Technical Development Manager - United Kingdom

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Job facts

Location Europe
Closed Thursday, July 29, 2021

Job description

Salary: Competitive
Location: United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

Technical Project Development Manager (Italian Language required)
Full time | Permanent Opportunity

WRS is looking for an experienced professional with a high level of curiosity and analytical mindset wishing to make a difference on one of the most innovative and competitive markets. This opportunity requires Italian language skills, and we can support those that are open to relocation into the UK. If you have experience of the Italian Renewables market across Wind and Solar Developments, this is a fantastic opportunity to further your career!

Main Responsibilities:

Support the team in developing Wind / PV projects in the Italian Market.
Assist external professionals in addressing the regulatory framework.
Screen, filter and select project opportunities provided by the Business Development team.
Properly assess both the business and the financial model.
Ensure projects reach ready to build status by managing the relationship with the relevant stakeholders such as planning consultants, authorities, landowners, grid operators, off takers, advisors, etc.
Link and work with local authorities, utility companies and private entities as well as with financial institutions, funds, potential investors, and buyers implementing the strategic partnerships for the country.
Coordinate the tasks and inputs of the Engineering team as well as the supporting functions such as Legal, Tax, and Finance team and eventually external advisors - during the development phase as well as during the acquisition and sale phase.
Keep himself/herself timely and fully informed on any market development and industry news/events to quickly identify business opportunities.

Relevant experience:

3 - 5 years' experience in the development of solar projects. Additional knowledge of conventional generation projects and infrastructure sector projects in Italy will be a plus.
Deep knowledge of the Italian PV sector, specific permitting regulation.
Deep understanding of the permitting processes in Italy application and regulation.
Experience on projects' business plan finance would be a plus.

Personal qualities:

Team player with ability to forge long term professional relationships with third parties.
Ability to work autonomously and take initiative to independently problem solve.
Highly adaptable with ability to learn quickly and work to tight deadlines.
Excellent communicator
Attention to detail due to high level of contract review and negotiation.
Fluent in Italian.