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Solar Project / Business Development Manager


Your job | Business / Project Development Manager

Create and identify solar based investment opportunities

It is your responsibility to identify and assess project development opportunities considering all relevant criteria, commercial, technical, financial, permitting and regulatory.
You identify and secure suitable project locations, negotiate land leases and easements and manage landowner relationships. You understand and evaluate the business potential in the various European regions and support our country organizations on solar projects. You build business cases and develop large scale solar projects up to financial close.
In a further phase, you contract local business partners such as local developers/promoters, consultants and contractors. Aiming to constantly enhance and expand our business position, you maintain and develop relationships with appropriate governments, regulatory bodies and legislative officials. Your broad knowledge and experience allows you to advise in tax, financing and regulatory related research and negotiations. On a daily basis, you cooperate with the country Business Unit Manager(s) and the Project Manager and report to the Director Business Development.

Your profile | Business / Project Development Manager Solar

You have proven experience in developing large scale (Solar) Projects. You have a sound technical expertise and/or demonstrated understanding of solar engineering and construction issues. This allows you to assess the technical viability of projects and comprehend potential issues regarding permits, financing or construction. Furthermore, you have acquired a thorough understanding of the permitting and regulatory issues and environmental aspects combined with the ability to manage the project development risk appropriately.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with outstanding diplomatic and business skills allow you to interact with and influence people at all levels. You can boast a formidable record of successful delivery with regards to complex projects and have an ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects. An understanding with structural project management methodologies and the ability to comprehend and interpret architectural and engineering drawings are a plus.

The offer | Business / Project Development Manager Solar

Scheuten Solar is a leading international company providing you with a unique challenge that allows you to combine your expertise and experience with the vision and mission of the organization. Furthermore, Scheuten Solar offers a competitive remuneration package reflecting your business value and many career possibilities for managers with an entrepreneurial attitude.

The Company | Scheuten Solar

Scheuten Solar ( is part of Scheuten, a leading and rapidly growing manufacturer of glass and solar systems with over 1500 employees, with headquarters located in Venlo, the Netherlands, and factories in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Taiwan.

The company belongs to the top 3 glass companies in Europe and combines 50 years of experience with innovative ideas to create products that excel in terms of quality and reliability. Apart from its cell and module manufacturing facility in Germany, Scheuten Solar also has branch offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Greece, Italy, Korea and USA with over more than 300 employees.

Innovative solutions from Scheuten Solars in-house research department have repeatedly set new standards in research and development. Scheuten Solar designs, produces and sells photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and total PV solar solutions. As a system house and integrator, they design, develop and realize turn key PV systems containing both standard and/or glass-glass modules. Scheuten Solar has a wide experience in the realization of large eye catching PV projects as well as small domestic PV solutions.


Venlo + travelling (20-40%)


R Dijkstra
T: (024) 6635 415

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