Project Developer

Job title: Project Developer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Reference: JN -012023-32194
Contact name: Merlyn Doralingo
Contact email:
Published: 9 days ago

Job description

Project Developer – Permanent - Cape Town


We are looking for a Project Developer who has experience working on Solar PV projects. The Project Developer will be responsible for taking solar PV projects from project award to execution phase, based in Cape Town



  • Managing the technical development and permitting of new solar PV projects

  • Engaging with representatives of Eskom/local supply authorities to establish permit requirements and conclude project pre-approval process (Eskom Budget Quote, SSEG Approval to Proceed etc)

  • Preparation of project feasibility and application documents

  • Solar PV financial and technical due diligence

  • Coordinating project permitting process including Environmental Impact Assessments, Land Use Planning, Servitudes and Wayleaves, Civil Aviation Authority Applications, Grid Impact Studies where required

  • Preparation of data for contract execution

  • Ensuring project legal compliance

  • Managing initial project specification requirements for handover to execution team

  • Coordinating structural, geotechnical and roof condition assessments and managing contractor works

  • Liaising with business development and project execution teams

  • Providing information for a variety of ad hoc requests

  • Travel will be required


Experience and Skills:

  • 3 years’ Project Development experience

  • Engineering Degree or similar

  • Technical Knowledge of Solar PV Design

  • Experience in Contracts Management

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