Project Developer - Renewables

Posted 02 September 2022
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarry Moncur

Job description

​As a result of the extended growth phase, the company is seeking an experienced Project Developer who will be responsible for successful project permitting delivery. The Project Developer shall handle multiple projects simultaneously at various stages of development, from site identification through the entire development phase, with such projects located locally and regionally.

The Role:

  • Responsible for establishing and monitoring the schedule and budget of commercial and utility-scale solar development projects up to Rtb phase; track and deliver project DEVEX.

  • Provide and further develop an in-depth knowledge of local market legislation, regulations, support schemes, permitting roadmaps for different procedures, etc.

  • Interact with originators, landowners, local government officials, project neighbours, investor representatives and utility contacts across multiple geographies to advance utility scale solar projects.

  • Support the negotiation of land agreements through financial modelling and analysis of site constraints.

  • Support the Technical team with the preparation and submission of interconnection, applications and management of interconnection processes across various utilities/RTOs/ISOs.

  • Manage consultants and stakeholders responsible for critical development tasks to ensure on-time delivery and accuracy of required work projects.

  • Coordinate the preparation, and submission of regulatory documents for submission to the appropriate regulatory agencies.

  • Cooperate with the Project Team (external and internal): Legal, Engineering, Construction, with the purpose of delivering successful permitting approval for large scale Photovoltaic projects.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Provide progress reports and other status updates to client and management as required.

  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Company’s standards and local regulations and;

  • Represent the company at conferences and business development meetings as needed

The Profile:

  • BS Electrical Engineering or BS Mechanical Engineering.

  • 5+ years in Origination, Business and Project Development, Permitting for PV Projects.

  • Proficient with MS Office, including MS Project.

  • Good AutoCAD skills.

  • Good knowledge of GIS software

  • Solid understanding of greenfield Solar development process in the region of interest (Italy). including site control, securing interconnection, permitting process, etc.). Good knowledge of associated business development costs

  • Energy Markets – knowledge of the electricity market in Italy, including but not limited to interaction with grid operators (TERNA and E-distribuzione), knowledge of the Italian regulation and development roadmaps

  • Knowledge of BESS and Wind project development considered as a plus.