Wind, Solar & BESS Projects Land Manager

Posted 17 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameMonique Marais

Job description

Job Title: Wind, Solar & BESS Projects Land Manager

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Green Recruitment Company are thrilled to be working alongside a global leading renewable energy producer. Currently present in 28 countries, they are dedicated to growing their UK business and are looking for a Wind, Solar & BESS Projects Land Manager to join their team in Edinburgh.

This position requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of land acquisition processes in the renewable energy sector, specifically in wind, solar, and battery energy storage systems (BESS).


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive land acquisition strategy for wind, solar, and BESS projects, aligning with the company's renewable energy goals and expansion plans.

  • Identify and assess potential sites for renewable energy projects, considering factors such as wind and solar resources, grid connectivity, environmental impact, and land ownership.

  • Manage and take the lead in negotiations and delivering land rights for renewable energy projects.

  • Furthermore, oversee land-related activities throughout the project lifecycle

  • Moreover, take part in competitive tender processes.

  • Collaborate closely with grid, technical, legal, GIS, and planning teams.

  • In addition, provide technical support for project managers on land issues and land strategies.

  • Establish and safeguard key relationships with landowners, agents, and consultants.

  • Additionally, strong understanding of farming and forestry economics.

  • Lastly, Collaborate with internal teams, including project development, engineering, legal, and finance, to ensure seamless integration of land-related activities into project timelines.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Land Management, Environmental Science, Business, or a related field. 

  • Proven experience with utility-scale wind, solar or battery storage project development cycles.

  • Additionally, strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously, from site identification to land acquisition and project development.

  • Understanding of land use regulations, permitting processes, and environmental considerations in the renewable energy sector.

  • Proven ability to negotiate and secure land rights, leases, and agreements with landowners.

  • Lastly, collaborative mindset with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional and global team environment.

In conclusion, be part of an organisation to drive the renewable energy revolution and contribute to a sustainable future.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Monique Marais (m.marais@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)