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Renewable Energy Contract Management Leader

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Tutki sijaintia Projektinhallinta Kokoaikainen
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Who you are

At IKEA, you’re welcome no matter where you come from, what you believe, and what you look like. We don’t even care how you have furnished your home. We’re interested in you simply because you’re you. Our different views, backgrounds, and personalities make us better understand our customers, give us more fun at work and spark more and better ideas. Perhaps your unique take on something could lead to a great idea that creates a better everyday life for the many people.

As a person you are a dedicated and pro-active team player with a positive attitude, are motivated to improve yourself and others, and can easily adapt in a continuously changing environment. You are a fast and pro-active learner who interacts in an inspiring, supportive and challenging way in line with the Ingka values.

To be successful in this role you must have:
• University degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or other relevant technical degree) and or a university degree in Law.
• 3+ year experience in procuring material contracts for Renewable Energy projects, such as Turbine or Module Supply agreements, EPC agreements for Balance of Plant or Balance of System, Operations & Maintenance agreements.
• Strong commercial and negotiation skills.
• Good communication skills and experience in working with multiple suppliers.
• Self – starter with a proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
• Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English.
• Good judgment and ability to make sound decisions.
• Understanding of cultural differences.
• Experience in contractual dynamics and having good administrative skills.

You have a commercial and entrepreneurial mindset; you dare to do things differently and want to grow in the role. You show good judgment, high level of integrity, trustworthiness and maturity (independence); you can prioritize and take sound and common-sense decisions.

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

Your responsibilities

Ingka Investments is one of the 3 pillars of the Ingka Group, acting 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 strategy. 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.

As Contract Management Leader you will lead and manage the contracting of Renewable Energy construction- and operational agreements. You will contribute to the growth and secure sustained profitability of the business, through good coordination in developing and protecting the material and informational resources of the company.

More specifically, this means you will:

• Lead and coordinate the contract management of material contracts, such as: i) supply agreements for wind turbines, solar PV main equipment and Batteries, ii) EPC agreements for installation and balance of plant works, iii) operations and maintenance agreements for wind, solar and battery technology.
• Develop, implement and maintain contract management strategy for material construction and operational contracts.
• Create and maintain good insight in the contract status, terms and conditions to ensure smooth transitioning into operations.
• Effectively manage relations with equipment manufacturers, service providers and other stakeholders involved in the final development and preparation for construction of renewable energy projects.
• Coordinate the team involved in contracting such agreements, both internal and externally.
• Resolve commercial issues, including variations and claims and steer escalation, if needed.
• Secure and coordinate agreements are in compliance with (local) legislation and key terms are being transitioned into the operational organization.
• Deliver subject matter expertise and guidance in the procurement process to provide support and secure operational excellence.
• Support improvement and implementation of standardized and automated ways of working in line with the Renewable Energy Portfolio direction.

Questions and support? Let's connect!

You will be based in Amsterdam (Houthavens) with opportunities to work from our Leiden office and will report to Rik Wessels, Renewable Energy Construction Manager.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Rik Wessels (; for questions about the recruitment process, please contact Maya Goldbeter (, Recruiter.

Your application, written in English and consisting of a covering letter and CV, should be registered on-line. Please note that behavioral and cognitive assessments will be part of the recruitment process.

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

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