Organic Business Development Senior Engineer

Operations · Algés, Lisboa
Department Operations
Employment Type Permanent - Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Main Function & Scope

The Organic Business Development Senior Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Organic Business Development (OBD) department in all activities within the department. The OBD department is responsible for the planning, design, licensing and execution of wind and solar projects. These projects aim to increase the company’s assets portfolio through the development of overpowering projects in existing wind farms, repowering wind sites or hybrid projects of solar and wind. Primarily focused in projects located in Portugal and Spain but also active in other countries within the company’s portfolio.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading role for the implementation of new renewable assets opportunities in Portugal and other European countries, including securing land and relevant permits from national and regional public entities
  • Development of wind and solar photovoltaic projects across European markets, including interacting with external subcontractors and consultants
  • Responsible for the correct implementation of the projects, including overseeing the construction and management of subcontracted external providers
  • Establish contract and commercial negotiations with engineering contractors and project developers
  • Coordination of environmental campaigns and studies associated with the wind and solar farms in operation or under development
  • Support on the identification of land plots with suitable wind and solar resource and preliminary assessment of environmental restrictions;
  • Management of internal data bases of land lease contracts for the design and construction of renewables assets;
    • Liaise with other departments within the company such as legal, engineering and financial, including reporting of project status to the head of department


    Competencies & Behaviours

    Essential

    • Organised and careful with the details
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork


    Skills & Knowledge

    Essential

    • Good understanding of renewable systems
    • Good understanding of the licensing procedure of renewables projects in Portugal
    • Market knowledge and local regulations


    Desirable

    • Professional experience in the renewable energy sector (developer or consultant) in utility scale projects (PV or Wind)


    Education & Qualifications

    Essential

    • Master degree in Civil, Electrical, Environmental or equivalent engineering degree
    • Driver license
    • Fluency in English (required)


     Desirable

    • Fluency in Spanish, French and German
    • Previous experience or training in Project Management


    Software Programmes

    Essential

    • Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

    Desirable

    • Python programming,
    • VBA


    Travel Requirements 

    • Possible European travel


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    • Location
      Algés, Lisboa
    • Department
      Operations
    • Employment Type
      Permanent - Full Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Experienced