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almost 2 years ago

Head of Grid

My client is a leading global renewable energy developer actively shaping the future of energy in over 29 countries globally. They're taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. If you are ambitious and want to grow within a company my client will want to hear from you!


· Manage all grid-related elements for the entire project from development through to installation and commissioning of assets.

· Advise on the relevant legislation and regulations that would impact the project’s grid connection strategy and connection to the onshore network.

· Participate in consultations with BEIS, Ofgem, NGESO and other stakeholders in the framework of the on-going work related to the OTNR.

· Analyse potential connection options, associated costs, potential impacts on the programme and associated risks.

· Manage the relationship with the key players of the interconnection process and lead application calls with NGESO and TOs.

· Monitor associated grid costs and charges and input to the financial modelling of the project.

· Monitor and manage grid connection risks in relation to changes in the design, consenting, and project programme.



· Bachelor or master's in electrical engineering or related discipline.

· Previous experience at a high level in a similar role.

· In-depth knowledge of the offshore wind energy industry and UK transmission system.

· Experience of development and execution of large-scale infrastructure projects.

· Established relationships with ESO & TO is highly desirable

· Willingness to travel on a regular basis, especially within the UK.