Statkraft Markets and IT

Contract Operations Manager - Origination Iberia

If you’re an experienced Contract Operations Manager with experience in the Spanish Market you can start a career that helps to solve the climate crisis, with Statkraft. Realise the potential of renewable energy. Make a positive impact on our planet.  

Why Statkraft? 

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. 

But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.  

Working in Trading & Origination

As part of the Trading & Origination Department, the Origination Iberia team concludes non-standard, structured and often complex transactions in wholesale energy markets as well as market access services. Therefore, it cooperates closely with Statkraft’s trading desks and the other regional Origination teams to offer pan-European tailored energy solutions. The responsibilities within the team are divided among Origination, Market Access, and Portfolio Management. The business has significantly grown in terms of size and operational complexity cutting across all support functions in the markets division resulting from the increased ambition level to grow the customer business in Statkraft.

As a Contract Operations Manager in the Origination Iberia team, you’ll: 

  • Lead contract management and operational excellence for the Iberian Origination business, acting as custodian for all structured deals throughout the entire deal life cycle.
  • Play a central, proactive role as the interface between customers, the origination and portfolio management teams, Statkraft support functions as well as third-party service providers stakeholders
  • Identifying operational issues in the Origination Iberia team, prioritize and facilitate action across M to mitigate and overcome structural problems proposing process improvements and automation, while also solving issues on an ad-hoc basis
  • Build a close and positive relationship with support units and share insights on initiatives to the Origination Iberia team
  • Participate and represent the team in operational projects as well as cross-functional groups
  • Be a sparring partner for new product initiatives and identify potential operational showstoppers in an early stage
  • Support new business development initiatives ensuring operational feasibility
  • Support in the development of Guarantees of Origin Origination activities

About you: 

We look for experienced Contract Operations Manager with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. These include: 

  • Previous experience with PPA or other complex power contracts, ETRM or EDM systems and internal operational processes such as deal-entry-to-payment or new product implementation processes (at least 3yrs of relevant experience desired)
  • Project management skills from coordinating multiple stakeholders across different support functions
  • University degree in economics, finance, engineering, or equivalent

These skills are also useful in your role: 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, very structured way of working and high attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in in both Spanish and English language

At Statkraft, we’re always looking for people with great social and communication skills. People who love to lead, teach and help others learn.  

English language fluency is preferred.  

What we offer 

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee is not just making a living, they are making a real difference to the planet, our communities and the future. Together, we work on the front lines of changing the game for renewable energy. From hydrogen development to algorithmic trading and everything in between. We have 125 years of unrivalled expertise in creating the technologies that put ecosystems, communities and our environment first. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. This includes: 

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leaderships program like IMD  
  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds 
  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet” 
  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles (local specific) 
  • Monetary childcare subsidy to support you and your family (local specific) 

Statkraft offers competitive terms of employment and benefits schemes, and we’re a trusted employer that puts the safety of our people first. We believe that a safe and healthy working environment is a matter of choice, not chance. 

Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. The applicant must be eligible for security clearance and authorisation.


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Madrid, Spain


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