Offshore Wind Business Advisor Germany
Where you fit in
Shell aims to be a major provider of renewable and low-carbon energy. We want to find ways of helping customers to switch to these options through renewable and low-carbon energy and decarbonization services. The Renewables & Energy Solutions business is key to this. It is that part of Shell that includes integrated power, hydrogen, and nature-based solutions and carbon capture & storage. All of this intends to propel Shell closer towards its target of being a net-zero emissions business by 2050.
Shell’s Offshore Wind (OFW) business is seeking to build a global portfolio of commercially attractive offshore wind assets with significant scale and close links to power trading and marketing. The OFW team is uniquely positioned to drive the Energy Transition of Shell – offering more and cleaner energy solutions to customers. For the generation of electricity, Shell is developing an offshore wind power business in the Americas, EMEA and Asia.
Shell has a strong presence and long history in Germany with many customer relationships. The Business Development Advisory will work closely with the Business Development Manager Germany and Business Opportunity Managers to identify and mature new opportunities.
What’s the role?
Assist Business Development Manager Germany and BOMs by taking ownership of commercial activities
Objectives / Deliverables / Expectations include
Market assessment (power sector, offshore wind industry) and define opportunity space
Develop and maintain competitive intelligence
Own specific tasks/deliverables such as agreements with partners and customers
Develope external relationships and managing stakeholders
Examples of major projects / initiatives
Drive day-to-day opportunity maturation (PMO role for BOM)
Support wind strategy reviews and updates across EU countries
In teams maturing opportunities or managing projects this role is often looked to as the one who knows offshore wind, where the German industry is coming from and where it is heading, and how Shell plans to succeed
You will be part of a global and dynamic team. As opportunities may be progressed quickly or have stringent timelines, the workload may shift quickly from one action to another.
Travel is a common feature of the role
The successful candidate will report to the Business Development Manager Germany in the Offshore Wind Europe team. Over the coming years the scope for this role is expected to evolve as the industry is developing and anticipating many changes. Shell will adjust accordingly, and further organizational growth and alignment may then be considered.
What we need from you?
The position calls for a self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and responsible individual with the ability to perform well under pressure, and able to adapt to an evolving internal and external environment. You should have demonstrated experience in a commercial, analyst or business development role.
We also hope you possess the following skills and experience:
Excellent in communication, both verbally and in writing, in German and in English
Affinity with the energy transition or relevant background from the renewable sector, ideally experience in power / renewable generation / offshore wind
Exposure to contract management, PPAs, partnerships and joint ventures dynamics is a strong plus
Good network and insights relevant to new energy technology and business models
Experienced in working across full value chain and within complex environment, whilst able to cover a wide scope of activities and priorities
Experience in market and strategic analysis
Financial modelling skills
Proven ability to establish strong relationships and to collaborate within a multifunctional team
At Shell Germany, our drive is to employ world-class individuals. We employ 4,200 people whose careers have benefited from our industry-leading career development programme and unrivalled inhouse access to local and global experts. We are active in many areas such as Gas, Gas Marketing, Manufacturing & Distribution of oil products, Petrochemicals as well as Research & Development. Shell in Germany is one of the biggest retailers of energy products and one of the largest refinery operators. Our extensive R&D facilities in Hamburg allow us to offer a broad range of expertise on Retail Fuels, Lubes, and Marine, Power and Engine Vehicle Technology. Shell began operations in Germany in 1902.
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