Head of Development - Wind

Location: Australia
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Dan Rose
Email: email Dan
Posted: over 1 year ago

A special purpose vehicle, set up by an American mega-fund, is looking for a Head of Development to lead their entry into Australia. 

With investments and business units already set up around Asia & Europe, the SPV is now looking to build a portfolio in Australia of around 200mw.
The Project Developer will be responsible for managing the development of projects across Australia, this will include; site identification, feasibility studies, negotiation with land &/or site owners, design, stakeholder management and then bringing a project through to financial close and handover to the company’s in-house construction team.


  • Taking full responsibility for the Australian business
  • Identifying sites
  • Conducting feasibly studies
  • Work alongside origination and trading teams to ensure off-take agreements and PPA’s are put into place
  • Working with engineering teams
  • Navigating sites through planning process
  • Working with investment teams to ensure project reaches successful financial close
  • Ability to document all stages of the project thoroughly, to ensure the smoothest possible handover to construction


  • In depth knowledge of Renewable Development, 10 years +
  • Wind development experience in Australia
  • Demonstrable track record of brining projects through to financial close
  • Strong professional network
  • Be able to converse with a very wide range of stakeholders including; investors, developers, IPP’s, land owners & government officials
  • Ability to start developing wind projects within a short time frame

The company are looking for a committed and motivated candidate who wants to grow with a business. 

In exchange for this commitment, our client are offering an extensive remuneration package, alongside international career progression opportunities.

Reaching out 

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Dan Rose at dan.rose@next-wavepartners.com - Direct Line: +65 6340 1942

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