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  • Job reference: RMS0128970

Vice President Business Development - Energy

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Onshore - Bangkok
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/09/2013
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The Role:

# Meet company's strategic development targets
# Negotiate land usage rights and obtain community acceptance
# Negotiate PPA with EGAT
# Obtain all necessary permits
# Government- / stakeholder relation and management
# Ensure environmental compliance


# Establish, develop and lead a Business Development Team for the development of wind energy projects domestically as
well as overseas.

# Establish business plans to ensure that Company's strategic targets are met in conjunction with VP Operations and
VP Finance. Manage business development within agreed budget.

# Successfully develop projects from prospect stage to commercial wind farms:
* In corporation with Wind & Site Team identify prospect sites.
* Acquire land usage rights and all necessary permits from relevant authorities.
* (Implement community outreach programs with landowners, community leaders and environmental organisations).
* Negotiate Power Purchase Agreements and Interconnections with EGAT.
* Ensure grid and transmission line availability and compliance.

# Be up-to-date on regulatory issues, competitive landscape and overall industry development.


# Master degree in engineering (licensed) and/or commercial field from reputable university.
# Minimum 5-10 years in project development (preferably from the energy industry).
# Significant experience with EPC contracts including good understanding of legal- and financial aspects.
# Strong negotiator, able to close deals and can see / create win-win-situations.
# Good communicator at all levels and must be able to present at Board level.
# Have the ability to build a strong team through empowerment and accountability. Offer people the opportunity to learn,
to pratice new skills and capabilities.
# Ability to perform under pressure in an often changing working environment.
# Proficiency in or be willing to learn standard wind project software such as WindPRO, WASP, WASP Engineering, etc.
# Entrepreneurial drive / self motivated / energetic.
# Willingness to travel upcountry and abroad as required.
# Good command of written and spoken English
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