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Business Development Manager

This role could be located in any of our global offices and we are open to both full and part time applications 

Full time / Part time, Permanent


Functional area: Business Development; Renewables 

Remuneration: PC


The Business Development Manager / Investment Manager (Offshore) will sit within the Pipeline & Origination Management team and will work closely with our Global Offshore Development Teams to secure new opportunities within the offshore market and be key to maintaining RWE Renewables leading role in Offshore Wind. This senior role will require the right candidate to be an experienced professional in the sector and have strong commercial acumen, a creative approach to problem solving and a collaborative way of working.

Key to the role will be maximising and protecting the value of RWE’s shareholder investment/interest in its joint venture assets, including optimising the value of the projects in line with RWE’s portfolio including costs, risks and liability considerations, while driving adherence to all safety, health, and environmental principles.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execution of the growth strategy through origination of new development opportunities within offshore wind globally
  • Contribute to establishing RWE Renewables presence within target countries
  • Represent Offshore Wind in the negotiation of joint venture Governance Agreements (SHA, MSA, DSA, JBA, etc);
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with joint venture partners ensuring RWE Renewable’s position is optimised whilst mitigating risks to the business
  • Support Offshore development activities, budgeting, strategy and board approval processes (partnering, CfD, FID/FC)
  • Provide general commercial expertise within the offshore department as issues arise across the portfolio

Skill, Knowledge & Experience

  • Experienced commercial professional with experience in the energy sector in commercial, investment management or business development roles
  • Ability to influence markets, potential partners and other stakeholders in order to create opportunities advantageous to RWE Renewables
  • Experience of structuring, negotiating and/or managing joint ventures (SHAs, MSDs etc) an advantage
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • English essential, additional language skills of advantage;
  • Ability to think strategically but also drill down to the detail at an individual project level
  • Ability to manage own performance, with a significant focus on delivery and an ability to balance a varied and challenging workload, whilst producing high quality results in demanding timeframes;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally (to board level) and externally, in multiple jurisdictions

Location, etc

Swindon/London/Hamburg/Essen or any of RWE Renewables European offices with flexibility to travel.

Full time, or part-time considered.

Flexible working.


Promoting diversity (40x40)  flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40)   staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40)   employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40)   company car (40x40)  


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 38380, application deadline 04/08/2021 

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


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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