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Project Manager Hydrogen - Focus on metals and mining industry m/f/t

RWE Generation SE, Various, Deutschland (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 development of large-scale decarbonisation projects in the metals and mining industry, esp. steel 
  • Lead all aspects of and coordinate activities of RWE’s project team members, linking renewable energy, production of green hydrogen and further value chain integration (e.g. direct reduced iron (DRI))
  • Structure our RWE approach and enter into discussions and dialogue with relevant parties in close collaboration with internal subject matter experts 
  • Challenge and optimize business cases, integrating inputs from various teams, including technical, market, legal, permitting, regulatory, etc.
  • Coordinate preparation of commercial contracts, such as Memorandums of Understanding, Joint Ventures, and Power Purchase Agreements
  • Collaborate with colleagues from RWE Renewables and RWE Supply and Trading, as well as the H2 Business expert to stay informed about Hydrogen developments
  • Identify,originate and structure hydrogen project development opportunities in line with strategic targets

Your powerful skills 

  • Degree in business, economics, engineering or industrial engineering
  • At least 5-10 years proven experience in project management or execution of asset projects
  • Strong industry expertise and a comprehensive network of partners in the metals and mining/steel value chain incl. raw materials, plant engineering and steel production
  • Sophisticated thinking abilities, incorporating both analytical and conceptual
  • Willingness to travel and work temporarily from abroad
  • Business proficient 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) employee discounts (40x40)


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 47359, 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 projects

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