Project Lead (NL) Offshore Wind Development


RWE Offshore Wind Netherlands B.V. 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


The wind power industry is growing and we want to strengthen our team in Benelux with a Project Lead to our offshore department.

At RWE you will have a dynamic job where relationships building, hands-on decision making and progression will be an integrate part of your daily work. Our driving force is to push boundaries which can only be achieved by having curious and dedicated employees with a will to constantly challenge themselves. Are you who we are looking for?

At RWE you will have the opportunity to work in an exciting business environment, where every day will present new and interesting challenges which will help you grow and reach your goals and hopefully having fun throughout the way.
As a member of our team you will work together with motivated and knowledgably colleagues where your contribution will be an important part of RWE Renewables' journey for a sustainable energy production. 

We work in an international context which requires regular travel and are we now looking for you who want to develop with us in an industry that invests for the future.


About the job

In the role as Project Lead you will be responsible for establishing your project team, formulating the development strategy, be accountable for the budget and the schedule, lead the overall steering and the coordination of your project(s). Your role will be complex as the team you manage will be located both locally and within the global functions for technical, consenting and commercial expertise. In the role you will form relationships with external stakeholders which includes suppliers, partners and governmental authorities. You will be responsible for the development of your projects from an early stage until the construction investment decision. You will report the progression of your projects to the Offshore Steering committee from which you will also receive all major approvals. On a day to day basis you report to the Head of Offshore Development Benelux as well as being part of the Project Management team and report to the team lead.

This is an exciting role within RWE and the successful applicant will be a key member of a company with ambitious growth targets. We are offering you, a self-confident and independent project manager the possibility to leverage your existing skill-sets to further enhance the capabilities of RWE Renewables in the highly competitive area of offshore wind.  


Areas of responsibility:


  • Focus on bidding on future offshore wind tenders in the Netherlands and Belgium;
  • Lead and coordinate the origination and development of Offshore projects until a successful investment decision;
  • Be responsible for all project management matters including project resourcing, schedule and budget follow-up in accordance with the project programme;
  • Understand and optimize the business case together with your team;
  • Represent RWE Renewables on Offshore related topics at local and regional stakeholder events, in networks and towards respective authorities;
  • Manage project activity to build and maintain a stable and effective project team with links into the organisation;
  • Ensure that the project activities during the development and pre-construction phases meets the project requirements and conditions;
  • Report progress and present decision material to the Steering committee as well as relevant external stakeholder




  • Organisational skills
  • Adaptibility
  • Listening skills
  • Persuasion
  • Decision-making

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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 is a leading global player in sustainable energy and number 2 worldwide in offshore wind. The Benelux is one of the markets where RWE wants to further expand its sustainable energy portfolio. Offshore innovations are an essential part of RWE's sustainability strategy. RWE is participating in the Dutch offshore wind tenders. At the moment RWE is significantly expanding it’s Benelux team. We are looking for talented colleagues that want to work together with us developing the Belgium and Dutch offshore wind farms of the future and make a real difference in the energy transition.

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