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Senior Project Manager - PV & BESS

70000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual + plus bonus and benefits
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager


Our client is a market leading renewable energy developer, seeking to develop, build and operate 1 GW of new clean energy and storage projects in the UK.

With a pipeline consisting of 60+ grid secured sites in excess of 10GW and a GBP600m capital raise with a leading financial partner, they are actively looking to hire a Senior Project Manager to navigate the growing pipeline of projects through construction.


  • Oversee the delivery of a rapidly growing pipeline of projects starting from late-stage development through to construction completion.
  • Coordinate Legal, Technical, Finance and Construction work streams to ensure on-time and on-budget completion of projects.
  • Develop and manage project schedules, risk registers, and budgets with support from internal teams.
  • Coordinate EPC and ICP tenders with support from internal teams.
  • Assist in the negotiation of EPC and ICP contracts.
  • Drive process improvement throughout the organisation to ensure projects are industry leading.
  • Assist in the development of project delivery standards.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key EPC and ICP partners.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years involvement in project management of renewable energy or other power generation projects.
  • 10+ years' experience in a project management role, with clear demonstration of increasing responsibility for project delivery.
  • Management of complex and multi-disciplinary projects for on-time and on-budget delivery.
  • Management of demanding external stakeholders with competing interests
  • Project management certifications and training would be beneficial.

Desired Skills and Capabilities:

  • Self-starter willing to work within a small and agile team.
  • High degree of competency with civil, mechanical and electrical project management.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with ability to build relationships and manage conflicts with external parties.
  • Good understanding of key risks and commercial drivers of construction contracts.
  • Competency with MS Project and other project management software.
  • Willingness to build and lead a team to support rapid company growth.

Location: London - hybrid working plus site travel as req.

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process
Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We believe there is no solution to climate change without people. We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

If you require additional support, equipment or resources in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know.

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