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Project Developer (Stockholm)

Job description

WRS are recruiting for a Project Developer to join a renewable energy developer, owner and operator in Stockholm, Sweden.

This position will be responsible for Managing all development matters relating to a portfolio of renewable energy projects throughout the development life-cycle, from inception through to delivery.

Main tasks and activities:

  • Delivery of renewable energy project(s) through-out the development cycle from inception up to and including construction (there will be a team working on the construction phase to help with this)
  • Development of appropriate planning-led strategy for each project
  • Procurement and commercial management of specialist technical service providers and contractors
  • Ensure financial and technical targets are met
  • Plan, organise, monitor and report on all phases of the project
  • Manage and report on all project risks, ensuring management are informed of any updates
  • Negotiate agreements including consultancy contracts, landowner agreements, providing input into commercial designs
  • Manage tendering/procurement processes in line with company policy
  • Posess a deep understanding of each project 
  • Financial management of Swedish portfolio to include project budgeting, accounts payable, management accounts production and updating financial model assumptions within the group’s corporate finance function
  • Support management on growing the portfolio in Sweden

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a proven track record of leadership as a project developer
  • Be flexible and adaptable to new working environments
  • Show resilience and ability to drive projects to completion
  • Be a driven person who wants results
  • Have very strong commercial awareness
  • Have experience of managing projects, ideally as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Have a record of implementing internationally recognised planning and project management skills
  • Have experience of planning, permitting and delivery of grid connections for energy projects

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience of managing projects, ideally a Project Management Professional (PMP);
  • Record of implementing internationally recognised project management and planning skills;
  • Experience of planning, permitting and delivery of grid connections for energy projects;
  • Experience of resource assessment and technology selection;
  • Knowledge of economic project drivers and financing models;
  • Ability to liaise with a diverse set of external stakeholders, in particular, planning authorities, communities, statutory consultees and landowners
  • Proven experience of sourcing new opportunities and problem solving
  • Experience managing a broad range of technical consultants and using a systematic approach to ensure project progression.