Green H2 Business Development Manager

The applicant will be responsible for the development of new green hydrogen projects in Spain by assessing prospective project partners and ensuring that the different project streams progress towards FID.

Main responsibilities:

  • Scout and identify optimal locations for the development of green H2 production projects, according to Smartenergy Group criteria and H2 off-taking potential.
  • Shape and contribute to define the landscape regarding the potential and benefits of green H2 to support the off-takers strategy for a full decarbonization of its industry.
  • Research and understand the green H2 market in Spain and customers in order to build partnerships and clusters along the whole value chain for a given project.
  • Generate H2 off-taking leads within the industrial sectors identified by Smartenergy and develop sales opportunities.
  • Secure the commitment of industrial off-takers through long term H2 sale agreements.
  • Ensure proper coordination and adequate traction among the different project work streams (business development, renewable project development, H2 project development, public funding).
  • Monitor the development of the Spanish standards and regulation in the field of green H2 production, transport and distribution. Assessing its impact on our H2 projects under development.
  • Liaising with public entities for the purposes of permits and authorizations for the projects, including AGE, Autonomic Competent Authorities, municipalities, and others.
  • Support, liaise and cooperate with the Competence Center Development and Engineering in the H2 project development process.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable business development and sales skills with technical background in the chemical, solar PV and/or renewable gas market in Spain.
  • Broad network in the solar PV, chemical and/or renewable gas industry with ability to build strong customer relationships by understanding their needs.
  • Strong commitment and enthusiasm for green H2.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Understanding of the Spanish regulatory framework related to the H2 and renewable gas sector, particularly the development and construction of renewable gas production plants.
  • Spanish and English proficiency. Portuguese and German will be a plus.


  • Ability to work autonomously and proactive attention to detail.
  • Time management.
  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work within a team and support team members.


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry or related discipline.

Other requirements:

  • Driver’s license and availability to travel.

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining us in Valencia, please send your CV and cover letter to Applications are evaluated on a continuous basis until the ideal candidate is found.

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