International Solar Project Manager H/F - Lyon

Long term
Lyon , France
Posted on 11-22-2022


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Imagreen is a consulting and recruitment firm, specialized for more than 10 years in the environmental and social transition sector. We are committed to supporting and accelerating the transformation of society while promoting the careers of women and men.

Our HR consultants support you throughout the recruitment process : from your good understanding of the position to your integration with our client.

We are looking for one of our clients, specializing in the development, construction and operation of solar projets, an International Solar Project Manager.



  • Organize, provide support and control to development processes of PV a/o storage projects (to-date cumulated portfolio of ca. >700MW – projects located in Bulgaria, Spain and Poland) i including several PV plants achieving RTB in 2023 in 2 countries (i.e., Spain and Bulgaria).
  • Organize, provide support and control development of more than 1000MW cumulated from initiation to RTB in 2025 in 5 to 6 countries (mainly ground mounted but in some cases also rooftop) including but not limited to Spain, Bulgaria, Italia, Germany (Q3-2023), Poland, Belgium and, to some extent, EMENA region.



  • Type of projects

                  o PV + storage ground mounted ca. from 10MW to 100MW (average ca. 30MW)
                  o BESS (subject to applicable regulation)
                  o Self-consumption B-to-B (ca. from 5MW to 50MW)
                  o Agrivoltaic projects (support to other subsidiaries) average size 3MW

  • Project management phases from initiating to ready-to-build (RTB) stage (on a case-by-case up to finance close)



  • Support all aspects of project development activities
             o with a primary focus on monitoring, reporting project overall development activities,
             o Prioritize, coordinate, review and track development deliverables with external consultants and internal teams if applicable
             o Management meetings with local stakeholders including but not limited to advisors, developers, consultants
  • Market:
             o Support on markets analysis, assessment, and monitoring enhancing market’s strategic company approach
             o Conduct analysis, and undertake high-quality reporting session to management to enhance decisions
  • Methodology:
             o Support elaboration and implementation of project management processes including but not limited to:
                       ▪ Project risk management
                       ▪ Project stakeholder management

                              ▪ Project scope management

                              ▪ Project schedule management
                              ▪ Project cost management
                              ▪ Project resource management
                              ▪ Project profitability assessment
                   o Market and latest news monitoring

  • Provide support to build IT tools for development activities (e.g., screening tool, reporting tool…)


Material conditions

  • Location: ideally in Lyon.
  • International travels will be required (up to 2-3 times a month).

Education & hard skills

  • University master’s degree in economics, business, legal or similar, including engineering profile if relevant experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to develop clear and concise development plans and presentations covering project status, timeline, risk assessment, and budget needs and performance.
  • Ability to operate at a detailed level, to organize and multi-task, with a dedication to seeing projects through to completion.
  • English & French: one bilingual the other fluent, other languages appreciated (Spanish, German)
  • Project management methodology (PMP© will be appreciated)
  • Good understanding of REN project regulation in at least 2 European countries and methodology for analysing new regulation
  • Ability to provide support for elaboration of assumptions/parameters for running business models sensitivities and identifying potential upside would be a plus


Soft skills

  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a small, experimented and agile team



  • >3yrs in renewable projects development covering several countries
  • >5yrs in PV projects development from origination up-to RTB (up-to financial closing appreciated).