Project Developer – Renewable Energy Specialist


Our client has grown to be one of the largest and most respected property consultancies and surveying advisory firms in the UK with a network of offices across England and Wales, employing more than 900 partners and employees. As a major property practise, they have a market leading energy team comprising of surveyors, valuers, environmental specialists, project managers and town planners. Providing sound independent advice on all aspects of an energy project, they enable their clients to take full advantage of the opportunities that the energy market presents.

Project Developer – Renewable Energy Specialist
Location: Leeds or London – Hybrid Working   
Salary circa £40,000pa + Package    

Due to successful growth they require a Project Developer to report to their offices in Leeds, with occasional travel to new development sites.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying sites, landowners and infrastructure routes.
  • Screening of potential energy development sites and advising on opportunities.
  • Grid connection screening and advisory.
  • Preparation of feasibility studies and options appraisals.
  • Stakeholder management and coordination of planning applications.
  • Drafting and negotiating heads of terms, and option & lease agreements.
  • Completing detailed investment appraisals, due diligence and valuations.
  • Negotiating the acquisition and disposal of energy assets.
  • Managing and coaching junior members of the team.
  • Attending industry events & drafting press articles and publications to promote and develop business.

Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have excellent project management and people management skills.
  • Experience of advising and managing clients across multiple projects, including negotiating terms and relevant experience and achievements in the energy sector.
  • Sound knowledge of energy technologies and the various technical and environmental constraints.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, strong leadership and line management skills is also required. You will be confident in speaking in public and hold a full clean driving licence.

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process
Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We believe there is no solution to climate change without people. We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.