Renewable Energy Sourcing Manager

About the role

Location: Belgium - Mechelen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge and provide solutions for a better tomorrow.

Borealis offers you a unique, commercial position in which you can help shape our sustainable future!


As a Renewable Energy Sourcing manager, you will be given the chance to grow the Borealis share in renewable energy, focusing on electricity. In this role you will be setting the trend for the next decades with regards to the use of renewable energy. Innovation and curiosity are key aspects. Your contribution will impact all of our (European) Hydrocarbons and Polyolefins locations. In this international role, your location is Mechelen and you will travel up to 30%.


In our challenge to drive forward we expect the following from you:

  • You are responsible for the further growth of the Borealis renewable electricity portfolio over the next decade and beyond, managing internal and external renewable energy relationships.
  • You scout renewable electricity opportunities in Europe and negotiate, structure and close long-term power purchase agreements (PPA’s) that contribute to the competitive success of the Borealis group. You take responsibility for all commercial, risk, relationship, compliance and administrative aspects of such contracts.
  • You build an extensive external network in Europe in renewable energy, and build internal cross functional networks with all relevant stakeholders (credit, power trading, group risk, legal, public affairs, communication, etc).
  • You build and maintain a database on PPA intelligence, preferred projects and monitor trends in the market.
  • You play an active support role in sustainability projects other than PPA's related to renewable energy, utility integration and/or carbon emissions (carbon capture and usage).

About you


Do you believe we can improve our future by exploring new possibilities and pushing the boundaries beyond the already established?

Then we are curious to meet you. To be successful in this role, we also expect the following from you:
We require a Master’s degree, preferable in commercial or technical engineering from an acknowledged university. Economic and financial literacy is a must. An MBA or master in management is considered to be a strong advantage. Furthermore you have a proven track record (over 5 years experience) in European (energy) sourcing and ideally you already closed PPA’s. An in-depth knowledge of Central European, Western European and Nordic power markets is desired, in particular of the RES industry and technology. Experience in project and risk management is an important asset. In addition to this, your environment would describe you as a commercial talent with a realistic sense of business, the right amount of patience and an entrepreneurial hands-on approach. Sustainability is your way of living and you dare to go beyond the status quo’s. High ethical standards and personal integrity are crucial to work at Borealis. Your English communication and presentation skills are flawless. Any other language (i.e. German, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish) is considered a plus.

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Maite Rosez (Randstad), Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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The hiring process

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  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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