Business Development Manager - Africa

Location: Paris
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Shaun Mogul
Email: email Shaun
Posted: 9 months ago

NextWave Partners is working with a leading developer of renewable energy projects worldwide who is seeking dynamic and enthusiastic individuals with business/project development backgrounds within the African renewable energy market.

The Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and securing new project opportunities across the Sub-Saharah renewable energy market, working in projects at different stages - green-field and/or acquisition of projects ready to be financing or built. 


  • Identify and nurture relationships with local/regional developers, brokers, banks, contractors, etc. to identify project opportunities  
  • Identify, screen and evaluate new business and project opportunities
  • Negotiate with prospective partners and establish project development or acquisition agreements
  • Secure project-relevant permits, licenses, and authorizations
  • Obtain viable offtake and network connection arrangements
  • Secure project equity and debt finance
  • Manage the process to financial close and ensure timely handover to construction


  • (Masters) Degree in Business, Engineering, Legal or other relevant fields
  • Fluency in French and English (written and spoken). 
  • 3+ years development experience in the renewable energy industry, ideally in the African market
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Power Purchase Agreements, grid connections, permitting requirements, bidding processes, and Project Financial modeling.

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