Senior Strategic Project Manager Offshore Wind Denmark & Sweden

  • Recruiter: RWE Renewables GmbH
  • Job posted: 24/01/23
  • Reference: 1865032147
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job location: Denmark

  • RWE Offshore is looking for talented and highly motivated strategic project managers to join our global Development Optimisation and Strategy team. Tasked with leading global strategic topics on behalf of the Development organisation, the Development Optimisation and Strategy team connects and implements strategic change and optimisation projects across the Global Development business. In this role you will be leading and managing key strategic projects to ensure and unlock the full growth potential of RWE Offshore until 2030 and beyond. In RWE Renewables Offshore, as the world no. 2 offshore wind developer, you will have the opportunity to shape and solve key industry challenges to sustain the growth trajectory of the offshore wind industry; including such projects as: Development Excellence, capability and organisational development, cross portfolio opportunities and business optimisation.

    The right candidate brings experience in the offshore wind industry, a strong strategic thinking and mindset as well as experience managing projects and multidisciplinary teams in similar contexts. You have proven your ability to challenge and guide at a practical and strategic level. Your excellent communication skills, ability to assess and present information in a clear and convincing manner is essential, combined with a proven ability to establish relationships with key stakeholders in multiple jurisdictions. As you will be leading project teams across a growing global organisation in many geographies; this role requires advanced understanding of team working, adaptability to different cultures and the need for taking a collaborative approach to problem solving, and an ability to be credible while connecting on a fundamental level with individuals.

    Your future plans

    As a Senior Strategic Project Manager you will:

    • Work closely with the Development Leadership team and our regional Development teams to identify, prioritise and align the relevant strategic projects for our future pipeline and shape our development optimization roadmap
    • Independently develop, lead and manage a set of global strategic projects to ensure our Development success in Offshore Wind. This includes leading multi-disciplined, global project teams
    • Serve as key interface to functions outside the development team while working closely with the respective leadership teams
    • Work closely with the Development Leadership team and the CDO for preparation of selected global development related presentations for the Offshore Board

    Your profile


    • A proven ability to think strategically, and stand-alone leadership of multi-functional teams
    • Creative thinker with a proven track record of effective and collaborative problem solving
    • Highly motivated and displays "passion and pride" in solving complex business challenges and strive to deliver while maintaining a bigger picture view point
    • Fluent in English, additional languages, e.g., German is a plus
    • Ability to manage own performance, with a significant focus on delivery, create change and an ability to balance a varied and challenging workload


    • Experience and professional career, with significant experience in the offshore wind sector
    • Previous experience within offshore wind auction delivery, commercial development or strategic consulting is a plus
    • Proven track record in leading complex projects in global matrix organisations
    • University degree in Management, Engineering or similar, or equivalent qualification or experience is desirable

    We handle applications on an ongoing basis, so feel free to apply for the position as soon as possible, but no later then February 13th.

    Everyone is equally different and everyone is welcome at RWE! At RWE, we work actively for increased diversity and gender equality, because we know that it gives good results. That's why YOU are interesting to us.

    We offer
    Who is RWE? We're a global company committed to sustainability, decarbonization, and innovation. Our team is passionate about developing, building, owning, and operating wind, solar and energy storage projects. We are part of an energy group with high ambitions for renewable energy and we are in the starting pits for our journey together with approximately 3,500 colleagues in Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Pacific. In other words, there are good opportunities to develop further within the organization. In your role, you have great freedom to set up your work in the way that suits you. Our culture is characterized by entrepreneurship, openness and commitment. With us, you get a dynamic job where relationships, development and strategy will become an even bigger part of your everyday life.

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