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Development Project Manager - Ireland


Kilkenny, IE, R95 H488 Dublin, IE, A96 VR66


RWE Renewables Ireland Limited 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Role description

As a Development Project Manager you will work within the Onshore Development Team ,  responsible for delivery of onshore renewable energy projects  (wind, solar and storage)  from the point of identification, securement of all landowner agreements, progression through  the full EIA  and planning processes and the grid connection process, with the ultimate target of delivering  consented, economically viable and buildable projects to a point ready for construction.


You will liaise with wider RWE international team colleagues to ensure that work is undertaken in line with the relevant company quality and risk management processes, alongside ensuring that the requirements of the Construction Project Delivery  team are met.


This role will also include working with  RWE’s Partnering  team in supporting transactions for the securement of  renewable energy projects at all stages of the project lifecycle and subsequently integrating successful acquisitions  into RWE Renewable Ireland’s growing portfolio.


Skills and experience

  • Experience in working on renewable energy or other infrastructure development projects from inception through to construction
  • Experience in budget management and the specification and formal procurement of contracts for new projects
  • Excellent stakeholder management , relationship building and communication skills with the ability to effectively liaise at all levels; from landowners, general public, local authorities, statutory bodies, contractors to senior managers
  • Sound knowledge of primary Health & Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Sound knowledge of legislation and Best Practice Guidance  governing the planning, permitting and development of renewable energy projects in Ireland
  • Strong Commercial acumen and good understanding of full project lifetime economics, key design and financial model inputs  and impact on project viability.
  • The ability to maintain high levels of drive and energy, setting personally challenging targets coupled with a strong desire to deliver individual and team results
  • Persistence in overcoming challenges and obstacles whilst being determined to ensure things happen and that all projects are delivered on time, within budget and to a satisfactory standard.
  • Able to manage and prioritise  workload to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Qualified to degree level in Engineering, Science, Planning or relevant  related discipline. (Experience can outweigh this requirement).

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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