Posted 30 June 2022
Salary Negotiable
Contact NameCharlotte Bajorski

Job description


We are looking for a Regional Development Manager in Av. du Marechal Foch, France. You will be responsible for ensuring the development of the solar PV projects in the south of France reporting to the Head of Business Development of France.

About us:

We are an energy company that integrates the retail business and renewable generation with self-consumption and electric mobility solutions, providing energy and gas to more than 10 million homes and businesses across Europe, which offers a range of great professional opportunities for the whole team.

This membership represents a major European project integrating the renewables business with the retail business and will allow us to progressively increase our offer of services, infrastructures and green energy for our customers, providing our team with greater professional projection and growth.

As a member of the Negotiations and Commercials Activities, you will be responsible for:

Seeking available land for the development of new ground-mounted projects of solar PV plants.
Targeting potential sites using mapping tools.
Development of commercial relationship with interested contacts or contacts that could provide new leads (associations, elected representatives, public administrations, agencies, private individuals, etc.). Good knowledge of the local environment is required.
Carrying out an initial study that will be delivered to the permitting and technical team. This study will include the preparation of maps, analysis of total and usable areas in terms of urbanism, environmental, landscape constraints.
Negotiations with landowners to sign a land promise.
Meetings and coordination with the electrical distribution network operator when required.
Following up the projects since their land signing to their commissioning. This task involves following up with public administrations, landowners, consultants, etc. and frequent meetings with such entities. The specific permitting process is being managed by another team in coordination with you.
Working together with the permitting, technical and financial teams based in Madrid.

This is the opportunity for you if you have these skills and requirements:

Languages: French speaker. English and knowledge of Spanish are a plus
Computer: Office package
Driving license: Essential
Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, agronomy, or equivalent.
Previous experience in the development of solar/wind projects. As an alternative a candidate with a commercial experience in land securing related activities will also match the requirements.
Knowledge of urbanism, environmental, and landscape protection rules.
Knowledge of the agricultural world is a plus.
Good analytical skills to rapidly identify potential land parcels.
Self-sufficient proactive candidate, reliable, with good interpersonal skills.
Ability to address different publics, and persuasive.
Home-office based function.


Av. du Marechal Foch, France. To ease its daily work, the candidate will reside in this area.

Contract type:


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.