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Project Development Manager - Solar - London

Project Development Manager - Solar - London

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Alex Le Goater

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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The Opportunity 

  • A rare opportunity to join a solar developer based in London.

The Role

  • Project Management of Solar Developments in the Planning System 
  • Working with planning authorities and stakeholders, external planning and specialist consultants.
  • Dealing with DNO’s / TNOs and ICPs on grid connections that the projects will have secured to ensure they are being progressed in tandem to planning progression.
  • Liaise with Landowners as required to facilitate access for planning studies and liaising with our in-house legal council to seek any lease change amendments that may be required
  • Site identification / screening
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress including budgeting and cashflow projections
  • Supporting the sales / finance process and dataroom management.

The Person



  • Practical and comprehensive understanding of the planning system
  • Able to communicate and negotiate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Project management of consultants and internal specialists
  • Relevant experience within the renewable energy sector


  • Detailed understanding of land agreements (option to lease, easements etc)
  • Grid applications process experience
  • Working with ICPs for cost effective connections
  • Site identification knowledge
  • Reporting, budgeting and cashflow forecasting
  • Data room preparation and management
  • Utility scale solar experience will be an advantage