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Senior Solar Project Development (m/f/d) Germany

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Date: 23-Apr-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



Uniper Renewables are responsible to develop Uniper's renewables portfolio. Our aim is to develop a multi-GW pipeline of renewables projects, predominantly in Europe. We develop greenfield and accelerate growth by potential acquisitions. The Uniper Renewables business unit is still under development. For the further expansion of our project development team in Düsseldorf we are looking for you! Shape our project portfolio together with highly motivated and experienced professionals to bring Uniper's Renewables to the next level!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Develop utility scale solar projects in Germany 
  • Cover the full development cycle from origination to RTB or FC stage
  • Manage external contract developers
  • Manage business relationships with land owners, permitting authorities, grid operators, regulators, offtakers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Liaise closely with existing Uniper business teams (asset teams, trading / PPAs, finance, others) and enabling functions
  • Build strong relationships with the development team, consisting of developers, engineers, project-, contract- and offtake managers as well as a network of external development partners
  • Reports to the Head of Solar Development



Who we are seeking

  • Many years of professional experience in solar development in Germany.
  • Degree (Master or Diploma) in engineering,  business administration, economics, law or comparable studies
  • Proven track record of utility scale solar project development
  • Profound understanding of relevant market dynamics
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Willingness to travel within Germany
  • Fluent in English and German language




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Marco De Salve

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Part time possible,  
Start Date:







Uniper is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, belief or marital status. We actively promote diversity, equality and flexible working.