Land Officer

Land Officer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Alex Le Goater

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


The Opportunity

A rare opportunity to join an established UK Solar Developer.


The Role

  • Identifying, securing and qualifying new opportunities for large scale Solar PV and Battery Storage projects
  • Securing landowner consent for grid connection applications and exclusivity
  • Liaise with the Grid team to identify target areas
  • Forging relationships with landowners, land agents and Introducers to release potential opportunities exclusively to the company
  • Negotiating heads of terms (purchase and lease) with landowners and land managers
  • Production of funder progress reports
  • Weekly team meeting (office/remote)
  • Logging and tracking of leads data on company’s CRM


The Person

  • Three years’ experience in the energy or real estate industry
  • Experience in securing land rights on targeted land (lease, option, licence, easement) preferable. Any candidate that can demonstrate previous success in securing land rights will be at an advantage
  • An existing network of relevant contacts preferable
  • An understanding of Planning Policy and how this may impact identified development opportunities
  • Highly self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously and meet individual targets
  • An existing book of landowner contacts preferable
  • An understanding in Distribution/Transmission Networks preferable but not essential
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Very well organised both in time management and record keeping, and comfortable in generating and handling multiple leads at any one time
  • UK driving licence
  • Competent in using Microsoft Suite and Google Earth (further training will be provided on more specific land searching tools)

Appropriate knowledge of all relevant regulatory and legal requirements