Grid Development Manager – Global Independent Power Producer

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £80000
Contact name: Charlie Giblin

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Job ref: 32517
Published: 5 months ago

Grid Development Manager – Global Independent Power Producer


Leading global renewable energy company, developing, constructing and operating a portfolio of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the UK is looking for an experienced grid specialist with a strong working knowledge and understanding of grid network and regulations in the UK.


As part of the UK team and reporting to the Head of Project Development, responsibilities encompass the entire development lifecycle of managing grid connection from origination to energisation. This position will be responsible for managing the following tasks:


- Managing grid connection from origination to completion.

- Identifying potential capacity opportunities, assess sites for connection viability, able to evaluate viability of a grid connection. Utilise network flow and power system analysis techniques to investigate new project opportunities.

- Liaising with DNO/National Grid pre-connection application and post connection offer acceptance. Managing complete process of grid applications, ensuring they are submitted in time. Liaising with the engineering team for required details for connection applications.

- Building relationships with DNOs, National Grid, ICPs and IDNOs.

- Techno-commercial appraisal of the grid connection offers. Evaluating potential for cost reduction of contestable works, network constraints, and grid risk mitigation.

- Technical due diligence of grid connections for potential projects identified for acquisition.


Grid Development Manager requirements;


- Degree in Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.

- Deep understanding of the grid network in the UK.

- A good understanding of the landscape for Renewable Energy projects in the UK preferred.

- 2-5 years of relevant experience. DNO experience preferable.

- Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills.

- Proactive and able to work independently.

- Good team player


On offer is competitive remuneration, working flexibility and the opportunity to be involved in large and complex projects in the UK as well as adjacent European countries.


Grid Development Manager – Global Independent Power Producer