Title:  Project Development Manager *

Location: 

Kassel (Remote), DE

Job Type:  in part-time and full-time possible - permanent



"To sustain quality you constantly need fresh ideas because technological advances underpin change in the energy industry."

Lisa Sophie Schmid and Faruk Kara, Quality Managers at SMA

ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

be energy. Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.
#equalopportunities#developmentopportunities#talentmanagement

be flexible. Conditions can change, so our work schedule models offer you a solution.
#flexibleworkinghours#remoteworking#parttimeopportunities

be family. A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. We offer work-life-balance.
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For more information click here: https://www.SMA.de/en/career/

Project Development Manager *

SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of SMA Solar Technology AG. It was founded in 2014 and it is a leading provider of large scale battery storage systems for grid services. Furthermore, it specializes in hybrid systems in the Sunbelt regions (Africa, Central America, Middle East, South-east Asia and Pacific). SMA Sunbelt is a young, diverse and dynamic company with the target of realizing innovative projects contributing to the energy transition.

 

Your contribution to the big picture

 

  • You qualify and develop large scale battery storage project opportunities in selected markets, from initial assessment to start of construction
  • You identify and liaise with customers, partners, project stakeholders, energy policy makers, utilities and local authorities
  • You drive the progress of both technical and commercial aspects of the project development, in close coordination with internal departments and external project stakeholders
  • You are responsible for structured reporting on the project development pipeline, with regular updates on budget and timeline status
  • You master project financial analysis and modelling to evaluate projects business case
  • You drive the negotiations of commercial and technical aspects of contracts
  • You monitor and assess new target markets in regards to the battery storage business case and respective local project opportunities

 

Your skills are needed

 

  • You have a university degree in electrical engineering, renewable energy, economics or another techno-economical background
  • You have experience in the development of renewable energy projects and strong understanding of market fundamentals driving investment decisions in the sector
  • You ideally have experience in PV and battery systems
  • You ideally have knowledge about electricity markets in Europe in regards to grid ancillary services and revenue streams relevant for the battery storage projects business case
  • You have strong presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with executive management
  • You can work in a structured, independent and proactive manner, with a high level of engagement and capacity of teamwork in an entrepreneurial start-up environment
  • You bring a willingness to travel within Europe and internationally

 

That sounds interesting to you? Under the following links you can learn more about some of our projects
 

  • Project BigBattery Lausitz (Schwarze Pumpe)
  • Project St. Eustatius: 100 Percent Caribbean Solar Power
  • Project “The Brando”

 

#bethechange We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contact is Corinna Holzhausen | HR Business Partner | Telephone: +49 561 9522-0

 

∗ SMA is committed to diversity and equal opportunity - unattached of gender, age, origin, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

be energy. Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.
#equalopportunities#developmentopportunities#talentmanagement

be flexible. Conditions can change, so our work schedule models offer you a solution.
#flexibleworkinghours#remoteworking#parttimeopportunities

be family. A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. We offer work-life-balance.
#vacationcare#familyservices#emergencychildcare

For more information click here: https://www.SMA.de/en/career/