Technical Project Manager - Wave Energy

Working at CorPower Ocean you will be part of a world class team, determined to make big impact. We are on a mission to bring reliable and competitive wave energy to the world. We offer a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy, with a technology that has shown game-changing performance. Your work will contribute to the global transition to renewable energy by unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of clean energy on earth.

The Role

The Project Office at CorPower is looking for a dynamic project engineer to join a fast-growing and successful team. The role requires the mindset of engineer first, project manager second, combining both these skills to deliver sound technical engineering projects with a simultaneous and solid application of project management principles. You will define and lead technical projects which engage both internal and external resources and stakeholders. This is a dynamic role where no day is the same and in which one must be comfortable reacting to a fast-paced environment where solutions must be found quickly through agile management, solid problem solving, good engineering judgement and strong leadership. The role will involve a large amount of interaction with our engineering, supply chain, testing and finance teams requiring good collaboration skills.

The role will also involve commercial tasks for the company and promoting and communicating about wave technology. You will develop and write proposals for new projects to meet next stage company goals.


  • Manage projects to meet performance, schedule, budget and quality targets
  • Define and drive project scopes and work packages to align with the overall development of the company
  • Combine engineering and project management needs
  • Evaluate, organize and prioritize tasks and resources in your projects
  • Ensure alignment between all stakeholders, serve the multidisciplinary engineering teams with status and schedule updates and project reports
  • Identify and drive improvements in key Business Tools requiring a detailed understanding of our operations
  • Submit Technical and Financial project status reports to funding bodies
  • Write and coordinate new project applications
  • Represent CorPower at various events/meetings/presentations (travelling is part of the role)

Skills and qualifications

  • You have a minimum of 5-10 years of relevant background from technical project engineering and an engineering degree.
  • Experience from fast-paced development companies is meritorious.
  • You have a broad technical knowledge and genuine interest in the different aspects of ocean energy and technical development.
  • Knowledge and exposure to mechanical and electrical design, electrical machines, control technology, software development, offshore design, product development methods, reliability and certification processes is qualifying.
  • Experience in using and developing tools such as Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) tools is also a plus.
  • Due to the state-of-the-art nature of some of the project you may be running, having hands-on experience from a lab or projects involving testing rigs (or similar machinery), mechatronics and/or manufacturing is highly meriting.
  • Your personality, experience and interest in the field are the most important and what is most highly valued at CorPower. You are proficient in English, both spoken and written.


As a person:

  • You are striving for excellence, put quality into everything you do
  • You are self-motivated and hate to waste time
  • You always search for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • You love to learn new things, and take pride in constantly developing your skills
  • You are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • You see your tasks through to completion
  • You are comfortable in presenting your solutions internally and externally
  • You are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis

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What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    CorPower Ocean brings competitive wave energy technology to the world, unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of renewable energy - harnessing the natural power of the oceans to help us tackle climate change and achieve a sustainable low-carbon future.

    We are solving a grand challenge that no one else have cracked the code for. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment, this mission is more important than ever. We find it hard to imagine doing anything more meaningful than this!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical and commercial challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly inspiring . Entering the world of wave energy technology with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be lots of challenges, but also lots of fun,and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We offer an attractive packages including: competitive base salary, stock options , health & wellbeing support , pension plan, health insurance, and six weeks of paid vacation.

Be part of something great

We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts innovators, experienced interdisciplinary engineers and business professionals.

CPO strive to combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepreneurial spirit devoted to developing the best wave energy technology out there .  


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