Technical Business Development Manager

We are looking for a visionary and accommodating Technical Business Development Manager to help the company grow the exciting business into new, high potential markets. The position holds a rare opportunity to become part of a successful energy company focusing on solar energy.

Nordic Solar has undergone progressive growth. Hence, the Investment Department needs to expand the team with an experienced and skilled Technical Business Development Manager. In the position, you will refer directly to the CIO, Holger Bang, however, also holding a dotted line to the CLO Tim Gadatsch.

As Technical Business Development Manager, you will help the company expand the business within existing and new markets, among others, by working closely with potential co-development partners. This encompasses cooperation with colleagues in identifying and assessing new pre-RTB projects from the engineering side.

Thus, your main responsibilities as Technical Business Development Manager are:

  • Responsible for project design and configuration in early evaluation and review phases of new project opportunities.
  • Responsible for design, technology selection, plant equipment configuration until Ready-to-Build stage.
  • Responsible for providing all necessary EPC inputs required during development stage.
  • Following technology development globally, development of new potential vendors, consultants and contractors.

Working with these areas of responsibilities, you are expected to take the lead on all technical and environmental aspects of our development projects. Thus, you must be strong on relevant IT tools such as AutoCAD (or similar), PVSyst etc as well as having a solid financial understanding. In addition, you work with your colleagues on preparing presentations for stakeholders, management, and the Board of Directors with all technical and environmental aspects.

Likewise, you work with your business development colleagues to structure the co-development cooperation frameworks encompassing the monitoring and coordination of the development processes, ensuring milestone completion. Consequently, the position focuses on developing and maintaining the network of potential partners in Europe and beyond; thus, traveling activity must be expected.

Experienced and entrepreneurial Technical Business Development Manager
To succeed in the position, you should preferably hold a master’s degree in engineering, potentially within mechanical, electrical, or renewable or equivalent technical education – representing a high academic standard. In addition, you represent 5-10 years of experience working with Engineering, EPC and/or project development within solar energy (or wind). Consequently, you must have succeeded in bringing projects from greenfield to the RTB stage and realized the construction of projects. It is critical, that you have industry experience within solar energy.

Additionally, you have a strong network within the solar industry which you maintain and extend continuously. Indeed, you represent an excellent commercial understanding acting as a skilled negotiator. This includes a good numeric sense and a natural interest in the supporting IT systems. Finally, you should feel motivated to engage in the maturing renewable energy business.

Motivated and committed candidate
On a personal level, we imagine that you are friendly and accommodating. Furthermore, you must be self-motivated and thrive when working in small teams. Moreover, you should possess a good sense of humour and the ability to see new opportunities, just as you find ease working in a dynamic environment, occasionally characterized by very tight deadlines. However, most importantly, you are expected to be ambitious with your work and eager to contribute to the continuous growth of Nordic Solar.

Nordic Solar offers
As Technical Business Development Manager, you will become a part of an aspirational working environment encompassing an informal and inclusive company culture. Moreover, the position offers great potential to grow professionally and personally, encompassing the opportunity to make a footprint on your job. You will become part of an aspirational working environment encompassing an informal and inclusive company culture. Finally, Nordic Solar’s work culture is characterized by a high degree of flexibility, putting work-life balance very high on the agenda, and the company consists of highly satisfied employees.

About Nordic Solar A/S
Since the 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 with a focus on Europe and is committed to creating the largest and most professional solar energy company in the Nordic region.

The company gives priority to creating an interesting and motivating workplace for all employees, and targeted efforts are put into its company values. An intense cooperation takes place daily across departments and professional disciplines, and, as a result, focus is to a great extent on staff and organizational development.

Nordic Solar is also concerned with employee satisfaction, which is why there is joint training (optional), an attractive canteen scheme, the possibility of psychotherapy sessions, massage, a staff association, and much more. The team behind Nordic Solar is 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.

Apply for the position
You apply for the position by following the link “Apply for the position” and submitting your CV. Applicants will be assessed on an ongoing basis. We look forward to reading your CV.