Project Development Manager

Posted 22 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameElanza Loedolff

Job description

Project Development Manager

Location: London, UK

Salary: DOE

TGRC is working with Renewable Energy Developer who are looking for a new Project Developer to join their team. The business has been working on developing some of the largest solar farms in the UK - this is a great opportunity to join and work on some 'never before seen' Solar and BESS projects (350mw+!)

You will be assigned your own project and will be working closely with the Development Director to get these projects up to the ready to build stage. The business is paying a competitive basic salary plus an LTIP (Long Term Incentive Plan) to ensure you are remunerated properly for your dedication to the projects.


  • Pro-actively manage the project(s) assigned to ensure successful progress through the planning process.

  • Report to the Head of Projects and the Projects and Development Director on progress in terms of programme, key risks and actual spend against forecast budget.

  • Prepare monthly programmes and progress reports and issues.

  • Prepare and issue application for payments to sub-contractors monthly.

  • Act as first point of contact with the wider project team of specialists, consultants, and legal advisors.

  • Participate in regular meetings with other PDMs, the Head of Projects and the Projects and Development Director to coordinate and review project progress.

  • Participate in site visits and community consultation events, representing the company and the projects.

  • Attend meetings with stakeholders to ensure appropriate progression of the projects.

  • Keep fully informed of key market developments and industry news to quickly identify insights for risks and opportunities for the project pipeline.

  • Work to support the growing business as it develops and undertake other duties as required. These may include but not be limited to admin & finance, accounts, treasury, IT, website, expense claims, insurance, holiday/off-work records, office equipment, company organisation, business plan.

  • Help to build and develop team culture in a growing new team.


  • Between 2 -5 years of project manager experience or experience in the planning process for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and applications progressing under the Town and Country Planning Act regime.

  • Knowledge of financial forecasting and controls

  • Experience managing programme with Microsoft Project

  • Co-ordination of internal team players and external specialists

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Relevant training and/ or studies (renewable technologies, engineering, geography, law, spatial planning or similar)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, Teams amongst other software

  • Excellent command of the English language

If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Elanza Loedolff below.