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Grid Connections Manager

Posted 19 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
ReferenceEL-GCM-01/24
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.

Position:

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.

Experience:

  • 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)