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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). CWP Renewables' philosophy is to manage each project from inception through to full operation which is key to its success and involves genuine engagement with all stakeholders, at every stage of each project.
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:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of processes that contribute to project planning, budgeting and risk management.
  • 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.
  • Manage 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.
  • Liaise with network service providers and work together with members of the technical team to support the connection process.

    About you
    You will have:
  • Relevant experience in a similar position working in the renewable energy sector (preferred).
  • Development experience within complex infrastructure projects including transmission, road, rail, pipelines (highly regarded).
  • Proven ability to negotiate contracts for procurement, professional services and landholder, with a focus on risk management and value exchange.
  • A willingness to create change, support the communities in which we operate, and deliver on our investment objectives.
  • Ability to undertake extensive domestic travel to project locations in rural and regional Australia.
  • Tertiary qualification in Project Management, Planning, Property Development, Real Estate or Agricultural related discipline is preferred