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We're the world's largest independent renewable energy company. We're driven by a simple yet powerful vision: to create a future where everyone has access to affordable, zero carbon energy.
We know that achieving our ambitions would be impossible without our people. Because we're tackling some of the world's toughest problems, we need the very best people to help us. They're our most important asset so that's why we continually invest in them.
RES is a family with a diverse workforce, and we are dedicated to the personal professional growth of our people, no matter what stage of their career they're at. We can promise you rewarding work which makes a real impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing, global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.
Our competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance. We also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make a difference somewhere else.
The main purpose of the role is to assist property managers in securing land rights for solar & battery energy storage hybrid projects throughout the UK, though assisting with other areas of the business (wind/green hydrogen) may be required from time to time. These agreements will typically be secured by way of an exclusivity agreement, followed by the negotiation of heads of terms for an option agreement for a lease and then coordinating/instructing solicitors to negotiate satisfactory option and lease documentation. Communication and negotiation are key to this role, always ensuring landowners, their agents and legal representatives are kept up to date. Other duties will involve supporting with preparation of plans and drawings for land agreements, obtaining information from Land Registry and dealing with high level checking and interpreting potential title issues, identification of suitable land and obtaining contact information for landowners, making initial contact, setting up and attending introductory calls and/or meetings and site inspections, using websites and GIS systems to achieve this, requesting quotations from agents and solicitors, arranging purchase orders, instructing solicitors, organising payments to landowners when they become due and feeding relevant budgetary information as required from time to time. Direction and training will be provided for the role and for acheiving any relevant qualifications.
Reporting to the Project Manager UK & Ireland Solar, you will be responsible for co-ordinating internal and external resources as required to assist with securing the required agreements. The focus will be on securing land agreements on time, on the optimum commercial terms, managing risk for the business, reducing whole life costs, and adding value to the projects.
At RES we celebrate difference as we know it makes our company a great place to work. Encouraging applicants with different backgrounds, ideas and points of view, we create teams who work together to solve complex problems and design practical solutions for our clients. Our multiple perspectives come from many sources including the diverse ethnicity, culture, gender, nationality, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, parental status, education, social background and life experience of our people.
UK&I Solar Development - 100
United Kingdom, Kings Langley
United Kingdom, Glasgow
United Kingdom, Gateshead
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