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Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Development Manager - Battery Storage Investments


Energise your career, accelerate a net-zero future - #RenewablesJobs

At EDF Renewables our purpose is to accelerate a net-zero future where clean energy powers our lives. Our people are passionate about developing the low-carbon energy systems of the future and acting against climate change.

Location: London, Durham, Edinburgh, Flexible 
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Contract Type: Full time. Permanent  
Closing Date: 29th of March 2023

EDF Renewables is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading renewable energy companies. We develop, build, operate and maintain renewable technologies throughout their lifetime.

We have one of the largest portfolios of battery storage projects in the UK, with approximately 2GW throughout the country at various stages of development. We install batteries connected directly to the high-voltage transmission network and develop a private wire infrastructure to enable, among other opportunities, the development of electric vehicle and bus charging infrastructure across the UK. We are also developing hybrid projects with solar and wind across the UK.

As Development Manager for Battery Storage Investments you will play a key role in maximising the value creation of the utility scale storage business building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stake holders as well as 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 construction for the project(s). 

What do you need to be great in this role?

As Development Manager you will have a strong working knowledge and understanding of project life-cycles and risks across (ideally) large scale battery storage or renewable energy projects underpinned with a financially/commercially focused degree.

With demonstrable experience of driving the strategic growth of competitive projects and finding  commercially viable routes to market to secure Financial Investment Decision coupled with a  clear delivery plan prior to handover to the Construction team you will also play a key role in building and maintain relationships with stakeholders including co-investors and policy makers.

This role is not a sales role but does require excellent relationship building skills as well as project management skills.

At EDF Renewables we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Pay, benefits and culture…

At EDF Renewables 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?

At EDF Renewables our purpose is to accelerate a net-zero future where clean energy powers our lives. Our people are passionate about developing the low-carbon energy systems of the future and acting against climate change.

We are an inclusive and diverse business; we recognise that our differences make us stronger and increase our ability to innovate and succeed quickly. We challenge ourselves to continuously improve in order to achieve our purpose, while rewarding work and recognizing the contribution each of our employees makes to achieving our goals.

With our operating portfolio of 36 wind farms and two battery sites (together totalling almost 1GW) we are providing some of the much-needed new, affordable, low-carbon electricity to the UK and Ireland across four technologies (offshore and onshore wind, solar and battery storage), and plan to build five times this over the coming years.

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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