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Development Project Manager Solar

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Development Project Manager - Solar

Our client is the world's largest independent renewable energy company. Driven by a simple yet powerful vision: to create a future where everyone has access to affordable, zero carbon energy.

They know that to achieve their ambitions would be impossible without their people. Because they are tackling some of the world's toughest problems, they need the very best people to help them.

They are a family with a diverse workforce, and are dedicated to the personal and professional growth of their people, no matter what stage of their career they're at. They promise you rewarding work which makes a real impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing, global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Their competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance. They also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make a difference somewhere else!!

Job Purpose

You will focus on developing their Solar pipeline but could also work on other renewable energy projects.

You will be responsible for: running the project (including budget, programme and team management) and deciding project strategy up to point of planning consent; handling and undertaking community relations and communications; producing an Environmental Statement; securing planning consent; managing consultants; obtaining planning condition compliance and supporting planning compliance during construction and operation. You will work on at least 2 projects at any one time with the total number depending on project requirements.

Requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge of the drivers for a successful solar farm development and understanding of the common risks.
  • Deep understanding of the planning systems and planning policy relating to renewable energy.
  • Knowledge of the Appeals and Public Inquiry legal process.
  • Knowledge of Environmental Impact regulations.
  • Project economics & commercial aspects of projects.

For more information please contact Michelle at mluck@allen-york.com

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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