Development Manager - Gas Peaking,Solar & Storage

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, South East England
£35000 - £500000 per annum
Closing date
2 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2004683

Job Details

Our Client is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Development Manager to join our growing development team and become part of the largest flexible generation business, with continued ambition for growth. This position will be a key part of the development team, managing a large and growing portfolio of flexible gas generation, battery storage and solar projects.

Client Details

Our Client is the IPP & Developer company of the future, supporting critical national infrastructure through delivering flexible generation when it's needed most,in support of a low carbon power grid dominated by renewable energy.Their growing team also deliver optimal power solutions for corporate clients from a range of complementary technologies and apply strategies tailored to customer requirements.

Radically transforming the way the energy market works, they are the largest provider of flexible generation in the UK. They now have a combined installed capacity of 600MW across 45 sites with over 100 experts dedicated to supporting critical national infrastructure and the UK's energy transition to a low-carbon economy.


  • Lead with the identification of new development projects, working closely with the wider development team to apply site finding criteria
  • Direct the preparation,submission and management of planning applications and associated discharge of planning conditions, managing third-party consultants
  • Lead on the negotiation of property agreements to put in place heads of terms, options and leases
  • Work with our connections team to assess the viability of sites, support the application process and maintain secured connections
  • Develop strong relationships with landowners, agents and other stakeholders
  • Generate and maintain project schedules, risk registers, budgets and take projects through our internal project management process, which includes key milestone reviews and Project Information Document
  • Undertake commercial modelling of opportunities to assess their viability and achieve key hurdle rates
  • Represent company with involvement in workshops, industry forums and working groups as required
  • Work with our in-house GIS and design team to screen sites and input on site design
  • Undertake due diligence on projects Conrad Energy are evaluating or looking to acquire


  • At least 3 -5 years of experience within the energy industry
  • Experience in all phases of project development,with specific experience in origination, planning, land agreements and connections
  • Commercial management skills are essential to maintain project budgets, undertake financial modelling and assess the commercial viability of projects
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential
  • Ideally degree educated in a relevant subject, although other qualifications will be considered based on experience

Job Offer

Competitive Salary + Good Bonus & Benefits Package


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
United Kingdom

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