Associate, Development

Ansøgningsfrist: 30-04-2024

Nordic Solar is looking for an Associate, in the Development team, where you will play a crucial role in advancing our solar PV projects in Italy. You will gain invaluable experience and exposure to the solar energy industry. This position offers the chance to make a tangible impact on our success in the Italian market and beyond, providing ample opportunities for professional growth.



As an Associate at Nordic Solar, you will collaborate with the Development team and across the organization to handle in-house development and co-development projects until they reach ready-to-build (RTB) status. Your primary focus will be on solar PV projects in Italy, working closely with experienced Italian and international colleagues. Additionally, the development team works on projects in Denmark, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden, so you should expect knowledge sharing and collaboration on development projects across markets. Further to this, Nordic Solar is currently ramping up in-house greenfield activities, so you should expect additional project development tasks to develop with time.


Taking on the position, your main responsibilities are:


  • Prepare and participate in project meetings, both internally and with external developers. Follow up on meeting outcomes.
  • Carry out project tasks as needed, such as reviewing permitting and grid documentation, land agreements, and investigating the impact of decisions from authorities.
  • Collect project information, create and maintain data sheets, project overviews, and checklists.
  • Work closely with various stakeholders, including project managers, executives, and colleagues from the legal, EPC, project finance, and M&A teams.
  • Communicate with local authorities, stakeholders and advisors.
  • Communicate project insights and recommendations effectively to support decision-making.
  • Prepare decision-making material and presentations for the management and the Board of Directors.
  • Stay updated on solar PV trends in the Italian market, changes to regulations, best practices, etc. to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of development activities.


You will report directly to the Head of Development, Emma Vintefjell. The role is based in the office in Hellerup (Copenhagen). 



Italian-speaking and proactive employee

Taking on the role as an Associate, you are expected to have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, business administration, finance, or economics. Moreover 1-2 years of project work experience, preferably in the renewable energy sector. Additionally, recent graduates are also encouraged to apply if they have studied in fields related to renewables or solar energy. You should possess full professional proficiency in Italian, as you will engage in dialogues with authorities and developers, attend meetings in Italian, and review Italian documents. Additionally, proficiency in English is required. Knowledge of other European languages will be considered a valuable asset. The ideal candidate should also be an experienced Microsoft 365 user, proficient in PowerPoint and Excel.



Outgoing team player

On a more personal note, you should be passionate about project development and capable of working cross-functionally. Attention to detail and efficient management of multiple workstreams are crucial. Being a team player is essential, along with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and functional roles. You should have strong organizational and time-management skills, enabling them to prioritize tasks and adhere to deadlines. Excellent communication skills are vital, as you will be responsible for conveying messages clearly to project team members, management, and external stakeholders. Furthermore, you should be eager to contribute to the growing renewable energy business and motivated to work for a company with ambitious expansion plans and a solid track record.


About Nordic Solar A/S

Since its establishment in 2010, Nordic Solar has focused on building a green and sustainable solar energy company while ensuring an attractive return for shareholders at the same time. Nordic Solar develops, builds, and operates industrial solar parks in Europe and is committed to creating the largest and most professional solar energy company in the Nordic region.

The company gives priority to creating an engaging and value driven workplace. The culture is collaborative and there is a great management focus of creating a workplace where everyone thrives and is heard. Nordic Solar is also very dedicated to the health of its employees which is why they offer physical training (optional), an attractive canteen scheme, company-subsidized massage, and much more. The team behind Nordic Solar is very versatile both in age, nationality, educational background, and experience. This represents a strength both professionally and socially while implying inclusiveness and adaptability.

In the coming years, Nordic Solar has ambitions to continue its high growth rate and expects a tripling of the capacity of its solar parks in operation by the end of 2025; A plan that requires investments of up to DKK 5 billion in the years to come.

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Apply for the position

If the above matches your profile, we would love to hear from you. You apply for the position by following the link “Søg stillingen” and submitting your CV. Applicants will be assessed on an ongoing basis. MINDWEISS is handling the recruitment process on behalf of Nordic Solar.

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