Development Land Specialist

Support land rights acquisition activities for wind projects in Madrid, Spain. Manage subcontractors, negotiate agreements, liaise with stakeholders, and expand network. Requires 3+ years experience and relevant degree.

Madrid, Spain  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   6 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

Vestas is seeking a Land Specialist within the Global Development Team - EMEA and Latam Region, to support through land rights acquisition activities the wind project development during the whole development cycle from the origination phase to ready to build. The Land Specialist will be based in Madrid and will play a pivotal role in the securing land plots for wind energy projects execution, in close coordination with the Country Head of Spain, the Project Managers in charge for the opportunities and the other supporting functions, i.e. Legal/Compliance department. The activities will be mainly focused on the Spanish market with potential involvement in opportunities under development in the other EMEA & LATAM Regions.


  • Management of external subcontractors for the purpose of securing land agreements for wind energy projects and related infrastructure
  • Participating in identification and search of landowners, land plots legal verification, negotiating land lease and easement agreements, and public land tenders concessions
  • Archiving and organization of land related agreements
  • Follow-up of execution of contractually agreed provisions
  • Support organizing notarial deeds or other required contracts.
  • Liaison and cooperation with different departments (Project Management Execution, Wind & Site, Legal, Finance, among others) for this, and other project development related activities
  • Expand external land subcontractors network (real estate agents, companies, etc.).


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Law, business administration, public relations, agriculture science/engineering, geography or real estate related education. Other degrees can also be considered.
  • 3+ year experience regarding real estate, valuable in non-urban areas, ideally in energy and/or infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge regarding contracts, civil code and real estate management.
  • MS Office basic user; QGis will be an additional advantage.
  • Full proficiency in Spanish; high level of English.
  • Valid driving license


  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Open minded, and ability to build positive and lasting relationships with landowners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Good and flexible interpersonal skills both on "field/landowner level", "Authorities/Townhall level" and "Internal corporate level"
  • High degree of professionalism and ability to engage with many different stakeholders at all levels.
  • Willingness and ability to take frequent business trips.
  • Good organizational skills combining business trips and office work.
  • Ability to understand and negotiate land contracts and land tenders

What We Offer

We offer you a position in a versatile job, in a exciting and high paced international team, which is working in a collaborative global environment in the renewable energy sector and focused on a market which is evolving at great speed and at the center of attention. You will collaborate with various stakeholders and will progressively gain relevant work experience while part of an innovative team with high work ethics and a good social spirit.

Vestas is keen on developing both your professional and personal skills. For the right candidate, this position will be a unique platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organization.

The position is expected to be located at Vestas' office in Madrid, Spain.

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About the role

Jun 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


Madrid, Spain

3+ years


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