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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Edinburgh, GB Flexible, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Business Development Coordinator

The Opportunity

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero

Contract Type:        Permanent
Location:                 Alexander House
Salary:                    Competitive Salary & Benefits  
Closing date:          23rd January 2022

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

The Onshore Wind team is responsible for developing investment cases for projects from planning consent up to Final Investment Decision and handover to the Construction team. The main focus of the team is to support our strategy for growth and our ambition to lead the way in the development of onshore wind through application of our project management framework and commercialisation of projects, leading to the achievement of investment approval. 

We are currently recruiting a Business Development Coordinator position within the Onshore Wind team, with a broad scope to support the delivery of a portfolio of projects managed by Business Development Managers. This is an exciting new role to help embed processes, streamline reporting activity and act as a valuable link to connect projects, apply learnings and generally drive efficiencies across a range of interesting projects. 

This is a real opportunity for a candidate that is seeking growth within their career as the team will support the development of the successful individual.

Day to day you will

•    Support Business Development Managers in the general day-to-day delivery of consented onshore wind developments, including populating risk registers/ contract trackers and updating Project Management Plans
•    Have responsibility for regular written and verbal reporting of consented onshore wind developments to a range of internal stakeholders 
•    Assist internal project governance processes as appropriate, including the production of Gate papers and monitoring of progress and performance against milestones (H&S, economic, social, environmental, political, etc)
•    Co-ordinate route to market opportunities, including working with the S&A Origination team to prepare PPA documentation and working with the wider Onshore Wind project teams to develop CfD auction plans
•    Support Business Development Managers in collating documentation during critical points on projects, specifically: Investment case approval, pre-construction activities, start of construction, procurement, project financing, etc.

The Person

The successful Business Development Coordinator will have knowledge/understanding of project management and life-cycles – particularly in long term investments/ renewables as well as understanding of renewable energy policies and drivers would be beneficial but not essential.

You must have excellent reporting and presentation skills, particularly in Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint, Excel, Word

You will also have skills of co-ordinating activities and engagement across a matrix structure (e.g. finance, analysis and legal teams), therefore the ability to build effective and lasting relationships with stakeholders.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry.

We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA: 

Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

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