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Head of Wind Development (m/f/d)

Company: BayWa re AG
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

AtBayWa r.e.we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet. Based in 30 countries,BayWa a leading global renewable energy developer, service provider, distributor and energy solutions provider. Operating throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, we are strategically investing in emerging markets around the world, actively shaping the future of energy and taking a stand against climate change.Embracing equity and diversity, we are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone can reach their full potential. Every day, we are working hard to find new solutions, push technological boundaries and redefine service standards to make renewable energy even better.

Greece is phasing out coal-powered electricity production and targeting for a very fast energy transition.BayWa r.e. Projects Greece is in the process of building a significant portfolio of renewable energy projects with a focus on solar and wind energy to support the energy transition in Greece. It is also evaluating bringing innovative renewable energy approaches such as hybrids, energy storage, offshore wind, agriPV and floating PV to the market to address some of its key challenges.

About the role

BayWa r.e., an international renewable energy developer, have established a portfolio of solar and onshore wind projects in Greece, with a local office established in Athens. We are now seeking aHead of Wind Development (m/f/d)to lead our onshore wind activities in a buoyant, highly competitive, Greek renewable energy market.What You Will Do

  • You will optimise and drive lead BayWa r.e.'s onshore wind strategy, in collaboration with the local and head office management team.
  • You will lead and grow a local team of wind development staff
  • You will have to be hands-on in executingan existing pipeline, including liaison with and provision of oversight of development partners.
  • You will lead wind business development efforts in Greece to further grow the portfolio.
  • You will have overall responsibility for all commercial and technical aspects of onshore wind development in Greece.
  • You will liaise with key stakeholders, including Government Ministries and bodies, local authorities and communities.
  • You will provide regular internal reporting

    Your Profile

    • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience in wind development leadership and project management development, preferably in an international matrix report organization.
    • Strong hands-on experience and understanding of the development process for wind projects in Greece.
    • Strong leadership and people management capability, whilst willing to take a more 'hands-on' role when necessary.
    • Proven ability to co-operate well with others, manage projects, share knowledge, experience and information and support others in the pursuit of team goals
    • Experience in approaches such as repowering, hybrid technologies and offshore wind, as well as local community relationship building is an advantage.
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
    • Fluent in business English and Greek.
    • University degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering is a plus
    • Proficiency with MS Office, GIS is a plus.

      What We Offer You

      • Exciting challenges as part of a team of professionals
      • The international focus of our company will open up excellent future prospects for you
      • Opportunities for personal and professional development
      • A friendly and cooperative working environment is an integral part of our company culture
      • Flat hierarchies with short, fast decision-making channels
      • Mobile working
      • Flexible working hours
      • Free fitness, yoga and workout classes in our office building
      • Focus on healthy working and work-life balance
      • Smartphone, also for private use

        ContactWe look forward to your application!

        Diversity and Equal Opportunity
        At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
        All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
        We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

        If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

Keywords: BayWa re AG, Athens , Head of Wind Development (m/f/d), Other , Athens, Georgia

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