Renewable Energy Development Lead

Lead Renewable Energy Development in Cork, Ireland. Manage greenfield and brownfield projects, coordinate teams, negotiate agreements, and oversee project execution. Requires 5+ years experience and technical expertise.

European Energy A/S
European Energy A/S
Cork, Ireland  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   2 months ago

About European Energy A/S

Company Overview

European Energy A/S

Søborg, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Solar and Wind

Development of solar and wind farms, and Power-to-X solutions

Sales of renewable energy, project development, and divestment of renewable assets

Locations & Geography

Operates in 23 offices across 18 countries, including Denmark 🇩🇰

Company Culture

To drive the green transition globally

Innovative and sustainability-focused

Supports professional growth and involvement in transformational projects

Activities & Projects

Kassø Power-to-X facility, largest solar farm in Italy

Development of Power-to-X solutions and large-scale solar and wind projects

Building renewable energy solutions to reduce CO2 emissions

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, project management, and renewable energy consulting

Competitive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Careers at European Energy

You will be a part of European Energy Ireland, but you will also work closely with the HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark. You will become familiar with technical as well as financial and administrative details of our renewable energy assets and manage internal and external workstreams.

Your New Role

Our project pipeline in Ireland is in rapid growth and seeks an experienced Renewable Energy Development Lead for our activities in greenfield and existing pipeline projects. You will be hands-on in many technical, organizational, and commercial aspects and will form a key part of the Irish team.

You will become our lead greenfield project developer across a range of technologies, and manage our pre-construction activities on brownfield (consented) acquisitions. In cooperation with your highly experienced and motivated commercial, legal, and technical colleagues, you will contribute to originating and assessing the feasibility and potential of projects and bringing them to the ready-to-build stage. This will involve interaction with land, planning, environmental and technical service providers and management of interactions with our development partners, as well as seeking out new opportunities in the Irish market.

European Energy Ireland has a number of projects in later stages of development with an intent to bring these through construction and as such will need to bring them through late developmental/pre-construction activities. You have solid interpersonal skills to negotiate with local suppliers, service, and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Take the lead on development of our Renewable Energy projects in Ireland from an early stage through the investment decision and handover to the construction & operations team
  • Coordinate project managers and interdisciplinary project teams with internal departments and external service providers
  • Participate in due diligence reviews of existing projects at various stages of development
  • Originate new projects using market knowledge, in-house tools and your network connectivity
  • Manage existing agreements with external developers
  • Manage the permitting process on multiple projects and coordinate the team of involved internal and external providers and interact with all relevant stakeholder
  • Oversee execution of land lease agreements with farmers and other landowners

Your Profile

  • You have a bachelor´s degree in Engineering, Planning, Science or Project Management
  • You have 5+ years renewable energy development experience preferably including; landowner interactions, planning permission development, technical due diligence, project M&A, the Irish electricity grid and grid application process, tendering and procurement, management of multiple projects and team members
  • You have excellent initiative, communication and reporting skills
  • You are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
  • You are familiar with MS Excel modelling, GIS and may have experience with project management tools

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About the role

Mar 06, 2024

Full Time


Sep 05, 2024


Cork, Ireland

5+ years


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