SENIOR WIND PROJECT DEVELOPER

Country/Region:  ES
City:  Madrid
Business Unit:  EDP Renewables Germany GmbH

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's fourth-largest wind and solar energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets. 

EDPR is committed to furthering social advances in terms of sustainability and integration. This is reflected by the inclusion of the company in the Bloomberg Gender Equality index and the fact that it has been certified as a Top Employer 2023 in Europe , both of which recognise its employee-driven policies.

 

The job location is Hamburg and surroundings. 

 

MISSION

Taking a lead in the necessary actions in the promotion of future wind plants, in accordance with the company guidelines, to build, develop, boost and support the portfolio of the wind activity to the successful fulfillment of the business plan.

You will autonomously manage the business from the identification of opportunities to contracting with the owners and the support of the communities involved while liaising with internal EDP departments and resources.

 

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

1.    Explore new and relevant sites through targeted personal research or through results made available by the GIS Team, with public and private actors
2.    Develop and animate a network of land scouts and originators in Germany
3.    Qualify projects with a view to integrating them into the EDP development process
4.    Secure land through the negotiation and signing of promises of lease
5.    Represent the company with local public or private actors, state services and communities in order to introduce EDP and make projects socially viable
6.    Initiate the launch of the procedures to apply for the environmental permitting process to include licensed planning offices and expand internal resources based on future requirements and forecasting

 

REQUIRED PROFILE

 

1.    ACADEMIC LEVEL

•    School of Management or University Degree
•    Apprenticeship in the specific sector with a Degree from the Chamber of Commerce
•    Additional academic credecials are a benefit but not mandatory


2.    REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

•    At least 8-12 years of experience in the renewable energy sector with specific focus on wind development in the DACH region
•    Origination skills and open-minded mentality to communicate across cultural barriers
•    2 to 3 years of experience in Wind development, or similar requiring project management with communities and handling of the German environmental permitting process
•    Greenfield development experience combined with technical know-how in the wind sector
•    Hands-on approach, problem solving skills and interested in renewable energy in general
•    Well acquainted with the German regulatory system and its bureaucratic hurdles
•    Able to communicate well with land-owners as well as C-level executives
•    Willing to handle multiple projects within a certain timeframe
•    Creating future opportunities within the parameters as introduced by EDP


3.    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE

•    BImSch Regulations, EEG, KraftNAV, BESS would be a benefit
•    IT: All MS Applications, certain specific project management tools


4.    LOCATION

•    Based in northern Germany
•    EDP is planning an Office Hub to enable a combination of home office and EDP office


5.    LANGUAGES

•    German and English
•    Additional languages (Spanish) are a benefit but not mandatory

 

6.    SKILLS / COMPETENCES

•    A2 Driving license
•    Availability for travelling through national territory
•    Present EDP at fairs and conferences
•    Teamplayer but able to work on its own
•    General presentation skills

 


 

 

 

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

 

What makes us proud as an employer:

TOP Employer Europe 2023 certification.
Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2022.
Top Workplaces US 2022.
Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;


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