Business Development Manager / Project Developer - Poland

Job facts

Location Europe
Closing Saturday, August 21, 2021

Job description

Salary: Competitive
Location: Poland
Job type: Permanent

Project Developer / Business Development Manager
Warsaw (Remote + Travel)
Permanent Opportunity

About the job
The chance to work with one of the most attractive employers offering the best career opportunities in a growing international market. We are seeking a Project Developer/Business Development Manager to work in Poland.

An individual experienced in the implementation of acquisitions of projects and to secure property rights for renewable energy projects, as well as developing relationships with stakeholders (local authorities, grid companies, landowners, local developers and regulatory agencies across areas of interest):


Knowledge of the market / country and definition of business strategy:
Analysis of regulatory frameworks
Electricity market analysis: Electricity Mix , Demand growth, National decarbonization objectives, Procedure for obtaining generation licenses, Road to Market Mechanisms (auctions, FiT , CfD , etc.), energy sales prices in the market and future forecast.
Processing processes to obtain authorizations for the construction and exploitation of Renewables projects, as well as procedures for connecting to the grid.
Local legislation and taxation applicable to renewable energy projects.
Identification of the main players and opinion forums: State, regional, local administration, competitors, opposition groups, renewable energy associations, fairs, etc.

Origination of Greenfield and co development opportunities to boost the growth of renewables for Poland:
Identified areas of interest for the development of projects (wind and solar), taking into account: Optimal resource areas; Environmental and/or construction restrictions among others; Network connection.
Negotiation with landowners to rent or acquire land.
Processing of projects to obtain RtB status.
Work with engineering to prepare and gather all necessary documentation for the projects.
Agreements with municipalities to obtain municipal licenses.
Obtain local consensus and social conciliation for the positive development of projects.
Ample knowledge of local, regional and national regulation that might apply in each status of the development process in order to achieve RtB: Environmental Decision, Zoning Plan, Building Permits Interconnection agreement…
Interlocution with local citizens and town halls during the development and construction phase of the project.

Origination of M&A opportunities: Acquisition of projects at different stage of development ( CoD , Ready to Build , Ready to Auction , pending, greenfield portfolio ) or companies with a staffed project portfolio. The process involves:
Analysis/filter of opportunities to determine its value and make a non-binding offer
Leading the Due Diligence process , coordinating teams from other business and corporate organizations to study the opportunity in detail and be able to make a binding offer.
Lead the preparation of the documentation required for the different governing bodies in which the investment decision will finally be made.
In case of being the selected company, negotiation of a sale agreement coordinating the rest of the organizations involved (legal, fiscal, control, financial, purchases, etc ...)
Project management of utility-scale renewable energy projects until the RTB status.
Implementation of acquisitions to secure property rights for renewable energy projects.
Presentation/ review/ control of project plans, cronograms schedules budgets costs….until RTB.
Developing relationships with stakeholders (local authorities, grid companies, landowners, regulatory agencies) to reduce the risk and cost associated with the planning process.
Development of a project structure and coordination of the project planning.
Liaising and manage external consultants for planning services, where required.

Industrial Engineering (specialty in Energy) or equivalent University Degree.
University Degree in Economics & Law / Business & Law, or equivalent University Degree from a recognized business school.

Skills and knowledge:
A professional experience of at least 5 years is required, having spent 3 years in a similar position and with experience in economic, negotiation, team coordination knowledge as well as market and / or skills have been acquired. Regulatory
In-depth knowledge of project management as well as a commercial, technical, and legal understanding of the project.
Confident handling of MS Office programs
Analytical skills as well as a responsible and independent way of working
Extended vision of the Renewables business in order to be able to transfer the operative, regulatory and financial-economic inputs for the evaluation of opportunities and understand whether they fit with the growth objectives.
High volume of information related to the specific opportunity must be managed, it is necessary to have analytical and synthesis capabilities in order to model the opportunity and envisage it viability.
Very good knowledge/fluent in English

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