Project Development Manager

Lead as Project Development Manager in Oslo, Norway for Kyoto, crafting bid documentation, managing client relationships, and driving renewable energy projects globally. Join a diverse, forward-looking team.

Kyoto Group AS
Kyoto Group AS
Oslo, Norway  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   11-50   2 months ago

Would you like to make green energy available for everyone and be part of one of the coolest companies to revolutionise the delivery of renewable energy? Based on proven technology, we are eager to take part in saving our planet.

Our markets and targets are international, focusing initially on the UK, Germany, Norway, and Spain. Our clients are industries where their heat is needed in the production processes.

About the role

Become an integral part of Kyoto in the role of Project Development Manager, a recently established position where your responsibilities include crafting compelling and high-quality bid documentation for specific commercial projects. Collaborate closely with the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and the dedicated commercial team to manage the bid process effectively, contributing significantly to the success of Kyoto's proposals.

The role is located at our Head Office in Lysaker, Oslo. While there is a comparatively limited need for travel, participation in customer meetings is expected.


  • Managing the bid process for specific prospects and clients.
  • Compiling comprehensive bid documentation encompassing technical, commercial, and planning details.
  • Cultivating and managing client relationships.
  • Gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of the client's needs.
  • Coordinating internally between the technical, financial, and commercial teams.
  • Leading contract negotiations.
  • Business Case Calculations

Required skills & experiences

  • Relevant experience in (renewable) energy projects and bid processes.
  • A solid technical, legal and commercial understanding.
  • The ability to build trustworthy internal as well as client relationships.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to execute initiatives effectively.
  • A 'can do' attitude and result-driven.
  • University/college degree in commercial and/or relevant technical fields.
  • 5+ years of experience in similar roles such as Bid or Project Manager.
  • Experience in the energy sector and/or heat-intensive industry.
  • Experience with EPC and service contract negotiations.
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Excel (and PowerPoint).
  • Strong analytical capabilities and problem-solving skills.

Who are you?

  • Detail-oriented with a focus on quality and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated and proactive in addressing customer needs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing work environments and customer requirements.
  • Passionate about driving the renewable transformation and the decarbonisation of the industry.
  • An effective communicator with an excellent level of oral and written English.
  • Integrity, self-driven with a hands-on attitude, able to think outside the box.

Interested in joining the team?

Are you eager to embrace a position within a rapidly expanding scale-up enterprise? Our company fosters a culture of mutual concern, collaborative teamwork, and a forward-looking workspace with a horizontal organisational structure. As a united and dedicated team that celebrates diversity, we offer you the exceptional opportunity to make an unprecedented impact on climate change.

We present a compelling package of competitive terms and conditions, supported by a remarkably driven team comprising 12 nationalities and proficient in 13 languages. With a 33% female representation, this team is geographically distributed across three countries.

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About the role

Mar 19, 2024

Full Time


Sep 18, 2024


Oslo, Norway

5+ years


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