Deputy Technical Director

Location United Kingdom
Contact name: Charlie Bastable

Contact email:
Job ref: 600
Published: 10 days ago

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing renewable energy company, with operations in several countries.

They recently launched in the UK market, aiming at becoming the leader in the renewables sector in the next 2-3 years, as they successfully did in other geographies.

They are looking to hire a Deputy Technical Director, with the ability to be home based, to join their team and support the leadership of their Grid and Technical Teams on a portfolio of some of the largest projects in the UK.

The wider team is managing the development of renewable generation and BESS projects across the UK and this role will be managing the grid and technical support activities in project development, including grid applications, managing and communicating to Transmission (for the majority of our projects) and Distribution (T&D) (for several projects) operators and identifying new connection opportunities in GB.


  • Oversight, coordination, and management of the Company’s utility scale projects from a technical perspective. Most of our projects are transmission connected.
  • Be prepared to undertake the role of the Technical Director in their absence (e.g. annual leave).
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal project stakeholders and sub-contractor teams.
  • Provide effective communication with external project stakeholders such as TSOs, TOs and DNOs.
  • Ensure appropriate industry best Health and Safety practices is followed.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop potential new project opportunities; including supporting financial modelling on Grid Connection cost and use of system charges, land, grid and planning aspects; support the development of a pipeline of solar PV and BESS projects in the UK.

Essential skills:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset.
  • 5-10+ years’ experience in high voltage technical design or grid connection delivery environment.
  • Project management and project leadership experience in the power sector.
  • Appreciation of the energy and power project lifecycles and risks across large scale and complex utility-scale projects.
  • Understanding of the project lifecycles and risks across large scale and complex utility-scale projects.
  • Project delivery experience.
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills.

Desirable skills:

  • Able to manage several business initiatives, clients, and projects alongside one another.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or similar.
  • Strong written and communication tools.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced development schedule.

If you're interested, please apply or reach out to Charlie Bastable ( to find out more details.