Development Director

Development Director

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Salary:

    €75,000 - €100,000

  • Contact:

    Ben Blackburn

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Ben Blackburn

Director of Development

Location: Paris, France

Salary: €75,000 - €100,000

TGRC is working with a leading European Energy provider, who is looking for a Development Director for renewable energy within the French Market. This role will help develop a market winning entry strategy to set the base of a significant long-term pipeline of wind and solar projects in France. The successful candidate will be working with a high performing team consisting of developers, engineers, offtake managers as well as a host of external development partners.   


  • Implement chosen market entry strategy via relevant actions (Potential Development, M&A, Partnerships with relevant parties)
  • Manage technical, regulatory developments, and standards and effectively deliver these in non-technical reports to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Cover full development cycle (origination to final execution)
  • Manage external contract developers and liaise with existing business units (asset teams, trading/PPA’s, finance etc.) to complete projects
  • As required and by arrangement, takeover all other arising activities of the reports to the Vice-President Business Development Renewables Southern Europe and France.

Your Profile

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in solar/wind development in France.
  • Degree (Masters or Diploma) in Engineering, Business administration, Economics, Law, or comparable studies.
  • Proven track record of utility-scale solar and/or onshore wind project development.
  • Willingness to travel nationally
  • Must be fluent in French and English (other languages in particular German, Italian or Spanish are a plus)
  • Experienced communicator with a high level of assertiveness in an international environment.


If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Ben Blackburn below.