Senior Onshore Wind Developer - Renewable IPP

Posted 03 January 2023
Salary Up to £90k + bonus
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description

An exciting opportunity for an experienced [onshore wind developer to join to join a leading renewable IPP. Your role will be instrumental in supporting the successful development of the existing UK based onshore wind project portfolio & delivering future growth for the business over the coming years.

As a Senior Onshore Wind Developer your responsibilities will include:

  • Identify new sites which are suitable for the development of onshore wind working alongside grid network experts

  • Identify suitable land, engage with landowners and negotiate legal agreements related to land such as exclusivity, Heads of Terms and option to lease agreements.

  • Appoint and manage key consultants to successfully develop onshore wind projects through to RTB or COD (e.g planning, legal, communications);

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders per project from local communities, Council’s, MPs, MSP’s Interest groups etc.

  • Lead from the front on Community Engagement, hearing concerns and convincingly explaining realities;

  • Recruit and manage a small team of in-house project development specialists as project development pipelines require;

  • Reporting to management team on a monthly basis as regards pipeline growth, development progress, DEVEX and Project Risk

  • Liaise positively with colleagues in M&A, procurement, wind mapping, GIS, Technical design and engineering.

As a Senior Onshore Wind Developer, you will likely have the following skills and experiences:

  • Be a self-motivated team player with great communication skills and a structured way of working.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in utility-scale onshore wind project development

  • You will be responsible for the growth & success of the onshore wind Portfolio

  • You’ll be proficient with MS Office and comfortable at preparing models on excel to assist with your designs/assessment.

  • Commercial awareness of how design decisions and equipment specifications can affect the value of a project.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related topic

Salary and Benefits

  • Above market salary / bonuses

  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Scandinavian style maternity / paternity leave

  • Private healthcare (including wellness initiatives, gym membership etc).