Career vacancy

Project Developer – Solar

Responsibilities

  • To identify landowners with land suitable for solar development
  • Assess potential constraints for solar development, and highlight areas suitable for development
  • To make initial contact and approach landowners outlining possible terms for a lease, and secure exclusivity/agreed Heads of Terms
  • Negotiate Option and Lease documents
  • To ensure projects have been defined, have detailed project plans in place with key milestones and any dependencies clearly identified.
  • To plan, organise and direct all activities required for the successful delivery of the development
  • To ensure that the project is delivered on time, to a defined budget
  • To prepare regular status reports on each of the projects within your portfolio
  • Work with planning and consultation teams to progress projects through planning
  • Manage relationship with landowners through to planning consent, and in to the construction phase

Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with landowners
  • To have the ability to liaise with external stakeholders and develop positive relationships
  • Experience of renewable energy development process
  • Commercial awareness around the delivery of solar projects
  • High level influencing and presentation skills
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary professionals from a wide range of organisations and managing individual stakeholder expectations
  • Clean driving licence
  • Requirement to travel to visit sites across the UK and to attend events

How to apply

Posted: 27th August 2020