Chief Business Development Officer - Renewable Energy

Vacancy number • PUB407283

Chief Business Development Officer - Renewable Energy

  • Melbourne
  • Closes May 16
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Renewable Energy
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Melbourne

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, May 16, 2024


We are working closely with a global power company who has assets on the ground in Australia and is looking to establish an office to further develop their renewable energy portfolio. The client is seeking an experience chief business development officer to drive new opportunities in the renewable energy industry in Australia working closely with the global chief business development officer you will be the first point of call for all new brownfiled and greenfield opportunities.

About this role

Reporting to the local CEO the chief business development officer will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, securing and deliverying investment opportunities in Australia. Using your already established newtwork accross IPPs, investors, banks, market service providers etc along with your business development experience in both brownfield and greenfield power assets, you'll work with the local executive team with the support of the gobal business to grow the renewable energy portfolio here in Australia.

What you need to bring:

  • 15+ years in business development with 10 of those in renewable energy.
  • University degree in relevant field and an MBA is desired.
  • Extensive leadership skills at executive or general management level.
  • Understand the complexities of the energy market locally and internationally.
  • Previous experience in a large global business highly desired.
  • Strong commercial accumen especially within M&As.
  • A strong local network with lenders, investers and other stakeholders within the power industry.
  • Strong contract negotiation skills with EPCs and O&M services.
  • Ability to build strong relationships.


  • Be a part of a newly established team in Australia.
  • Build a legacy within the renewable energy industry.
  • Remuneration package + Bonus
  • Genuine Hybrid working model.
  • Be a part of a global energy business.

Anything Else?

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join Brunel’s powerful global network, where passionate, results-driven specialists come together with industry-leading clients. By connecting specialists to pioneering projects, we drive change in many industries, enabling growth and delivering great outcomes. Brunel helps you reach your full potential and empowers you to make an impact within a purpose-driven global company.
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At Brunel, we are proud of our unique corporate culture, which is shaped and nurtured by the collective efforts of our employees. Our work environment is characterised by an authentic, communicative and inclusive approach to teamwork that fosters an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Our values are at the center of everything we do – for our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

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Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. Having a passion for people and caring deeply for the environment is not only part of Brunel’s DNA but is also reflected in our culture and values. As a global company, we take our social responsibility very seriously.
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