Project Developer - Solar

Posted 04 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameSchewas Wallaschi

Job description

​Our customer has been active in the development, implementation and operation of solar power plants in Europe for many years to actively contribute to the energy transition and generate environmentally friendly electricity.

Additionally, they want to promote the growth of renewable energies, especially photovoltaics, in Germany. Therefore, they are now looking for a project developer for various locations.

Your area of ​​responsibility:

  • Support in finding, evaluating and securing suitable locations for large open-space photovoltaic systems

  • Support in contract negotiations to secure land in coordination with our legal department

  • Requests for network compatibility assessments from network operators to obtain network connection conditions and connection costs

  • Establishment and management of contacts with the approving authorities, municipalities, network operators and other “stakeholders”

  • Coordination of all approval and planning steps to achieve construction readiness

  • Project presentation and contract negotiations with municipalities

  • Control of external consultants and project developers

  • Taking responsibility for project reporting and the budget

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of economics, law, environmental engineering, environmental technology, renewable energies, landscape planning, landscape architecture, environmental ecology, environmental planning, physical geography, environmental sciences, gardening and landscaping, agriculture or comparable training

  • You work in a structured and analytical manner, can react flexibly and quickly to changing problems and enjoy taking on responsibility

  • Professional experience in developing renewable energy projects and a good network

  • Very good negotiation skills combined with a convincing demeanour and a good feel for the interlocutor

  • Fluent German and very good written and spoken English skills

  • Fluency in another foreign language would be an advantage

  • High willingness to travel and work independently and carefully


  • A complex area of ​​responsibility in a professional team

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home

  • Start-up environment with variable structures and flat hierarchies

  • Permanent employment contract with attractive remuneration

  • Extensive training as well as further training and development opportunities