ID - Business Development Associate

Jakarta, Indonesia
10 days ago
Full time role


Mainstream Renewable Power

Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland

Mainstream Renewable Power is the world’s only independent developer of utility-scale wind and solar power assets with a global footprint. ...

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Job Description

Department: Development

Job Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Reporting to: Senior M&A and Business Development Associate, APAC

Travel required: Frequent domestic travel required. Less frequent international travel required.

Company Overview:

A world free of fossil fuels. If you share our vision, then join us on our mission.


This is your opportunity to make a real difference in averting the climate crisis, in an organisation that is at the forefront of the global transition to renewable energy.


Mainstream Renewable Power is a recognised global leader in renewable energy; and the pride we all get from developing, constructing and operating our projects is one reason why we are officially recognised as a Great Place to Work.


Now we are looking for people who can power our progress to a new level. If you want to make a real difference in the world, working with our extraordinary team across six continents, check out our newly created role.

Summary of Role:

This role is primarily focused on supporting Mainstream’s Indonesia platform in APAC with identifying new business opportunities for Mainstream, identifying land grab opportunities, site screening, in order to allow Mainstream establish a greenfield development pipeline and Business Development work with stakeholders.

What you will do?

  • Evaluate land grab opportunities, whereby renewable energy projects can be viable and determine whether it is appropriate for Mainstream to invest:
    • Risk Assessment of Projects and Investments
    • Confirmation of status of land (main site; grid line; access; concession rights)
    • Basic Energy Analysis (Wind and Solar Resource)
    • Community and Stakeholder Relations
    • Grid Availability and Grid Connection Agreement terms and conditions
    • Regulatory Support
    • Planning, Permitting and Environmental Policy
    • Constructability of assets
    • Costs of entry/development
  • Use business/commercial acumen and critical thinking to recommend action to management on whether to pursue, and how to pursue, these opportunities.
  • Coordinate with relevant managers to execute all aspects of development for example:
    • Community Relations
    • Land
    • Environmental
    • Energy Analysis
    • Grid
    • Engineering
    • Construction
    • Commercial
  • Work closely with the APAC Business Development Team, centres of excellence and others in support of the investment process.
  • Negotiate contracts and manage third parties for delivery of projects up to acquisition of the project.
  • Business Development with stakeholders such as PLN, financial institutions, Independent Power Producers and State Owned Enterprises.

What we require?

  • Degree qualified with a minimum of 2 years work experience
  • Enthusiastic Self-starter with the ability to make sound commercial decisions.
  • Excellent Project Management skills and a highly organised approach to work.
  • Experience in Wind Farm Project + Oil & Gas will be highly considered
  • Experience in dealing with PLN & Government Agencies.
  • Analytical skills and demonstrated expertise utilizing detailed, Excel-based, financial models.
  • Knowledge / Experience in Environmental Studies, Permitting and Land Acquisitions in Indonesia Renewable & Oil & Gas Market.
  • Decisive manager with the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and should be comfortable presenting to management at all levels.
  • Capable of managing internal and external resources, taking a lead role at meetings, setting priorities and recording actions.
  • Ability to use Microsoft software e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook and specialist software packages e.g. GIS, MS Project, SharePoint is essential.
  • Fluency in English is essential.
  • A full driving license is considered essential.

Why you really should click that button 👇


We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, to be part of a diverse workplace with regards to gender, age and cultural background in the most exciting industry in the world today. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary, bonus scheme and share options. We also encourage personal and career development. Typically, industry-orientated training (inhouse and external) and conferencing are expected.


Career development

  • Training opportunities
  • Secondment and relocation opportunities
  • Career progression (16% promotions across the Group in 2021) 

Shared financial success 

  • A competitive, industry benchmarked and cost-of-living linked salary, reviewed annually
  • Annual bonus 
  • Share options

Work/life balance

  • Hybrid working arrangement may be considered

True diversity & inclusion

  • Equal opportunity targets 
  • GWEC Women in Wind and Mainstream Women in Renewables programmes 
  • You can be you, whatever your gender, colour or sexual orientation

Care for health & wellbeing 

  • Generous health insurance coverage and allowance where applicable

These are just some of the reasons why we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work.


Apply for this job now and see how we can energise your career!

Mainstream Renewable Power

Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland

Mainstream Renewable Power is the world’s only independent developer of utility-scale wind and solar power assets with a global footprint. ...

View Company Profile