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Head of Project Development - Gas-fired Power

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £70,000 to £75,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 391 days ago
  • Company: Cathcart Energy

Head of Project Development - Energy Sector - South East England or Midlands, UK

Do you have more than 10 years' experience in Leading teams of commercial and technical specialists developing proposals and solutions for gas-fired power and solar PV projects for a range of public and private sector clients?

Then this is the role for you.

You will develop a pipeline of project ideally in the Reading area or Manchester and building relationships to drive revenue and EBIT growth in this sector.

The solutions are to bring energy services to the grid and to industrial and commercial customers and may include technologies such as gas-fired power, solar PV, battery storage and private wire solutions, or a combination of the above.

You will collaborate with customers, internal support teams, partners and supply chain to ensure commercially strong and competitive bids are delivered on time.

You will also take the lead on strategic partnerships and potential M&A activities, managing assigned relationship and commercial activities to support the DE team in growing P&L and market share.

Your Skills and Experience

You will be an experienced developer, with a track record in securing sites, connections, planning consent and managing a pipeline of opportunities.

You have demonstrable success in both business development and project development in the energy sector, managing complex projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

Having a good knowledge of the energy and power markets, and related policy and regulatory regimes in the UK is essential, with knowledge of both distribution networks and power generation/storage solutions. You may also have experience of B2B business development which would be ideal.

You will be entrepreneurial, commercial and flexible and bring a track-record of developing strong relationships and developing sophisticated solutions that meet customers' and stakeholders' needs. Inquisitive and able to challenge convention. Able to communicate with different audiences and level.

You do not need to have an engineering background but need to be able to work with technical concepts with regards to DE solutions, understanding engineering systems and performance of energy assets.

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