Chief Investment Officer M/W

Lille, France


Our mission

At Ciel & Terre, we are deeply engaged in the development of international and fast-evolving floating PV market. This commitment implies experience and a high-level of expertise. We have the ambition to remain leaders and go further to realize its potential.

As an innovative and eco-friendly company, we share strong human qualities and values in connection with the energy transition. We give every employee the opportunity to express his/her potential by providing autonomy and encouraging initiative among dynamic multicultural teams.

Your role & missions

Faced with a new, constantly evolving market, we are focusing our innovation efforts to make floating solar energy rapidly more and more accessible. To remain a leader and a driving force in this segment, Ciel et Terre is looking to strengthen its teams with new talents, ready to join a young company in full expansion to transform the global energy mix.


Your responsabilities

Reporting to the Management, your role will be to find financing to develop projects and raise funds to finance the Group’s growth. You will bring your expertise in financial management to a more global and strategic vision (strong project dimension).

Your missions will
be as follows

Develop the annual investment goals/targets that complement the strategic direction of the Company.

Lead and manage the negotiation and closing of project acquisitions and/or investments project acquisition; manage and oversee all related transaction due diligence.

Lead project financing, debt sourcing, and tax equity initiatives.

Function as the key stakeholder in management of portfolio- and corporate-level debt facilities.

Support Development, Project Finance, Offtake and Legal teams in the analysis and negotiation of key financing arrangements (sponsor equity, debt, tax equity, joint ventures, joint development

Full time contract to start ASAP

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Proactive.
  • Team Player.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Logical and organized.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills.

Your qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Economics, MBA highly preferred.

Min 10 years of experience in Finance and Investment.



soft skills

  • Autonomous
  • Sense of teamwork
  • Critical thinking
  • Appetence for challenges
  • Proactive

hard skills

Finance/Mergers and Acquisitions and Investment experience in the renewable energy industry or in Property or in Construction. 

Strong knowledge of forecasting, financial modeling, and investment structures.

Must have experience leading and taking full accountability for company corporate finance, project finance and project debt/equity.

Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

Ciel & Terre’s benefits

  • Working for the pioneer of floating solar photovoltaics
  • The opportunity to have a direct impact on the group’s activities
  • The ability to take decisions and initiate change
  • A dynamic work environment that encourages the expression of everyone’s potential and talent
  • Autonomy and the ability to initiate change daily interaction with multicultural teams
  • Diverse, multicultural teams

Our Values

  • Conquering
  • Responsible
  • Caring
  • Skillful
  • Genuine
  • You will bring us your skills and inspiration, we will offer you a friendly and stimulating work environment!

    Ciel & Terre’s little extras

    • The possibility of sharing your time between
      on-site and home office
    • Lunch vouchers: lunch vouchers worth €8 are distributed at the end of the month, one for each day worked. The company pays 60% of the value of the ticket (€4.80)
    • Mutual and provident insurance: we have decided to pay 75% of the family contribution
    • Bike: We can lend a bike to employees who would like to come to work by bike

    And also:
    We provide you with a personalized onboarding: you will be welcomed by your sponsor who will guide you throughout your integration, prepare your training with the different departments etc…

    the office

    Our headquarters are located in the business area of the Haute Borne in Villeneuve d'Ascq, 15 minutes by subway from train station and Lille city centre.

    Ready to join our team? Apply online!

    Your application will be automatically addressed to our HR manager, in charge of the recruiting process.
    Please complete your application with a short message in English stating your goals and motivations.

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