BESS Development Director, Solar and Battery Developer Job Description
The BESS Development Director, Solar and Battery Developer, is a pivotal role in a renewable energy organization. This individual will lead the strategic development of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and Solar projects, focusing on improving the cost-effectiveness, performance, and reliability of these technologies. The position requires a technical professional who understands the nuances of the renewable energy sector, particularly in relation to solar power and battery storage.
1. Define, manage and execute the strategic direction of solar and BESS projects. 2. Develop business cases for solar and battery storage opportunities. 3. Oversee project management to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery. 4. Engagewith regulatory authorities, stakeholders, and partners to advocate for supportive policies and create opportunities. 5. Lead a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, project managers, and business development professionals. 6. Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. 7. Develop and maintain key client relationships, providing a thorough understanding of the market and customer needs.
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Thorough understanding of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and Solar technology, including design, operation, and maintenance.
Knowledge of renewable energy markets and regulatory landscapes.
Strong project management skills with proven experience managing complex projects.
Business development skills, including market analysis, deal structuring, and negotiation.
Proficiency in using project management and energy modeling software.
Strong leadership and team management skills.
Excellent communicationand interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships.
Strategic thinking and problem-solving ability.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Self-motivated with a high level of initiative.
Background and Sectors
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field, along with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector. An advanced degree (MBA, MS, or PhD) in a related field would be a plus. The candidate should come from a background in energy project management, solar and battery development, renewable energy consulting, or a related field.
United Kingdom: $90,000 - $130,000 USD per annum
United States: $100,000 - $140,000 USD per annum
Europe: $85,000 - $120,000 USD per annum
Middle East: $95,000 - $135,000 USD per annum
Note: Salary ranges are estimates and actual compensation will depend on experience, skills, location, and other factors.
The BESS Development Director, Solar and Battery Developer, is responsible for leading the solar and battery energy storage initiatives. This role requires a strategic thinker with a strong technical background in renewable energy, excellent project management skills, and a passion for driving the adoption of sustainable energy technologies. This individual will lead a team to develop, implement, and manage solar and BESS projects, working closely with stakeholders to ensure success. With a focus on innovation, efficiency, and performance, the BESS Development Director will help the organisation achieve its sustainability goals while delivering value to customers.
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