Head of Development

Cape Town
28-07-2023
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Environment and Renewable Energy
Functional Expertise
Countries
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable

Job Description

Head of Development

Leap29 are working closely with a top-tier, industry leading renewable energy company, with a strong presence internationally. They are currently searching for a Head of Business Development to join their team in South Africa.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in a similar role, particularly involved in developing large-scale renewable projects across South Africa, with knowledge of managing bids & negotiating contracts.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise project implementation,
  • Coordinate an internal team (project directors and managers, technicians, legal, HSE, societal, permits and local aspects economists, tax specialists),
  • Coordinate external consultants,
  • Manage the project indicators (timeline, development cost, budget, and project economics),
  • Manage and prepare the project,
  • Monitor and assess risks,
  • Supervise or review the local development,  
  • Ensure the appropriate discussions with equity partners teams,
  • Integrate HSE dimensions,
  • Lead finance teams,
  • Build the team,
  • Propose new routes to market and develop new business and land opportunities.

 

Requirements:

  • Engineering qualification,
  • 15+ years professional experience in similar positions within renewable energies
  • Knowledge of the electricity market and South African players
  • Experience across technical and financial negotiations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, coordination of multi-cultural, cross-functional teams
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and multiple demands.

 

If this opportunity to work and build your experience in a dynamic and international environment is of interest to you, please apply directly via the link or send your CV to Georgia Sumnall – gsumnall@leap29.com

Consultant

Georgia Sumnall