Senior Project Development Manager

Posted 31 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameHarry Moncur

Job description

Ensure that a maximum of MWs under development reach RTB.

  • Lead the management of portfolio projects under co-development with Co-developers and ensure all development steps are met successfully.

  • Seek proactive solutions to issues met by the partners' developers/ projects, making clever use of internal and external resources at hand in order to positively solve any issue in time.

  • Ensure up-to-date and precise project development reporting to ensure top management's capacity to make decisions.

  • Be in charge of obtaining the relevant approvals from Management in due time for projects to progress positively.

  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget.

  • Be responsible for monitoring and implementing payments

  • Proactively support the Due Diligence regarding portfolio acquisition/ partnership negotiation, bringing in, in particular, your acute knowledge of the permitting of Solar and Wind projects to effectively assess the quality of a portfolio

Proactively participate in the expertise-building of the renewables team.

  • Ensure up-to-date granular knowledge of permitting and ensuring dissemination of information to the relevant departments of the RES team.

  • Support proactively any transversal subject impacting the overall work and expertise-building of the RES team (e.g., BESS, AgriPV, etc.)


  • Excellent up-to-date granular knowledge of Project development steps, including Permitting, land contract, grid connection, etc., from origination to ready-to-build

  • Continuous improvement mindset, always looking at improving the status quo proactively

  • Proven track record of utility-scale solar projects / Wind project development/acquisitions/Co-Dev. Partnerships

  • Strong project management skills, with strong attention to detail, strong attention to keeping deadlines, and managing Long-term projects on a day-to-day basis

  • Capacity to implement and keep up-to-date project management tools, ensuring perfect reporting on all aspects of a project, including, i.e. status of development, cashflow plans

  • Strong communication capacity: effectively communicates needs and wants to transversal team in an international and multicultural context.

  • Liaise closely with the existing business development team and the whole RES teams (technical department, contract managers, legal and finance department, asset teams, trading / PPAs, finance, others) and enabling functions

  • Fluent in Italian and English. Other languages are a plus.