Head of Project Development - Renewable Energy IPP

Location London
Contact name: Hayley Burke

Contact email: h.burke@mintselection.com
Job ref: 32358
Published: 2 days ago
Startdate: 14/09/2022

Head of Project Development – Renewable Energy IPP


Are you developing renewable energy projects in the UK? Are you ready to take the lead and manage a team of developers? Do you want to work within an ambitious, agile IPP who are keen to give you significant autonomy of your work? Then keep on reading …


Head of Project Development sought to join a Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer pioneering a portfolio of Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage, Vertical Farms, On-site Energy Generation, Energy-from-waste, Anaerobic Digestion, Bioenergy gas injection amongst others. The successful Head of Project Development will be joining the Senior Management Team to further develop their portfolio of projects including solar PV and battery energy storage assets within the UK.


You will lead the team and will oversee feasibility, permitting and project evaluation, as well as organise and manage land acquisition, grid security, permitting and offtake agreements.


Head of Project Development Key Responsibilities:

- Leading a team of land, planning and grid specialists

- Managing the end-to-end planning submission, from pre-planning through to consent

- Managing relationships with landowners and land agents

- Managing establishing grid connections

- Analysing different project opportunities at various stages of development

- Preparing project progress reports and presentations required for internal purposes, by properly addressing key risks associated with each project / opportunity

- Working in close interaction with both internal and external stakeholders involved in the development of projects

- Managing external stakeholders in each project (including but not limited to local communities, authorities and environmental interest groups) to ensure a smooth planning process but one which appropriately considers all relevant external stakeholders

- Acting as a mentor to other development professionals in the team, ensuring workloads are managed effectively and with appropriate continuing professional development opportunities

- Managing coordination with other internal functions, including but not limited to commercial, finance, delivery and operations


You will be joining the Senior Management Team of an exciting, expanding organisation that promotes autonomy in a rewarding, collaborative environment. Our client operates with a flexible working policy and offers competitive remuneration.


If you have a strong track record of Renewable Energy Project Development in the UK market, click to apply or please drop me an email at h.burke@mintselection.com if you do not have an up-to-date CV to upload.


Head of Project Development – Renewable Energy IPP