Project Developer – Large Scale Solar PV - Mexico

Location: Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico
Date Posted: 08-18-2016
Project Developer – Solar PV, Mexico City, Mexico, competitive salary in range of 800,000 to 1,200,000 MXN per annum + benefits.

One of Europe’s top solar PV firms is looking for the newest member of their Mexico office, to help spearhead efforts on the booming renewable energy market.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading enterprise in a key role and prove instrumental in the continuous growth of the company’s business.

About the role

We are currently on the lookout for a Project Developer, to drive the full-cycle development of commercial to large scale solar PV plants on the Mexican market.

As Project Developer, your remits will broad and diverse – you will take the project from initial concept, take it through planning and permitting, successfully negotiate all necessary partnerships, and complete the project by handling it over to construction.

In the aforementioned capacity, you will liaise extensively with both public and private entities, co-operate with legal, technical and commercial teams, and ensure that the projects are successfully developed and executed from all angles.

Finally, you will be part of a small and dedicated team, meaning that you will need to adapt to new situations and circumstances, and will also serve as one of the key representatives in front of stakeholders.

About the person

The ideal candidate will have a prior experience in taking renewable energy projects – preferably solar PV – through the entire development cycle, and will have done this in the local market conditions.

You are almost certainly degree qualified, ideally in an engineering discipline, and are familiar with the technical and commercial specifics of renewable energy projects and their applications in Mexico and the region.

Finally, in addition to a solid technical understanding, you will have a friendly and approachable demeanor, and will be able to liaise with external stakeholders to ensure that the projects get approval to build.     
Essential skills
  • Degree-educated, ideally in an Engineering discipline
  • At least 3 years of Solar PV experience
  • Good knowledge of Mexican energy landscape
  • Familiarity with CENACE-established regulations
  • Prior experience in dealing with local institutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literacy – MS Office, etc
  • Fluency in Spanish and English
  • Eligible to work in Mexico
Desired skills
  • Experience with other low-carbon projects
  • Knowledge of other aspects – delivery, asset management
  • Familiarity with other North/Central America energy markets

A competitive salary package is on offer for the right candidate, in the range of 800,000 to 1,200,000 MXN per annum + benefits.
Dimitar Gavrilov
Delivery Manager
Igloo3 Ltd
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