Project Manager

Commercial · UK, Edinburgh, City of
Department Commercial
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Main Function & Scope

To lead Ventient’s repowering programme for the UK and other growth initiatives.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the strategic review of repowering opportunities, focussing in the UK initially with potential for expansion in Europe.
  • Manage the assessment of economic viability for repowering including the preparation of recommendations for the timing of repowering.
  • Manage the assessment of technical feasibility for repowering and establishing the priority order for repowering individual sites.
  • Lead negotiations with landlords and agents to secure Option Agreements to repower wind farms and to develop extensions and colocation with complimentary technologies such as solar PV and Hydrogen capacity.
  • Work with Legal and Financial departments on the management of ongoing lease and landowner issues and dispute resolution.
  • Work with Asset Management team to resolve operational issues at sites as required. 
  • Lead the extension of planning consents to allow for operational lifetime extensions for our UK wind farms.
  • Coordinate EIA processes and consultancy teams.
  • Work with the asset management and stakeholder engagement teams to consult, engage and build support with local communities.
  • Work with the team in exploring and delivering new growth opportunities which may include new or emerging technologies.


Competencies & Behaviours

Essential

  • Clear and precise communicator
  • Diplomatic and persuasive negotiator


Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Technical understanding of the UK planning system
  • Understanding of Environmental Impact Assessment for onshore wind farms
  • Ability to deliver land agreements including leases and option agreements

 

Relevant Experience

Essential

  • Onshore wind development (>3 years)
  • Experience in land agreements or acquisition
  • Experience with the UK planning system

Desirable

  • Onshore wind development (>5 years)


Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant degree or equivalent

Desirable

  • Qualifications in planning, land management or surveying disciplines.

Software Programmes

Essential

  • Microsoft Office Suite

Desirable

  • GIS mapping systems
  • Wind resource assessment tools


Main Working Contacts

  • Head of Organic Business Development
  • Business Development Manager
  • Asset Management Team
  • Legal Team
  • Finance Team
  • Commercial Team

Travel Requirements

  • Regular UK travel
  • Occasional European travel


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  • Location
    UK, Edinburgh, City of
  • Department
    Commercial
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level