Land Acquisition Manager – Solar & Hydrogen

  • Permanent Full-time
  • Anywhere
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General Job Description

Company and Opportunity

An excellent chance to bring your strategic vision, original solutions and implement new ideas, while taking part in the end-to-end project development process.

Our clients are committed to drive the Energy Transition and contribute to the Sustainable Development of the society through the deployment of Renewable Solar Energy. Join an international market leader in Development, Construction and Operation of Solar PV Plants at a global scale for over 17 years, generating clean energy across 15 countries and 4 continents. 


Role and Responsibilities

This position will be working in conjunction with the project development and processing area. Expected to frequently travel across the country in search of new lands, he/she will be required to attend meetings at Sydney from time to time.

The Land Acquisition Manager will be responsible for identifying land owners, negotiating private agreements for easement contracts, forging relations with the public bodies that lead expropriation procedures, as well as:


  • Source & identify land suitable for the development of Solar PV & Hydrogen projects and identify new land acquisition or leasing opportunities that align with the company's strategy and objectives.
  • Preliminary analysis of the identified land (environmental, urban planning, legalisation) and study of area planning & local regulations.
  • Develop & maintain a network of of relationships with authorities, agencies, municipalities, associations, landowners & local partners for land search (land brokers). 
  • Negotiate & sign with the landowner the lease or option to purchase the land. Commercial management of signed land contracts (invoices, payments, renewals, etc.).
  • Initiate contact with the local councils where the land is located, to validate the suitability of the land for urban planning regulation purposes.


Selection Criteria

The successful candidate will have the ability to persuade and influence others, be results oriented and strive to achieve objectives, manage their work effectively by prioritizing tasks and scheduling ahead. With a strategic vision, you will showcase excellent decision-making , leadership and people management capabilities. 


  • Demonstrated experience in Renewable Energy land identification & acquisition, particularly solar. 
  • Strong background and experience in the Gas industry.
  • Previous work experience of at least 2 years in a similar position. Negotiating rural land for other purposes is an advantage. Knowledge of the blend between Natural Gas, Solar & Hydrogen, when creating a green hydrogen project
  • Ideally experience in the end-to-end project development process. 



Apply now through the apply button or get in touch with Andreea Olariu at 0406 943 268 or or for a confidential conversation. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Anavo welcomes, values and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with different cultural backgrounds and disabilities.


Key Facts
  • Land identification, acquisition and management for Solar & Hydrogen projects.
  • Sydney preferred. Open to considering other locations.
  • Join a market leader in Solar PV Development.
Full Job Description

Bring your strategic vision, leadership & people management expertise as Land Acquisition Manager. End-to-end Solar & Hydrogen project development.

Meet the Consultant

The Polyglot Group
Andreea Olariu

Talent Acquisition Consultant