Head of Development Solar PV

Head of Development Solar PV

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jessica Brisley

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Jessica Brisley

The Opportunity:

Join a leading Solar IPP with a large international presence, and be directly responsible for managing the Italian unit.


The Role:

  • Identify high potential solar projects
  • Assist throughout identification, evaluation, and assessment of solar projects for investment;
  • Negotiate and sign lease agreements;
  • Deal with authorities to get all necessary permission to build and operate solar plants;
  • Communicate and take care with our engineers for the technical design of each plant;
  • Managing relationships with local authorities, utilities, and the regulators;
  • Interacting with legal, tax, technical, and insurance advisors;
  • Control projects until ready-to-build status and also participating in the auction and sale process.


The Individual:

  • 5 + years’ experience in energy sector or project related environment
  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Technical, Law, or relatable area.
  • Familiarity with the authorization process for zoning, environmental/ building codes, and land/ grid connection conditions;
  • Ability to assess energy projects from an economical and legal perspective;
  • Ability to work independently and proactively approach stakeholders;
  • Language capabilities: Italian and English fluency. Any other language is an asset. 
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally when required.