Solar Project Developer

  • Seoul
  • Work experience
  • Project Management, Product Management
  • Published: 07.07.2022
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We are recruiting a Solar Project Developer for our office in Seoul, Korea.

Do you want to be a pioneer at the forefront of a renewable energy industry that never stops evolving? Join us to make that happen.

About Us: BayWa r.e. – a forward-looking international company!
BayWa r.e. is a growth-driven multinational headquartered in Germany. We are in 29 countries with over 3300 employees. We are leaders in the renewable energy sector, active in offshore and onshore wind, solar, storage, hydrogen, and bioenergy.
In the APAC region, we are already more than 200 employees located in our 9 country offices throughout the APAC region (Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia). We have an established team of highly skilled and dedicated professionals growing our business activities by developing, constructing, and operating our renewable generation portfolio throughout the region.

To support our Solar Project Development team in South Korea.

Responsibilities we will trust you with:

  • Utilize own network and develop a company network in Korea to source, evaluate and negotiate Solar PV projects (both C&I and Utility Scale).
  • Develop relationships and JV with local developers, EPC companies or any other company that could accelerate sourcing pipeline of projects
  • Source, acquire land and projects under development
  • Manage key client accounts in Korea – Prepare and deliver progress reports, proposals, documentations, and presentations.
  • Standardize and negotiate project sales, EPC contracts and lease/Power purchase agreements (PPA contracts).
  • Evaluate project financial returns and to conduct project due diligence.
  • Prepare and submit tender documents.
  • Prepare and manage request for Investment documentation and process.
  • Lead project development during the development and permitting stage of Solar PV projects until projects become Ready to Build.
  • Work closely with Engineering and Project Management team to manage development process and transition from development through execution
  • Set and continually manage project forecasts with team members and other stakeholders

Your areas of knowledge and expertise:

  • BS in Engineering, Business or Economics is required
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in developing solar projects in Korea is a must.
  • Fluent Korean speaker and business-level in English (both verbal and written),
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
  • Strong understanding of energy systems, including the proper usage of basic components and conventional installation and interconnection methods.
  • Proven ability to work and excel in a fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial environment and to perform multiple roles and functions simultaneously
Is this role the right fit for you?
  • Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong ability to explain complex technical topics and systems?
  • Do you have experience working for an international organization?
  • Do you have strong network of C&I players and government agencies in Korea?

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 world class project development knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy
Are our values your values?
  • You are ambitious: To make a positive impact in business and beyond. We create meaningful solutions.
  • You are reliable: For our colleagues, partners, and customers, we create trust by being responsible.
  • You believe in succeeding as a team: We collaborate in an honest, friendly, and respectful way. We have fun and celebrate our successes.
  • You bring an open mind: With open minds, courage, and innovation. We challenge the status quo.              
Join our team where you can make a difference and drive innovation for a sustainable future!

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

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.
  • Sirinan Teppaitoon
  • HR Specialist
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