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Commercial Project Manager Hydrogen (Origination) m/f/t

RWE Generation SE, Various, Germany (DE) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans
Hydrogen is considered a beacon of hope to decarbonise various hard-to-abate sectors and hence could play a crucial role in the energy transition. RWE is working at full speed on various green hydrogen projects across the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK, together with our partners in business, industry, research and governments.  
We have built a new Hydrogen team, with this post reporting into to the Head of Hydrogen Commercial.


  • Represent the interest of RWE in the origination and structuring of large-scale green hydrogen projects and act as internal focal point towards senior management 
  • Identify, originate and structure Hydrogen project development opportunities in line with strategic targets
  • Accompany and manage H2 projects up to the project development phase and beyond
  • Develop consortium partnerships and analyse funding options
  • Coordinate preparation of H2 commercial contracts, such as Memorandums of Understanding, Joint Ventures, and Power Purchase Agreements
  • Challenge and optimize Hydrogen business cases, integrating inputs from various teams, including technical, market, legal, permitting, regulatory, etc.
  • Enter into discussions, negotiations and dialogue with relevant parties in close collaboration with internal subject matter experts 
  • Collaborate with colleagues from RWE Renewables and RWE Supply and Trading, as well as the H2 Business expert to stay informed about Hydrogen developments

Your powerful skills 

  • Business creation spirit with the capability to combine different customer needs and market developments to new and value creating new business opportunities
  • Degree in business, economics, engineering or industrial engineering 
  • At least 5-10 years professional experience in project management or corporate/ business development 
  • Strong expertise and a comprehensive network in one or more of the industries: Refineries, Ammonia, Chemical, Cement, Glass, Mobility (Road or Maritime), or Sustainable Aviation Fuels Creativity to develop customised collaboration models with customers/partners
  • Sophisticated thinking abilities, incorporating both analytical and conceptual
  • Strong capability to structure yourself in a very dynamic work environment
  • Strong and convincing communication skills towards all hierarchy levels, including exposure to top management level
  • Willingness to travel and work temporarily from abroad
  • Business fluent in English

Advantageous, but not a must 

  • Experience in Hydrogen business
  • Working knowledge of Dutch or German
  • Other spoken languages in addition to the above mentioned

Benefits you can rely on 

  • An exciting, varied, and challenging role and in close interaction with the other departments within the RWE group 
  • A good work-life-balance and working from home possible 
  • A trustworthy and performance-oriented collaboration in a highly motivated team with plenty of room for independent and self-responsible work as well as diverse opportunities for personal development await you

At RWE, you will find all the advantages of a large technology group. And some merits that are even more crucial: openness and real team work. For we are open to the future and are building on the strengths of each and every individual. We value his/her work and opinion; we listen, pursue active ideas management and engage in direct exchanges. Respect, appreciation and mutual trust are the hallmarks of cooperation within the international RWE team.


Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) Free parking (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) 


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 47320, application deadline 31.12.2021

Any questions? Kathrin Söte (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-6153

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.

With power plants in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands, RWE Generation’s approx. 3,000 employees generate electricity primarily from gas, hydropower and biomass. The company is the No. 2 European producer of gas-based electricity and the hub for the Group’s hydrogen activities. Together with partners from industry and academia, RWE is forging ahead with more than 30 hydrogen projectsas well. By converting power stations and developing storage technologies, we also make a vital contribution to RWE’s overall objective of becoming carbon-neutral by 2040.

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