Our client, an independent global pure-play renewable energy projects developer, is looking for an experienced project development manager to support the development team across the full development life cycle of utility-scale grid connected solar and BESS projects in the UK.
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This is an opportunity to join one of the UK's most established solar energy project development teams and help develop renewable energy assets.The candidate will assess the feasibility of developing solar PV projects in addition to innovative technology solutions such as BESS and green hydrogen.
You will engage with external stakeholders such as DNOs, landowners, local authorities and utilities in addition to internal stakeholders, liaising with planning, legal, finance and engineering teams.
Main Responsibilities Support early-stage pipeline development, e.g., assist in the identification of new development prospects by utilising internal development toolsUndertake site screening and early engagement with landowners, assisting in negotiating land related agreementsSupport the progress of development work streams with internal business units, providing site specific inputs to facilitate technical optimisation, layout designs, payments, lease document reviews, etcBuild relationships and problem solve project issues with external parties such as network operatorsSupport the evaluation of opportunities for site specific value enhancement, assessing solar projects for BESS co-location opportunitiesRun financial models to assess returns on multiple projects, assessing sensitivity analysis on investmentsUndertake market research on solar and storage market trends, policy updates, route to market options, industry participants and competitorsAssist with market entry processes to facilitate the successful participation in ancillary services Skills and ExperienceBachelor's degree, ideally in engineering or financeStrong experience in the renewables, infrastructure, investment, or energy sectorKnowledge of the renewables industry, power marketsFlexible and 'can-do' attitude who wants to be part of a close-knit, fast paced, and hardworking teamExcellent verbal and written communication skills for liaising with internal and external stakeholdersStrong attention to detail to solve new and interesting problemsAnalytical with numerical abilityFull knowledge of the Microsoft Office packPro-active individual with a strong work ethic