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Project Development Manager France

Job description

Are you interested in joining an international company who are a leading global solar project developer and operator?

I am working on behalf of a client who is present across more than 10 countries in Europe and operating around all continents. The Company’s strategy is to pursue high-margin project development opportunities in these markets, specifically in the US and Europe, where the Company has a market leading position in several geographies, including Poland, France, Hungary, Spain, Germany, UK. They are currently offering the position of "Project Development Manager" based in Lyon, and hoping to find someone keen in the solar market to focus on their solar projects internationally.

Some responsibilities are as follows: 
  • Manage international projects.
  • Conduct project evaluations, site assessments and technical due diligence's.
  • Design and plan solar power plants and battery energy storage systems.
  • Negotiate contracts with subcontractors and manufactures.
  • Identify high potential solar projects
  • Assist throughout identification, evaluation, and assessment of solar projects for investment;
  • Negotiate and sign lease agreements;
  • Deal with authorities to get all necessary permission to build and operate solar plants;
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A degree of a technical university or college of engineering (HTL) preferred electrical engineering or similar.
  • 4-5 years’ experience in energy sector or project related environment
  • Familiarity with the authorisation process for zoning, environmental/ building codes, and land/ grid connection
  • Understanding of EPC and O&M contracts
  • Fluent English and French(verbal and written)
If this role is of interest to you and you meet the above requirements, please apply online or reach out directly to