Business Development Manager Energy Storage (m/f/d)

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Hütte 79, 4700, Eupen, Belgium
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At BayWa r.e. 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. Based in 30 countries, BayWa r.e. is a leading global renewable energy developer, service provider, distributor and energy solutions provider. Operating throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, we are strategically investing in emerging markets around the world, actively shaping the future of energy and taking a stand against climate change. Embracing equity and diversity, we are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone can reach their full potential. Every day, we are working hard to find new solutions, push technological boundaries and redefine service standards to make renewable energy even better.

BayWa r.e. Benelux S.R.L. focuses on wind energy project development as well as wind project acquisition and construction in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. We are a team of renewable energy enthusiasts who want to make a difference and develop renewable energy projects that will integrate nicely with communities and the environment and support the energy transition. BayWa r.e. Benelux S.R.L. has its main office based in Utrecht and is part of the growing international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses.

About the role

To strengthen our growth, we are currently looking for a Business Development Manager Energy Storage (m/f/d) to join our team in Belgium. The focus of this role is initially on the development of large-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the Walloon region, but may expand to include development of wind, solar and/or hybrid projects.

What You Will Do

  • You will analyze local and national regulations and create and maintain a network in Belgium
  • You will identify opportunities for potential BESS projects or development collaborations
  • You will initiate and manage the development of stand-alone BESS as well as BESS co-located with renewable energy projects
  • You will meet with landowners (agricultural and industrial) to introduce BESS opportunities and convince them to cooperate with BayWa r.e. - this task can be expanded to include solar and wind projects
  • You will negotiate and close land contracts with landowners and their advisers with the support of legal experts
  • You will prepare a business case and techno-economic analysis of the projects with the support of internal business analysts
  • You will coordinate the preliminary, final and executive technical design of BESS (plant layout, geo-technical studies, technical reports, etc.) with internal and external advisors
  • You will drive and represent the development and permitting process (including preparatory studies and required stakeholder management) of your projects to ensure that ready-to-build status is achieved
  • You will deliver ready-to-build projects to your construction colleagues and support them during the construction phase
  • You will process actions, reporting and project management in digital tools to keep an overview over multiple projects

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in a technical-, economic- or planning-related field
  • 2-5 years' work experience in a similar field
  • Affinity to the renewable energy market, previous experience with energy storage is a plus
  • Experience in managing business cases, techno-economic project analysis and planning procedures
  • Experience in real estate or acquisition of industrial or agricultural land is a plus
  • Experience with Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook - experience with CRM, GIS, and project management tools is a plus
  • Friendly, proactive and hands-on mentality with a self-starting attitude
  • Full command of French and English (Dutch language skills are a plus)

What We Offer You

  • Work in a thriving industry – supporting the energy transition
  • Experience the unique combination of the start-up mentality of our local, enthusiastic and passionate team of renewable energy professionals while being part of a global organization with a global footprint and network
  • Many opportunities to learn and develop your experience and competencies
  • Market-based remuneration and performance-based annual bonus
  • 30 days of vacation (for full-time employment)
  • Laptop and mobile phone – also for private use
  • Flexible working times 32 to 40 hours
  • Flexible working place – office/home/project sites


We look forward to your application! 

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.

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