Senior Grid Manager - Renewable Energy

Climate17 are working with a leading renewable energy power company which develops, builds, and operates quality renewable energy power plants.

They are a growing team of investment, engineering and asset management professionals across the UK and USA.

Due to ongoing growth of their project portfolio, they are currently seeking to hire a high-quality individual with deep experience in UK grid network connections to join their expanding team. They want someone who will help them develop their portfolio of UK onshore wind, solar and battery storage projects.

The ideal candidate would need to have significant, recent, and relevant experience in connection solutions for UK electricity grid networks and working with (or in) network operators. They would also be:

  • Smart and good at problem solving.
  • Empathetic and able to work effectively with key stakeholders, particularly network operators.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, well organised and committed to high performance.
  • Collaborative, flexible and supportive of the rest of the team.

The role

As Senior Grid Manager you will work across the development team to:

  • Build on and maintain the company's knowledge base of the UK grid network and potential connection capacity opportunities through use of public and internal data, discussions with network operators and associated analysis.
  • Support in the identification and assessment of new development opportunities from a grid connection perspective.
  • Work with grid operators to unlock projects and capacity through finding inventive solutions and persuading/challenging them to offer those.
  • Actively manage the optimisation of the grid connection options on existing pipeline.
  • This role offers the opportunity to be a key senior member of a high-quality, friendly, and welcoming team at a rapidly growing, world class renewable energy company.

Location: Bristol/London (potential for remote working)

About us

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