Project Development Manager (Berlin)

Environment and Renewable Energy

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity in Germany's Solar Development Sector!


Are you a skilled professional seeking a new challenge in the renewable energy industry? Join the team as a Business Development Manager based in Berlin. Leap29 is representing an international player in the solar development field, committed to growing their project portfolio and driving success from project identification to completion.



As the newest member of the team, you will:

  • Identify and evaluate high-potential solar projects.
  • Facilitate the assessment and evaluation of solar projects for potential investment.
  • Lead negotiations and finalize lease agreements.
  • Collaborate with authorities to secure necessary permits for solar plant construction and operation.
  • Work closely with engineers to ensure accurate technical plant design.
  • Maintain strong relationships with local authorities, utilities, and regulators.
  • Coordinate with legal, tax, technical, and insurance advisors.
  • Oversee project progression until it reaches the ready-to-build phase and participate in auctions and sales.


To excel in this role, ideally you possess:

  • 4-5 years’ experience in the energy sector or related projects (M&A exposure is a plus).
  • A Bachelor’s degree in economics, technical fields, law, or a related area.
  • Familiarity with zoning authorization, environmental/building codes, and land/grid connection requirements.
  • Capability to evaluate energy projects from economic and legal standpoints.
  • Proactive approach and ability to work independently with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ERP systems.
  • Valid driving license (Category B).
  • Proficient in German and English language, both spoken and written.
  • Experience in working in the German renewable energy markets. 


When you become a part of the team, you can expect:

  • Diverse and engaging tasks that foster creativity and innovation.
  • A collaborative team environment where your contributions are valued.
  • Exposure to an international network of professionals, encouraging cross-cultural exchange.
  • Professional development opportunities with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • A commitment to seeing projects through from inception to successful execution.
  • Embrace a Fulfilling Work Environment
  • Market leading competitive salary and great bonus structure


Ready to make your mark in Germany's thriving solar development landscape? Apply now by sending an up to date resume to or press "Apply" and showcase your expertise as part of the forward-thinking team!

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