Renewable Energy Planning Lead

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy Supply & Trading
Contact NameCory Rogers

Job description

Job title: Renewable Energy Planning Lead

Location: Greater London, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

The Green Recruitment Company have been exclusively engaged by a UK leading developer, owner, and operator of Bioenergy Assets in the UK – to support in their continued growth across the UK.

In addition to the existing portfolio, the business has an affluent project pipeline to develop & construct 15 further plants. Each project is valued at circa £25m.

The Business comprises a high pedigree of renewable energy & bioenergy professionals, however, in keeping with their ambitions seeks an astute & experienced Planning expert to lead the commencement of further project development & planning-related activities.


  • Overseeing & advising on the planning strategy, including planning appraisal of potential sites.

  • Liaising with & managing subject matter experts in support of getting projects construction-ready

  • Appropriate record-keeping and documentation of development activities

  • Preparation and submission of EIA Screening/Scoping Requests and Pre-Applications to the local planning authority.

  • Engagement and presentation to local stakeholders, including attendance at public exhibitions.

  • Preparation of Design & Access Statements, Planning Statements and EIA reports.

  • Attendance of planning committees and reviewing of Committee Reports and draft planning conditions.

  • Input to draft scheme development, including physical parameters of the proposed development.

  • Attendance at meetings with the local planning authorities and continued engagement with appointed case officers and statutory consultees.

  • Obtaining and reviewing consultation comments and responding where appropriate.


  • 8+ years of planning experience (Minimum) - preferably in the construction or energy industry

  • Extensive track record of liaising with local planning authorities

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent communication, organisational and management skills

  • (Highly desirable) - Bioenergy Experience

Please note, although the business offers work flexibility & hybrid working to a degree, office attendance & being a present member of the Team are hugely preferred.

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Cory Rogers (cory@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)