Statkraft Markets and IT

Senior Business Developer Market Access

Senior Business Developer Market Access

Düsseldorf

If you’re an experienced Business Developer with previous expertise in project management and the energy sector, you can start a career with Statkraft that helps to solve the climate crisis. By joining the Business Development Market Access team, you will help navigate Statkraft through the challenges of the liberalized markets and related regulations, seeking out opportunities to develop and grow new business initiatives. This position will drive the potential of renewable energy and 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 Central European Origination – Market Access Germany  

As part of the Trading & Origination Department, the Market Access Germany team develops and concludes contracts with wind-farms and photovoltaik plants thereby providing Balancing Services, access to the short-term power market and coverage of related regulatory duties. It therefore works in close partnership with the German Origination and Portfolio Management teams to offer tailored energy solutions. 

Due to the increased level of ambition to grow the customer business in Statkraft, we have seen a significant growth in terms of size and operational complexity across all support functions within the markets’ division. As a result, a specialised team has been set up to constantly adapt the business to a changing regulatory environment, to team up with platform providers and to create new business on this basis and in relation to market access services.

 

As a Senior Business Developer in the Market Access, Germany team you’ll: 

 

  • Identify, develop and grow new business initiatives based on or related to market access within the German market
  • Investigate and analyse regulatory changes that affect the market access business and adapt the team’s strategy, products and processes accordingly
  • Manage stakeholder relationships with both internal and external partners, and proactively seek out new partners that will deliver increased profit and hedged risk
  • Effectively and efficiently manage all projects undertaken, be a proactive part of the project team implementing regulatory changes or delivering new products
  • Optimize the market access business through generating creative ideas on how to streamline processes, mitigate cost and identify / take advantage of quick win opportunities
  • Work with complex markets and new technology and be part of a fast-paced environment

 

About you:  

We look for an experienced Business Developer with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. This would include: 

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  • Higher education within business, engineering, law etc
  • Minimum of 5 years of business developer experience or other commercial role working with external clients
  • Previous knowledge of the energy business, preferably short-term trading and/or operations
  • A good understanding of the commercial impact of regulations and regulatory changes
  • Effective project management skills and/or experience of being a product owner/product manager
  • Excellent analytical and data interpretation skills
  • Self-driven, with the ability to work autonomously
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

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

German 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 leadership programs 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” 
    • German language courses for non-native speakers   
    • Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ 

 

 

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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Application deadline:

04/01/2022

Location:

Dusseldorf, Germany