Business Director Renewable Energy

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The Energy Transition is upon us!

Can you support our customers to identify their opportunities?

We’re looking for a new colleague who want to take on the role of:

Business Director for Renewable Energy

Today, large generating plants and passive components still dominate the power system.

That time will  soon be over. The entire energy landscape is in transition. The rate at which it will continue do so, and what that means, creates a large source of uncertainty for many of our customers. Our indepth market and technical capabilities and experience provide us the unique position and possibility to provide insight to our customers.

We position ourselves in the market and engage with our customers based on their strategic challenges.

We have identified five major customers challenges:

  • Increase of Power Transmission
  • Increase in Renewables
  • Digital Transformation
  • Decentralization
  • Optimizing Electricity Networks & Aging Assets

For each challenge a Business Director will be responsible to position DNV GL as thought leader in the market, and to ensure we have the tools and capabilities to provide our customers with the services that add value. 

Within the area of renewables we support our customers to adapt their business model to ensure future profits at reasonable risk level. The projected growth of offshore wind and solar in the Benelux significantly impacts the market and the grid.

Our customers face investment decisions in renewable technologies, but are also confronted with the grid impact of those varying sources.

As a company, we have a unique vision for this future world and possess the expertise to quantify economic value and risks. 

In the role of Business Director for Renewable Energy you will represent our Energy Advisory Benelux organization (more than 200 professionals) in the market.

Within the field of renewables we hold a leading position worldwide, based on our expertise and experience.

You will also be part of our Sales Force, a group of about 30 enthusiastic consultants focused on improving our sales results. 

Your tasks and responsibilities as a Business Director:

  • You are responsible for positioning DNV GL at our customers, primarily in the Benelux market, where you will engage with them on a strategic level
  • It is your responsibility to increase the visibility of DNV GL in the market and extend our c-level relations
  • You are the go to person when it comes to renewables
  • You make an impact! 

Next to that, you will

  • Be responsible for the service portfolio management in your area of expertise
  • Pro-actively develop and take ownership of commercial success of the challenge
  • Act as team member, manager or sponsor in strategic renewable energy projects 
  • Actively monitor and anticipate on market developments

Position Qualifications

What we are asking:

  • We’re looking for a seasoned Business Director who is well-known within the energy market or has the aspirations to become this
  • You understand the technical consequences of a business decision as well as the business consequences of a technical decision

In addition:

  • You have an academic technical degree
  • You have experience in energy transition, preferably as a (business) consultant
  • You have a strong and relevant professional network
  • You have extensive experience in business development - You are willing to travel abroad occasionally
  • Your Dutch and English language skills should be strong, verbal and in writing
  • You actively contribute to the success of our team and you collaborate to create results 

What we are offering:

A challenging and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. You will be part of a professional and committed team. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as a permanent contract, 38-hour work week, 30 leave days with option to sell or buy extra days, excellent pension scheme and expense allowance.

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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