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Commercial Manager for US offshore wind development projects

Do you want to help create a world that runs entirely on green energy? 

Join us and become Senior or Lead Commercial Manager in the Commercial Department of our US organization, where you’ll be involved in the project management of one or more of our US offshore wind development projects. In the US Commercial and Asset Management department, you’ll be part of a team that takes responsibility for managing all commercial affairs across our US offshore wind portfolio.  

Your key tasks will be to 

  • help develop the project business case and manage commercial risks by aligning internal teams working on areas such as budgeting, revenue forecasting, structuring, business case analysis, land & property, and preparation for future operations with the ultimate goal of achieving a successful final investment decision 

  • coordinate with internal project and corporate stakeholders to manage the financial model, and communicate important financial metrics and indicators to internal stakeholders 

  • lead commercial aspects of the preparation of competitive bids for project revenue opportunities, including recommending pricing strategies and local content opportunities, in close coordination with internal project and corporate stakeholders 

  • negotiate beneficial agreements between the project and external counterparties to help mature and de-risk the project and prepare the commercial documentation necessary to support a successful final investment decision 

  • report on project progress, both internally to senior management and to external partners and key stakeholders. 

Additionally, you’ll work with senior external and internal stakeholders to drive overall optimization and maturation of the projects, and you’ll play a key role in solving additional ad hoc challenges of a commercial nature that arise during the development of our offshore wind projects. 

Your competences include that you 

  • have a degree in finance, economics, business administration, or law 

  • have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities, including the ability to identify and communicate possible trade-offs and the balance of risk and reward 

  • can effectively communicate complicated commercial concepts, both written and in-person, with the appropriate degree of substance and nuance for various internal and external stakeholders 

  • have significant experience from commercial or financial roles in industries such as energy, infrastructure, real estate development, or other relevant industries. A background in corporate finance or management consulting would also be relevant 

  • have solid project management abilities, including the ability to plan and report effectively, build consensus, secure commitments, and thrive in a culture of accountability. 

You should also be able to successfully navigate in a large organization and work flexibly and cross-functionally outside of established processes or structures. You must be solution-oriented, good at managing stakeholders, and able to take initiative across a wide variety of tasks 

Working at Ørsted 

Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. This ambitious goal relies on maximizing the talents of a truly inclusive workforce that brings diversity of thought, perspective, knowledge, and background to our business. 

To be the frontrunner in the green energy transformation, we invest significantly in innovation and empower our employees to help shape the renewable energy technologies of the future. We cultivate a collaborative, dynamic and diverse work environment and encourage career-long learning and development so our people can realize their full potential.  

Would you like to help shape the renewable technologies of the future? 

Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than August 18,2020, as we’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.  

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist by email on if you’d like to know more about the position. 

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.  

Depending on your seniority and fit for the role, you’ll be employed as a Senior or Lead Commercial Manager. 

You should expect some traveling in relation to your work, primarily within the US, but occasionally also overseas to Europe. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.