Project Development Manager - Energy Storage
UKFlexible(Locations of Interest, North West England, North East England, Scotland)
The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to have partnered with a new, incredibly well financed, Battery Storage Developer, to identify a new, Senior Development Manager/Project Development Lead (BESS), to oversee delivery of its large-scale energy storage assets from planning submission phase through to commercial operation.
The business to date, have secured 2.5GW of Grid Connections, of a targeted 3GW within the United Kingdom for Battery Energy Storage Projects & have secured investment from two exceptional & well-known clean-energy funders, one providing the Project CAPEX & the other, financing the development activity.
Landowner negotiation and understanding of relevant contracts for land acquisition, lease and easements
Planning policy and process, at local and national level
Stakeholder (landowners, community, case officers, politicians) and consultant (planning, studies, engineering) management
Large-scale renewables and/or HV infrastructure project development and construction including grid connection construction at TO and DNO level
Specific Tasks & Responsibilities
Landowner negotiation and land acquisition for wayleaves, easements, grid routes, access etc
Understanding the process for securing the relevant permissions and consents including liaison with our planning consultants, the relevant planning authorities and consultees, and any other relevant stakeholders to ensure planning consents are secured
Local community management and onsite meetings with all stakeholders
Liaison with TO and EPC/ICP to ensure grid connections are possible and supporting the grid connection application process
Ensuring project readiness to successfully achieve FID
An experienced, out of the box thinker when approaching challenges/problems.
A strong track-record in the development of renewable energy projects
Full project lifecycle exposure in previous roles
Commercially astute when it comes to development challenges
A keen interest in renewable energy & sustainability
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