Senior Project Development Manager – Solar

Large scale Solar & BESS development

  • Location Dublin

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary Up to €80000


International developer entering the Irish Market.

Fantastic progression opportunities.

Be part of the transition to net zero.

Fantastic opportunity to join an internationally established company entering the Irish market. The client have a strong track record globally and of entering new markets, this is an exciting opportunity to join a team in the early stages that will be competing with other large developers in the Irish market.


  • Leading the scouting of suitable locations for projects by the Land Manager and negotiating agreements to develop Solar and BESS projects.
  • Managing the whole life cycle of projects up to Ready to Build stage, coordinating with internal teams and external consultants.
  • Have an excellent understanding of market and regulatory developments.
  • Support and lead on tenders to secure development locations.
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders including development partners, local communities, grid operators and external consultants.
  • Support the financial valuation process and manage project budgets.
  • Acquisition of brownfield or built projects.
  • Build relationships with joint venture partners and negotiate co development agreements.


  • Experience within the solar and bess industry with 3 + years experience.
  • Knowledge of building projects in Ireland alongside local and national planning laws, ideally a knowledge of projects from 20MW upwards.
  • Experience within the full cycle of projects from land, negotiating, planning, grid connection, technical, financial all the way up to ready to build.
  • Fantastic communication skills and experience managing multiple external stakeholders from solicitors, engineers, financial advisors, grid operators etc.
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of solar and bess projects.
  • Brownfield and M&A Processes – experience in buy-side project acquisition processes (e.g. NDA, exclusivity, LOI, MOUs, SPA, SHA, etc.), including deal and contracts negotiation will be a plus.
  • PPAs – Demonstrated deep knowledge of negotiating public and private Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with off-takers will be a plus.

The opportunity will start as fully remote with it moving to 1 day a week in the office in Dublin in the future. Market leading bonus.

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