Project Development Manager - Solar - UK Wide

Posted 06 April 2022
Salary Up to £50,000
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description

The Opportunity 

A rare opportunity to join an international renewable energy IPP who have operations in 10 countires worldwide. 

The Role

  • By being the hub of all the Development activities for allocated projects
  • By leading in identification of landowners regarding initial engagement
  • By leading in negotiations of Exclusivity Agreements, HoTs, Option-To-Lease
  • By  being  responsible  for  negotiating  and  managing  commercial  contracts  with  all stakeholders, landowners, utility companies and LPA to secure a good position for greentech
  • By assisting in coordination of 3rd party technical contractors and utilities activities, not limited to Landowners, Solicitors, Clients, LPA, TA etc.
  • By negotiating with DNOs & National Grid regarding reasonable commercial payment milestones in line with project development process
  • By working closely with the planning department and supporting and understanding various scopes of work to be conducted by 3rd party planning consultants and managing them.
  • By managing and tracking all allocated projects from inception to ‘Ready to Build’ stage
  • By assisting to get all the mitigation signed off from the council, before, during and after construction

The Person 

  • Commercial awareness: the ability to make sound business judgments ‘on the spot’ in a planning and technical environment, awareness of small business needs and how to develop
  • projects and the business.
  • Strong analytical, planning & organisational skills, continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral; face to face and telephone.
  • Advanced Excel (data manipulation) and Word skills.
  • Ability to prioritise in continually changing environment and to multi-task.
  • Education to Degree level preferably in an engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience within utility scale Solar PV / renewables industry in development, land
  • consultant, planning consultant