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Senior Manager - Project Development

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: LON-RC-SFCM
  • Location: Location: France, Île-de-France, Paris
  • Sector: Sector: Solar, Renewables
  • Salary: Salary: benefits
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 07/08/2016
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This vacancy is a senior-level executive position for France, North and West Africa with one of the world's leading solar energy developers. Our client is looking for candidates with outstanding experience and capabilities, so are willing to match those exacting requirements with a highly competitive salary package.

Based in Paris, the Senior Manager will take primary responsibility for our client's development into France, as well as North and West Africa. This person will be leading the development of utility-scale solar projects from conception through to the project execution team at financial close.

Typical responsibilities will include opportunity identification, site identification & acquisition, project definition, partnership negotiations, financing, permitting, bidding and PPA negotiation. This role will require extensive travel to support our client's ambitious international expansion targets.

Some candidate characteristic requirements are as follows:

A university education focused around financial/economic matters, further financial qualifications will be considered an advantage.
Strong experience conducting project development of large-scale renewable energy projects in Africa.
Proven track-record of successful business development.
Technical capability to conduct economic analysis.
Strong level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, including presentation software and excel modeling.
Fluency in French and English, both written and verbal.
Willingness to travel extensively.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's leading solar energy companies. Candidates who would like to make an application should provide an updated copy of their CV with usable contact details. One of Spencer Ogden's team of dedicated solar energy consultants will be in touch to provide you with more information.

For more information about this role please contact our London office