Project Development Specialist - Battery Storage

Posted 27 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameCory Rogers

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to have partnered with a global renewable energy investment & management platform, focused on Battery Storage, Solar & Wind projects.

The business is a Joint Venture between a leading, energy trading company & large investment firm, with combined funds under management amounting in excess $108 billion.

At present, the business has 2.8GW under ownership, 70% development & 30% acquisition. The portfolio currently comprises of Solar & BESS, with scope to add onshore wind, later in 2023.

Seeking an astute, experienced BESS Project Development Specialist to drive forward & originate (where necessary) project opportunities in the UK, Spain, Poland & Greece.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining planning approvals

  • Securing legal and commercial agreements

  • Managing technical on and off-site designs

  • Securing and maintaining electrical connections

  • Obtaining relevant environmental permits

  • Managing consultants, technology, and connections suppliers

  • Anticipating and mitigating development risk

  • Budgetary and development program responsibility


  • The individual must be a creative problem-solver with an ability to combine legal, planning, technical and commercial knowledge to ensure the successful delivery projects.

  • A driven individual who has expertise and experience in the development of energy projects.

  • A proven track record in obtaining planning consents and managing numerous projects simultaneously with a solid understanding of the energy development processes.

  • Financial management experience - agreeing and managing budgets.

  • An understanding and experience of property agreements relevant to developing energy projects.

  • Exceptional professional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.

  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-moving environment.

  • Persuasive and influential, able to get results from a matrix of resources.

  • Very organized, with an ability to autonomously manage multiple projects at once.

  • Ability to be assertive when appropriate.

  • A passion for renewable energy, with the ability to multi-task and manage effectively and accurately in a deadline-driven, challenging environment.

  • The candidate must be willing to engage with local teams and work alongside broader teams as and when necessary.