Development Manager, Australia

Posted on: 2021-05-25
Industries: Natural Resources & Commodities
Sector: Renewable Energy
Location: Australia & New Zealand
Job reference: 3273929

  • Cross-technology (wind, solar, ESS) development opportunity
  • Strong balance sheet to take advantage of M&A opportunities
  • Position is based in Melbourne, Australia

Company Overview:
Our client is a leading global infrastructure developer and investor that develops, builds, owns, and operates utility-scale power generation projects in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe with a pipeline of over 10GW.

Exciting opportunity to join a growing development platform with a healthy risk appetite that plans to nearly quadruple their renewable energy portfolio in the next 3 years.
Key Responsibilities:
The Development Manager will be responsible for end-to-end development activities in Australia across technologies including Solar, Wind, and ESS with a special focus on M&A opportunities.
Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Lead the origination, development, and execution of transactions in Australia including investments, joint ventures, acquisitions, and greenfield development
  • Project manage all development activities utilizing internal and external resources
  • Acquire or lease land as necessary
  • Secure grid connection using internal resources or external consultants as needed
  • Partner with or hire EPC contractors and oversee project execution
  • Report progress to the senior leadership team
  • Negotiate PPAs
  • Conduct financial modeling, technical due diligence, risk assessment, etc to evaluate greenfield and brownfield project feasibility

Professional Expertise / Qualifications:

  • Professional qualification in Engineering, Finance, or other relevant field
  • 4+ years work experience in renewable energy in Australia
  • Proven track record of developing renewable energy projects in Australia
  • At least 1 energy project acquisition in Australia
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work remotely with little oversight
  • Willingness to travel to sites across Australia

If you believe this opportunity is right for you, please send your CV and Deal Sheet to Amy Marietta at EA 18S9493 | R1878463

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