Senior Project Development Manager - United Kingdom

Job facts

Location Europe
Closing Saturday, July 3, 2021

Job description

Salary: Competitive
Location: United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

WRS is looking for an experienced professional with a high level of curiosity and technical mindset wishing to make a difference on one of the most innovative and competitive market.

Main Responsibilities:
Ownership of and managing the development of a solar/wind project within budget from any stage to get it to a ready to build state, including dealing with any appeal process and discharge of relevant planning conditions.
Coordinate project team (internal & external) activities ensuring key milestones are met.
Ensure financial and technical targets are met in delivering projects.
Suitably plan, organise, monitor, and report on all phases of projects life cycle.
Manage and report on all project risks, ensuring management are kept fully abreast of any significant development.
Alignment of project decisions to the efforts of Power Marketing, specifically in response to changing energy policy.
Liaise with external stakeholders (e.g. planning authorities, community relations, statutory consultees, landowners, grid network operators) and represent the company in a professional and competent manner.
Liaise with internal company stakeholders as required and ensure all corporate policies are fully adhered too.
Develop and manage project capex, opex and budgeting, assisting in the preparation of business cases for major capital investment expenditure and presenting to Senior Management for investment approval.
Carry out other ad-hoc activities required to achieve the company's objectives.

Relevant experience and skills:
5+ years' experience in the development and management of RE projects and a demonstrable track record of successfully managing the development of multiple projects, with a focus on pre- & post consent stage up to financial close.
A thorough understanding of the commercial/environmental/regulatory challenges facing all stages of PV/wind project development and the renewable energy industry.
A strong basic understanding of financial aspects of power generation projects with experience of working closely with financial analysts in the preparation and updating of financial models.
Excellent written and verbal communication.

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