Senior Transaction Manager within BA Wind

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The department Portfolio and Transactions within BU Onshore is now looking for a dedicated Senior Transaction Manager for Vattenfall’s rapidly growing Wind business.


Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like PV/Solar. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our Solar operations further.


The Portfolio and Transactions department enables a successful development of the onshore wind project portfolio and conducts support work to the country-specific departments. The unit supports development of projects until investment decision, has the overall responsibility to ensure the development of portfolio by steering pipeline, and boost the pipeline with acquisitions/partnerships.

The role as a Senior Transaction Manager:

We offer an exciting and varied position within Vattenfall’s Wind business - a rapidly growing field offering excellent career opportunities. The position is a combination of transaction management and business development for all Vattenfall’s wind markets and gives you a chance to be an integral part in creating the new energy landscape and to gain knowledge of the wind industry. The role includes:


  • Support or lead transactions enabling further growth (together with M&A) including management of due diligences and negotiation of commercial terms and conditions

  • Assist in identifying and developing a brownfield portfolio

  • Negotiates and close complex land lease contracts

  • Develop Cooperation Agreements and/or Joint Development Agreements

  • Develop and implement commercial tools (i.e. financial participation by third parties – either corporates such as insurance companies and pension funds, and private participation; crowd funding; etc.)

  • Support country departments on setting country strategies and with general business development initiatives

  • Support or lead work to secure project PPA:s in markets where applicable (together with Markets)

  • Market analysis and ad-hoc support needed to for Market Development  


Your profile:

  • 5+ years of work experience, typically within management consulting, M&A or as a business developer in a line organization

  • Experience from the wind energy or renewable energy sector

  • Experience from leading multi-interface projects in an international environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to function well in a team environment

  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Experience and developed skills within negotiations is an advantage

  • Academic degree – in either Finance or Engineering


You will report to Head of Portfolio and Transactions within BA Wind’s Onshore Market Development unit.


Our offer
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
The location of the position is Amsterdam


More information
For more information about the position or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Kay van Emstede, Recruiter, phone +31615604138 or mail
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. Last day to apply October 29nd.

We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.

Our organisation:
Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 28,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.

Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in UK, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands.


We look forward to your application!