Project Development Manager

Milan, Italy
Environment and Renewable Energy

Job Description

Project Development Manager — Energy Storage


Leap29 has teamed up with a leading clean energy platform specialising in utility-scale Energy Storage assets. My client oversees the identification, origination, development, financing, and implementation of grid-scale Battery Energy Storage projects, overseeing the entire development lifecycle from concept to the delivery of investable assets.

The company primarily operates in the fast-growing Italian market, with short-term plans to enter additional major EU markets for Energy Storage.




  • Play a key role in moving Energy Storage projects forward, from initial planning to completion.
  • Lead project teams, both inside and outside the company, including technical experts.
  • Make sure projects stay on schedule.
  • Build and manage relationships with outside groups like landowners and government agencies.
  • Handle discussions with TSO Terna and others about connecting to the power grid.
  • Check project permits to make sure they're complete and follow the rules.
  • Help make big decisions about which projects to focus on.
  • Stay updated on industry news to spot risks and opportunities quickly.

Qualifications and Experience


  • At least 3-5 years of experience in Renewables or Energy, working on projects or in management roles.
  • Background in similar sectors like Renewable energy development, utilities, or engineering.
  • Understanding of how Renewable projects are developed in Italy.
  • Experience with Energy Storage is a bonus, but not necessary. The team will offer training.
  • Comfortable interacting confidently with various stakeholders.
  • Able to travel occasionally on short notice.


Languages & others

  • Fluent in English and Italian, other European languages desirable
  • Based in Milan, or able to commute


If you're interested by the prospect of joining a skilled and dynamic start-up, at a very exciting growth phase, please apply directly via the provided link or reach out to Georgia Sumnall at



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Georgia Sumnall