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Job Title: Project Developer Energy Storage
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car + benfits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: HQ00019767
Contact Name: Sally Woods
Contact Email: swoods@allen-york.com
Job Published: 11 months ago

Our Client is a fast-growing company dedicated to clean energy use, energy management opportunities, ancillary energy services and battery storage, deploying intelligent energy solutions in the UK and internationally.

Our Client is seeking a Senior Project Developer Battery, with a background in the finance/investment industry to engage with owners/developers of land to build battery storage projects in the UK and abroad. The candidate should understand the wider power industry developments/challenges facing the UK and ideally wider Europe.

The successful candidate is expected to lead the whole project on a high level (with support from the wider team) from the first contact to a potential partner to commissioning of the battery system.

Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong finance background and a proven track record of engaging with owners/developers/management companies to finance/project-develop their sites in the most profitable way. Examples of sites include solar farms, wind farms, diesel farms, industrial parks or similar.
  • Project Development
  • Build relationships with land owners, holding companies, investors, PE and VC companies etc
  • Develop available land (mainly greenfield or existing solar farms) into a pipeline of battery storage projects
  • Manage the commercial relationship with prospective partners/sites and provide early-stage technical leadership (high level only)
  • Secure financing for the projects from various sources
  • Establish, manage and maintain supply contracts with Transmission System Operators (TSO), Distribution System Operators (DSO) and/or other relevant stakeholders
  • Establish working relationships with battery suppliers and turnkey installation companies
  • Project responsibility from developing the business case, first contact to potential customers to commissioning of the battery storage system
  • Project Management
  • High-level project management responsibilities (working with separate dedicated full-time project engineer/team)
  • Manage overall project costs and key stakeholders



Requirements

  • This position requires a mature individual with strong interpersonal skills and will involve national and international travel.trong finance, investment, project financing or project development background
  • Experience in financing, developing, selling and/or executing greenfield projects in the power/energy sector
  • Technical background an advantage
  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders towards a common goal
  • Comfortable in working independently
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Commercially aware
  • Entrepreneurial, with experience in conceiving and then managing deliverables through to successful execution
  • Team management and leadership, with well-honed people skills
  • First rate customer management skills, coupled with strong listening and communications skills
  • Languages: Fluency in English; working knowledge of foreign languages advantageous but not required (e.g. German, French)
  • Education level: Bachelor in business or finance (Masters an advantage)Some background in engineering and/or battery technology is a strong plus.
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