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Senior Floating PV Expert (m/f/d)


Essen, NW, DE, 45141


RWE Renewables GmbH, Essen

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Project Development; Business Development 


This is an exciting opportunity to join RWE Renewables Product Development & New Technologies Team to shape tomorrow’s European green energy landscape. We are looking for a Senior Expert Floating PV to serve as an technology expert for the Solar development teams across Europe and APAC.



  • Serve as the main knowledge hub for floating PV within the RWE Renewables organization
  • Build up and maintain a database on the technological and regulatory developments for floating PV in RWE markets
  • Develop a product catalogue for implementation of floating PV as economically viable technology in the various countries as guideline for the local development teams
  • Manage research projects and pilot projects in various RWE  markets together with the local development teams
  • Work with the local RWE Solar PV development teams in developing the first floating PV projects in the respective country
  • Support the national and regional Solar development teams with the latest developments in the floating PV industry to optimize the projects
  • Represent the organization within the floating PV society and build and expand network within the industry



  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Industrial Engineering or related subject area
  • Several years of experience in the solar business, thereof 2 years or more in the field of floating PV
  • Advanced knowledge in floating PV technologies, new trends and their technical and economic assessment
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment (e.g. EEG, auctions) for floating PV in Germany (other countries a plus)
  • Very good analytical skills coupled with the required drive and energy to deliver on individual and team targets
  • Sound project management skills  
  • Excellent team-player with very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken in English (additional language skills out of German, French, Italian, Spanish or Polish would be a plus)
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 66379, application deadline 28/02/2023.

Any questions? Vanessa Binsch,


We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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