Renewables Development Graduate

Luke Mankee
Luke Mankee
Senior Consultant
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Our client is a well-established renewable energy development consultancy based in the southwest.

They support the development of a substantial pipeline of renewables assets, primarily solar PV and battery storage projects.

As such, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate to join their growing team and play a key role in expanding their portfolio of renewables development projects.

The successful candidate will work within a team prospecting for suitable new renewable energy development sites, from initial site identification through to admin and GIS support with key stakeholders. You will provide ongoing landowner liaison support and assist the project planning and delivery team.

This role would suit someone with a keen interest in climate change and renewable energy development. The right person would ideally have an Environmental Science / Geography background with GIS experience.

Responsibilities

  • Investigation of possible grid opportunities
  • Manage key research databases
  • Contacting targeted landowners by mail and phone
  • Perform land feasibility reviews
  • Proactively sourcing suitable sites for development
  • Secure grid authorisations
  • Assisting on land deal negotiation
  • Key administration & research support

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to take responsibility of the early-stage site identification process.
  • An outgoing and success driven individual (educated at least to degree level), you will need to display confidence in communication with a range of landowners and other major stakeholders and show determination pursuing opportunities.
  • Experience using any GIS, GoogleEarth or other drawing and mapping software would be preferable.
  • Any understanding of the UK renewables industry or electrical infrastructure would also be advantageous.
  • You will benefit from a vibrant, cohesive and successful team culture and the client can offer rapid advancement within the group as its growth continues.

Benefits

Generous bonus scheme, pension and private health insurance.

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