Statkraft European Wind and Solar

Business Development Manager - Renewables and New Business

Statkraft aspires to be one of the world’s leading renewables companies in 2025, with sustainable, ethical and safe operations. Statkraft is already the largest producer of renewable energy in Europe and is planning to develop an additional 8 GW of new renewable capacity (wind & solar) within 2025 globally. The majority of the growth is expected in Europe (namely France, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands), and we are pursuing both organic growth as well as potential M&A opportunities to reach the target.

At Statkraft, we develop and operate renewable energy assets, buy & sell energy and invest 100 per cent of our growth entirely in renewables. We have been making clean energy possible for over a century and continue to lead the way towards a carbon free future. We are expanding our business in Spain by promoting wind and solar as well as new business, such as green hydrogen, storage and much more to come.

Are you looking to have a career in business development in the energy sector? If you’ve got experience originating energy projects of any kind, then you could help solve the climate crisis with Statkraft. This is your chance to contribute promoting sustainability and innovation, realise 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 and we need your help in doing that. With us, you’ll shape and build a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.


Working in Business Development

From helping to originate renewable power plants, developing the technologies that power energy storage, to supporting our business solutions and corporate functions. With Statkraft, you’ll be working and collaborating alongside other technology and digital experts to innovate, maintain and provide the world with renewable energy.

As a Business Development Manager within the Business Development Iberia team, you will:


  • Create and develop new and profitable Solar, Wind and New Business opportunities (i.e. Storage and Hybrid wind&solar) from identification of potential projects up to the development phase
  • Lead strategic initiatives across the organization, explore new markets and assess disruptive business models and routes to market. Add energy storage and hybridize the existing pipeline is one of the key activities
  • Assess the electrical grid and follow up regulation and requirements of concern
  • Evaluate the economic and technical feasibility of projects, managing greenfield, co-development and M&A opportunities
  • Develop market intelligence, commercial and regulatory analysis to support business development to the Iberia team
  • Help managing engineering studies, environmental impact assessment and other technical staff in connection to the projects
  • Manage and coordinate with all project stakeholders, as well as relationships with government bodies at all levels, co-developers, TSO/DSO, landowners and consultants.
  • Close cooperation with other units of the group and participate in team meetings of Statkraft worldwide on a regular basis



About you:

We look for a Business Development Manager with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. That includes knowledge in:


  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • A balanced technical and managerial background
  • A wide vision of the renewables market (wind, solar and storage) and a versatile set of skills gathered from diverse energy projects and environments
  • Experience managing Green Hydrogen and innovation projects will be considered as a plus
  • Deep knowledge of the Spanish electrical system will be considered as a plus
  • Track record in the Spanish renewable space, strong networking and/or project valuation competence
  • Knowledge of Spanish market and permitting process
  • Accurate and structured working method with an emphasis on details
  • Good team-player with high interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commercial drive and motivation to build the business
  • Creative mindset and ability to work autonomously
  • Good command of English and Spanish 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.


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 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:


  • A very competitive and flexible benefit package
  • 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”
  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles (local specific)
  • A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various team building activities
  • Monetary childcare subsidy to support you and your family (local specific)

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