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Project Development Manager

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: LON-RC-ESDM
  • Location: Location: England, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Sector: Technology, Application Services, Renewables
  • Salary: Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 24/08/2016
Spencer Ogden is working with one of the UK's most exciting clean-tech developers to help find them a talented project development manager for their growing energy storage business.

The project development manager will be responsible for site assessment, liaison with key stakeholders such as landowners, planning authorities and statutory consultees, negotiation of commercial and legal terms, design input, planning strategy, community engagement, preparation and submission of planning applications.

Duties and Responsibilities
*Project management of energy storage projects in the UK and solar projects in various overseas markets;
*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:
*Assess the feasibility of new projects and recommend how they are progressed;
*Provide input to technical drawings to optimise the site layout and access;
*Assist with land option and lease negotiations;
*Manage the project through the planning determination process including engagement with key stakeholders;
*Manage the commercial aspects to ensure that the financial objectives of the project are achieved in a changing regulatory regime;
*Develop project budgets; and
*Monitor and review the status of the project, identify issues and develop solutions to mitigate such issues.

Skills Required
*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.

For more information about this role please contact our London office