Project Developer (Wind & Solar) - Private Equity

Posted 28 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description


I am currently retained by a Private Equity firm based in the UK who are hiring into their greenfield renewable development team. The firm have over £4bn AUM and have had huge success globally. They are currently looking for a Project Developer to join their UK office and work across solar and wind.


  • Prospection of new wind and new solar projects

  • Land Option and Lease agreements initiation and completion

  • Local relationship management to ensure local support

  • Coordination and submission of the technical studies required to file the different authorizations to build and operate solar and wind farms

  • Prospection of possible local partnership to support the development

  • Maintaining contact with determining authorities and driving a successful planning determination

  • Grid connection application, assessment and acceptance process management

  • Procurement tender coordination for services

  • External consultation with stakeholders

  • Project planning and budget definition with reporting and monitoring

  • Internal progress reporting

  • Possible development resource support to other countries


  • 3 - 5 years of experience in greenfield wind and/or solar development in UK

  • Good knowledge of energy sector in UK

  • Good knowledge of regulatory framework in UK

  • Good local network and good abilities to create a local network