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Project Development Manager

Req Id:  3127
Job Family:  Business Acquisition

United Kingdom, GB

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SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen. Take part in a world-class, diverse, and talented team committed to responsible business conduct and see where the future takes you. #ENERGYCOMMITTED

Job description:

  1. In order to successfully position the Company for Project Development opportunities, you are to:
  • Build a wide network and strong relationships within your region to obtain early sight of potential opportunities
  • Develop detailed knowledge of your region and its policy framework in order to gain insight and better position SBM
  • Be SBM focal point towards key public and private stakeholders at regional level
  • Successfully contribute to the region’s policy consultations and revisions (energy plan, industry development policy, etc.)
  • Manage membership and play a key role in influential industry clusters, academic councils and other consultation groups
  • Identify the strategy of potential partners/co-developers, in order to determine the positive differentiators created by SBM strategies for technology, partnering and financing
  • Create and maintain the Project Development strategy plan at regional level
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of all SBM rules and policies to conduct business ethically and in strict respect of SBM compliance policy


2. In order to enter into early-development work or establish possible co-development agreements, you are to:

  • Develop and update the capture plans for Project (co-)Development Gates 1 to 4
  • Manage senior stakeholders to ensure timely and informed decisions
  • Maintain communication with the BAD
  • Define the overall negotiation strategy and tactical plans
  • Define the optimum risk reward balance for SBM
  • Develop, negotiate and implement the appropriate and required partnerships and co-development structures, liaising with the Legal, Finance, Corporate Legal, Compliance, Strategy Department


Job requirements:

  • Min 10 years of international experience in the energy sector
  •             Experience in the renewable energy market and familiarity with global regulatory frameworks and policy initiatives, relevant commercial structures and emerging technologies
  • Track record of renewable energy project development, commercial successful negotiations and solutions-oriented
  • Strong business acumen, communication skills, problem-solving skills
  • Highly collaborative individual
  • Language: fluent in English
  • networked with marine renewables energy market.
  • proven good reputation in previous project development experience
  • familiar with project financing models and associated LCOE


Behaviours & inter-personal skills  – Key points

  •  multidisciplinary
  •  storytelling and influential skills
  • structured, rigorous and accountable
  • resilience, liability, accountability and agility