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Project Developer (Solar and Battery)

 

Project Developer (Solar and Battery)

  • 526245

Base Location: Flexible (Home Based), UK

Salary: Competitive depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working patterns available

What is the Role?
 
This is an important role in our rapidly growing Distributed Energy team, originating and completing strategic business development.  We develop distributed generation including providing solutions to power markets, the grid and also to industrial and commercial customers. This role will be focused in particular on originating and early stage development of project pipeline in distributed solar PV and battery.

We are developing targeted distributed energy projects, some grid-facing, some on larger industrial sites serving industrial customers. Your role will be to originate, qualify and filter opportunities and to progress them to a defined project stage. This will focus in particular on targeted greenfield work. Key to success in doing this in the near term will be working with partners, developers and investors in the market.

What do I need?

You'll need to bring some experience in originating, qualifying and developing distributed power and energy projects in the UK, and a track record in managing partnerships and supply relationships. It is essential that you some bring experience in the power sectors and deal experience.

You’ll have previous experience in a business development or project development role in the energy sector: power / gas / carbon markets, planning and permitting, grid connections, land agreements.

Ideally you’ll have previous experience in key aspects of renewable project development (grid, land and planning) as well as a good understanding of related commercials, legals, power project economics, corporate finance.

An engineering background is not essential. However, you will need to be able to work with technical and economic concepts with regards to distributed energy solutions and all relevant matters pertaining to applicable legislation, in particular safety, health and the environment

It is an essential requirement for this role that you have a full, current driving licence. 

About our Business

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact susan.m.rennie@sse.com / 01738 275808.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

 

Closing date: Jun 25, 2021

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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

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