Project Development Officer

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Position: Project Development Officer
Location: Philippines

Pacific Impact Development is responsible for project origination, pre-financial close project development, EPC management, and financial structuring activities in the Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

Pacific Impact Development undertakes early-stage, high-risk infrastructure development activities.

A brief summary of the job description:

Execute project development activities for assigned projects, from origination to ready-to-build status: 

  • Prepare and submit applications and other compliance requirements to regulatory agencies and ensure that all submissions comply with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct site inspections with government field officers for issuance of permits or with consultants for preparation of site studies. 
  • Monitor and follow up the status of permits and other requirements for faster issuance or approval.
  • Coordinate and assist in the discussions with landowners, government officers, consultants and other stakeholders to maintain good relations.
  • Assist in preparation of budget requests for assigned projects, monitor actual spent-to-dates and ensure that activities are aligned with project schedule and budget.
  • Assist in preparation of reports requested by the management.
  • Maintain current knowledge of proposed industry rules, laws, regulations, policies and standards pertinent to the assigned projects.

We expect the candidate to:

  • To be passionate about infrastructure development in emerging markets (including renewable energy);
  • Thrive while working independently;
  • Have a strong work ethic with a desire to learn and succeed;
  • Have excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Have extremely above average attention to detail;
  • Possess a can-do attitude, high energy, and initiative;
  • Have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint (Microsoft Project working knowledge is a plus); and

Ideal profile of candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in either of the following: Business Administration, Management, Engineering, Public Administration, Legal Management, Political Science.
  • At least 2 years of experience in energy industry doing permit acquisition duties, or at least 3 years of experience in other industries doing permitting, environmental management or project management.
  • Experience in land acquisition and land conversion are preferred but not required
  • Organized, hardworking, resourceful and with good communication skills.
  • Willing to travel to project sites in the provinces.

Interested candidates, please submit your application to with an email subject: Application for Project Development Officer [Philippines]