Ecole Centrale Nantes (ECN), the manager of SEM-REV test site, is looking to appoint a Project Manager to join its team and lead the recently launched FORESEA initiative.
FORESEA project manager main tasks include ensuring that all assignments, deliverables and milestones are completed on time and within budget, as well as the preparation of all documentation to meet the reporting requirements of the Interreg NWE – a funding body for the FORESEA project.
Aso, for each call launched under FORESEA, the project manager will be responsible for assisting the developers with the preparation and submission of proposals to FORESEA calls, in addition to managing the testing preparation, including installation operation and dismantling, amongst other tasks.
Deadline for applications for the position are open until September 2, 2016.
As reported earlier, the FORESEA project was launched mid-July with the aim to provide funding support to ocean energy technology developers to access Europe’s ocean energy test facilities.
Couple of weeks later, the programme opened its first call for support package applications.
The testing facilities participating in the project are EMEC (Orkney Islands, UK); SmartBay (Galway, Ireland); SEM-REV (Nantes, France); and Tidal Testing Centre (Den Oever, Netherlands).
The SEM-REV is a fully consented and grid connected open sea test facility for marine renewable technologies. SEM-REV is part of the experimental facilities of ECN and has been developed, through public financial support, to validate and to optimize both wave energy converters and floating wind turbines in real open sea conditions.
Operations are supervised from the land station in Le Croisic – west coast of France.
Environmental monitoring is operational since 2009, the connection hub was installed in the summer of 2015, making the site 100% operational.