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Project Development Manager

Project Development Manager

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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Our client, an international Solar PV company are seeking a Project Development Manager to join their growing Australian team. Our client are seeking an experienced Project Development Manager who will be in charge of managing utility scale Solar PV project development from start to finish, playing a key role in our client’s Australian business operations. This role is flexible on location dependent on the candidate’s circumstances. This is an exciting role for someone who is ready for the next stage of their career to join a market leader with a great reputation in the international solar sector



The Role:

As Project Development Manager you will have the following responsibilities:

·        Develop new opportunities for solar PV project opportunities

·        Lead the market utility scale project strategy, business planning and development and project development

·        Manage project development from initiation to end point and plan and track project milestones

·        Produce progress reports and presentations

·        Support team members internally – both EPC and O&M

·        Create a networks of partners for the company including developers, investors, EPCs, government and regulatory bodies etc

·        Participate in project meetings with stakeholders in order to influence decisions and secure business opportunities

·        Participate in networking events to promote business interests and develop opportunities

·        Support commercial transaction negotiation

·        Assist with project financing

·        Generate new ideas around opportunities for large scale solar projects

·        Carry out due diligence and specifications for projects

·        Perform resource and site assessments, feasibility studies, risk and environmental assessments, securing land via land lease agreements or purchases, interconnection issues

·        Clearly define the solar project scope, strategies for execution, targets and deliverables which support the wider business goals, collaborating with management and key stakeholders

·        Analyze factors which impact the project development



The Individual:

·        5 years + of experience in the solar PV sector with experience specifically in project development

·        Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to interact with multidisciplinary teams in local and international contexts

·        Minimum Batchelors degree qualification in a relevant subject – re engineering, finance/ investment, business etc

·        Highly motivated and results driven individual

·        A high level of computer literacy