Viridium Associates

Project Developer

Job Summary

Company:

Viridium Associates

Category:

Engineering

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar

Close Date:

12/10/12

Compensation:

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

Kalbadevi Mumbadevi, India

Address To:

R J

Description

 

My client is a global manufacturer of high quality photovoltaic modules and developer of solar power projects. They have seen significant success across Asia, America and Europe and are currently looking for an experienced project developer with both a technical and commercial awareness in the development of large scale power plants to bring on board to help with the aggressive growth plans they have in the Indian market.
 
Position Overview:
A successful candidate will need to have both technical and commercial acumen to ensure that the projects that they originate are not only technically feasible but also economically viable. It is key that you are able to develop relationships, have strong negotiation and pricing skills and also have the technical understanding to ensure that projects are being completed correctly. This is an exciting opportunity for a project engineer with or junior project developer with a strong commercial and technical awareness to take the next step in their career.
 
Responsibilities:
Be an active member of the project development team responsible for the origination, development and sales of international large scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects up to financial close
Assessing profitability of projects and successful development including the preparation of land for construction
Identify, assess and create project development opportunities
Project negotiations (with diverse project partners like local developers, IPPs or utilities)
Will be conducting market analysis and feasibility and risk assessment studies on a daily basis
Negotiation and acquisition of lease agreements and securing grid connections and building permits
Identification of project sites, land procurement, licensing
Feasibility studies (site qualification, etc.)
Project financing
 
Education:
Must be Educated to BSc or MSc in engineering, project management or equivalent qualification of relevance
 
Core Requirements:
Minimum 2-3 years experience, with a proven track record in the development and management of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects 
Must have extensive experience in identifying and assessing project development opportunities
Have a knowledge of project financing cycle
Have experience in liaising with senior management and clients 
Must have excellent negotiation skills
Have experience in conducting market analysis and identifying new opportunities.
 
General Requirements:
Willing to travel extensively
Speak fluent English