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Development Manager, Italy - European Solar Development


Join our Development Team in Italy to help GIG support the transition to a low carbon,sustainable global economy. This Italy-based role will have responsibility for our Italian renewable energy projects and report directly to our Italian Country Manager.
You will work closely with GIG’s development partners on the development of renewable projects in Italy with an initial focus on solar. The Development Manager will monitor and coordinate the delivery of projects from development, through construction and into operation in cooperation with the wider team. You will also act as the local representative and day to day point of contact for development partners and be responsible for ensuring GIG’s standards and policies are incorporated into all projects.
This role will see you providing input on project acquisitions, oversight of day to day administration of a pipeline of projects, including reporting and information flow, policies and corporate governance. This includes liaising and working with GIG’s partners, contractors,
external consultants, project stakeholders such as GSE, TSO, landowners, government entities and local councils. The role is based in Milan, with regular travel within Italy and some travel to the London office and other destinations Europe.
You will develop strong working relationships with development partners in order to ensure obligations are met and to ensure accuracy of board, financial and tax reporting. You will also manage any specialist third party advisors appointed by GIG and, where required, identify any changes required to the scope of these services, and assist in on-boarding new service providers as well as evaluating renewable energy project opportunities and complete initial due diligence assessments.
To achieve financial close of projects, you will work with the Project Delivery team in preparation for projection construction during handover and also provide assistance during the construction process (construction management experience will be seen as a favourable skill) in order to monitor project development and to make sure that all applicable AB&C rules are properly applied by the controlled SPVs and by our main counterparties. 
You will have a relevant university degree, with qualifications in environmental science, engineering or finance, with 6 years+ experience in renewable energy projects with a strong track record in project development and delivery. To succeed in this role, you will have a deep understanding of the Italian renewable energy sector, including due diligence process, grid connection process, environmental approvals process, market regulation and local conditions. Fluent spoken and written English and Italian is a minimum requirement, with additional European language skills desirable. 

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

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Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

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About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

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Job no: MacCap-954666
Work type: Full time
Location: London
Category: Mid-senior, Renewable energy, Green Investment Group
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Infrastructure & Energy
Recruiter: Sam Atkins
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