Job title: Solar Development Manager - France
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Company Types
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Paris, France
Job published: 20/05/2022
Job ID: 110847
Contact name: Iram Ahmed
Phone number: +441625537555
Contact email:

Job Description

Job Title: Solar Development Manager

Location: France

Salary: Market Competitive

Start Date: As per notice period



• To oversee and manage the development of new solar projects

• New solar projects to be based in mainland France

• Previous Solar / PV experience needed, minimum 7+ years



• Working closely with the Country Manager, you will implement the development strategy for the


• Source projects and originate new opportunities by establishing site selection processes and


• Identify and evaluate projects in accordance with budget, Business Plan, etc

• Managing a team of land prospectors or partners and signing off for land

• Act in accordance with French development process.

• Preparation of projects before presentation to the CVI (Investment Validation committee) and

participate in go / no go decisions concerning CRE and PPA type tender projects.

• Manage the progress of projects, budgets and report to the Country Manager and the board

• The ability to build relationships with key players in the sector, and carry out lobbying work.

• Working closely with the whole development team to come up with new strategies, and ways to

achieve goals



• 7+ years experience in solar development

• Track record in development of renewables projects in France

• Greenfield experience

• Experience with site identification, environmental assessment phase, obtaining relevant

permits and authorisations

• Stakeholder management experience – like grid companies, communities, authorities etc

• Hardworking, dynamic and innovative personality

• Graduate with a degree in Engineering or Business related fields


If this role is of interest to you, please send across your CV to If you know anyone for this role, please send their details to me – all referrals are much appreciated. Good luck!