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Country Lead for Development - Hamburg, Germany

Leap29 have a fantastic opportunity which is available, for Country Lead for Project Development, on behalf of a leading Renewable Energy company, who have existing assets across Europe and an excellent reputation within the Renewable Energy sector. My client are dedicated on being a market leader with a reputation of delivering high quality assets as well as the solution to achieving a Net-Zero future.

As the Country Lead for Development you will be responsible for the origination and development of a pipeline of renewable projects in Germany with a primary focus on solar and the potential for wind and battery storage. You will initially lead the country strategy for development which may include greenfield development and M&A with support from the wider company and upon establishment of projects you will oversee the pipeline and build a team to support the development of these. You will be responsible for ensuring that a high level of standards are followed and that all policies are incorporated into the projects to successfully bring them to RTB.

You will work closely with a wider multi-disciplinary team to deliver on the country strategy. And will have engagement with local representatives, contractors, external consultants, project stakeholders, network operators, landowners, government entities and local councils alongside any JV partners.

  • Experienced in Origination of a pipeline of new projects for development and also in the acquisition of projects
  • M&A skills would be highly desirable
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and capable to build a team of (Development, Planning & Grid)
  • Experienced in overseeing JV partners
  • A strong network of contacts within the renewable energy sector in Germany
  • Experienced in talking with land agents to secure land for large scale renewables projects
  • Permitting experience in Germany
  • Knowledge of the grid connection process
My client have a strong network of existing assets across Europe and are now advancing into the Germany market. If you have the entrepreneurial mindset and a strong network of contacts within the Germany renewable energy sector, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you. Please send your cv through to Rob Byrom.

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