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Head of Project Development

Head of Project Development

The Company:

The Green Recruitment Company represents a leading UK developer that works with a variety of flexibility assets (including energy storage). The company is small but extremely well funded. This opportunity is perfect for someone looking to scale a business from a small organisation to major player in the grid flexibility/reslience sector.


The Role:

The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of renewable energy projects. Your responsibility will include:

  • Screening the market and identifying project / managing a pipeline of opportunities  - mainly focused on development stage and ready to build.
  • Regular presence at national and regional conferences, meetings and other such events
  • Establishing, renewing and maintaining contacts to decision-makers (CEO, owners, directors) with local, regional and national developers
  • Conceptualizing and shaping deal structures for the benefit of the company and partners from concept to implementation
  • Proposing potential deals for further engagement by the company and it’s partners
  • Supporting deal-making and active value creation contributing significantly to the company growth strategy .
  • Understand and be integrated with local policy.
  • Further enhance the company reputation i, support team-building across multiple technologies
  • Frequent travelling across the UK


The Person:

  • Extensive experience in renewable energy project development in the UK in having either worked on behalf of a Utility, IPP or Developer.
  • M&A, project sourcing, project acquisition experience
  • Solid and excellent understanding of onshore energy storage, wind and solar development cycle, challenges and best practice.
  • Excellent contacts and network with =developers, banks, suppliers, investors, associations, lobby groups.
  • High reputation in the field
  • Track record of shaping, negotiating and implementing development partnerships and portfolio acquisitions with local developers, investors, suppliers
  • Excellent grasp of current regulation (permits, PPA, grid connection) and upcoming auctions, commercial acumen combined with technical ease  
  • Outgoing, open personality combined with structure, persuasiveness and out-of-the-box thinking