Head of Development, Renewable Energy

Location: South Korea
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Posted: 24 days ago

My client is a leading global Private Equity firm who are currently raising a fund to invest in the renewable energy sector in the APAC region.

 A key market for the business is Korea and, as a result of this activity, they are looking to hire an experienced Head of Development to lead the development of greenfield renewable energy projects in the country.


  • Supporting the mapping of the industry landscape in Korea
  • Scouting for new project opportunities
  • Responsible for the first screening of prospective projects
  • Leading or supporting the negotiation of relevant project contracts, including due diligence work
  • Working with the project teams in Head Office when necessary
  • Leading or supporting licensing, permitting and EIA processes
  • Attending project meetings with partners in Korea
  • Selecting and then managing partner companies to assist with the project development where necessary
  • Continuous reporting on the progress of each project


  • 10+ years’ relevant experience (within Korea)
  • Fluent English and Korean
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience developing energy projects in the Korean energy and electricity sector
  • Strong industry network within Korea
  • Experience working with key Korean stakeholders

Reaching out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Mike Feely at mike.feely@next-wavepartners.com - Direct Line: +65 6340 1940

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