Commercial and Account Manager

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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. UK Limited is part of the international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses, with our main office based in Edinburgh, and with other locations in Cork and Glasgow. The BayWa r.e. UK team focuses on wind project development, acquisition and construction, both in the UK and Ireland.  We are excellent listeners and offer a wide range of solutions, perfectly tailored to your specific requirements.

About the role
We are currently seeking a Commercial and Account Manager.  

What You Will Do

Commercial management:
  • Lead the compilation of all major tender packs with support from Project Management team, approving all tender packs before issue
  • Review tender returns and work in conjunction with Legal support and project management to negotiate a final contract position
  • Review, input, and approve final recommendation paper on major procurement contracts
  • Supervise contract execution to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines
  • Support project and construction managers by taking the lead in contractual claim assessment and negotiation.
  • Support project and construction managers (PM & CM) with contract administration
  • Implement lessons learned process for continuous contractual improvements
  • Maintain, update, and improve contractual records

Investor management:
  • Be the main point of contact for investors from sale close until all sale obligations have been met (likely 6-12 months after final acceptance)
  • Update them on progress
  • Respond to their questions / requests
  • Anticipate and manage the response to their concerns
  • From sale close to provisional acceptance
  • Ensure the project plan includes all deliverables committed to in sales agreements
  • Highlight the impact of project risks / issues on sales agreements to the project manager
  • Own transaction-related tasks agreed with the project manager e.g. GCA invoicing
  • From provisional acceptance until all sale obligations have been met
  • Project manage, including planning, monitoring, reporting, and risk / issue resolution
  • Own defects review, dispute / agreement and allocation process
  • Own any transaction-related tasks agreed with project team e.g. coordination of formal PR tests

What You Bring

  • Commercially astute with experience dealing with investor and contractor negotiations
  • Experience administering construction contracts such as FIDIC/NEC
  • Strong track record of preparing a case and defending contractual claims
  • Self-organised, and able to organise others
  • Intermediate understanding of renewable energy project construction and / or operation
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong research skills and an in-depth understanding of financial analytics and legal agreements
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and mathematical abilities
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Law, Construction Management or similar qualification

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  •  Hybrid Working

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

You matter to us
At BayWa r.e. we are fully committed to fostering equity and inclusion and embrace the diversity, of all our people, both present and those yet to join us!

We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, social-, cultural-, or ethnic-background, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. We are dedicated to being an equal opportunity employer for all by providing an inclusive environment free of discrimination or harassment.

We genuinely care about every candidate's experience during the recruitment process and are here to provide support where we can. If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments while applying, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at


We look forward to your application! 

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

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