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Development Manager

Job description

Are you ready to lead the way in driving renewable energy projects from conception to reality? Join a leading player in the sustainable energy sector, and be a part of our mission to create a cleaner, greener future.

Job title: Development Manager
Location: Warrington (Hybrid)

Key Responsibilities:
As a Renewable Energy Development Manager you will be a crucial part of our multi-disciplinary team, focusing on identifying and cultivating a robust pipeline of renewable energy projects.
Your role will encompass the following key responsibilities:
  • Pipeline Growth: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and expand opportunities for renewable energy projects. This includes exploring acquisitions, forging partnerships, and nurturing organic greenfield development.
  • Site Assessment: Conduct in-depth assessments of potential project sites, meticulously evaluating their development feasibility. This will involve a thorough examination of environmental and policy risks.
  • Full Development Lifecycle: Take charge of the complete project development process, from inception and design to permitting and pre-construction phases. Your expertise will be pivotal in managing large-scale PV and onshore wind projects.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Facilitate seamless communication and coordination among external project participants. This includes building strong relationships with landowners, communities, public institutions, consultants, and other experts integral to the development process.
  • Progress Reporting: Keep senior management informed of project progress through regular and insightful reporting mechanisms.
  • Project Management: Oversee project development to ensure strict adherence to project objectives, including managing project costs and budgets.
  • Degree (BSc and preferably Masters) qualified in a relevant environmental, renewable energy, business, engineering, estate management or planning discipline
  • 1 to 4 years of relevant professional experience in renewable energy project development in UK or Ireland
  • To include a minimum of 1 year working on the development of utility scale solar energy, onshore wind or BESS projects
  • Experience of identifying and delivering new renewable energy development projects in the UK or Ireland 
  • Proficient and confident with Office application (Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams, Outlook
  • Fluent spoken and written communication in English
  • A sense of responsibility, resilience, flexibility, and willingness to travel nationally
  • Strong, confident communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly organized and proactive with a strong attention to detail

If you're eager to make a meaningful impact on the renewable energy landscape, join and be a part of our journey to create a sustainable future.
Apply today and become a driving force for change in the renewable energy industry!
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