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Project Developer

CWP Renewables Pty Ltd

Closing date 31 August 2022

Apply via email

[email protected]

Employment Type

Full Time

Technology Type


  • About Us
    CWP Renewables is the leading renewable energy developer, owner and asset manager. The company has over two decades of renewable energy experience, with corporate offices in Sydney (Eora Nation), development activities coordinated from its NSW base in Newcastle (Awabakal Nation) and our Construction and Operations centre based in Canberra (Ngunnawal Nation).

    The Role

    The Project Developer’s primary responsibility is to grow and maintain the development of a portfolio of projects from site identification, screening, land security, and early stage planning processes, priming a project in readiness for clear and continued investment.

    Key responsibilities:
  • Grow knowledge of and implement an understanding of the development process by contributing to project planning, budgeting and risk management. Grow knowledge of and implement an understanding of technical processes in order to communicate concepts and explain assessment outcomes to project stakeholders.
  • Originate the compilation of site data, including topographic and cadastral data, site constraints, property schedule, residence matrix and stakeholder management plan.
  • Work with members of the technical team to develop layouts throughout the development process.
  • Originate consultation with landowners, negotiation of landowner agreements, legal dealings, and other correspondence as required and where relevant maintain a continued role throughout the development process.
  • Originate the stakeholder consultation process with local and/or State planning authorities, other regulators, general public, landowners, and other stakeholders and where relevant maintain a continued role throughout the development process.
  • Support the production of Environmental Impact Statement documents, Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation referrals and any other statutory applications required for project development.
  • Conduct site visits to consult with project stakeholders, assist in on-site studies where required, inspect monitoring equipment as required and escort clients and contractors around sites.
  • Work together with members of the technical team to support the connection process.
  • Grow and maintain knowledge of the planning and permitting processes within the State of operation.
  • Grow and maintain knowledge of energy policy development, attend industry conferences where relevant or required and review relevant media articles.

    About you
    You will have:
  • Relevant experience (3-5 years) in a similar position working in the renewable energy sector (preferred).
  • A tertiary qualification in Project Management, Planning, Property Development, Real Estate or Agricultural related discipline is preferred.
  • Knowledge of property law and experience liaising with landholder legal representatives is an advantage.
  • Development experience within complex infrastructure projects including transmission, road, rail, pipelines (highly regarded).
  • A self-starter with high energy levels, tenacity and initiative