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Senior Development Manager - Solar PV

Posted 10 days ago
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Milan, ItalyPermanent
Salary: CompetitiveSectors:SolarJob Reference: BH-7419
LSP Renewables have partnered with a leading developer to support their transition into an IPP, to recruit a Senior Project Development Manager in either Milan, Italy or London, UK. 

Our client are headquartered in London with offices in Madrid, Milan, Hamburg, Warsaw, Lyon and Athens. They have a 25GW Solar PV and Storage pipeline across Europe; the majority of their Italian pipeline is at mid-late stage development. Therefore, candidates with experience in this area but also as a Construction Project Manager with experience managing the late stage development into construction could also be considered. 

Key Responsibilities
  • The Development Manager will monitor and coordinate the delivery of projects from development, through construction and into operation in cooperation with the wider team
  • You will also act as the local representative and day to day point of contact for development partners and be responsible for ensuring our clients standards and policies are incorporated into all projects.
  • This role will see you providing input on project acquisitions, oversight of day-to-day administration of a pipeline of projects, including reporting and information flow, policies and corporate governance. This includes liaising and working with our clients partners, contractors, external consultants, project stakeholders such as DSO, TSO, landowners, government entities and local councils
  • You will develop strong working relationships with development partners in order to ensure obligations are met and to ensure accuracy of board, financial and tax reporting
  • You will also manage any specialist third party advisors appointed by our client and, where required, identify any changes required to the scope of these services, and assist in on-boarding new service providers as well as evaluating renewable energy project opportunities and complete initial due diligence assessments.
  • To achieve financial close of projects, you will work with the Project Delivery team in preparation for projection construction during handover and also provide assistance during the construction process (construction management experience will be seen as a favourable skill) in order to monitor project development
  • The role is based in Milan, with regular travel within Italy and some travel to the London office and other destinations in Europe.
  • Degree educated in an Engineering, Finance, or Environmental discipline. 
  • Experience developing and/or constructing onshore renewable energy assets with a high preference to Solar PV/BESS in the Italian market. 
  • Must have a deep understanding of the Italian renewable energy sector, including grid authorisation, permitting process, due diligence and market regulations.
  • Fluent in Italian and English. 
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