Aquila Group is hiring a

Project Development Manager, Battery Storage, Italy

Milan, Italy

For our office in Milan we are looking for a 

Project Development Manager, Battery Storage

Your responsibilities

  • Lead the development of co-located and stand-alone energy storage opportunities in the Italian market
  • Scout potential sites for energy storage development and lead negotiation of land agreements
  • Identify co-location potential for energy storage in Aquila’s existing Italian renewable portfolio
  • Be the knowledge center for energy storage in Italy incl. industry trends, applicable codes, and regulations
  • Align closely with our investment teams for the overall financial modelling of the projects
  • Coordinate with our technical teams the layouts, engineering, and cost planning for the projects
  • Counsel for all internal investment processes, permitting and project finance negotiations for energy storage systems in Italy
  • Manage and monitor the fulfillment of projects and assignments within budget, quality and on schedule during the planning, implementation, and commissioning stages
  • Support to oversee local vendor relationships and actively participate in the negotiation and fulfillment of commercial and/or supply agreements

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. engineering, mathematics)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the energy markets or system engineering
  • Attention to detail with the ability to efficiently manage complex technical projects and equally complex commercial negotiations
  • Strong knowledge of the energy and renewable energy market, and a desire to keep updated with changing technologies, regulations, and trends influencing the continued adoption of renewable energy
  • Commercial mindset, strong prioritization, communication, and organizational skills
  • Sound understanding of project- and asset management and contract / warranty negotiations
  • Fluency in English and Italian; other European languages are considered a plus

About us

Aquila Capital is an investment and industrial development company focused on generating and managing essential assets on behalf of its clients. By investing in clean energy and sustainable infrastructure, Aquila Capital contributes to the global energy transition and strengthens the world’s infrastructure backbone. The company initiates, develops, and manages these essential assets along the entire value chain and lifetime. Currently, Aquila Capital manages around EUR 13 billion on behalf of institutional investors worldwide. The company has around 630 employees from 48 nations, operating in 16 offices in 14 countries worldwide.

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