Renewable Energy Project Development Manager

Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Environment and Renewable Energy
Functional Expertise
Salary Type

Job Description

Leap29 are collaborating with a leading player in the renewable energy sector, who focus on developing projects globally and are committed to driving the adoption of clean and sustainable energy solutions.



My client are actively seeking a highly motivated and experienced Renewable Energy Project Development Manager to join their team in Bordeaux, France. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the development, execution, and management of renewable energy projects, with a focus on solar, wind and storage. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead initiatives that will have a significant impact on the transition to sustainable energy sources.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead the identification, evaluation, and development of renewable energy projects, with a primary focus on solar and wind energy.

• Conduct site assessments, feasibility studies, and due diligence to evaluate the suitability and potential of project locations.

• Manage permitting processes, ensuring compliance with local, regional, and national regulations and standards.

• Develop financial models, including cost estimation, revenue projections, and ROI analysis for potential projects.

• Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, landowners, local communities, and potential investors.

• Negotiate contracts with suppliers, contractors, and other project partners to secure necessary resources and services.

• Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets, and oversee the project from inception to completion.

• Identify potential project risks and implement mitigation strategies to ensure successful project outcomes.

• Supervise a team of project developers, engineers, and other professionals involved in project development.

• Provide regular reports to senior management on project progress, budget status, and potential issues.



• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Engineering, Environmental Science, Business Administration). Master's degree preferred.

• Proven experience in renewable energy project development, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

• Strong knowledge of renewable energy technologies, particularly solar and wind.

• Familiarity with French and European renewable energy regulations and permitting processes.

• Excellent project management skills with a track record of successful project delivery.

• Proficiency in financial modeling and cost-benefit analysis.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders.

• Fluency in French and English (both written and spoken).


If this opportunity is of interest, please email your CV to Georgia Sumnall –


Georgia Sumnall