Business Development Manager - Energy Storage Australia

  • BayWa r.e.
  • 20-40 Meagher St, Chippendale, Sydney NSW 2008, Australia
  • Work experience
  • Fulltime
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

In the APAC region, we already have more than 250 employees located in our country offices throughout the APAC region (Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia). Our business activities include trading, project development, operations & maintenance and tailor-made energy solutions.
BayWa r.e. Projects Australia provides an extensive range of services from project development and implementation to finance and the operation of large-scale solar and wind farms in Australia. Our experienced team, comprised of local and international staff, is there to take care of your project every step of the way.

About the role
Business Development Manager Energy Storage will drive the business development and growth of Battery Energy Storage Projects in the Australian market. You will work under the advisory of our Business Development Manager Projects APAC.

The position will be based in our Sydney Office, Australia.

What You Will Do

  • Together with our legal entities you drive the setting up and expansion of our Battery Storage (BESS) businesses in Australia and you support in the structuring and market positioning strategy of the business (stand-alone & hybrid projects), with the main target of creating significant project pipelines.
  • Supporting the local teams – from project origination until project sales – on all business-related aspects.
  • Leading BESS development, modelling and evaluating of business cases, financing & sales negotiations.
  • Gathering market intelligence and monitoring competition, industry and regulatory trends that could have an impact on the pipeline strategy and/or project valuation in the country.
  • Leading the economic assessment of projects (including DD and commercial negotiations), supporting the Project Team to secure internal approvals and support in M&A process.
  • Empowering our colleagues through workshops and trainings regarding BESS market know-how and delivering capacity building on technologies.
  • Orchestrating engineers, RnD, procurement and other functional roles within the BESS company environment.
  • Building the bridge between Australia Legal Entities and BESS expert team on regional and corporate level.

What You Bring

  • Academic degree preferably in an economic or engineering discipline (e.g., Business Administration, Renewable Energy, Battery Storage, Energy Markets). Other degrees are valued if experience matches the profile le requirements.
  • Minimum 5+ years direct working experience in the energy storage or relevant business field in the energy sector in general (e.g., project development, energy trading, EPC, utility, grid operator).
  • Experience with Australian energy market designs and regulations. Experience in APAC markets is a plus.
  • Understanding of BESS technologies, applications, business models and operational strategies.
  • Experience in renewable energy and/or BESS project development and management.
  • Analytical and structured way of thinking and working with strong communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial and positive attitude with strong passion for the relevant business field.
  • Experience in working with external advisers and international teams.
  • Fluency in English.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • A flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • A diverse and inclusive team with a strong culture focusing on employee health and wellbeing.
  • The possibility to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

  • Are you a self-starter who is looking for opportunity to lead and start the storage market in Australia?
  • Do you want to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your world class engineering and business knowledge to set new standards in renewable energy.?  
  • Do you want to be part of the BayWa group, a family of globally successful businesses?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

  • Chamaiporn Manochai
  • Head of COE Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding APAC
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