Solar Project Developer

Bringing concept to reality.

Hilliard is committed to build, own, and operate large-scale solar power systems in order to meet the power needs of India by supplying cost-effective renewable electricity to the end user.

Job Description:

Our team is looking for a Solar Project Developer that has a strong background in the design and construction of solar plants. Developer will be responsible for identifying, developing, and executing appropriate solutions for constructing a solar plant in India. Candidate must have origination and transaction experience, strong communication and business skills, and ability to work independently as well as coordinating with all parties such as Finance, Engineering, and Construction Management groups.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Understanding the design of large scale solar PV plants
• Identify, assess and create project development opportunities in India
• Conduct market analysis and feasibility and risk assessment studies
• Lead the construction and integration of commercial power plants
• Catalog renewable legislation by market and perform new market analysis as needed
• Define bill of materials
• Contract negotiation
• Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously to meet the needs of all parties
• Assessing profitability of projects and successful development including the preparation of land for construction

Requirements/Qualifications:

• Fluently speak, understand, read and write Hindi
• Currently live in India
• Understanding of India law and business practices
• 4 year degree required, MBA and/or Civil Engineer degree are a plus
• 4+ years of business experience
• Detailed understanding of energy markets including solar technology, utility rates and tariffs, and/or governmental issues preferred
• Successful track record of developing complex transactions and/or projects dealing with the renewable energy market
• Detail oriented
• Strong client communication and presentation skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel including financial modeling experience
• Travel required