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Development Manager - Ireland - IPP

Development Manager - Ireland - IPP

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Nathan Quinn

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  • Contact phone:


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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Nathan Quinn

The Role

  • By being the hub of all the Development activities for allocated projects

  • By leading in identification of landowners regarding initial engagement

  • By leading in negotiations of Exclusivity Agreements, HoTs, Option-To-Lease

  • By being responsible for negotiating and managing commercial contracts with all stakeholders, landowners, utility companies and LPA to secure a good position

  • By assisting in coordination of 3rd party technical contractors and utilities activities, not limited to Landowners, Solicitors, Clients, LPA, TA etc.

  • By negotiating with DNOs & National Grid regarding reasonable commercial payment milestones in line with project development process

  • By working closely with the planning department and supporting and understanding various scopes of work to be conducted by 3rd party planning consultants and managing them.

  • By managing and tracking all allocated projects from inception to ‘Ready to Build’ stage

  • By assisting to get all the mitigation signed off from the council, before, during and after construction


The Person

  • Commercial awareness: the ability to make sound business judgments ‘on the spot’ in a planning and technical environment, awareness of small business needs and how to develop

  • projects and the business.

  • Strong analytical, planning & organisational skills, continuous improvement.

  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral; face to face and telephone.

  • Advanced Excel (data manipulation) and Word skills.

  • Ability to prioritise in continually changing environment and to multi-task.

  • Education to Degree level preferably in an engineering discipline.

  • 5+ years’ experience within utility scale Solar PV / renewables industry in development, land

  • consultant, planning consultant