Senior Grid Connection Manager - Bristol | 29354 | Zoek UK
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Senior Grid Connection Manager
Permanent (Full time)
Location: Bristol (potential for remote working)
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Start date: ASAP
Verelogic Recruitment is looking for a high-quality individual with deep experience in UK grid network connections to help our client (a leading renewable energy power company) expand and develop their portfolio of UK onshore wind, solar and battery storage projects.
The ideal candidate will have significant, recent and relevant experience in connection solutions for UK electricity grid networks and working with (or in) network operators.
They will also be:
Smart and good at problem solving;
Empathetic and able to work effectively with key stakeholders, particularly network operators;
Self-motivated, proactive, well organised and committed to high performance;
Collaborative, flexible and supportive of the rest of the team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As Senior Grid Manager you will work across our client's development team to:
Build on and maintain our client's knowledge base of the UK grid network and potential connection capacity opportunities through use of public and internal data, discussions with network operators and associated analysis.
Support in the identification and assessment of new development opportunities from a grid connection perspective.
Work with grid operators to unlock projects and capacity through finding inventive solutions and persuading/challenging them to offer those.
Actively manage the optimisation of the grid connection options on our existing pipeline.
Qualifications and Experience
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or other related technical discipline.
At least 5 years of relevant work experience.
Strong technical knowledge of MV and HV connection work.
Established relationships with grid providers is desirable.
Commercial and Technical experience in Grid Connection.
Experience in grid connection of energy projects in medium and high voltage.
Willingness to travel.
SAP, IOSH, NEBOSH would be advantageous.
This role offers the opportunity to be a key senior member of a high-quality, friendly and welcoming team at a rapidly growing, world class renewable energy company