Senior Development Manager - VIC

Lead the development of renewable energy projects in Melbourne, Australia. Manage complex infrastructure projects, drive decision-making, and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. Strong commercial and leadership experience required.

Blue Power Partners
Blue Power Partners
Melbourne, Australia  UTC+10:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   More than 3 months ago

Blue Power Partners provide market-leading support in developing large-scale renewable energy projects. We work across the sector with a range of developers and technology companies to manage, oversee and optimize development and construction optimization of onshore wind, solar, pumped hydroelectric, battery and hydrogen projects.

Blue Power Partners was established to accelerate the green transition. We believed then and still believe the renewable industry can do faster and smarter by challenging the view of what is possible to force a change from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.

Our purpose is simple and sustainable. We aspire to build renewable solutions that profit our people and our partners. We’re passionately committed to renewable energy. Our mission is to constantly challenge the view of what is possible to force sustainable change.

The Role

Due to our growing portfolio of projects, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Development Manager to lead the development of renewable energy projects. A strong commercial and analytical mindset will be crucial in this role as you manage complex infrastructure projects, drive decision making through a commercial lens while solving complex, technical problems in creative ways.

Your strong leadership experience will be key to get buy-in from your team and the wider project stakeholders to take everyone on a collaborative journey while navigating a high-pressure environment. Previous experience leading internal and external project teams to deliver project milestones across key development workstreams (land, planning & environment, engineering, resource and connection) is essential.

Our ideal candidate will have solid experience defining and implementing energy project development strategies, negotiating project transaction documents, creating and maintaining project schedules, budgets, managing commercial, regulatory and community stakeholders and reporting performance against schedules and budgets, all to in pursuit of a successful final investment decision. This role requires you to communicate complex business and technical information effectively as we operate within a techno-commercial environment.

Due to the nature of this role, we will require candidates to have strong development management experience within the energy sector, renewable preferred.

About You

  • Relevant engineering bachelor’s or master’s degree essential
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in the renewable energy and energy storage industry essential
  • Strong commercial and leadership experience essential
  • Previous experience in client facing, high pressure roles essential
  • Excellent solution-seeking, teamwork, leadership, and communication skills, which extend across all organisational and management levels
  • Exposure to and a broad understanding of various engineering disciplines
  • An analytic mindset with the ability to identify and summarise complex topics in a structured and concise way

Our Culture

We believe that some values are inherent in our company and amongst colleagues. A professional and honest approach towards clients, partners, and employees based on Trust, Entrepreneurship, and Balance is an integrated part of our culture. Our diverse people are the foundation of our success. We are an international company comprised of 32 different nationalities. We welcome people of all different backgrounds to join our journey in accelerating the green transition.

We aim to foster an entrepreneurial and sustainable working environment with a strong balance and healthy working habits to retain and attract talented people. Work and personal life should fit together. We are committed to building a working culture of flexibility to support your lifestyle.

You will be joining a global project developer within the renewable energy space, with the ability to make an impact in what you do. We have a high-performing culture who value people first. We challenge the view of what is possible.

If this sounds like the perfect role, we’d love to hear from you!

We respectfully request no agency applications or approaches. Blue Power Partners will not be responsible for any agency fees related to unsolicited resumes being sent to anyone here in our business.

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About the role

Dec 06, 2023

Full Time


Jun 04, 2024


Melbourne, Australia

8+ years


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