Project Development Manager – Solar PV

Job Details

We have been retained on an exclusive mandate with a key client of ours in the Solar industry.

Our client is a rapidly growing international developer of Utility Scale PV (photovoltaic) projects that is looking to develop their presence in the German market by adding and experienced project developer to the team that has experience in taking projects all the way from land acquisition to RTB (ready to build) status.

With pipelines existing across the EU and across areas within the LATAM region, they are one of the key players in the industry and have just over 20GW of projects under various stages of the project cycle.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing developer, where your work will not only have a direct impact on the growth of the company but also on the landscape of the German energy market from day 1.

Responsibilities:
• To play an integral part in the development of Utility Scale Solar PV projects, managing them through to the ready to build phase, ensuring that all project requirements are met including grid connection and securing land
• To support your colleagues in navigating the design phase, and general management of the projects both locally and internationally
• Establish all project development strategies in line with the company objectives, demonstrating them with presentations including milestones and budget
• Consistent analysis of investments including project finance feasibility studies ensuring that the Solar PV and other renewable energy projects are viable
• Aid in all contract negotiation activities with land/ property owners and other municipalities
• Consistent liaison with the internal management teams, ensuring that they are informed of project status and any issues that may have arisen.

Education:
Must be educated to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related subject or equivalent qualifications

Requirements:
• 4-7 years’ experience working within a project focussed position for a renewable energy company
• Keen understanding of MS Office package, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
• Business fluent in both German and English is required, other languages will be beneficial
• Ability to travel both nationally and internationally when the need arises

Personal Characteristics:
• A proven ability to work at a high level of autonomy
• Person who conforms to the highest ethical standards with personal integrity
• Takes ownership and ‘gets things done’ independently
• Team player

If you are looking for a company in which you can develop and hone your skills with industry specialists then this would be the opportunity for you.

Please apply directly to careers@octaviusrenewables.com with a copy of your CV in a Microsoft Word format. Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only relevant applications will receive a response.