Project Developer

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  • United States Remote work
  • Permanent
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Hydrogen
Project Developer 
Location: Remote (U.S. Projects)
Industry: Green Hydrogen, Ammonia, Export

U.S. Citizens Only 

The Project Developer  is responsible for identifying and developing opportunities to fulfill the company’s targets for producing green products, including hydrogen and ammonia, for a designated region. The Project Developer owns and protects the business case for an opportunity from concept through to handover to operations, engaging expertise from functional and project teams.
Key accountabilities will include:
  • Prospecting (including opportunity identification and monitoring) phase, including gathering and assessing information across a range of categories to help define and frame the opportunity (power, land, water, approvals, social, environment and economic, market, partnerships)
  • Developing, maximising and protecting the full business case value, in accordance with the company’s values, culture, policies, standards and procedures
  • Ownership of the project from Idea – Opportunity – Project
  • Achieving development targets for a set region(s)
  • Ensuring early project, functional and other stakeholder input
  • Engaging with and leveraging the expertise of functional teams across the business to secure land and tenure, develop approvals pathway, identifying market, govt and stakeholder relations
  • Building and managing strong relationships with stakeholders where that relationship exists before, during and after project, including developing and owning the stakeholder management plan
  • Producing and respecting the development and implementation budgets and schedules
  • Timely and accurate reporting, with a “no surprises” mentality 


NES is looking for an experienced project developer with 10 years' experience in the energy industry with 5 years in a project development role. 
  • Degree qualified in law, planning, engineering, finance, environmental science or related field (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in the Hydrogen and/or Ammonia industries strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of the associated regional energy market
  • Ability to understand and influence key decision makers
  • Experience motivating high performing teams 
  • Capacity to manage high stress situations
  • Collaborative management style and team building skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various elements simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Conflict resolution skills

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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