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Project/Business Development Manager

AMEA Power

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP026-04

Job description / Role

Business Development
Origination of power projects (all technologies) mainly in French-speaking Africa (but also potentially in English-speaking Africa, Middle East and emerging Asia).
Develop strong relationship with clients (Ministries of Energy / Utilities / etc.)
Lead or Assist in the preparation of bids (in French or English)

Project Development
Lead or Assist the Project Development of one or more power projects (all technologies) with technical and financial support from the AMEA team


5 to 10 years of experience in developing power projects in emerging countries
Higher education (Master degree) in engineering / technology
Additional MBA / Finance degree a plus

Behavioural Competencies
Stakeholder management
Planning and organisation
Problem solving

Technical Competencies
Microsoft office
Oral and written fluency in French and English: capability to develop projects and negotiate contracts in both languages
Project management

Willingness to travel internationally

About the Company

AMEA Power develops, owns, and operates thermal and renewable power projects in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The company offers a wide range of power solutions that meet the needs of the emerging markets they cater to, including conventional (Gas, Coal and Oil) and Renewable (Solar PV and CSP, Wind, Hydro and Hybrid) power plants. AMEA Power is led by a world-class management team of professionals with extensive and diversified experience in project development, finance and operations, and a successful track record in project execution.

The accelerating demands for reliable and sustainable power in Africa, the Middle East and Asia coupled with economic growth and development present a sound investment opportunity in power generation. AMEA Power is creating innovative and tailored solutions aimed at meeting these growing regional needs, while contributing to the regions’ economic development. The AMEA Power team has also developed a deep understanding of the political and regulatory frameworks of target markets and is experienced in structuring projects to meet best-in-class industry standards in order to mitigate emerging market risks. Consequently, the AMEA Power team is uniquely positioned to deploy its resources, expertise and capital in a fast, efficient and responsible manner.

AMEA Power benefits from broad regional access and a strong business network of leading industry partners. Furthermore, the company enjoys privileged access to capital having developed long-term stable relationships with reputable investors and leading financial institutions, enabling it to promptly mobilize financing when needed.

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