Senior Business Developer

Join Scatec, a frontrunner in renewable energy, as a Senior Business Developer in São Paulo. Fluent English and Portuguese required. Be part of a global team improving our future.

São Paulo, Brazil  UTC-03:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   43 days ago

Want to join a frontrunner in renewable energy that is actively seeking early entry into new markets globally? Since the establishment in 2007, Scatec has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in developing, building and operating solar, wind and hydro power plants and storage solutions. Driven by our company values and competent global workforce, we aim to deliver competitive and sustainable renewable energy globally; protect our environment and improve quality of life through innovative integration of technology; and create shareholder value. We are present on four continents and are headquartered in Oslo, Norway

Main purpose of position

Currently we are looking for a Senior Business Developer in São Paulo, Brazil to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future. As our Senior Business Developer, you have strong communication skills and ability to build networks and relationships. You will be responsible for originating and nurturing relationships with new and existing partners, offtakers and lenders aligned with Scatec’s strategy and working in close collaboration with project development team. This includes securing and developing new business opportunities from origination through structuring and financial close. The position will be important part of leading the effort to strengthen Scatec as a leading player.

Main responsibilities

  • Originate and nurture relationships with new and existing partners, offtakers and lenders
  • Identify, screen, evaluate, structure and manage new business opportunities together with the project development team, including:
    • Lead negotiation with partners and offtakers
    • Structure and optimize business case
    • Perform commercial assessment and due diligence
    • Originate financing and offtake solutions, including analysing financial models and preparing investment memos
    • Perform risk assessments related to the new and existing business opportunities, including project, financial and offtake risks and corresponding mitigation strategies
  • Support in developing commercial strategies for renewable energy, taking risk and re-turn considerations into account
  • Develop equity and project finance solutions with the project finance team and participate in securing financing for the projects and bring the project to financial close
  • Develop offtake solutions with the Energy Portfolio Management team and participate in securing offtake
  • Lead multidisciplinary project teams and workstreams across the business cycle, through internal and external activities to common goal of establishing Scatec as a leading player in Brazil


  • Fluent in English and Portuguese,. Spanish is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Law or other relevant fields, MBA or Master’s Degree in above mentioned fields is an advantage,
  • 5-10 years experience in the renewable energy market, either from a renewable energy investor, financial institution or other companies related to the energy market
  • Relevant working experience and understanding of developing business opportunities for renewable energy projects, partnership and/or offtake arrangements.

Personal characteristics

It is part of every employees’ terms of reference to contribute to Scatec's vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable: demonstrate clear communication and listening skills, shares information in an open and honest way
  • Driving results: demonstrate determination, pro-activeness, can prioritise and work independently
  • Changemaker: demonstrate entrepreneurship, can challenge, fast learner, take initiates and adjust
  • Working together: demonstrate teamwork, shares responsibilities, can compromise, has a can-do attitude

Additional information

Position based in São Paulo.

CVs to be provided in English. Valid work permit for Brazil is a must.

We offer

Scatec is an exciting, innovative and ambitious company operating in a growing industry. We offer a challenging and interesting position where you will be part of a flexible, diverse and truly international working environment consisting of highly competent and committed colleagues with a positive drive to make a difference.

It is part of every employees’ terms of reference to contribute to Scatec's vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable
  • Driving results
  • Changemaker
  • Working together

Applications will be processed on a continuous basis.

Apply now

Job expired?
Apply now

Please let Scatec know you found this job on Rejobs. This will help us grow and get more people to work on renewable energy!

About the role

Jan 18, 2024

Full Time


Jul 12, 2024


São Paulo, Brazil

5-10 years


Share with Friends

The stakes are high, and the time for talk has passed. Now is the time for action. Help a friend accelerate the shift to a sustainable future.

Share this job - Senior Business Developer - with your folks, and help them find a career to be proud of.