Senior Development Manager

Lyon, France (Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes)
Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Environment and Renewable Energy
Functional Expertise
Salary Type

Job Description


Leap29 are currently assisting a leading Renewable energy company who are hiring for a Senior Development Manager to be based from Lyon, France. My client is a global developer of utility-scale solar PV projects.


Main responsibilities:


  • Implement the development strategy for the country
  • Originate new opportunities
  • Work alongside the rest of the team in France, including the Country Manager
  • Identification and evaluation of projects
  • Be responsible for coordinating the signing of land for projects by managing various teams
  • Coordinate the permitting process for projects and have strong knowledge of the French development process.
  • Ensure the preparation of projects
  • Actively manage a projects progress, budgets and report to the Country Manager
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key players in the sector
  • Work as part of a development team and cooperate with the team to meet the strategic goals for the company.




  • 5+ years of experience in project development of solar PV, or other renewable energy projects
  • Have great interpersonal skills
  • Can successfully manage stakeholders on a project including landowners, grid companies, local authorities and communities.
  • Interested in working on new opportunities in an innovative and dynamic environment.
  • Ideally graduated Bac + 4/5 (Engineering, Business, DESS, Master),
  • English language


Georgia Sumnall