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Project Lead Hydrogen (NL) RWE Renewables Offshore


Utrecht, UT, NL, 3521 AZ


RWE Offshore Wind Netherlands B.V. 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Fixed Term




At RWE you will have a dynamic job where relationships building, hands-on decision making and progression will be an integral part of your daily work. In the role as Project Lead, you will of course be responsible for the overall delivery of your project’s agreed objectives. The project will be complex and multi-faceted. Your team will be located both locally and within the global functions for technical and commercial expertise. In the role you will form relationships with external stakeholders including suppliers, partners and governmental authorities. You will be responsible for the development of your project(s) from an early stage until the construction investment decision.


You will be assigned to lead one or more project teams within our matrix organisation. Responding to the company’s growth pipeline your project(s).  The role is a key member of the project’s Senior Management Team and includes external representation and international travel. You will apply your commercial as well as technical expertise, plus harness the expertise of the project team and the global functions. 

This is an exciting role within RWE and the successful applicant will be a key member of a team 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.  


Your main location can be flexible including our offices in Zwolle/ Utrecht and report functionally to the Head for Offshore Hydrogen. 



Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and coordinate the origination and development of Offshore Hydrogen projects until a successful final investment decision;
  • Be responsible for all project management matters including project resourcing, schedule and budget follow-up in accordance with the project programme;
  • Lead the project team  including line management responsibilities for the team;
  • Understand and optimise the business case together with your team;
  • Represent RWE Renewables on Hydrogen related topics at local and global 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 meet the project requirements and constraints;



Experience & Skills


  • Proven experience of managing and driving delivery of large scale €multi-billion infrastructure projects;
  • Extensive knowledge of wind energy, preferably Hydrogen Offshore Development;
  • Experience of leading a complex, multi-disciplinary team;
  • Dutch/English language skills are essential;
  • Strong analytical skill, self-motivated, structured and proactive working approach;
  • Strong 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 explain complex and detailed project issues in a straightforward way to a range of stakeholders;
  • Hands-on approach, flexible, confident and with an open minded manner;
  • Ability to be proactive and take responsibility for a wide range of matters, while responding to business demands;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly for leading/participating in virtual teams drawn from across different functions;





  • Degree in Engineering, Renewable Energy, Business or equivalent;
  • 5 years’ experience in renewable energy is a min requirement
  • Business level English and German, other language skills are an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint);



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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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