Managing Director


Job Ref: #166

Energy & Renewables


As a Managing Director, you will establish and manage Volkswind’s daily business in Finland. You also will be hands-on working in project development and acquisition.

In the beginning, the business will mainly concentrate on project development and acquisition. Later, Volkswind will also construct and manage operating wind farms in Finland.



  • Setting up Volkswind’s business in Finland: support and shape the market entry strategy, establish networks and partnerships, build a team, manage the daily business.
  • Wind power project development: hands-on greenfield development of projects in co-operating with stakeholders (such as landowner, municipalities, authorities, consultants), handling and managing permitting and EIA processes.
  • Wind power project acquisition: identify suitable acquisition targets together with internal and external stakeholders, prepare decision-making material for the management, participate in due diligence and sales negotiations.

Background & Requirements:

  • Project development experience from the onshore wind sector.
  • Experience in collaborating with landowners, municipalities, authorities, consultants in the wind sector.
  • Experience in land lease agreements, EIA processes, permitting, M&As are meritorious.
  • Prior experience in leadership and management.
  • Broad network in the Finnish wind power market.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and occasionally abroad.
  • Fluent Finnish and English language skills.


As a person you have:

  • Great problem-solving skills.
  • Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Hands-on mentality.

Volkswind Oy


With nearly 30 years’ history, Volkswind is one of the most experienced wind developers in Europe. Their services include the complete planning of projects up to the point of readiness for construction in close cooperation with landowners and communities, the project and construction management in the construction phase as well as the operational management, service, and asset management of wind farms.


In 2015, Volkswind was taken over by the Swiss energy supplier Axpo, Switzerland’s largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power and is therefore ideally positioned for an increasingly liberalized market.

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Katri Rinta-Harri

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+358 (0) 9 7515 4111

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