Senior Project Developer Renewables

Location: Rome
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Domingo Gonzalez
Email: email Domingo
Reference: BBBH11603_1708518204
Posted: 2 months ago

Job Title: Senior Project Developer Manager - Renewables

Location: Italy, any location, hybrid or remote.

About Next Wave

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.

The Role

A leading developer of Renewable Energy projects in Italy is seeking for a strategic role, a Project Development Manager with substantial experience in developing utility-scale PV and BESS projects in Italy from inception to Ready to Build (RTB).

Together, let's change the Renewable Energy Source (RES) penetration distribution towards northern regions and assist grid operators in storing and transporting energy more efficiently. You will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best minds in the business and grow your career in an exciting new industry. Together, let's accelerate the transition to an Italian future powered by renewable energy!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake and coordinate all necessary activities for the successful development of projects, aiming to obtain all required permits for building the project.
  • Evaluate project feasibility within and outside the designated area.
  • Support the Italian technical department in creating and assessing preliminary layouts.
  • Assess environmental and technical restrictions in compliance with Italian regulations/laws.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with other producers, Distribution System Operators (DSO), Transmission System Operators (TSO), and participate in Technical tables and grid-sharing agreements.
  • Coordinate technical activities with local and group-wide experts.
  • Secure the most economical Medium Voltage (MV)/High Voltage (HV) grid connection before accepting System Technical Management Guidelines (STMG) and manage the application procedure for obtaining grid capacity with the local Distribution Network Operator (DNO)/TSO.
  • Lead and manage the permitting process for PV/BESS/Wind projects in the country.
  • Communicate with authorities, landowners, and partners.
  • Develop projects considering quantitative and qualitative goals, applying a commercial mindset.
  • Periodically report to the Country Manager/Head of Development following the company policy.
  • Apply the company's quality control procedures, with a strong focus on Health, Safety, Environment, and Security (HSES) policy.
  • Liaise with the Construction team before and after RTB.


  • Engineering/Architect/Management degree.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in PV/Wind projects.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Development Project Manager in renewable energy, specifically PV/Wind projects.
  • High communication and negotiation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Fluent in English and Italian.


  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Performance-based bonuses, premium health insurance, retirement pension plan and other flexible remuneration compensations.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth within a dynamic industry. Career progression plan.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Participation in sustainability initiatives and team-building activities.


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.

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