Solar Development Manager – Eclipse Power Generation

Solar Development Manager

The Role – Eclipse Power Generation

 Develop utility scale solar projects on and around sites in the UK, covering the full development cycle from origination to RTB

  • Ad hoc desktop site identification, analysis & screening
  • Liaising with landowners to present / agree heads of terms, lease agreements / amendments and to facilitate access for planning
  • Liaising with DNO’s / TNOs regarding connection applications &
  • Working with external planning and specialist consultants, planning authorities and stakeholders to obtain
  • Working with external legal partners to obtain option to lease and lease
  • Liaising with ICPs for grid connections and EPC’s for site construction activity to make sure they are being progressed in tandem to planning progression (as required).


  • Run financial models throughout the development process and use price indicators to negotiate commercial terms which meet project margin
  • Monitoring and reporting on
  • Building strong relationships with the existing development


  • Liaison and management of third-party developer
  • Represent Eclipse at community and company events, conveying our business and development acumen in a professional
  • Report to the Development Director.


The Individual we are looking for: –

Knowledge & Experience

  •  A strong breadth of knowledge across utility scale ground mounted solar developments life cycle is
  • A strong track record and experience in utility scale UK ground mounted solar development is
  • A strong track record in financial modelling / development economics such as capacity factor / yield / land rent is
  • A strong track record in working with and maintaining relationships with EPC
  • An understanding of Option to Lease/ land rights agreements is desirable.
  • An understanding of grid & knowledge/relationships with UK DNOs is
  • An understanding of renewables industry, energy and environmental issues in UK.
  • A strong written and verbal English language.
  • Developing and managing work-related projects, deadlines and resources across cross-functional



  • Degree in related discipline


Why you’ll make a great member of the team

Personal qualities

  • Team player with ability to forge long term professional relationships with third
  • Ability to work autonomously and take initiative to independently problem solve.
  • Highly adaptable with ability to learn quickly and work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to take the lead in situations that require a strong voice to close issues.
  • Excellent negotiator and
  • Attention to

What’s on Offer

Competitive Salary + Bonus & Benefits Package

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To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter FAO Steven Gay to 

For more information on the role, please contact us.

Posted on: 6th May