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Land Acquisition Manager (Solar PV)

United Kingdom
£60,000 to £70,000
Job Type
14 Sep 2021
Land Acquisition Manager (Solar Farm development)

Remote working (bi-monthly travel to London)

£60'000 - £70'000 DOE + Bonus + Pension + Holiday

Do you have a background in acquiring land for large scale projects, such as renewable assets or housing developments?

Are you looking for the opportunity to progress your career within the renewable energy sector with an impressive Solar development company who will offer autonomy, variety, technical challenge and the chance to build your own team?

This company specialise in the development and construction of ground mount solar projects across the UK. They have thrived in recent times and have developed an impressive pipeline of projects, and as a result the company now wish to expand their highly skilled team to facilitate future success.

In this role you will work closely alongside the grid team and be responsible for identifying and acquiring suitable land opportunities for developing ground mount solar projects. You will regularly communicate and liaise with legal advisors and land owners, consultants and agents, and will also be responsible for managing your own team.

The ideal candidate must be familiar the process of acquiring land for large scale projects such as renewable assets and housing developments. You must also have excellent communication skills and experience of liaising with land and legal consultants.

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and driven individual to solidify a long term career within the renewable industry in a pivotal role within an well-established company.

The role:
*Manage the land team
*Heavy involvement in projects from inception to shovel ready, and oversee until operational status
*Cooperate with Project Management and Grid team to identify new land opportunities with suitable grid connections
*Build relationships and work with land consultants and legal advisors
*Liaise and communication to landowners and land agents
*Analyse team performance and provide progress reports to senior management on a regular basis

The person:
*Experience of identifying and acquiring land for large scale projects
*Experience liaising with landowners, agents, consultants and legal advisors
*Experience of managing a team
*Excellent communication and presentation skills
*Degree qualified in relevant discipline is desirable but not essential

The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom.

Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply
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  • Job Reference: 372757773-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Rise Technical Recruitment
    Rise Technical Recruitment
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus + Pension + Holidays
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent