Ansøgningsfrist: 28-06-2024

Nordic Solar is looking for an Associate to join the Development team, in which you will play a crucial role in advancing their solar PV projects in Sweden and Germany. This position offers you the chance to make a tangible impact on their success in the Swedish and German market, providing ample opportunities for professional growth. Furthermore, the role gives you an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience and exposure to the solar energy industry.



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 Sweden and Germany, working closely with experienced colleagues. Additionally, the development team works on projects in Denmark, Greece, Lithuania, Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Spain, 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:


  • Evaluate project leads by collecting and reviewing project information such as permitting from different authorities, grid documentation, land agreements, and investigating the impact of decisions from authorities.
  • Evaluate project business cases and make recommendations based on return metrics.
  • Communicate project insights and recommendations effectively to support decision-making.
  • Prepare decision-making material and presentations for the management and the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare and participate in project meetings, both internally and with external stakeholders. Follow up on meeting outcomes. 
  • 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.
  • Stay updated on solar PV trends, 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). 



Numerical analysis and competence in developing business cases

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, you possess 1-3 years of project work experience, preferably in the renewable energy sector. 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 English. Proficiency in Swedish and/or German will be considered a valuable asset. To succeed in this role, It is imperative that you possess proficiency in numerical analysis and demonstrates competence in developing and assessing business cases. Additionally, you should exhibit adeptness in analyzing extensive datasets, drawing relevant conclusions, and showcasing attention to detail. The ideal candidate should also be an experienced Microsoft 365 user, proficient in PowerPoint and Excel.



Outgoing team player

On a personal level, you are positive, self-driven and easily adapt to new colleagues and tasks. To succeed in this role, it is important that you thrive in small, dynamic teams that sometimes work under very tight deadlines. We are also looking for a candidate with a “can do” attitude, who demonstrates the ability to see opportunities rather than limitations. Lastly, you should be ambitious in terms of your own work efforts and contributions, eager to contribute to the continuous growth of Nordic Solar.


About Nordic Solar A/S

We are on a mission to make everyone benefit from solar energy. In Nordic Solar we develop, construct, and operate utility-scale solar parks across Europe. We see solar energy as a central player in accelerating the energy transition towards a world powered by clean energy.

It is our ambition to be among the leading solar energy companies in the Nordics operating across the full value chain. This is where the sun, people and energy make an impact together. We have built a strong organisation with in-house expertise and experience in managing every step on the way from securing land rights and permits over engineering, procurement, and construction to the sale of power. And we are looking for more talented colleagues to join the journey.

We believe in good energy. Both when it comes to the energy transition and to Nordic Solar as a workplace. We aim to create a workplace where people can thrive and grow by fostering a collaborative environment where we challenge ourselves professionally and prioritise having fun together. We provide a range of opportunities for professional growth, as well as physical and mental well-being – such as flexible work hours, physical training, company-subsidized massage, knowledge sharing, and social events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion. Our team is diverse in nationality, education, and experience, empowering our innovation and adaptability. Regardless of your background or circumstances, we encourage you to apply for this position if you believe it could be a great fit for you. Even if you don’t tick every box in the job description, we’d still love to hear from you. We value potential as much as we value qualifications.

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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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