Senior Development Manager

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Daniel Wade
Email: email Daniel
Reference: BBBH12489_1717718053
Posted: 14 days ago

Title: Senior Development Manager

Location: Sydney

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role
We are working with a leading renewable energy company dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable future. We specialize in the development, construction, and operation of utility-scale solar and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects to identify an experienced and highly motivated Senior Project Development Manager to lead the development of utility-scale solar and BESS projects.


  • Lead the identification, evaluation, and acquisition of new utility-scale solar and BESS project opportunities.
  • Conduct site assessments, feasibility studies, and due diligence to determine project viability.
  • Develop and manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project execution.
  • Navigate and manage the permitting process, including local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Liaise with government agencies, landowners, and stakeholders to secure necessary approvals and agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health, and safety regulations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Business, or a related field. A master's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the development of utility-scale solar and BESS projects.
  • Strong knowledge of the Australian renewable energy market, regulations, and industry trends.
  • Proven ability to manage large-scale projects, from initial concept through to commissioning.
  • Excellent project management skills, with proficiency in project management software and tools.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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Our commitment
Diversity is a core value at NextWave Partners, and we are proud to be partnering with equal opportunities employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age