Solar Development Manager

Location: Taiwan
Contact: Clarlynn Tan
Email: email Clarlynn
Posted: over 2 years ago

Our client is an investment company looking for a Solar development director to overlook the entire development (including technical aspects) for their solar projects.


  • Actively manage and direct project development activities including:
    • Identifying suitable sites and managing the process to appropriately secure the sites
    • Research site permit requirements and timelines
    • Manage and submit land use applications
    • Represent the project in presentations to local permitting authority
    • Manage the project budget and schedule
  • Manage engagement of consultants and procurement of contractors and suppliers for developing and constructing a solar project in Taiwan
  • Negotiate EPC contracts with potential contractors and suppliers
  • Managing the EPC contractors and contracts in the delivery of the EPC services
  • Managing the O&M contractor and contract in the delivery of the O&M services
  • Coordinate with relevant Taiwan Government or environmental department on permitting and planning processes
  • Manage the Taipower grid connection applications, permits, timing and process management including costing for grid connection and required land and infrastructure
  • Managing the FIT / PPA process with Taipower
  • Assist in the financial modelling of the solar project in order to determine the overall project development and construction cost and revenues and expenses  
  • Prepare materials and participate in business development meetings with clients
  • Maintain working knowledge of current (and proposed) solar related tariff and statutes

Key skills and knowledge areas required

  • Based in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience with an energy developer, real estate development, consultant, utility or related field in developing, constructing or operating large scale ground mounted solar projects
  • Project management skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise at all levels.
  • Enjoy and be effective at developing and nurturing client relationships at the appropriate level.
  • Possess strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Be ambitious, motivated and have the drive to succeed.
  • Be a team player.


  • Fluent Mandarin and English (written and spoken)
To apply
Please send your CV with your name and contact number to

Thank you for your interest.