Wind Project Development Manager

Posted 26 February 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameKerryn Bland

Job description

Job title: Wind Project Development Manager

Location: England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

TGRC has partnered with one of the world's largest power producers, where they are active in over 40 countries.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and emerging team with the support of an international group with ambitious objectives and exceptional growth resources!

Key Responsibilities:

You will be tasked with developing the Greenfield in-house portfolio in Wind.

  • You will identify new opportunities and secure land, along with any necessary pre-feasibility qualifications.

  • You will conduct thorough assessments of a site's potential for renewable development, including an in-depth examination of environmental, and policy risks, and the business case.

  • Managing the entire project process from conception to EIA production, review, application submission, potential appeals, and discharge of consent conditions diligently and effectively.

  • You will engage with the public, organize and conduct public consultation events, and present projects concisely to surrounding communities.

  • Understanding the relevant planning processes in each UK jurisdiction and how cost, time, and policy factors influence projects commercially or economically.

  • You will ensure detailed reporting and maintain full control of your projects, ensuring all internal process milestones are met on time to deploy the budget efficiently.

  • You will provide up-to-date and precise project development reporting for top management to make decisions.

  • Obtaining relevant approvals from Management on time for projects to progress positively.

  • Ensuring the projects are delivered on time and within budget, and monitoring and implementing payments.

  • Lastly, support the due diligence processes regarding portfolio acquisition/ partnership negotiation, bringing in, in particular, your acute knowledge of the permitting of Wind projects to effectively assess the quality of a portfolio


  • Degree (Master or Diploma) in engineering, business administration, economics, law, or comparable studies, planning consultancy

  • Technical expertise in onshore Wind

  • Excellent up-to-date granular knowledge of Project development steps, including Permitting, land contract, grid connection, etc., from origination to ready-to-build.

  • Previous experience with Wind development projects, experience in managing the consultation processes, including preparing for and attending pre-application council consultations, managing statutory and non-statutory consultees;

  • Demonstrable experience in delivering planning approvals with UK and Irish planning systems

  • Experience with NGET/DNO connection processes; Experience in managing consultants and external suppliers; Using GIS systems as well as third-party/statutory sources of environmental and planning information;

  • Fluent in English. Other languages are a plus.

  • Willingness to travel

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 Kerryn Bland (k.bland@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)