Head of Solar PV Development

Head of Solar PV Development

  • Location

    Sevilleja de la Jara

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jessica Brisley

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Jessica Brisley

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.