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Project Development Director (Wind, PV & Hybrid )

Requisition ID:  32426

Malmö, Skåne Län, SE

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Project Portfolio Management

Vestas Factory

Are you a highly skilled Project Development Director with a can-do attitude? Are you driven by designing and building solid technical solutions? Then we might have an ideal career opportunity for you!  

Digital Solutions & Development > Vestas Development > Project Development Nordics

Vestas Development is a newly established strategic business unit within Vestas that drives new growth while supporting the existing business in all development aspects. The function's main responsibilities are to originate and develop new wind and hybrid high quality projects across the globe via its own resources as well as via development partnerships that are established and managed by the group.

The position is part of the Vestas Development EMEA & LatAm team and will report to the Vestas Development lead in the NCE (Northern Central Europe) region and the chosen candidate(s) is offered a unique role to act as a trusted advisor and heading the team for both originating contracts and executing development activities in the Nordics.



  • Definition and execution of development strategy: markets identification; project screening and development; partnerships definition and negotiation; development planning; exiting plans.
  • Proactively creating new leads and originating development and investment opportunities in the Nordics.
  • Structuring, drafting and negotiating project development, M&A agreements in the Nordics.
  • Both overseeing third-party due diligence and performing individual technical and financial due diligence.
  • First-hand experience in financial modelling is good to have . 
  • Executing project development agreements, including monitoring development activities, quality assurance and control, meeting local stakeholders (e.g., grid operator and environmental agencies), budget review, and following up with sub-contractors. 
  • Participation in board of directors / management committees. 
  • Offtake origination, sourcing, structuring and execution is a plus, as well as negotiating other commercial agreements required for project financing.
  • Procurement of both development services, as well as construction contracts (EPC/BOP), and/or experience from working in a wind or PV OEM is good to have. 
  • Senior level presentations and approval processes.
  • Leadership ability and/or previous managerial experience with project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and lead complex, cross-functional and geographical teams.
  • Project quality, optimisation and competitiveness.



  • An experienced professional with 10+ years of energy sector, and wind and PV project development experience in the Nordics, who holds a relevant business or engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Ability to independently take initiative and strive for the best.  
  • An experienced negotiator and/or advisor with gravitas, persistency and the ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • A true proactive individual with strong personal impact, influencing skills and ability to collaborate on many levels across the organization.
  • Good written and communication skills in Swedish and English, other languages are additionally appreciated. 



  • Solid communicative, quantitative, qualitative analytical and financial modelling skills.
  • Solid  business acumen, influencing skills and leadership capabilities with the ability to think strategically as well as tactically.
  • High degree of professionalism and ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strategic view of the markets combined with eye for the details in the transaction.
  • Cross-cultural understanding from positions in global/international business.
  • Flexiblility and humbleness to take on variety of tasks within the area of project development and monitoring.


What we offer 

Vestas offers you a versatile job in a high performing and high paced team in a global environment. You will have great impact on the substance of the position and opportunities to work closely with our senior executives in a very dynamic and exciting company and industry. You will have the opportunity to develop your strategic and project management skills in a global environment. Vestas is keen on developing both your professional and personal skills, and for the right candidate this position will be a unique platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organization.


Additional information

  • This role is based in Malmo,Sweden.
  • We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 5th of February 2023.
  • For further information please contact Ravi Bedadi, Senior Recruiter.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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