Project Development Officer

Job Description

Our client is an Australian-owned company specializing in renewable energy solutions. Their expert team focuses on deploying utility-scale PV solar and battery energy storage systems. With extensive expertise in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and ongoing maintenance, they also support large-scale projects in the renewable industry. 

As part of the project development team, you will have a responsibility for securing land agreements, conducting internal environmental and planning due diligence assessments, coordinating specialist consultants to support planning applications and conduct attend community consultations.

  • Development of professional relationships at all levels to maximize penetration and create ongoing opportunities.
  • Manage communication flow to ensure a clear understanding of project progress.
  • Manage interaction with a wide variety of Government Departments, both State and Federal, to gain relevant approvals.
  • Selection of relevant consultants/experts to provide supporting services to specific project needs.
  • Manage output and quality of providers, community consultation when required.
  • Active involvement in relevant industry forums to raise company profile.
  • Securing options and leases and site-specific permits.
  • Site Identification and initiation.
  • Project status reporting regularly internally and as required to meet client needs.
  • Land Lease negotiations and acquisitions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration, or related discipline.
  • Proven experience in project development, particularly in securing land agreements and navigating the environmental and planning due diligence process.
  • Knowledge of town planning and the development approval process at both state government and council levels.
  • Demonstrated success in negotiating land leases, acquisitions, and site-specific permits.
  • Track record of managing project budgets and schedules.



Apply now through the apply button or get in touch with Dana Lin at for a confidential conversation. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Anavo welcomes, values and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with different cultural backgrounds and disabilities.