Senior Onshore Wind Developer - Renewable IPP
- Posted 03 January 2023
- Salary Up to £90k + bonus
- LocationUnited Kingdom
- Job type Permanent
- Contact NameNathan Quinn
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).