Job title: Vice President Business Development - Oslo or London
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Renewable Energy
Expertise: Executive Management Sales & Marketing
Location: Oslo, NO
Job published: 2020-11-02
Job ID: 32694

Job Description

Renewable energy solutions provider is looking for a Vice President Business Development for a permanent position to be located in either Oslo (Norway) or London (UK). The candidate needs to have a solid background and track record in renewable energy activities with knowledge and understanding of the whole project life cycle. This should be a motivated, solution-oriented and hard-working individual who is capable of working on their own initiative as well as part of a small, but dynamic team located in both Europe and Asia. This role is a senior position and will be working closely with both the CEO and SVP Business Development & Commercial. We offer exciting, varied and high-paced working days with the chance to impact and shape the growth of a new business area.


Role & Responsibility

  • Research, identify and implement entry into new markets through greenfield projects, partnerships and M&A;
  • Perform various analysis such as industry, competitor and market researches;
  • Lead due diligence processes and work closely with internal departments (tax, accounting, finance, technical, legal etc) on the assessment of various opportunities;
  • Lead commercial and contract negotiations with specific opportunities including the participation in tenders for power supply;
  • Manage the ongoing relationships with new and existing Partners;
  • Provide support for the preparation of Board Investment Memo’s;
  • Provide support and assistance to other teams such as in the financing and structuring of projects, construction and operations activities;
  • Undertake other ad hoc assignments as required.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field;
  • Minimum of 6 years of commercial Renewable Energy experience;
  • Understanding of the working of energy markets and experience in working in different markets;
  • Experience of transactions in the Renewable Energy industry including significant role in contract negotiations;
  • Good IT knowledge;
  • Fluent verbal and written English.

Personal Skills

  • Structured, accurate and ability to take full ownership of own areas of responsibility;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • An ability to interact proactively with management and staff at all levels of the organisation;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Good organisational and administrative skills, including strong attention to quality of work, details, and the ability to prioritise and control own workload;
  • A “can-do” attitude and the ability to see the bigger picture.