Battery Storage Project Development Manager (Senior)

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, London
£70000 - £90000 per annum
Closing date
7 Oct 2021
JN -052021-2914503

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Job Details

We are currently seeking to hire an experienced Development Manager to manage the development of ground mount solar and storage projects for out client. This involves taking sites that have grid connections and land agreements in place, through to a fully consented projects ready for financial close. The successful candidate will be expected to take ownership and lead on all technical, commercial, and consenting aspects involved with project development.

Client Details

Our client is an independent project development and investment team, which is committed to developing long term clean energy assets globally. Over the last two decades, they have emerged as a top-tier project developer worldwide, fostering reliable and long-term partnerships. The team's track record of 3+ GW of grid-connected projects and 8GW+ pipeline globally.


The Development Manager will take responsibility for projects from acquired sites all the way through to project financial close and handover to the construction/delivery team.

Managing projects through all development processes including:

  • Obtaining planning approvals
  • Securing legal and commercial agreements
  • Managing technical on and off-site designs
  • Securing and maintaining electrical connections
  • Obtaining relevant environmental permits
  • Managing consultants, technology and connections suppliers
  • Anticipating and mitigating development risk
  • Budgetary and development program responsibility


  • The individual must be a creative problem-solver with an ability to combine legal, planning, technical and commercial knowledge to ensure the successful delivery projects.
  • A driven individual who has expertise and experience in the development of energy projects.
  • A proven track record in obtaining planning consents and managing numerous projects simultaneously with a solid understanding of the energy development processes.
  • Financial management experience - agreeing and managing budgets.
  • An understanding and experience of property agreements relevant to developing energy projects.
  • Exceptional professional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-moving environment.
  • Persuasive and influential, able to get results from a matrix of resources.
  • Very organized, withX an ability to autonomously manage multiple projects at once.
  • Ability to be assertive when appropriate.
  • A passion for renewable energy, with the ability to multi-task and manage effectively and accurately in a deadline-driven, challenging environment.

Job Offer

Competitive Base 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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