Senior Wind Project Developer

Lead wind project development in Munich, Spain. Manage site exploration, project qualification, land negotiation, and community relations. Requires 8-12 years exp. in renewable energy, German fluency, and project management skills.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
Munich, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   26 days ago

About EDP Renewables

Company Overview

EDP Renewables (EDPR)

Madrid, Spain


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, management, and operation of renewable power plants, focusing primarily on wind and increasingly on solar energy.

Sales of electricity generated from renewable sources, government incentives for renewable energy production.

Locations & Geography

EDPR operates in three broad geographic areas: Europe, North America and South America. Specifically, in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Spain, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Romania, Belgium and Greece.

Significant contributor to local economies through job creation and infrastructure development, particularly in regions transitioning towards renewable energy.

Company Culture

Committed to leading the energy transition to sustainability, focusing on innovation and respect for the environment.

Supports a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encourages innovation and offers opportunities for professional growth.

Invests in employee training and development to support both personal growth and the company's strategic goals.

Activities & Projects

Involved in large-scale wind and solar projects across various global markets, aiming to significantly increase its renewable capacity by 2030.

Pioneering projects in offshore wind and innovative solar technologies.

Strong focus on sustainability, aiming to achieve carbon neutrality and integrating ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles into its operations.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities across engineering, project management, and administrative functions, particularly in renewable energy sectors.

Offers competitive benefits, including health and wellness programs, to support the well-being of its employees.

Contact Information


EDP Renewables Careers

Taking a lead in the necessary actions in the promotion of future wind plants, in accordance with the company guidelines, to build, develop, boost and support the portfolio of the wind activity to the successful fulfillment of the business plan.

You will autonomously manage the business from the identification of opportunities to contracting with the owners and the support of the communities involved while liaising with internal EDP departments and resources.

Main Accountabilities

  • Explore new and relevant sites through targeted personal research or through results made available by the GIS Team, with public and private actors;
  • Develop and animate a network of land scouts and originators in Germany;
  • Qualify projects with a view to integrating them into the EDP development process;
  • Secure land through the negotiation and signing of promises of lease;
  • Represent the company with local public or private actors, state services and communities in order to introduce EDP and make projects socially viable;
  • Initiate the launch of the procedures to apply for the environmental permitting process to include licensed planning offices and expand internal resources based on future requirements and forecasting.

Required Profile

Academic Level

  • School of Management or University Degree;
  • Apprenticeship in the specific sector with a Degree from the Chamber of Commerce;
  • Additional academic credecials are a benefit but not mandatory.

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 8-12 years of experience in the renewable energy sector with specific focus on wind development in the DACH region;
  • Origination skills and open-minded mentality to communicate across cultural barriers;
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in Wind development, or similar requiring project management with communities and handling of the German environmental permitting process;
  • Greenfield development experience combined with technical know-how in the wind sector;
  • Hands-on approach, problem solving skills and interested in renewable energy in general;
  • Well acquainted with the German regulatory system and its bureaucratic hurdles;
  • Able to communicate well with land-owners as well as C-level executives;
  • Willing to handle multiple projects within a certain timeframe;
  • Creating future opportunities within the parameters as introduced by EDP.

Specific Knowledge

  • BImSch Regulations, EEG, KraftNAV, BESS would be a benefit;
  • IT: All MS Applications, certain specific project management tools.


  • German and English;
  • Additional languages (Spanish) are a benefit but not mandatory.


  • A2 Driving license;
  • Availability for travelling through national territory;
  • Present EDP at fairs and conferences;
  • Teamplayer but able to work on its own;
  • General presentation skills.

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About the role

Jun 25, 2024

Full Time


Dec 10, 2024


EDP Renewables

Munich, Germany

8-12 years


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