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PV Project Development Manager - Madrid

31.03.2022 | Vacancies

 Aquila Capital company responsible for the development and construction of the Solar PV and Wind portfolio in Spain and Portugal. The company develops currently more than 50 projects with over 2.6 GW of renewable power in the Iberian market. As an independent investment fund manager, Aquila Capital is specialized in investment and management of real assets and has been operating in the Iberian market since 2014.

The Iberian team is based in Madrid and Lisbon and comprises experts from the development, construction, and asset management areas, integrating strong technical background with Aquila Capital’s investment expertise.

For our office in Madrid we are seeking;

 PV Project Development Manager - Madrid

The Project Manager will focus on the development in term, budget, quality and security of Renewable Energy in the area of solar projects:

Your responsibilities

  • Manage all resources assigned to the project in order to control and report its status
  • Manage and interact with different external providers
  • Identify, implement and monitor improvement and/or corrective actions throughout project management (schedule, scope, cost, quality, safety)
  • Report the activities’ progress, contractual issues, and results of the project
  • Partnering with the Construction Manager, lead the relationship with local developers and third parties
  • Support the permitting process of large-scale ground mount photovoltaic projects in their full life-cycle, from site scouting to handover to the construction and operations team
  • Monitor project delivery timelines and implement best practices across the portfolio
  • Know and apply the policies and procedures of Aquila Capital
  • Participate in any commercial extensions / modifications to the approach, planning or scope of the projects
  • Exhibit and prepare necessary documents in every situation needed. If required, establish new relationships with customers / collaborators / stakeholders, social communities, and reinforce existing ones
  • Coordination of the technical studies required to file the different authorizations to build and operate solar and wind farms
  • Coordinate with internal functions (Legal, Planning, Technical, Interconnection, etc.) in order to successfully develop projects in a timely manner and in accordance with group’s procedures and guidelines

Your qualifications

  • Higher Degree in Civil / Industrial / Energy Engineering or similar
  • PMI is a preferable complementary training
  • At least 2-5 years of experience, with a track record as Project Manager in the Development of Energy projects, especially PV.
  • Experience in Renewable Energy projects of Solar and / or Wind
  • Well-developed intercultural and communication skills - systematic organizational approach
  • High level of English
  • Geographic and travel availability within Iberia
  • Good understanding of the regulatory infrastructure frameworks in Spain

Your prospects

As a forward-looking company, the Aquila Group combines focus, foresight, ambition and entrepreneurial responsibility with team spirit and a very high degree of collegiality. This creates synergies that, combined with the talents of our employees, are crucial for the long-term success of our company.

Lola De Felipe Urueña
Human Resources Generalist


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