Development Manager

Posted 19 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameMegan Rickett

Job description

​TGRC is excited to partner with a global leader in the renewable energy transition, with a diverse portfolio of projects across Wind, Solar, and Battery in Australia. Our Client is looking for a Development Manager to deliver their pipeline of green energy projects from greenfield through to construction.

Role Description:

As Development Manager, you will help drive the full project lifecycle from origination, land acquisition, site feasibility, community engagement, through to construction. Reporting to the Head of Development, you will have project management expertise and an understanding of the Australian energy market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver insight to the greenfield development strategy and build a pipeline using your understanding of current market drivers, the influence of Renewable Energy Zones, and power system planning.

  • Develop, maintain and deliver a business case for each development project.

  • Plan feasibility studies: onboarding relevant consultants/contractors for environmental surveys, wind monitoring, and energy assessments.

  • Obtaining third-party consents and leasing with Landowners/communities to obtain building rights for renewable energy projects.

  • Initiate the early stages of the grid connection process.

  • Communicate with external stakeholders and lead project team.

  • Prepare and present progress reports.

Your Profile:

  • Degree in a relevant field such as engineering, environmental science, business or finance.

  • 5+ years working in energy, renewables or large scale infrastructure in Australia.

  • Experience managing large scale projects of the Australian energy market.

  • Understanding of the development process: including site identification, constraints analysis, grid connection and permitting process in Australia.

  • Experience preparing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and the development application process.

  • Experience in negotiating and securing land tenure.

  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills.

  • Australian Drivers License.

If you are passionate about sustainability and renewable energy, this is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic organisation, leading Australia's energy transition!

Please click apply, or email m.rickett@greenrecruitmentcompany.com for a confidential discussion of the role.