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Country Manager - Solar

Country Manager - Solar


A multinational Solar PV developer are looking to grow their presence in the Australian solar market and expand on their current solar portfolio in the Country. They are recruiting a Country Manager who will oversee leading the business’ activities across Australia in order to achieve their targets.

This is a senior position for a proven leader who wants a challenging position with a well-respected business who have clear country goals and objectives for their Australian operations


Your Responsibilities:

Under the management of the Director of APAC, you will have responsibility for the following:

·        Foresee investment opportunities in medium-term and long-term.

·        Promote and lead Business development activities within PV sector in Australia to increase the country pipeline.

·        Assist in overseeing together with other business members, O&M Director and EPC team all the activities within the Country.

·        Work with a variety of technological partners and coordinate supply of services of the company.

·        Define the department’s strategic planning, goals and tactics.

·        Support management in negotiations, preparing investment reports for internal approval and project financing purposes

·        Control the administrative operation of Solar PV plants.

·        Conduct due diligence on all contract documents and risks to ensure projects meet financing and technical criteria.

·        Work with the Project Development team to negotiate project documents with various parties (PPA, EPC, O&M, suppliers, etc.).

·        Select business partners and local companies to work with, to bring projects to ready to build status


Experience Skills, and Qualifications required:

·        A minimum of 5 to 10 years of overall experience in Business/Project Development Managing in the photovoltaic sector.

·        Experience in P&L responsibilities and team management is mandatory.

·        Good knowledge of local legislation and local actors of the PV sector is preferred.

·        Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise initiative

·        Desire to play a key role building an innovative clean energy company

·        Able to interact with people on all levels and able to adapt to a wide range of tasks and situations taking the leading role.

·        Pro-active attitude, self-confident

·        Able to work under pressure with strict deadlines and budgets.

·        Able to analyze and provide effective solutions to potential problems.