Project Manager Europe – PV and BESS (d/m/f)

BayWa r.e.

    Kaiser-Joseph-Straße 263, 79098, Freiburg, Germany
    Schönhauser Allee 9, 10119, Berlin, Germany

BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet. At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects GmbH provides an extensive range of services, from greenfield development and turnkey construction to financing options and the operation of ground-mounted or floating solar parks and hybrid plants. Thanks to our global expertise, our local teams can cater to our customers’ needs and requirements.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Munich, Freiburg or Berlin and are currently looking for a Project Manager Europe – PV and BESS (d/m/f))

What You Will Do

  • Ensuring on-time and on budget execution of Solar PV and/or Battery Storage projects in Europe from late stage of development, until COD
  • Leading and coordinating a diverse project team comprising of legal, technical, PPA, sales and financing members
  • Supporting team to ‘structure’ subsidy-free projects, i.e. secure PPA, project financing, EPC contract, etc.
  • Securing internal investment approvals (including preparation and defense of investment proposals)
  • Ensuring compliance with internal processes and standards with other teams, especially EPC
  • Management of relationship with 3rd-party advisors, service providers and contractors
  • Management of relationship with external stakeholders (e.g. municipalities, grid operators, regional bodies)

What You Bring

  • Business, technical or legal university degree
  • Qualified professional experience in project management, ideally in the photovoltaic or Batterie Storage sector
  • High degree of self-responsibility, entrepreneurial understanding and flexibility
  • Good negotiation management, coupled with high sensitivity to different mentalities and practices in an international business environment
  • Willingness to deepen knowledge of site-securing, interconnection and permitting processes as well as financial modelling of renewable projects
  • Fluent spoken and written business English and German
  • High willingness to travel throughout Europe

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • We care about you: if there are any problems, we will do everything we can to support you – no one is left out in the cold with us
  • Mobile working (incl. 30 days per year „workation“ entitlement within the EU)
  • Flexible working hours
  • International team (over 86 different nationalities in the BayWa r.e. Group)
  • Flat hierarchies, an open culture and plenty of room for your ideas
  • Modern office ambience (height-adjustable desks, additional monitors, ergonomic chairs, etc.)
  • Extensive opportunities for people development through internal and external trainings
  • Regular events at home and abroad for team building
  • Digital meal vouchers via Belonio JobLunch
  • Canteen (only at the Munich location)
  • Subsidized shopping via the Edenred gift card
  • JobRad (company bike leasing)
  • Subsidy for various fitness offers (Body&Soul, Gympass, etc.)
  • iPhone (also for private use)
  • Subsidized employee share program

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

It is a great opportunity for Project Managers who want to have a wider responsibility over the project cycle rather than construction itself.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.

All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.

We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

We look forward to your application!

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.



    Robert Friedrich