Solar Project Development Lead - UK

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, London
£80000 - £120000 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2021
JN -012021-1996626

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Job Details

Help grow Solar footprint with large companies financial backing.

Be the UK lead for Solar Project Development.

Client Details

Our client is a major global Energy Provider who is looking to expand their footprint in the renewables space. They are looking to build out their UK Solar team and are looking to add a UK lead help them achieve their goal of a multi-GW renewables pipeline by increasing their expanse in the UK and potentially other countries in Europe.


  • Develop utility scale solar projects on and around sites in UK and potentially other international Sites
  • Cover the full development cycle from origination to RTB or FC stage
  • Manage external contract developers
  • Manage business relationships with land owners, permitting authorities, grid operators, regulators, offtakers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Liaise closely with existing business teams (asset teams, trading / PPAs, finance, others) and enabling functions
  • Build strong relationships with the development team, consisting of developers, engineers, project-, contract- and offtake managers as well as a network of external development partners
  • As required and by arrangement, takeover of all other arising activities of the area
  • Reports to the Head of Solar Development


  • Demonstrable experience in solar development in the UK or in an international environment
  • Relevant Academic Degree/Qualification in engineering, business administration, economics, law or comparable studies
  • Proven track record of utility scale solar project development
  • Profound understanding of relevant market dynamics
  • Excellent communication skills combined with an ability to communicate effectively with international stakeholders at all levels.
  • Appreciation for cultural differences
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent in English , an additional language is preferable.

Job Offer

Good Salary + Competitive 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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