Strategy and business development

Senior Development Associate

Imagine a future where you provide progressive project management assistance, supporting the development of wind, solar, and battery storage projects.

Join us in this role where you’ll provide development project management support for site identification and fatal flaw analysis, land acquisition, permitting/regulatory approvals, site evaluation and technical studies, interconnection, transmission, power marketing, and project financing.

Welcome to Onshore Development
You’ll be part of Project Development team where you, together with your colleagues, will identify and mature wind, solar, and storage projects in the US. As a team, we believe that a strong focus on inclusion, growth, and development supports everyone, providing a work environment where everyone can thrive, perform, and grow.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • Creation and maintenance of project management tools for the development of wind, solar and battery projects, including project checklists, file systems, meeting agendas, land status and layout maps, Smartsheets and other project databases using Orsted's internal tools and systems.
  • identifying development prospects, incl. market assessments, initial site reconnaissance, and fatal flaw identification
  • establishing and managing relationships with stakeholders, incl. elected officials, regulators, utilities, RTOs, and community leaders, to support project development
  • creating, managing, controlling, and evaluating development projects, schedules, and budgets from site identification to COD
  • coordinating with internal resources, such as the Legal, Engineering, Construction, Finance, and Energy Assessment teams, to drive projects forward
  • conducting development review of project contracts, incl. real estate, tax abatement, EPC/BOP, PPA, GIA, and other binding agreements.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have 2+ years’ experience in project management or renewable energy,
  • have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field, such as energy, engineering, finance, construction, or environmental studies,
  • are proficient in standard computer programs, incl. Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • possess strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • are excited about joining a fast-paced and innovative company dedicated to accelerating the clean energy transformation

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us no later than  June 7, 2024. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact our Talent Operations Team, at, if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Please note that you’re expected to do some travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll have to travel to project site and engage with local stakeholders. You’ll also travel for development meetings across United States.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.