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Senior Project Manager - Development

CWP Renewables Pty Ltd

Closing date 31 August 2022

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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. CWP Renewables is proud of the recent completion of our Reflect Level RAP.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee and be hands-on in the development of renewable energy generation and storage projects by supporting project and prospecting teams, providing advice where required, reviewing project plans, budgets and risk assessments and assistance in liaising with clients or regulators where required.
  • Conduct reviews of property agreements required for the projects in consultation with the legal team.
  • Participation in prospecting for renewable energy and storage projects, including providing advice and hands-on support to the project and prospecting teams with regards to data collection and feasibility reporting.
  • Work with the development and technical services teams to develop robust project layouts.
  • Support the consultation process with relevant planning authorities, regulators, general public, landowners, and other stakeholders. Manage and lead the work of a team; provide motivation, encouragement and opportunities for development; manage any underperformance issues if required in consultation with People and Culture.
  • Keep a watching brief of energy policy development and attend industry conferences where relevant or required.
  • Support and prepare board papers, as required.
  • Provide strategic input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the business.

    About you
  • You will have: Minimum of 7 years’ experience developing and managing utility scale renewable energy generation and storage projects and teams specifically in the Australian market.
  • Degree qualified in law, planning, engineering, finance, environmental science or related field (or equivalent).
  • Strong understanding of the Australian energy market.
  • Previous experience within feasibility and due diligence of new opportunities and making recommendations for investment.
  • Ability to understand and influence key decision makers. Experience motivating high performing teams. Capacity to manage high stress situations.
  • Collaborative management style and team building skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen and leadership skills.Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously.
  • Ability to undertake extensive domestic travel to project locations in rural and regional Australia.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Conflict resolution skills.