Immeuble Le Thiargane, Mermoz, place OMVS Dakar, 21861, , Sénégal


Services Immeuble Le Thiargane, Mermoz, place OMVS Dakar, 21861, , Sénégal

Manager, Project Development

  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal| Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 10 Décembre
  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Nombre de postes 01

Position Description

  • “Experienced project development and finance professional that manages the development of IPP projects”

  • As a Manager within the Africa and Europe Project Development team, you will be part of an exciting, challenging, and dynamic work environment to proactively support the implementation of Wärtsilä Energy’s strategy.

  • You will be responsible for developing IPP projects from origination to financial closing in Africa and Europe. You will screen projects and make IPP proposals in cooperation with the sales teams, develop relationships with market participants (i.e. developers, investors, fuel suppliers, utilities, etc.), and manage the full scope of project development activities to ensure that projects undertaken are sustainable and financeable in a timely manner.

  • The main focus of this position is Africa, and the preferred locations are Johannesburg, Dakar, Paris, Trieste or Helsinki. In taking on this position you may be required to travel extensively in the region for 25% to 50% of your time.

What We Offer You

  • You will be working with an experienced team of developers, analysts, legal and financial professionals as well as our sales team. We provide a range of opportunities for personal development of our employees within an international working environment. As a company, we are aiming for high growth as a world leading energy integrator, including engine, energy storage, and hybrids. The project development team is at the heart of executing this strategy.

What are your main tasks and responsibilities ?

  • You undertake detailed market assessments and originate new IPP opportunities.

  • You manage IPP development projects as lead developer, being responsible for the coordination of all development activities and financing aspects, including operating budgets, time schedules, due diligence, project structuring, partner identification, bidding, contract negotiations, and debt financing.

  • You work with internal and external teams of cross functional experts (technical, financial, legal, operation & maintenance, etc.) in order to maximize the competitiveness of Wärtsilä solutions.

  • You draft and negotiate agreements such as co-development, implementation and concession agreements, as well as project contracts: power purchase agreements, site leases, fuel supply agreements, shareholders agreements and other related agreements.

  • You prepare information memorandum, manage equity marketing and successful sale of equity.

  • You act as asset manager for dedicated projects including participation in the board of project companies.

What do we expect from you ?

  • You are passionate about the energy sector and working in developing countries.

  • You have a minimum of 5 years working experience.

  • You hold a Master’s degree and have a deep understanding of project finance principles.

  • You have a track-record of managing projects from origination up to financial close, including experience in reviewing and negotiating bankable project and financing agreements for infrastructure projects.

  • You can develop extensive relationships with financial institutions and consultants and have a thorough understanding of the power sector stakeholders in African countries.

  • You have excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • You have an entrepreneurial attitude and are goal oriented with skills to develop solutions for the clients.

  • You are a team player and enjoy working in teams of diverse people and cultures and you are efficient at dealing with complexity.

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English, and other languages (particularly French) are considered an advantage.

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