Project Developer - Solar - Norwich

Posted 05 January 2021
Salary up to £70,000
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description

The Opportunity 

A rare opportunity to join a leading international Solar developer with multiple offices across the UK as well as worldwide.

The Role

  • Grid-connection application, assessment and acceptance process management
  • To assess potential restrictions for development and highlight areas suitable for development
  • Ensure and establish preliminary contact and approach landowners outlining possible terms for lease, and secure required contracts
  • Identify landowners with suitable land for solar development, land option and lease agreements initiation and completion
  • Local relationship management to ensure local support
  • Plan and direct all activities required for the successful delivery of project development
  • Develop and manage projects related to the interaction between users and the grid, ensuring that projects are delivered efficiently (within scope, time and cost)
  • Maintaining contact with authorities, and driving a successful planning and adherence to timelines;
  • Experience to support development in other European countries (e.g. Italy).

The Person

  • 2-5 years pf experience in solar project development in Europe, with focus on UK;
  • Language: fluency in English. Ability to speak Italian would be an asset;
  • Profound knowledge of the energy sector in the UK;
  • Profound knowledge of regulatory framework in UK and Europe;
  • Strong local network and ability to establish and maintain it; 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting;
  • Negotiation capabilities.