We are looking for a proactive and problem-solving Environmental & Biodiversity Design Expert, who is committed to make a meaningful impact within biodiversity in the development, construction, and operation phases of solar parks in Europe.
As the Environmental & Biodiversity Design Expert, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring a consistent focus on operational excellence and the implementation of sustainable solutions. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, Glenn Aagesen, you’ll join a dynamic and multi-national team in the EPC & Operations department, based in Hellerup, Denmark.
Your main responsibilities will be to guide, deliver, and supervise the organization on matters related to the environment and biodiversity in the following phases:
- Development (10%): CCM/EIA studies, screening project plans including protected areas, species, vegetations, advise on laws, restrictions, standards, and biodiversity initiative indications.
- EPC (50%): Deliver project specific biodiversity plan, managing biodiversity project development, cost management, provide environmental and biodiversity related inputs to the construction permit application, manage correspondence between departments, environmental agencies, and regulators, LCA implementation, management, and development, and site visits.
- Operations (40%): Project biodiversity monitoring and reporting, internal biodiversity reporting, ESG ambassador representative, LCA and scope 3 CO2 calculations, ISO14001 standard deliveries.
Anticipate approximately 20-30 days of travel per year to contribute directly to the construction and operations of solar parks, where your efforts will directly impact biodiversity.
Inspiring biodiversity enthusiast supporting the organization
To excel in this role, you most likely hold an academic background within Biology, Nature Management, Environmental Science or similar. You have a proven track-record working with biodiversity or environmental studies for approximately 3 years. If you have experience from the renewable industry, where you have supported the EPC & Operations department, this is viewed as a significant advantage.
Natural curiosity and business understanding
Your natural curiosity, combined with a strong business understanding, will be instrumental in driving the biodiversity efforts throughout the solar PV lifecycle. Proactive problem-solving skills, a commitment to challenging the status quo, and a desire for continuous learning are highly prized qualities that will contribute to the sustainable business growth.
About Nordic Solar A/S
Since our establishment in 2010, Nordic Solar has focused on building a green and sustainable solar energy company while ensuring an attractive return for shareholders at the same time. Nordic Solar develops, builds, and operates industrial solar parks in Europe and is committed to creating the largest and most professional solar energy company in the Nordic region.
We give priority to creating an engaging and value driven workplace. The culture is collaborative and there is a great management focus of creating a workplace where everyone thrives and is heard. Nordic Solar is also very dedicated to the health of its employees which is why they offer physical training (optional), an attractive canteen scheme, the possibility of psychotherapy sessions, company-subsidized massage, and much more. The team behind Nordic Solar is very versatile both in age, nationality, educational background, and experience. This represents a strength both professionally and socially while implying inclusiveness and adaptability.
In the coming years, Nordic Solar has ambitions to continue its high growth rate and expects a tripling of the capacity of its solar parks in operation by the end of 2025; A plan that requires investments of up to DKK 5 billion in the years to come.
For more information, please visit: https://nordicsolar.eu/
Apply for the position
If the above has sparked an interest, we would love to hear from you! You apply for the position by following the link “Apply for position” and submitting your CV. Applicants will be assessed on an ongoing basis – so please don’t wait till the deadline to apply. MINDWEISS is handling the recruitment process on behalf of Nordic Solar.