Business Development Manager

Location: Italy
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Shaun Mogul
Email: email Shaun
Posted: 8 months ago
NextWave Partners is working with a leading Solar PV IPP  that focus on developing solar pv projects globally. The company construct and operate renewable energy assets globally and is committed to delivering its projects to the highest safety standards. NextWave is seeking dynamic and enthusiastic individuals from a wide background, especially in the fields of project development, banking, project finance advisory and engineering. Relevant experience within the renewable energy field and a deep passion for renewable energy are imperative. 
Proficiency in Italian is a must.

The Role

The Development Executive will be responsible for the complete project development lifecycle from origination to financial close. The successful candidate will be involved in wind
and solar PV projects. Activities will cover all aspects of development including PPA negotiations, permitting, commercials, landowner and other stakeholders’ engagement and management, site selection, interaction with national utilities to ensure feasible access to the national grid, various government permitting requirements and a number of private sector permissions. The Development Executive will also be part of the companies bidding efforts and bringing Preferred Bidder projects to Financial Close, as well as supporting other teams/ departments as and when required.


  • Lead and assist on as well as manage a number of wind and/or solar projects, referred to below as assigned projects.
  • Deliver assigned projects on time, on-schedule, within budget to agreed quality.
  • Ensure that projects are identified, developed and executed in line with the company´s corporate values, development goals, objectives and processes.
  • PERMITTING: Manage the permitting processes for assigned projects.
  • PPA Negotiation
  • Commercial Document Preparation

Educational background in Engineering (note however that the role does not include detailed engineering design work), Banking, Project finance advisory, or Renewable Energy.
Minimum 7-8 years’ experience in renewable power development is required. Solar PV experience preferred.
Have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable presenting to management at all levels.
Be able to liaise with project stakeholders, many of whom are Italian speaking
Ability to use Microsoft software packages such as Word, Excel, Outlook is essential and ability to use specialist software packages e.g. GIS, MS Project, SharePoint is an advantage.

This position will be based in Milan, Italy.

Reaching out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Shaun Mogul at - Direct Line: +65 6340 1913

EA License No: 16S8303 - EA Registration No: R1981166