Development Project Manager, Wind Power - Finland

Development & Construction
Ref: 110 Date Posted: Monday 22 Jul 2019
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OUR CLIENT - OX2

OX2 was founded in 2004. Ever since then, OX2 has been driving the change towards a 100% sustainable energy sector by continuously increasing the availability of renewable energy. So far, OX2 has developed and built over 2 GW large-scale, onshore wind power in the Nordic region.

2018 marked another record-breaking year for OX2. Our activity in the Nordic region reached a whole new level. We built more and sold more wind power than ever before. The largest subsidy-free wind power project ever realized in the region was sold to IKEA, to name just one example.

OX2’s goal is to provide investors with the most profitable wind farms in the markets where the company operates. In 2018, net sales totaled EUR 403 million. OX2 has Finnish HQ is located in Helsinki with 20 renewable energy professional.

 

THE VACANCY – Development Project Manager, Helsinki

The Development Project Manager is part of the team responsible for building and running the business within the Project Development department. Responsible for initiating and leading a project from an idea into realization and final state - Refine, streamline and optimize projects in the development phase. The role also includes responsibility for budgeting and setting and following timelines for projects during this phase.

Most of the work will be to optimize and further develop already permitted projects; Permits that already (mostly) have been executed by another company, but that the company later has acquired. The Project Development Manager will also work with supporting the financial transaction team in the sales process, as well as the project managers in the construction phase.

Responsibilities include

  • Manage the project with budget and time plan
  • Define a development strategy to get the project to construction
  • Initiate and maintain the relationships with stakeholders of the project, such as landowners, local politicians, county governments, local residents and others affected by the project.
  • Lead and coordinate the GIS engineers in their work
  • Lead the work to obtain the necessary permits such as building- permits.
  • Coordinate project work floes and lead external consultants e.g. lawyers.
  • Internal meetings with others in the development team.

 

Background & Requirements;

  • Project Management and leadership skills for controlling the workflows
  • Passionate about development
  • Good commercial acumen and people skills
  • Experience in topics such as Permitting, Grid connection, GIS, Land Use, Greenfield, Last stage development, optimizing projects, due diligence
  • Stakeholder management
  • Native in Finnish, fluent in English. Swedish would also be a bonus.

 

Get in touch with 
Simon Evans-Jones
Simon@intelligentemployment.com       
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 439

 
 

 

 

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