Development Manager

Job Title: Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Corsham, Wiltshire
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH112797_1505403414
Contact Name: Alex Gardiner
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2017 16:36

Job Description

My client, an innovative and growing renewable energy developer, is offering an exciting role to a development manager who can help continue their growth.

What is the role and what are its responsibilities?

As a Development manager, you will be expected to:

*Project management of solar farm developments in various international markets and energy storage projects in the UK;
*Documenting development processes in new markets and reviewing risks and opportunities;
*Coordination of internal development from initial site identification to disposal of completed projects;
*Management of external environmental and other consultants;
*Management of the scope, specification, time, cost, quality, risks and resources aspects of projects, including:
oAssess the feasibility of new projects and recommend how they are progressed;
oProvide input to technical drawings to optimise the site layout and access;
oAssist with land option and lease negotiations;
oManage the project through the planning determination process including engagement with key stakeholders;
oManage the commercial aspects to ensure that the financial objectives of the project are achieved in a changing regulatory regime;
oDevelop project budgets; and
oMonitor and review the status of the project, identify issues and develop solutions to mitigate such issues.

What do I need to qualify for this role?

*Batchelor's or master's degree required. Further qualifications are desirable but not essential.
*Experience of working within a similar development or planning role in the clean energy sector.
*Knowledge and understanding of planning and environmental legislation is preferred.
*Commercial awareness and acumen.
*Knowledge of the energy sector.
*Ability to use and navigate around various computer programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and ideally Google Earth.

What the company offers you?

*An exceptional working environment in an uniquely fantastic setting.
*The company endorses flexible working practices for all staff.
*An attractive renumeration package, including a bonus - These are dependent on experience.
*International travel

For more information about this role please contact our London office