Environmental Planner

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameSchewas Wallaschi

Job description

Job title: Environmental Planner

Location: Greater London, England, United Kingdom (On-site)

As an Environmental Planner, you'll play a vital role in assessing and developing renewable energy projects. Using geospatial software and other online resources, you'll explore development possibilities while considering planning constraints and restrictive agreements. Combine your planning insights with economic factors to evaluate overall viability and contribute to the commercial parameters influencing land negotiation processes.

Company Overview:

Join our client, an international renewable energy development company specializing in external solar and battery storage projects. We are on the lookout for ambitious and knowledgeable individuals who share our passion for energy, decarbonization, and renewable technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Site Assessment:

    • Utilize geospatial software and online resources to assess development opportunities, considering planning constraints and restrictive agreements.

  2. Economic Evaluation:

    • Combine planning considerations with economic factors to assess the overall feasibility of projects.

  3. Financial Modelling:

    • Utilize a third-party financial modelling tool to create commercial parameters impacting land negotiation processes.

  4. Land Acquisition Support:

    • Collaborate with land acquisition teams to secure sites through lease options.

  5. Commercial Design:

    • Develop commercial designs for systems that can be used in presentations for clients.


  • Background: Experience in land management, planning, development, or real estate.

  • Negotiation Skills: Proficiency in negotiation, particularly in land acquisition/leasing.

  • Legal Knowledge: Understanding of legal aspects related to land acquisition, including lease options, land titles, and restrictive agreements.

  • Technical Skills: Surveying background, experience with geospatial software, familiarity with regional and national online databases/tools for land resources.

  • CRM and Networking: Experience with CRM systems, and a network of rural area agents.

  • Renewable Energy Interest: Knowledge and interest in renewable energy, especially ground-mounted solar installations.

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Experience dealing with senior executives and decision-makers.

  • Language Skills: Excellent proficiency in both German and English, both written and spoken.


  • Competitive salary and an above-average commission structure.

  • Home office options.

  • Opportunity to work from our international locations.

  • And much more!

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Schewas Wallaschi (s.wallaschi@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)