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Chief Engineer

Hybrid : 1
Job Specialism : Software Engineering
Salary Currency : EURO


⚡ Chief Engineer

💼 Renewable energy

🌎 Hybrid | Frankfurt area

💰 Competitive Salary


We are seeking an Engineering Project Manager with expertise in greenfield and brownfield project development within the renewable energy sector, particularly in Eastern Europe. In this role, you will be responsible for various aspects of project engineering, design review, and technical oversight for both wind and PV projects. You will play a crucial role in ensuring that all engineering and design activities align with our company’s environmental, health, and safety policies.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, engineering, and design review of renewable energy projects in Eastern Europe (experience in the CEE region is a MUST).
  • Plan and oversee all project development engineering activities.
    Ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety policies and objectives during engineering and design processes.
  • Establish and maintain engineering and design criteria, standards, and specifications for wind and PV projects.
  • Support technical diligence activities for site selection and project acquisitions.
  • Review and approve work conducted by technical consultants to ensure consistency, cost-effectiveness, and timely delivery of designs.
  • Prepare technical documents such as scope of work, specifications, site reports, and feasibility studies.
  • Collaborate on proposal development and marketing efforts for the renewable energy market segment.
  • Coordinate with the Development team and external consultants to produce energy models, electrical schematics, layouts, cost estimates, and technical exhibits.
  • Perform cost-cutting and optimization analyses and monitor regulatory requirements for project development and operations.
  • Support project management and business development teams in resolving regulatory, permitting, and technical issues related to project execution.
  • Organize workshops with suppliers to identify cost reduction opportunities.



  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Project, or Industrial Engineering, or Engineering Economics.
  • Proficiency in English; knowledge of a Central and Eastern European (CEE) language is required.
  • Strong interdisciplinary engineering skills.
  • Previous engineering experience in wind and/or solar PV project development preferred.
  • Significant relevant experience in project management
  • Highly organized and disciplined with excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver results independently.
  • A results-oriented and independent work style.


What You Can Expect:

  • An agile, international work environment with a diverse team of over 60 nationalities, all dedicated to making a positive impact through their work.
  • Opportunities to expand your skills within an innovative company culture.
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards exceptional results.


Join our team of 300+ employees working across 16 global offices, all united in our mission to promote sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you’re passionate about tackling complex challenges and thrive in an adaptable and motivating work environment, we encourage you to apply.

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