Senior Project Development Manager

Senior Project Development Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Tim Hall


A multinational Solar PV company are seeking a Senior Project Development Manager to initiate the development arm of their business in Australia. This is a pioneering role for an experienced senior solar professional to take a lead on utility scale solar project development across Australia

With the international backing of a leading industry business, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious senior renewable energy professional to take on a challenging role and help build a reputable division in a vibrant marketplace

This role can be based from Sydney or Melbourne depending on candidate location 



The Role:

As Senior Project Development Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

·        Identify prospective projects with suitable solar resource, electric transmission access, and site characteristics

·        Create and manage project development budgets and estimates

·        Liaise with government officials, retailers, grid operators and partners.

·        Identify opportunities and visit project sites when required.

·        Early stage negotiations with partners and government.

·        Initiate meetings with clients, banks, equity partners.

·        Provide bi-weekly report with market status and project updates.

·        Work with internal resources, such as the Legal, Engineering, Project Finance and EPC teams



·        Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.

·        Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible project management experience in Solar PV industry.

·        Ability to quickly come up to speed on the basics of a variety of subjects relating to solar energy, including solar studies, environmental and cultural studies, transmission issues, public relations, public policy, sales, and civil and electrical engineering.

·        Previous experience in a multi-cultural environment preferred.