turbine or marine renewables experience or training.
PhD level in tidal/rotor hydrodynamics.
Competency Requirements:
Good organisational and planning skills with the ability to work to deadlines.
Flexible approach with the ability to work in a multi-disciplined team under own initiative.
The ability to work under commercial pressure when providing user support.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
A willingness to travel within Europe and, on occasion, worldwide.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate a desire to work on the development of a large software project.
Training specific to tidal turbine engineering will be given as appropriate. Career development support will be available, including support for obtaining chartered engineer status. Salaries are highly competitive and will be based upon the skills and experience of individuals.