Marine Biodiversity Expert (f/m/d) Wind Offshore – RWE Renewables GmbH – Grimsby

RWE Renewables GmbH

RWE Offshore Wind GmbH

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

The Mission

The Sustainability department at RWE’s unit Offshore Wind coordinates and drives the sustainability strategy and activities in our Offshore business. As a team we are shaping the way how we grow globally with the aim to position RWE Offshore Wind as a sector leader. Do you want to become our colleague and make a difference? RWE’s ambition is to achieve a net-positive impact on biodiversity for new assets by 2030. We do have the right job for you as Marine Biodiversity Expert if you are passionate to own and drive initiatives targeted to reach our biodiversity ambitions in close collaboration with colleagues in other functions globally. You also enjoy engaging closely with external stakeholders to help advance understanding the Offshore sectors impacts and opportunities on the marine environment with your profound knowledge on marine ecosystems.

Main Tasks

Own and drive initiatives that enable us to achieve our (marine) biodiversity net-positive ambitions, focussing amongst others on:
Measuring and assessing the impact of Offshore Wind on the marine environment

Developing the knowledge base and guidance for a net-positive development of Offshore Wind

Developing cross-sectoral / multi-stakeholder partnerships for nature restoration and regeneration

Project manage such initiatives, including regular reporting on plan (budget, time, progress, performance, impact)

Provide direction and expert advice on sustainability, in particular (marine) biodiversity topics. Stay abreast of fast evolving landscape of these topics and serve as our subject matter expert, including frameworks, competitor & market analysis

Engage with academia, science-based NGOs and other partners to advance the understanding of the Offshore sector’s impacts and opportunities on the marine environment

Steering of external partners and consultants where required

Support and develop additional activities in line with the Offshore Sustainability strategy and targets

Key Qualifications / Skills

From the moment you join RWE, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

Appropriate degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or a related discipline

A couple of years of relevant professional experience in the field of consulting / project management on (marine) biodiversity / ecology, mitigating measures, nature enhancement and habitat restoration as well as management and monitoring in an international environment

Passion for the marine and coastal sector

A strong track record in collaborating and leading multidisciplinary marine and coastal initiatives with internal and external experts in an international environment

Good project management and organisational skills, including effective budget management

Ability to confidently engage with a wide range of international stakeholder groups including academia and NGOs

A thorough understanding of global sustainability trends, marine science & research and expert knowledge of the principles, concepts involved in the design, implementation, management and evaluation of biodiversity programs/projects, including the ability to interpret and advise on concepts and new approaches to biodiversity conservation and related challenges

Good command of MS Office, in particular PowerPoint

Business fluent in English. German and additional languages would be of advantage

Willingness to travel on a regular basis, including international business trips

What we offer

Become part of the RWE Offshore Wind Sustainability team and work with a community of highly motivated and qualified experts to drive the sustainable transformation of our company

You will work across teams globally to actively help shaping the solution space for a topic of high relevance for the future growth of our sector as well as for society

We offer you not only competitive and performance-related remuneration, but also many other attractive benefits, such as various pension schemes, group accident insurance, an employee referral programme and a modern environment in terms of working models, equipment and forms of collaboration, to name just a few

Offers for your continuous professional and personal development such as internal and external trainings, job rotation or mentoring are fixed and lived features of our corporate culture.

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Any questions? Marco De Salve,

We look forward to receiving your application!

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

Of course, you can find us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Xing, too.

Offshore wind is a pivotal element of our carbon neutral ambition. Already No.2 in the global market, we plan to triple our 2.2GWh output by 2030, led by projects such as Sofia (1,400 MWh) and Kaskasi (342MWh). With our financial stability, this is where you’ll also have the freedom to act with conviction and courage as we continuously improve, together.

Renewables is the future of our business, and Offshore wind a pivotal element of our carbon neutral ambition. With 800+ fixed bottom and floating turbines – plus others totalling 800MWh we operate for partners – we’re already the No.2 generator globally. And we plan to triple our 2.2GWh output by 2030, led by landmark projects such as Sofia (1,400 MWh) and Kaskasi (342MWh). Offshore wind is a constantly evolving technical, practical and social challenge. Our financial stability means you’ll have the freedom to act with conviction and courage as we pivot to harness new technologies – and continuously improve, together.

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