Land Development Associate - Renewables

Our client is a leading UK-based developer of international solar and storage projects with a portfolio of high quality-projects delivered and in development across the UK, USA, Australia, and Chile.

Established in 2013, the renewable energy company is committed to giving more people all over the world access to clean and affordable renewable generated electricity.

The company is seeking to expand their development team with the appointment of a Business Development Associate.

The successful applicant will be responsible for researching the most suitable regions for new development opportunities, identifying new sites and negotiating commercial and legal terms with potential landlords.

A commission is offered in addition to the base salary.

Training will be provided in this role.

About the Job  Originate new renewable energy project opportunities;Lead the origination of new prospects, with a focus on the UK but also potentially in the company’s overseas markets;Screen and evaluate development of project opportunities and recommend how these are progressed;Liaising with Distribution Network Operators to obtain and understanding of where grid connection opportunities exist;Assist with negotiation of commercial and legal terms, including liaising with land agents and solicitors;Periodically reporting on project pipeline, competition, market developments; andWillingness to travel and meet potential landlords within the UK.

About You  Highly self-motivated with strong initiative and problem solving skills;Strong oral communication skills;Negotiation and relationship management skills;Commercial awareness and acumen;Understanding of renewable energy technology; andMust have an existing right to live and work in the UK.

Must own a car and have a full clean UK driving license, or have access to frequent travel.

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.


  • Location: London,England
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Climate17 Ltd
  • Posted: 10-May-2024
  • Posted on: jobs4a.com