Renewables Developer / Explorer

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Petroplan are supporting a major E&P Company in Oman to appoint a Renewables Developer / Explorer, to head up their Renewable Energy project development team and expansion within the region.
Reporting into the Country Manager and working closely with the wider Renewables team globally, you will be responsible for identifying and developing renewables projects in Oman, helping the business to increase their diversity within this area.
Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering or in Business Studies
  • 10-15 years of industry experience with a track record in business development and project management in either Oil & Gas / Renewable Energy
  • Strong knowledge of Omani market and its key players
  • Ability to work with Government bodies and build cross functional relationships
  • The preference is for a candidate already based in Oman however expatriates with relevant experience and a knowledge of the Omani market will still be considered.

Position description:
* Develop or identify local portfolio of renewable projects to either partner with or acquire
* The projects or portfolio should be at early or mid-stage of their development process, having secured key elements such as the land or connection
* Search for technologies and projects that the company already has an active interest in, including photovoltaic, onshore wind, offshore wind and battery storage
* Provide regular internal reports on the opportunities in Oman and market environment
* Provide relevant market analysis
* Identify key enablers to the success of the project (regulation, access to the electricity grid, land, revenue schemes…)
* Access to the technical contractual and financial expertise to study, evaluate and negotiate the opportunities
* Carry out the necessary advocacy activities with the Authorities
* Build relationships with Public and private off takers to identify opportunities, leveraging on the Company's presence in Oman.
* Work with the legal department to ensure all required actions are taken to ensure Group Compliance requirements are met. (adhoc researches, exchanges of information with stakeholder)

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