Hydrogen Project Development and Execution Lead Engineer

Country/Region:  ES
City:  Oviedo
Business Unit:  EDP RENOVÁVEIS S.A.

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector nad the world's third-largest wind 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 17 markets (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, the UK, US and Vietnam). 

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 2021 in Europe (Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Portugal and Romania), both of which recognise its employee-driven policies.




Coordinate and perform all necessary tasks to ensure renewable hydrogen projects development from lead up to handover to operations, including:


  • Conceptual and technoeconomic analysis
  • Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
  • Engineering coordination
  • Procurement strategy and supervision
  • Negotiation and contracting
  • Installation, construction and commission supervision
  • Licensing coordination
  • Funding application and management
  • Stakeholders and partners management
  • Off-taking supervision


Liaise and coordinate all internal interfaces, within H2BU and with other relevant areas within EDPR/EDP, relative to the project:


  • Renewable energy sourcing
  • Regulation and government affair
  • Partnership management
  • Corporate procurement
  • Engineering and technical support


Liaise and coordinate the external interfaces such as engineering service providers, plant suppliers, contractors, funding entities, licensing and regulatory entities, authorities, local stakeholders, etc.


Coordinate junior engineers working for the project, promoting their training and skills’ development.


Support PD&E management in the organization of transversal activities.


The scope of the preceding activities will include not only green hydrogen, but all downstream vectors like ammonia, e-fuels, etc.




  • Develop the project design and perform required studies
  • Assess and review project requirements and technological options
  • Present and discuss project solutions with potential partners and hydrogen offtakers
  • Propose the definition of project budgets and schedules
  • Perform technoeconomic evaluation of projects and define their business case
  • Manage internal and external consultants and service providers, namely RES integration from EDPR and H2 system engineering
  • Establish procurement strategy and supervise procurement following the technical specification defined by engineering team
  • Obtain all permits, licenses, and authorizations required to develop hydrogen projects assigned
  • Monitor compliance to applicable regulation
  • Manage project implementation






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ACADEMIC SKILLS: University Degree in engineering


PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE:  ~5  years  of  relevant  experience,  namely  in  similar  roles  (business development, project management, etc.). Knowledge of energy markets and power generation technologies. Experience in working in multidisciplinary project teams and dealing with external stakeholders (e.g., contractors, technology providers, authorities, clients, etc.). Experience in   hydrogen/gas projects will be considered a plus.


LANGUAGES: Fluent in English and Spanish


TRAVELLING FLEXIBILITY: Availability for occasional travelling



  • Strong project management and problem solving
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Interface and stakeholders management abilities




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 2021 certification.
Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2021.
Top Workplaces US 2021.
Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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