Head of Solar PV Development

Posted 29 August 2022
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameJessica Brisley

Job description

The Opportunity:

Join one of the fastest-growing companies on the European market of large-scale solar energy with over 4Gw under development and ~ 500Mw under management. The IPP are seeking a Head of PV to act as a country lead for Spain and grow out a team below them.

The Role:

  • The Head of Project Development builds own team, supported by external subcontractors, allowing for comprehensive management of all processes necessary to obtain a building permit for solar farm projects with a capacity of not less than 100 MWp per year.

  • Responsible for the whole development process from site assessment stage through the construction permitting.

  • Assess the feasibility of land opportunities

  • Liaise with municipalities to receive their consent for PV installations and mange the procedure of the change of zoning plan

  • Engage and manage the work of 3rd party experts and consultants required during permitting process

  • Contacts with distribution network operators to obtain grid access terms and sign connection agreements

  • Manage the technical design of PV farms (with support from headquarters)

  • Coordination and execution of the whole PV farm development process leading to obtaining building permit

The Individual:

  • Several years of experience in project development of renewable energy projects though the whole project development cycle.

  • Successful track record of projects and a good network within the Iberian Solar industry.

  • Experience with licencing and permitting procedures.

  • Willingness to travel frequently.

  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Additional languages are welcomed.