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Wind Asset Manager, Ingka Investments

Leiden, South Holland - Explore location Project Management Full Time

Job description

Who you are

Are you ready for an exciting opportunity to work with large, international operational wind farms? Do you get motivated managing projects and handling challenging topics related to wind farm investments?

If the answer is yes, you might just be the person we are looking for! Let’s have a look!

Your combined professional technical, commercial and project management skills is precisely what we are looking for to be successful working together with our external wind farm managers, relevant stakeholders and other Ingka co-workers to oversee our international portfolio of onshore wind farm investments safely and effectively.

Additionally, you have the following:
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working in renewable energy asset management, preferably onshore wind
• Experience working with manufacturers and service providers in the wind industry
• A degree in Engineering, Project Management, or similar
• Strong multi-disciplinary project management skills
• Broad understanding of managing contracts
• Outstanding communication skills with the ability to influence and make decisions
• Excellent multitasking abilities with a strong capability to prioritize and provide clear directions
• Solid networking skills with the aptitude to build strong relationships both within and outside of the organization
• Fluent English communication skills
• Flexibility to travel internationally

You get energized by contributing to overall success and results through collaboration and get inspired by working together in an ever-changing complex, multi-dimensional, multicultural, and multinational environment.

And, of course, you share and live the IKEA culture and values!

Your responsibilities

Since 2009 Ingka Group has invested in renewable energy projects working towards our goal to consume 100% renewable electricity in 2025 and to being climate positive in 2030. We now own and operate over 45 wind farms across 12 countries overseen at a portfolio level by a small team based in the Ingka head office in the Netherlands. You will be part of this team within ‘Ingka Investments’, one of our core business areas alongside IKEA Retail and Ingka Centres.

On a day-to-day basis, as Wind Asset Manager you will be the main contact for one or more regions, where you will:

• Maintain working relationships with external wind farm operational managers and other relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure safe and smooth operations
• Provide an overview of and assist in dealing with technical, contractual, legal, insurance and health & safety issues relating to the wind farms.
• Create and maintain links with key technology suppliers, developers, and external consultants
• Support the growth of the Ingka Group renewable energy investment portfolio (also outside of wind energy) and assist Corporate Finance with activities when necessary.

Our team within Ikea

Ingka Investments’ mission is to lead with purposeful investments, enabling Ingka Group’s long-term growth and financial strength. We want to position Ingka Group as a unique, responsible and trusted investor. We act as a strategic partner to IKEA Retail and Ingka Centres by securing financial strength for future growth and by making investments that contribute to making Ingka Group the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer and to achieving its People & Planet Positive

Questions and support? Let's connect!

The position is a full-time position based in Leiden, The Netherlands.

If you have any question about the position, please contact Jack Chambers ( Alternatively, you can contact Maya Goldbeter, (, Recruiter.

Your application, written in English and consisting of a covering letter and CV, should be registered on-line. Please note online assessments, as well as a background check will be part of the recruitment process.

During the summer months many people will be on holiday for a few weeks. At IKEA we are no different. We believe in a healthy work-life balance and encourage our co-workers to take time to relax, recharge, and unwind. Because of this it might take a bit longer for us to get back to you. We will start screening applications during the second week of August and will get back to you as soon as possible once we have given our full attention to all who have applied. We highly appreciate a motivation letter!

We look forward to learning more about you, at the latest by 19th of August 2022!

We regret that we are unable to handle applications made by e-mail.