Land Acquisition Manager – Solar PV Development Jobs in England – UK at Climate17

Title: Land Acquisition Manager – Solar PV Development

Company: Climate17

Location: England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Energy/Power Generation

Location: APO AE
nOur client is a private equity backed group of companies investing in solar, battery storage and complementary technologies. nnTheir background is primarily in the development, financing, sale and acquisition of solar energy projects, both for themselves and for external clients. nnRecently, the group has established a renewable energy consultancy to advise landowners and developers on the development of a substantial pipeline of renewables assets, primarily unsubsidised solar PV and battery storage.

nnAs such, an opportunity has arisen for a Land Acquisition Manager to join the advisory team and play a key role in expanding their portfolio of renewables development projects. nnResponsibilities nnThe successful candidate will manage the programme of prospecting for new suitable renewable energy development sites, from initial site identification through to completion of heads of terms with key stakeholders and to provide ongoing landowner liaison and support to the project planning and delivery team.

nnThis will include:nnInvestigation of possible grid opportunities.nPerform land feasibility reviews.nProactively sourcing suitable sites for solar and storage project development.nSecure grid authorisation and obtain grid connection offers.nNegotiating Heads of Terms.nOngoing landowner liaison and relationship management with key local stakeholders and communities.nIdentify and engage local high energy consumption users for private wire deals. nRequirementsnnSelf-motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to take ownership of the site identification process.nAn

outgoing and success driven individual (educated at least to degree level), you will have gained at least 3 year’s experience in the land/renewables sector.nAn understanding of the electricity grid/grid applications and knowledge of the renewables industry are desirable.nThe ideal candidate will also have a business-development mindset to add value to the client’s corporate market pipeline.nIf you’re someone who can add immediate experience in terms of land acquisition of greenfield sites for utility scale projects but is willing and able to explore moving into the corporate market this role would suit you well.

nBenefitsnnGenerous bonus scheme, pension, life cover and private health insurance.nn

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