Project Manager Solar/BESS - Paris

Chef de projets Solaire-Stockage / Solar-BESS Development Manager H/F
Paris, FranceParis, France

Employment Type

Permanent Full Time



The Role

The role :

Within the Growth function, the Development Manager takes full responsibility for a portfolio of large projects mainly consisting of ground or floating power plants, agrivoltaism, photovoltaic car parks or large roofs. the Development Manager is responsible for all steps from first steps of development  to ready-to-build.  The Development Manager is supported by a development assistant within the team and strong internal skills for the various support teams: design office, asset managers, financial analysts, legal counsel, Operations & Maintenance.

The main tasks include project design and authorisation, local consultation to obtain favourable resolutions from municipal or inter-communal councils, framing the project with all the influential players in the area to obtain authorisations: State services, local authorities, local associations; consulting and managing external service providers: The Development Manager is responsible for the preparation, submission and follow-up of applications for authorisations, and the responsibility for the "PTF" applications to the network operator.  The Development Manager is responsible for the economic security of the project: financial modelling, proposal for the electricity sales tariff, preparation and submission of applications for the CRE calls for tenders or negotiation of the direct sales contract with an off-taker. The Development Manager is also responsible for the origination of certain projects: based on opportunities that they have detected directly (near the sites under development or through their own network), they qualify potential sites by contacting the owner and, if necessary, undertake a feasibility study and negotiate the terms of the lease agreement and then sign it.

Desirable Skills :

- 5 years of higher education in urban planning, environment, or engineering
- Knowledge of environmental regulations and experience in project development in the field of renewable energies in France
- Interpersonal and negotiation skills; Autonomy, motivation, organization, and rigor
- Fluency in French and English;
- Driver's license required.

We are looking for people who demonstrate our values, are eager to learn, adaptable, and willing to take on new challenges. We are committed to developing people in their roles; if you have some of the skills and experience we are looking for, please consider applying.

About Us

Sonnedix is an international Renewable Energy Producer (REP) with over a decade-long trajectory of sustainable growth. Sonnedix develops, builds, and operates renewable energy projects for the long-term, with a focus on providing green, affordable electricity to our customers, and acting as a true social citizen where it operates.

Our track record and financial strength enable us to build trusted relationships with customers and partners, to smartly expand the adoption renewable energy and play a vital role in the energy revolution. We are proud of our diverse team of experts, the clean energy we generate and to make a positive difference for the communities where we operate. Hear from some of our team about Sonnedix:

What we offer:
  1. One company, many careers - as the company grows, we offer the opportunity for you to develop your career with us
  2. An inclusive, international working culture with a diverse team of friendly professionals from across the world  
  3. A commitment to flexibility – hybrid working, generous annual leave allocation with an additional four weeks of discretionary unpaid leave
  4. family first company - generous paid parental leave and support for carers
  5. The ability to ‘work from elsewhere’, for up to six weeks in a year
  6. Shorter Friday hours in summer (July/August)
  7. Financial, Social, Mental & Physical wellbeing support
  8. The Sonnedix Academy – a range of training and development opportunities including professional development, management and leadership programs, technical training, essential skills, DEI, mentorship and much more
  9. Fantastic office environments
  10. Social events, team building opportunities and One Team Network groups, which are employee-led groups, based on shared identities, interests, backgrounds and life experiences
and many more local benefits!

Sonnedix welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and members of under-represented groups

Local Language Job Description

Le poste :

Au sein de la fonction Growth, le/la Chef/fe de Projets Développement assume la pleine responsabilité d'un portefeuille de grands projets principalement constitués de centrales électriques terrestres ou flottantes, d'agri-PV, de parkings solaires photovoltaïques ou de grands toits. Le/la Chef/fe de Projets Développement est chargé/e de toutes les étapes, depuis les premières étapes du développement jusqu'à la phase de prêt à construire. Il/elle s´appuie par un assistant de développement au sein de l'équipe et par des compétences internes solides des diverses équipes de soutien : design, gestionnaires d'actifs, analystes financiers, conseillers juridiques, et exploitation et maintenance.

Les principales activités comprennent la conception et l'autorisation du projet, la consultation locale pour obtenir des résolutions favorables des conseils municipaux ou intercommunaux, le cadrage du projet avec tous les acteurs influents de la région pour obtenir les autorisations : services de l'État, autorités locales, associations locales ; consultation et gestion des prestataires de services externes.  Le/la Chef/fe de Projets Développement est également responsable de la préparation, de la soumission et du suivi des demandes d'autorisation, ainsi que de la responsabilité des demandes PTF auprès de l'opérateur de réseau. Le/la Chef/fe de projets développement est responsable de la sécurité économique du projet : modélisation financière, proposition de tarif de vente d'électricité, préparation et soumission des demandes aux appels d'offres de la CRE ou négociation du contrat de vente directe avec un preneur. Le/la Chef/fe de Projets Développement est également responsable de l'origine de certains projets : sur la base des opportunités détectées directement (près des sites en développement ou via son propre réseau), il/elle qualifie les sites potentiels en contactant les propriétaires et, si nécessaire, réalise une étude de faisabilité, négocie les termes du contrat de location, puis le signe.

Compétences souhaitées :
  • 5 ans d'études supérieures en urbanisme, environnement ou ingénierie
  • Connaissance de la réglementation environnementale et expérience dans le développement de projets dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables en France
  • Compétences interpersonnelles et négociation ; Autonomie, motivation, organisation et  rigueur  
  • Maîtrise du français et de l'anglais 
  • Permis de conduire requis
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London, France
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28 JUN 2024
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