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Country Head

Job title: Country Head
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Perth
Industry: New Energies Executive Management
Start Date: 18/11/2022
Reference: 31978
Contact name: Adam Carabetta
Contact email: adam@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Formative Search has partnered with an exciting newly set up Renewable Energy developer who are solidly expanding across Asia Pacific. The regional head is a long time partner of our business, and we have agreed to secure a Country Head for their new Australia build out. This platform will be for developing large scale projects in both onshore mainstream renewables technologies in Wind, Solar, & Energy Storage, but also emerging Tech like Hydrogen & Ammonia.


What will the Country Head of Renewables be doing?

  • Identify and develop renewable energy projects consistent with the company goals and objectives.
  • Develop, maintain and promote the business case for each development project
  • Deliver assigned tasks on time, budget and to agreed quality.
  • Negotiate and secure property agreements with landowners to provide appropriate rights to develop, construct and operate renewable energy facilities.
  • Secure all third-party consents necessary to build and operate renewable energy facilities
  • Manage aspects of the grid connection process.
  • Coordinate the technical aspects of the due diligence process.


What will the Country Head of Renewables look like?

  • Must have at least 10 years of development experience in the energy industry across Australia.
  • Knowledge of the renewable energy industry, policy and regulations, as well as an intimate understanding of the changing power markets.
  • Having solid experience working with related stakeholders in the energy sector of Australia.
  • Strong understanding of the power project development process, with a credible track record ideally with recent solar or wind energy projects anywhere in the country.
  • The ideal candidate must have prior experience with an international developer, overseeing the development of wind, solar and battery storage projects from project inception to COD.

This really is a unique opportunity for someone to come in at a leadership level with a business that is de-risked, well capitalized, and has great people working there. Our client will also offer a very attractive long term incentive plan that will allow a successful Country Head whom builds a great platform in the years to come, to earn significant upside. If this is for you, please get in touch with me - adam@formativesearch.com and share a value proposition on why you're a great fit.

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