Head of Product Management Floating-PV (f/m/d)

  • Athens, 280 Kifissias Avenue, 15232, Athens, Greece
  • Berlin, Oranienburger Straße 17, 10178, Berlin, Germany
  • Freiburg, Kaiser-Joseph-Straße 263, 79098, Freiburg, Germany
  • Leipzig, Katharinenstraße 6, 04109, Leipzig, Germany
  • Location independent
  • Madrid, Sagasta 31-33, planta 4, 28004, Madrid, Spain
  • Milano, Largo Augusto 3, 20122, Milano, Italy
  • München, Arabellastraße 4, 81925, Munich, Germany
  • Paris, 50 Ter Rue de Malte, 75011, Paris, France
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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 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 and are currently looking for a Head of Product Management Floating-PV (f/m/d) for utility scale solar projects in Munich, Berlin, Paris, Rome, Athens, Milan, Freiburg or in one of our many other European office locations.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for globally managing and developing the BayWa r.e. Floating-PV product on a techno-economical level
  • Development of a long-term strategy to prepare our Floating-PV business for future challenges
  • Close collaboration with country and project managers, product development and engineering teams to drive the Floating-PV pipeline
  • Examination of current standards, practices and possibilities to improve profitability (incl. lessons learnt from past projects and development efforts)
  • Identification and analysis of new markets, different revenue streams and business cases for Floating-PV at a high level in target markets
  • Coordination of the Global Floating-PV expert network to support local project opportunities and deepen the knowledge base across the organization
  • Main contact person for the upper management regarding Floating-PV
  • Drive the creation of expertise and trainings internally and externally, e.g. by sharing documents such as videos, white papers and presentations supported by colleagues from various departments, attend bilateral meetings, industry conferences and external / internal events to further develop the Floating-PV network

What You Bring

  • Degree in industrial engineering, environmental engineering, electrical engineering or in a comparable field
  • At least five to eight years professional experience in the PV industry (ideally in Project Management, Project Development, Business Development or in something comparable)
  • Sound expertise in PV technology and fundamental understanding of techno-economical factors
  • Experience in Floating-PV would be a big plus
  • Seasoned personality who can stand his ground in front of technical and non-technical stakeholders and who is experienced in dealing with the upper-management
  • Solid negotiation skills, coupled with high sensitivity to different mentalities and practices in an international business environment
  • Fluency in English (min. C1) is required; fluency in German would be nice to have
  • High motivation to keep and extend our position as European Floating-PV market leader
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Mobile working
  • Flexible working hours
  • International team (86 different nationalities working for BayWa r.e. across the globe)
  • Flat hierarchies, an open culture and plenty of leeway for your ideas
  • Modern office ambience (height-adjustable desks, additional monitors, ergonomic chairs, etc.)
  • Company restaurant (only in the Munich office)
  • Jobrad (subsidized company bike leasing)
  • Company pension allowance
  • Discounted conditions fitness
  • Discounted fueling
  • iPhone (also for private use)

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

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.
  • Herr Paul Schwind
  • HR Manager
  • +49 89 383932 5799
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