Land Manager - Renewable IPP (Solar, Wind, BESS)
- Posted 31 January 2023
- Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
- LocationUnited Kingdom
- Job type Permanent
- DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
- Contact NameNathan Quinn
My client are a renewable IPP who develop own and operate solar wind and BESS projects throughout Northern Europe.
Purpose of Role
Management of internal land negotiations and geomatic department.
Representing the business professionally, establishing and maintaining good relationships with landowners, tenant farmers, Estate managers, land agents and any others involved in land management on behalf of landowners.
Setting up partnerships with external land service providers
Familiarity with and being able to understand farming and forestry economics and regulations
Attending consultations and meetings with stakeholder groups
Liaising with and managing in-house and external legal and accounting resource
Technical support for project managers on land issues, definition of land strategies with project managers, anticipation of land issues, handling of land issues in coordination with the legal and engineering departments.
Supporting the project managers in the ending phase of the final leases (notary, surveyor, etc.)
Implementation of procedures related to solar and wind farm land issues.
Qualifications / Skills Sought:
Educated to Degree level. Ideally qualified in a suitable subject (rural surveying, Estate Management).
Chartered Surveyor status is preferable
3 - 5 years’ experience in solar, storage and/ or wind project development from a land management perspective
Strong negotiation skills and experience of concluding land transactions
Good understanding of forestry, farming and commercial property sectors, sustainability and land management
Experience of the w solar, storage and/ or wind development process
Good client-facing skills and able to communicate complex and technical information and concepts to nontechnical third parties.
Broad knowledge of investment, valuations and funding of projects
Good presentation skills
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