Grid Connections Manager

Posted 19 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameElanza Loedollf

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company is currently working with a European Renewable developer who is looking for a Grid Connections Manager to join their UK office. This person will be looking to secure grid connections for solar wind and energy storage projects.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing IPP who have a strong UK and Italian pipeline. The business is open to looking at candidates from a wide range of backgrounds including DNO, NG, ICP developer etc.


In this role, the successful candidate will identify and secure new grid connections and apply their technical and commercial expertise to the management of existing projects.

The Role:

  • Identify new grid connection opportunities, working in collaboration with the land and planning teams.

  • Apply for new grid connections and assess the viability of offers received.

  • Apply technical and commercial expertise to the management of the connections pipeline.

  • Coordinate with and build relationships directly with National Grid, DNOs and IDNOs.

  • Manage the delivery of work undertaken by external contractors and consultants.


  • A relevant degree, for example in electrical engineering (or equivalent experience).

  • Experience planning new connections, preparing and submitting grid applications, and reviewing offers for solar and/or storage.

  • Knowledge of UK distribution (and preferably transmission) networks, the grid connection processes, relevant codes/legislation and roles of the various key parties involved.

  • Knowledge of the electrical design of solar PV and battery storage plants.

  • Ability to identify and manage technical and commercial grid risk in new grid connections.

  • Experience in a system planning, connection design or similar role would be advantageous.

  • Competence in Microsoft Office.

In conclusion, be part of an organisation to drive the renewable energy revolution and contribute to a sustainable future.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Elanza Loedollf (elanza@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)