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Project Development Manager

Project Development Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jessica Brisley

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Jessica Brisley

The Opportunity:

A leading Utility Scale PV Developer with an established track record is looking to hire a Project Development Manager to deliver key projects in Spain and Portugal. As a Project Development Manager, you will be responsible for the development of utility scale projects up to the point of being ready for construction. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience and be able to hit the ground running.

The Role:

  • Manage projects from origination to shovel ready, including:

  • Site identification

  • Working with landowners and land agents and their solicitors to secure sites and easements

  • Dealing with Distribution Network Operators / Transaction Network Operators and independent connection providers on grid connection applications and design management

  • Working with external planning and specialist consultants, planning authorities and stakeholders to obtain consent

  • Monitoring and reporting on progress including budgeting and cashflow projections

  • Interaction with other professionals within the company to support companywide business development efforts

  • Practical and comprehensive understanding of the administrative planning process in Spain

  • Project management of consultants and internal specialists

  • Relevant experience within the renewable energy sector in Spain

The Individual:

  • Detailed understanding of land agreements (option to lease, easements etc)

  • Grid applications process

  • Working with Independent Connection Providers for cost effective connections

  • Site identification

  • Technical and environmental feasibility

  • Reporting, budgeting and cashflow forecasting

  • Good IT skills

  • Data room preparation and management

  • Based: Madrid.