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Contract Manager
Copenhagen area Created: 02/02/2021
Closing date for applications at 19/03/2021

Contract Manager in a global company within the offshore wind industry

To support our continuous growth in the renewables industry, we are looking for a Contract Manager to the Sales Department of Cadeler A/S (formerly Swire Blue Ocean A/S).

Cadeler A/S is a global company within the offshore wind industry. To support our continuous growth in the renewable industry, we are looking for a Contract Manager to support our sales efforts.

As a Contract Manager, you will be working as part of the Contract Management team and primarily be responsible for balancing the contracts towards successful bids as well as assisting the Project team with effective contract management execution.

Cadeler A/S is currently undergoing a transition from its status as a marine service provider operating on time charters, emerging as a mature contractor capable of delivering more complex offshore wind construction projects. As the wind industry is rapidly growing and the complexity of projects increasing, Cadeler A/S is facing an exciting phase of development with a strategy to take on more complex scopes within the development of offshore wind farms.

The position is based in our office in Copenhagen, Denmark and offers a great opportunity for an ambitious candidate interested in pursuing a career in an exciting growing company in the offshore wind industry.


The job

We are looking for a thorough and structured  Contract Manager, you will be working as part of the Contract Management team and primarily be responsible for the review of client contract templates, assisting the tender manager / commercial lead in balancing the contracts towards a successful winning bid. The Contract Manager will further assist the project team in managing the executed contracts and participating in meetings assisting the project managers in effective contract management during execution.

As our new Contract Manager your day-to-day duties will include:

  • Being responsible for reviewing and negotiating client contracts in close collaboration with the wider sales team
  • Providing feedback to the commercial team on contractual matters and contract requirements during negotiations
  • Aligning with insurance and tax aspects of a tender prior to submission or during negotiations
  • Assisting the project team in contractual aspects of sub-contractor and supplier agreements
  • Upon contract signature mapping contractual liabilities and assist the project team in managing the contractual deliverables
  • Reviewing and keeping records of agreements and updating on the movements in the market concerning contractual models and trends.

The candidate must enjoy working in an informal, but fast-paced and dynamic environment, and be willing to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and priorities.


Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be structured, with an ability to independently organize their own workload within set deadlines and hold a very attentive eye for detail. The position requires a quick learner who is able to get a grasp of a broad array of disciplines, and who enjoys cooperating with all internal departments. The successful candidate will also gradually be given a more independent role in facing the market and should be comfortable communicating professionally both in a sales-role and during negotiations.

Your qualifications for this role should include most of the following:

  • Minimum B.Sc-level education with a relevant commercial discipline
  • Commercial flair and an interest to work in a crossover between technical and commercial disciplines
  • At least five years’ professional experience in offshore wind or other relevant industry such as oil & gas, marine contracting or offshore service
  • Experience with Supply Time and FIDIC type contracts
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accurate and solution-oriented team player with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Preferably experience with contract management and negotiations
  • English fluency both written and spoken, Scandinavian languages would be beneficial. Proficiency in other languages relevant for the offshore wind industry is also of benefit
  • Excellent competences in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, ideally also from risk and/or pricing software



A challenging and exciting new position, working alongside a great and dedicated team focused on delivering excellence in the face of exciting new challenges, a positive and rewarding work environment in an international company with great development possibilities. Our office is bright and spacious, it has a great view of Copenhagen and is positioned only a bike ride from the city center and close to infrastructure: High Way, Metro and Ørestad train station.

Cadeler A/S offers employees a list of benefits, including paid parental leave, flexible working hours, company supported healthy lunch and fitness membership, health insurance and a company pension scheme.


About Cadeler A/S

Cadeler A/S is a leading provider of turbine and foundation installation services to the offshore wind industry. The company has developed a successful reputation, having delivered installation services on over twenty wind farms in Europe to clients such as Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, Vattenfall and Ørsted.

Cadeler A/S is now entering a new and exciting phase of development with a strategy to take on more complex scopes within the process of offshore wind farm development. This will require the hiring of skilled and specialist personnel from both technical, project execution and administrative perspectives.

More information can be found on our website:



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Any questions regarding the position can be directed to Head of Contract Management Jacob Christian Jørgensen via email:

CADELER is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is more than a commitment — it is the foundation of what we do. We are focused on equality and believe that our diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin are all characteristics, that make us different and contribute to a more inspiring work environment. We invite all candidates to apply for our open positions and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. At CADELER, we aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote equal opportunities for employment.


Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen
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Arne Jacobsens Allé 7
2300 Copenhagen

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2300 Copenhagen
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