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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Edinburgh, GB Sunderland, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Onshore Investment Manager

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

Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Come and join us as an Onshore Investment Manager in our Onshore Wind team.
What’s the scope of the role?

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 for an Onshore Investment Manager within the team, reporting into one of the Principal Business Development Managers. 

What you’ll be doing day to day:
•    Project manage the delivery of consented onshore wind developments
•    Identify commercial opportunities for onshore wind or (where necessary) other renewable technologies
•    Identify innovative route to market opportunities and optimise revenue opportunities 
•    Manage project internal governance processes for each project involving relevant internal stakeholders as appropriate. This will include project reporting on progress against key milestones
•    Facilitate the decision making process during the key steps of the project: Investment case approval, pre-construction activities, start of construction, start of operations, procurement, project financing, etc.
•    Manage project budgets and costs, providing appropriate project management documentation
•    Lead or support acquisition/disposal/partnership transactions including origination, due diligence, structuring, appraisal and the negotiation, review and execution of legal documentation to maximise opportunity and mitigate risks
•    Produce reports and board papers to provide business updates on project progress and other key activities
•    Communicate effectively with colleagues across all levels of the business

What do you need to be great in this role?

As an Onshore Investment Manager, you will have a working knowledge and an understanding of project life-cycles and risks for long term investments. It would be advantageous if you have experience in the delivery of renewables projects, particularly onshore wind, with an understanding of energy markets.


For this role it would be beneficial to have a technical/commercially focused degree or an ability to demonstrate commensurate experience.

Experience of engagement across a matrix structure (e.g. finance, analysis and legal teams) is essential to the role as is building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders including co-investors and policy makers.

As the successful candidate you will manage multi-disciplinary subject-matter experts (e.g. engineering, procurement, legal etc) to de-risk projects and prepare them for investment decisions to secure a route to market and clear delivery plan prior to handover to the Construction team.

To succeed you must be passionate about helping the UK achieve a Net Zero future.

Location: Edinburgh or Durham
Closing Date: 2nd of October 2022

What Rewards will you receive?

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

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

If you are interested in discussing flexible working please state in 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.

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

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