Land Manager - Solar Development - UK

Posted 06 April 2022
Salary Up to £80,000
LocationUnited Kingdom
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description

The Opportunity 

A rare opportunity to join an established private equity company as their Head of Development. 

The Role

  • Directly originate projects in designated region(s);
  • Track, update, coordinate, and originate opportunities directly, supporting other members of the team;
  • Collaborate with other company team members to provide a coordinated customer approach and outreach effort;
  • Interaction with other professionals within the company to support companywide business development efforts;
  • Dealing with landowners with regards to negotiating land boundary’s LOA / HOTs / Option to Lease/Purchase agreements, with the support of the team members;
  • Dealing with ICPs / IDNOs on strategic grid routes and complexed connections;
  • Dealing with third party wayleave agreements.

The Person 

  •  5+ years of experience in renewable energy business development or comparable business development or sales experience;
  • Prior renewable energy industry experience, particularly solar or wind, preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities;
  • Strategic relationship builder with both internal/external project stakeholders demonstrating personal integrity with a win/win mindset;
  • Experience in opportunity identification; demonstrated success in prospecting, identifying, and qualifying new business opportunities;
  • Successful at building and implementing customer acquisition plans;
  • Experience in building relationships quickly; ability to develop customer relationships through existing contacts and relationships;
  • Experience in managing multiple sales and business development tasks and methods;
  • Proven track record of effective communications with project stakeholders, including energy customers, landowners, government officials, utility representatives, and community members;
  • Basic legal knowledge, including LOA, HOTs, and land option agreements;
  • Basic understanding of UK planning regulatory framework;