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Energy project development manager

Job description Job responsibilities: ● Identify and supervise the completion of of the 5MWp German solar PVPP rooftop portfolio construction, its connection to the grid, re-financing and launching its operations: ○ Effective coordination and leadership of the entire in-house project team and external EPC/suppliers/advisors to ensure the successful execution of the project. In-house project team consists of technical, legal, tax & structure, financial control specialists. ○ Ensure the completion of the procurement & delivery of the necessary equipment and technical, and other advisory services needed for the successful project execution . ○ Ensure the highest quality of the equipment installation ○ Ensure the execution of the project within the budget and on time. ○ Assist in obtaining the refinancing. ○ Negotiate and employ the needed service providers for effective and quality operations of the portfolio (e.g. operation and maintenance service provider, security service providers, insurance companies, etc.). ● Together with the NED Director, identify new businesses within the New Energy Division strategy in CEE region + select countries: ○ Scout the legislation changes/technology developments/markets for identification of new opportunities in renewable generation, energy storage, microgrids, energy efficiency and other technologies across the following countries: Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, France, Spain, Italy. Other countries may be considered as well. ○ Development of a pool of advisors/brokers/investment bankers/developers to source new projects that fit the strategy. ○ Evaluation of business opportunities and preparation of preliminary feasibility studies. ● Lead the execution (acquisition or development) of the identified business opportunities within the budget and on time, including but not limited to: ○ Assist in a detailed evaluation of opportunities in order for the management to decide whether or not to acquire/develop the business opportunities. ○ Conduct negotiations with the sellers/developers/relevant stakeholders. ○ Coordinate external advisors and in-house team to develop appropriate structures for the specific business opportunities. ○ Coordinate the execution and review of the technical, legal and tax due diligence. ○ Negotiate with the financing banks. ○ Coordinate the acquisition/development of the business opportunity. ● Assistance in creating the DFG NED brand ● Assistance in management of acquired, developed and existing assets: ○ Set-up and consequently manage an operational management team. ○ Assist in preparation of, optimize and execute the operational budgets. ○ Participate in handling all administrative matters with respect to the local and federal authorities. ○ Ensure a timely preparation of technical and operational managerial reports Requirements Past employment experience: ● Minimum 5-7 years of full cycle of project execution & business development experience ● Past experience in the renewable energy and/or energy industry is a plus Technical skills: ● Excellent familiarity with project management techniques and softwares ● Experience in using and understanding financial models ● Good understanding of financial statements and managerial reporting ● Ability to read, handle, understand and navigate in the legal and transactional documents (e.g. SPA, LoI, etc.) Key knowledge and skills required for this position: ● Strong team leadership and management skills ● Ability to work with limited human resources ● Strong organisation skills and ability to work on parallel project ● Good business development skills ● Obligatory language skills: Czech (fluent), English (proficient) and preferred language skills: German (intermediary) We offer Working schedule: 09:00 - 18:00 - flexibility in the working schedule will be required. Place of work: Prague; business trips within CEE will be required Contract length: minimum two years with further extension Duration of trial period: 3 months We offer wide range of company benefits Career development