Head of Development

Posted 02 March 2023
Salary $DOE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameGeorge Lynch

Job description

​Job Title: Head of Development

Location: Australia

Our client, a leading renewable energy IPP based in the US, is seeking a Head of Development to lead their development efforts in Australia. The successful candidate will have a strong background in renewable energy project development, excellent leadership skills, and experience in the Australian energy market.


  • Lead and manage the company's project development efforts in Australia

  • Identify new project opportunities and evaluate feasibility

  • Manage the development process from site identification to construction and operation

  • Develop and implement project development strategies to support business growth

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of project development efforts with overall business strategy

  • Manage relationships with stakeholders, including landowners, regulators, and suppliers

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or a related field

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in renewable energy project development, with at least 5 years in a leadership role

  • Strong technical knowledge of renewable energy technologies and project development

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Familiarity with the Australian energy market and regulatory environment

  • Fluency in English

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a leading renewable energy IPP and contribute to the development of sustainable energy solutions in Australia. Our client offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and opportunities for professional development.

To apply, please submit your CV. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.