Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Projects Land Prospector - Lyon

Lyon 01, France

Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Projects Land Prospector - Lyon
Competitive salary

The Company
Our client is an international company leading the way in the development, construction, operations and management of photovoltaic (PV) solar projects. Our client have offices across 10 countries including: China, USA, France, Canada, UK, Spain etc. Having successfully completed almost 800 MW of solar power projects and still operating approximately 250 MW the company is regarded as a global leader within solar power.

The Opportunity
Our client are seeking a French speaking (native/fluent) Land Prospector for the development of solar projects across France to be based in Lyon; reporting to the Director of Solar Project Development.
You are in charge of developing new utility-scale solar PV projects; both ground-mount and rooftop. The responsibilities of the role include:
  • Identify landowners and sites with high photovoltaic potential (large rooftops or availability to land);
  • Carry out negotiations and partnerships with prospects, municipalities, manufacturers and lead projects until authorisation;
  • Develop and manage a network of business providers and partners for the development of new projects;
  • Participate in the development strategy for new solar projects in France;
  • Qualify and study the projects at a technical level in coordination with the project manager;
  • Participate in negotiations with businesses and local administrations, elected officials, etc.
  • Check the economic viability of projects.

The Requirements
Our client are seeking an experienced professional with the following skills, experience and background:
  • A suitable background or qualification within business management or engineering;
  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in the development of solar PV projects in France;
  • Skills and ability to develop solar photovoltaic projects in a demanding and highly competitive business environment with a strong desire for results;
  • An established network in the field of development of utility-scale solar projects (local businesses and officials);
  • Perfect knowledge of the development process of a solar photovoltaic project and of the regulations in force (legal, technical, administrative);
  • Good command of PVSYST and/or AutoCAD applications;
  • Fluent in French. English would be a plus.
Key Words
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