Banner Default Image

Land Acquisition Manager

Land Acquisition Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure, Energy Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Silas Hope

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Silas Hope

My client is searching for a new member to join their esteemed development team working to secure permissions for the construction of renewable energy projects. The overall purpose of this role is to manage the site acquisition process and to ensure options and leases provide commercially viable and developable sites, across four main sectors; onshore wind, solar, energy storage and anaerobic digestion.

You'll be joining a pioneering company at the forefront of the green energy transition. Their head offices are located in Stroud, Gloucestershire, although there is a flexible hybrid working system in place at the company, along with various employee benefits.

Main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Management of and responsibility for ensuring that there is a sufficient through put of sites within the acquisition pipeline to successfully meet acquisition targets.

  • Working with various Development departments to prepare and implement a site identification strategy to identify new and suitable sites.

  • Compiling progress reports detailing key acquisition information on a regular basis and as required by the Head of Development.

  • Negotiating with landowners, land agents and solicitors to secure favourable commercial terms for the company on projects.

The ideal candidate for this role would have:

  • Extensive experience in the land acquisition process from site identification to option and lease negotiation on industrial and agricultural land.

  • Experience in renewable land development, and ideally knowledge of the renewable energy industry.

  • Knowledge of all aspects of land purchase, including sales, commercials, technical, design, and legal aspects.

  • Experienced in working with and managing external consultants, developing new and positive relationships with third parties such as landowners and land agents.

  • Possess a full driving license and be willing to travel across the UK to meet with landowners and their agents as required.