Project Development Manager - Renewables

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarry Moncur

Job description

Job title: Project Development Manager - Renewables

Location: Italy (Remote)

The Green Recruitment Company is currently looking for a Project Development Manager with a focus on the renewables sector in Italy.


  • Site Identification and Acquisition: Identify suitable greenfield sites for renewable energy projects through market analysis, GIS mapping, and collaboration with landowners and stakeholders. Negotiate land leases and acquisition agreements.

  • Permitting and Regulatory Compliance: Manage the permitting process for renewable energy projects, including environmental impact assessments, land use permits, and regulatory approvals. Ensure compliance with local, regional, and national regulations.

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including landowners, local communities, government agencies, and NGOs. Communicate project plans, address concerns, and seek support for project development initiatives.

  • Financial Analysis and Feasibility Studies: Conduct financial analysis and feasibility studies to assess the viability of renewable energy projects. Evaluate project economics, risks, and returns on investment.

  • Project Planning and Design: Collaborate with engineering and technical teams to develop project plans and designs. Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to optimize project layouts, technology selection, and resource assessments.

  • Contract Negotiation and Procurement: Lead contract negotiation and procurement activities for project development, including equipment supply agreements, construction contracts, and service agreements.

  • Project Management: Oversee project development activities to ensure timely execution and delivery of milestones. Monitor project schedules, budgets, and resources. Identify and mitigate risks to project success.

  • Community Relations and Public Outreach: Implement community relations and public outreach initiatives to foster positive relationships with local communities and stakeholders. Provide information and education about renewable energy benefits and project impacts.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental science, business administration, or related field. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in renewable energy project development, with a focus on greenfield development.

  • Strong understanding of renewable energy technologies, project development processes, and regulatory requirements.

  • Proven track record of successfully developing and permitting renewable energy projects in Italy.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.

  • Fluency in Italian and English languages. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.

  • Willingness to travel within Italy and occasionally internationally.

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Harry Moncur (harry.moncur@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)