Managing Director

Paris, France
20-09-2023
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Countries
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable

Job Description

Leap29 are working closely with a top tier renewable energy company, who focus on developing Solar PV projects globally. Our client is currently looking to fill the position of Managing Director for France.

The ideal candidate will have a strong entrepreneurial mindset, extensive experience within business development and the ability to establish and develop a new entity in the renewables sector in the French market.

Responsibilities

  • Play a pivotal role in advancing our company's presence in the renewable energy sector, particularly in solar power, within the French market.
  • Create and execute sales and financial plans with a focus on sustainability.
  • Take charge of negotiations, prepare investment documentation and reports, and conduct comprehensive due diligence to ensure that projects meet both financial and technical prerequisites.
  • Collaborate closely with specialized headquarters departments to manage commercial and technical project-related matters effectively.
  • Align the company's service offerings to optimize the subsidiary's operational efficiency.
  • Monitor and enhance the financial aspects, objectives, timelines, and deliverables of assigned development initiatives.
  • Identify and cultivate photovoltaic ventures, then present comprehensive project proposals to internal stakeholders and relevant authorities to secure necessary approvals.
  • Analyse and prepare decision-making materials for investment evaluations.
  • Lead the recruitment and onboarding processes for new team members within the Project Development division across the country, while also coordinating local marketing and public relations activities.
  • Exhibit familiarity with the regulatory landscape of the energy industry.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Demonstrate an extensive track record in Business Development within the photovoltaic or renewable energy sector, with a strong emphasis on the French market.
  • Possess solid expertise in project management, coupled with a well-rounded comprehension of the commercial, technical, and legal aspects of projects.
  • Hold a degree in the field of sustainable energy or an equivalent qualification.
  • Maintain a sharp focus on achieving results and meeting sales targets.
  • Possess exceptional analytical capabilities and thrive in a self-reliant and independent work environment.
  • Showcase proficiency in financial modeling and a deep understanding of critical financial parameters.
  • Exhibit familiarity with the regulatory landscape of the energy industry.
  • Create and execute sales and financial plans with a focus on sustainability.
  • Fluency in both French and English, both in written and spoken communication.

 

If this opportunity is of interest, please email your CV to Georgia Sumnall – gsumnall@leap29.com.

Consultant

Georgia Sumnall