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Head Of Information Technology

Nates, France

Are you an IT professional looking for a challenge? Can you see yourself heading up IT and R&D shaping and leading R&D projects in the Offshore and renewables industry? 

INNOSEA, part of the ABL Group, offers engineering technical consultancy and support services by being a pure specialised player in offshore renewable energies. We have the expertise and a comprehensive understanding of the industry’s specific challenges. We are committed to applying the best practices to overtake technical hurdles and provide our clients with the best engineering solutions and services.

We seek to transition and navigate our clients towards a more sustainable future. We empower our people – we celebrate the diverse and inclusive work culture. We cherish the differences, and we value the power of different backgrounds, experiences, and talent because it makes us stronger. Together we will make the world a better place. Would you like to play your part?

We are looking for a passionate professional to fill the Head of IT & Development F/M role to be based in Nantes, France.

The role

As Head of IT & Development, you lead and participate in internal and external R&D projects. You will spearhead the development and management of our scientific and technical software tools, and you will work as a sparring partner in the development of internal & external IT tools.

  • Write scientific articles
  • Provide direction, guidance, and training to team members
  • Oversee Network management in connection with IT development
  • Control backup & maintenance of IT processes
  • Mastery of protection and application of processes.

In addition, you will drive the development of:

  • Software project management
  • GitLab management
  • Supervision of R&D activities
  • Realisation of technical studies and scientific support
  • Programming (Python, C++, Fortran)
  • Technological and bibliographic watch
  • Internal / external communication

The role is based in Nantes, France, and the incumbent will have the right to work and reside in France.

In this hybrid role, you will have a defined work location that includes remote work from home, in the office, and offshore/on-site as agreed with your manager.

Flexibility to working hours and willing travel locally and internationally may be required occasionally.

Qualifications and experience required

We are looking for a determined, results, and client-oriented professional with a supportive and global mindset and excellent communicational and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate is passionate about innovation and progress and enjoys working in a dynamic and multicultural environment both independently and as part of a team. In addition, you:

  • Hold a Master’s degree in scientific computing and modeling

and you will have experience in:

  • Programming (e.g. Python, C++, Fortran) and IT development
  • Participation in the collaborative development of digital and scientific tools
  • Use of code/software version management software
  • Software project management and development
  • Knowledge of numerical methods
  • Knowledge of offshore
  • Knowledge of solid mechanics
  • Are fully proficient in English. French is an advantage but not a requisite
  • Knowledge of hydrodynamics is an advantage

Why work for us

The successful candidate will join a team of specialists who have a dynamic work culture and share a passion for marine renewables. We aim to improve their profitability by conducting specialist studies.

You can learn more about our team and what we do here.

Contact and application

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Aurélie Briolet at aurelie.briolet@innosea.fr. For GDPR reasons, we only consider applications forwarded via the form provided.

Join us – make a difference and apply via the form below. Remember to attach your application and CV. The deadline for application is 17 June 2022.

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    Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we will only respond to those selected for interview.

    Who we are

    The ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime and oil and gas sectors, offering our clients the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine, engineering and adjusting disciplines from more than 300 locations worldwide.

    Headquartered in London, the ABL Group has offices in all major marine and offshore energy hubs worldwide. We have 63 offices in 39 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

    The ABL Group is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Børs (Aqua).

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