Senior Expertise Director, Biomass

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  • Business area: Energy
  • Country: Denmark
  • Office: Hele landet
  • Position length: Permanent
  • Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

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NIRAS is an international consulting company with activities within Building and Infrastructure, Process industry, Utilities, Environment and Nature, Climate, Energy, Planning and Development Consulting. Our 2400 specialists solve the challenges of our customers based on our values - we listen, we learn, we deliver. We believe that cooperation, knowledge sharing and creativity are the way to create the best value for our customers. We have a turnover of approx. DKK 2 billion from offices in more than 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Do you want to join NIRAS’s journey towards the green energy transition? Do you already have an entrepreneurial mindset and does it sound appealing to help create a startup within an existing and already established company?

Now you have the opportunity to join NIRAS’s GREENsition and be the frontrunner in our new strategy which offers partly new market openings and partly growth and development inside NIRAS’s existing consultancy disciplines.

You’ll be offered a unique career opportunity where you will become a key person in the development of NIRAS’s green biomass solutions . You will also be part of building a new division within Energy together with the Senior VP and the other Market- and Expertise Directors within wind, green fuels and electricity.

You will become a big part of NIRAS’s ambitious plan with great support from the top management. If you are motivated by unlocking the potential of energy transition projects, together with a company that aims for a greener future, then please continue reading!

The green energy transition has a huge potential for NIRAS, and the timing is exactly right in relation to what we see happening in the market. It speaks directly to our DNA in relation to the fact that these tasks require strong interdisciplinary work.

Carsten Heine Lund
SVP Infrastructure, NIRAS

What you will be doing

You will be joining the newly established task force within the areas of wind, fuels and electricity. It is expected that you will take ownership of the new strategy, and be a vital part of leading and executing it.

The overall objective for this position is to develop and deliver our green energy transition strategy in the production industry sector focusing on industries with high levels of biomass in their production cycle, and opportunities for utilization of biomass as renewable energy source. As Senior Expertise Director you will be focused on the development of strong key client relationships within the production industry and increase the size of the NIRAS food and biotech business.

You will also

  • Identify and secure contracts with production industry clients to establish and significantly grow the NIRAS business
  • Build and maintain client relationships in order to deliver a sustainable pipeline of new projects and opportunities
  • Seek, establish and maintain cooperation with selected partners including research and educational environments
  • Share your knowledge and skills to further develop the capabilities of team members
  • Assist in capacity build up and strategic recruitment


We are looking for

For this position, you should have around 10+ years of experience as a senior biomass expertise profile, defining and executing go-to-market strategy.

Furthermore, you

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree but preferably a MSc in engineering or another relevant technical education
  • Have a track record of successful, multi-disciplinary project management within food and biomass
  • Deep biomass and bio sector insight, used for tendering, managing projects as well as in support of your colleagues
  • Have a track record of successful, multi-disciplinary project management within food and biomass
  • You’re able to inspire cross-functional teams, story-tell and present to a broad range of audiences.

We have every opportunity to become one of the leading players in the field, and we already have a strong starting point with our references and competencies in NIRAS.

Mads Søndergaard,
EVP, Buildings, NIRAS

About NIRAS as a workplace

NIRAS is very inspired by the musketeer oath – ’All for one, and one for all’. At NIRAS this means that we value cross-collaboration and learn from every experience - as reflected in our values: We listen, we learn, we deliver.

You will meet a culture with great respect for professionalism across sectors, which allows you to build professional networks and strong relationships. You will be part of an

environment where you as an employee can develop and fulfil your potential and where challenging tasks, good collaboration and dedication are always a priority.

What now?

If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to Henrik Juhl, Market Director, or Monika Hürtig, Recruitment Consultant, on the details below.

Henrik Juhl

Henrik Juhl

Vice President, Market/Sales

+45 4299 5413

Monika  Hürtig

Monika Hürtig


+45 2935 9810