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Project Manager Development Solar PV (Netherlands)


Zwolle, OV, NL, 8041 BL


RWE Windpower NL BV, Zwolle

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 


Our solar department within RWE Renewables in Zwolle is looking for a Project Manager responsible for developing PV projects in the Netherlands to contribute to shape tomorrow’s European green energy landscape.


Your future plans:

  • Develop PV projects in the Netherlands from early stage through the investment decision and handover to the construction & operations team 

  • Coordinate interdisciplinary project teams with internal departments and external service providers

  • Originate sites: identification, assessment, initiation discussions with landowners and negotiation of land lease/purchase agreements

  • Manage the permitting process and coordinate the team of involved internal and external providers (e.g., consultants for environmental studies) and interact with all relevant stakeholders (e.g., permitting authorities, municipalities, politicians, landowners)

  • Manage and optimize project budgets, objectives, schedules and deliverables for assigned development projects

  • Manage existing Partnerships with external Developers (Joint Development Agreements)

  • Conduct risk analysis/assessments and recommend mitigation measures

  • Work closely with Valuation, Commercialization and Engineering teams to identify best route to market and to optimize the profitability of the business case


Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in engineering, business administration or related subject area with at least two years of experience in the area of PV development (gained if possible in an international environment)

  • Proven track record in greenfield renewables development and/or co-development with partners 

  • Solid knowledge in project management as well as sound market knowledge about the Dutch energy market and the permitting regulation for utility scale PV projects

  • Very good analytical skills coupled with the required drive to execute and deliver projects 

  • Excellent team-player with very good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken Dutch and English other languages a plus

  • Willingness to travel on 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 55840, application deadline 31/08/2022.

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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