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Senior Wind Development Manager

RWE Renewables Iberia S.A.U., Madrid, Spain (ES) 

Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 

Remuneration: Local RES Benchmark

Job Summary – Main Tasks:



  • Supervision, management and planning, in cooperation with the Team Lead, of the administrative permitting process to facilitate the development of the project pipeline, with a close supervision of possible scenarios, timelines and budget, anticipating any problems that might arise during the process.
  • Coordination and management of land contracting, technology selection, wind project design and administrative permitting of the assigned projects, up to the start of the construction phase of the project pipeline.
  • Monitor and track progress of the project development and permitting phase, to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and with the expected quality levels, within scope and within budget.
  • Coordination of input required from RWER’s Integrated Project Team and third parties/vendors for the flawless development and permitting of projects.
  • Assessment of potential risks and technical challenges and develop appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Coordination of the project handover to the Construction Department.
  • Participation in the submission of proposals to public energy tenders.
  • Input provided for the strategic business plan of the Onshore Wind Europe/Iberia unit.
  • Identification and assessment of new growth opportunities and participation in the creation of the business case and possible partnership/transaction agreements.
  • Supervision and coordination of the legal, technical and financial due diligence process of acquisitions under analysis.
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency.
  • Represent the company in front of stakeholders and lobby groups as required.
  • Promotion of a healthy and safe working environment.



Education and work experience:


  • Bachelor’s or Engineering Degree
  • 5+ years in experience project management
  • Previous experience in administrative permitting of renewable energy projects (PV, Wind) in Spain is essential 
  • Project Management certification strongly preferred
  • Use of computer software tools: MS Office and MSProject, GIS and Autocad.
  • Highly fluent in English (spoken and written).


Can I ask you to please give direct examples in your CV or Covering letter of your experience of administrative permitting of renewable energy projects (PV, Wind) in Spain


Promoting diversity (40x40)   flexible working times (40x40)   company pension scheme (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40)   employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40)      


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 43040, application deadline 30/09/2021

Any questions? Lisa Phillips (Recruiting), lisa,phillips@rwe.com

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.




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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