Development Lead - Spain / Denmark

Blue Power Partners is a global consultancy and project development company with a dedicated focus on developing renewable energy. Blue Power Partners is supporting worldwide leading developers, asset owners and technology companies within origination, development, construction, and performance optimization of onshore/offshore wind, solar, PtX and storage projects.  

Our development organization is growing, and we are looking for an experienced Development Lead to engage our EMEA Development team. The right candidate will play an instrumental role in driving our regional large-scale portfolio of Wind and Solar projects worldwide cooperating with our experienced talents.  

Preferred working locations: Spain (Zaragoza/Madrid) or Denmark (Aalborg/Copenhagen). As a global company with a global mindset, we are also open to considering profiles from other European locations, provided the candidate is willing to travel and attend meetings as required by project needs. 

what we offer

  • Participate in the development of large-scale hybrid renewable projects. 
  • Hybrid work to achieve a great work-life balance. 
  • Career development framework. 
  • Attractive Social Benefit Package. 

Being part of Blue Power Partners means working in an open-minded environment that values freedom and responsibility. Our culture is based on trust, teamwork, and flexibility, and we encourage our employees to maintain a healthy professional/personal life balance to stay fulfilled and motivated at work. 

about the role

To be successful in this role you balance strategic direction with active business development, operations enhancement, and relationship management to expand our onshore development business. Your accountabilities are likely to vary, but your main tasks may include: 

  • Lead the development of wind and solar PV assets from early stage to construction handover, by effective planning, monitoring, controlling, and reporting. Special focus on workstreams such as design management, land securing, permitting, interconnection and procurement. 
  • Act as the representative of BPP to the client for a large-scale renewable energy generation project, encompassing both wind and solar PV assets. 
  • Lead a project team formed by engineers, designers, specialists, and project management roles. Manage outsourced engineering work, technical consultancy and all design and engineering interfaces within the project.
  • Schedule and manage tasks and resources from different teams within the company and third-party consultants.
  • Manage the project budget, schedule and planning of generating assets from early phase up to RTB.
  • Provide technical and commercial input to the procurement strategy for all aspects related to Generating Assets.
  • Support engagement and contract negotiation related to advisors, equipment suppliers, EPC and O&M contractors for the project ensuring all technical requirements related to all aspects related to the facility are scoped within the tender materials.
  • Build and develop solid long-term relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Provide profound technical support to Investment Manager and Project Board of directors. 
  • Coordinate the handover process of Generating assets to the Construction Management team.  
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the team, manage staff lifecycle matters, working closely with Management and People & Culture personnel.  

about you

We expect you to enrich our business with the following competencies and skills: 

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in project development and construction in the renewable energy sector. 
  • Knowledge of development methodology and approach for large-scale renewable project development (workstreams including conceptual design, real estate, environmental, permitting, interconnection and finance). 
  • Solid understanding of development requirements with a construction mindset, to reach RTB and efficiently hand over the project to a dedicated construction team. 
  • Ability to manage complex projects and interface between commercial and technical aspects. 
  • Strong business acumen and commercial understanding/awareness. 
  • Agility in utilizing general software and systems, for example, GIS, CAD, SharePoint, etc. 
  • Ability to utilize and apply the skill set of other project staff and act as a mentor to development managers involved in the project. 
  • Manage team allocation to projects and support on tasks when needed. 
  • Proven leadership experience with the ability to manage staff lifecycle matters.  
  • Willingness to travel, domestically and internationally, if required by projects.

Besides, you contribute with the following personal traits:

  • 100% Client-oriented, focused on customers and their needs, always prioritizing honesty and professionalism. 
  • Accustomed to having the big picture while keeping an eye for the detail. 
  • Agile while working with many tasks and short deadlines. 
  • Highly independent and able to work closely with the client with minimum internal supervision. 
  • Dynamic and quick approach finding solutions. 
  • Open to work with cross cultural international teams, both on-site and remote, with presence in different time zones. Strategic and analytic by nature.  
  • Positive and highly motivating with a 'can do' attitude. 
  • Fluent in English written and verbally.

During the recruitment process, Blue Power Partners is processing all registered personal data in compliance with the European General Data Protection (GDPR).

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About Blue Power Partners

Blue Power Partners is a global consultancy company that supports worldwide leading developers, asset owners and technology companies within origination, development, construction and performance optimization of onshore/offshore wind, solar, PtX and storage projects.


We are determined to drive change, and guided by our vision to accelerate the green transition, we work collectively to make a difference that really matters. You will join a diverse team of colleagues who all share our vision and passion for renewable energy. It is an essential part of our culture that we support each other, learn from each other, and celebrate each other's achievements. Together, we make a real difference. 


During the recruitment process, Blue Power Partners is processing all registered personal data in compliance with the European General Data Protection (GDPR), and we reserve the right to screen the SM accounts of potential candidates.