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Development Project Manager

RES Group Australia

Closing date 26 May 2022

Apply via email

[email protected]

Employment Type

Full Time

Seniority Level


Bris, Syd, Melb,
About the Company

RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company with over a 16GW portfolio and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe and is active in a range of energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution. In Australia, there is a focus on onshore wind, solar and energy storage projects.

RES embraces the values of an innovative and diverse workforce and recognize that inclusion sets everyone up for success. We are committed to maintaining an environment where everyone feels that they belong by demonstrating a culture of care and respect in what we say and what we do.

Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, any gender and age, and applicants from the LGBTIQ+ community.

About the Role

This role will work within the RES Australia New Sites Development team, with responsibility for the identification of new wind and solar projects and managing their development through the early development phases. Day to day activity will involve project site identification, screening and selection, design, planning and environmental assessment.


  • Site identification using GIS across a suite of projects (Wind, Solar & Battery Storage)
  • Manage relationships with multiple landowners on several projects.
  • Build relationships and negotiate Exclusivity Agreements with landowners.
  • Undertake environmental and planning assessments with the use of external consultants.
  • Complete planning and environmental due diligence on potential project acquisitions.
  • Planning and co-ordinating internal resources and external consultancy to deliver projects through feasibility and into the development portfolio.
  • Travel throughout Australia on a regular basis will be essential with substantial driving required.

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant tertiary education.
  • Renewables experience desirable, will consider experience from other infrastructure.
  • GIS software experience desirable
  • Experience with community liaison & stakeholder management
  • Commercial negotiation acumen
  • Understanding of property agreements and negotiations
  • Team spirit with the ability to build professional relationships with colleagues and other stakeholders.

RES Employee Benefits

We recognise that our people are our most important asset. We are dedicated to the personal and professional development of our employees via training and development opportunities and sponsored education. We also encourage better work-life balance through flexible working.

Some of our other benefits include a competitive bonus and parental leave entitlement, financial contribution towards annual skin checks, flu vaccinations, eye care, professional trade subscriptions, professional body membership, paid volunteer days and a charity matching scheme, 24 days annual leave entitlement with an additional day at company discretion.

How to apply

If you are interested and believe you have the required experience, please apply now with your updated CV to Tom Hamilton - or call 02 8079 0900 for a confidential discussion. ACRWORLD have been engaged under an ongoing exclusive partnership agreement with RES Group Australia and any direct applications received will be forwarded to ACRWORLD to manage. Applicants will be selected by RES Group Australia for interview.