Land Surveyor (Renewables)

Land Surveyor (Renewables): A commercially-minded Land Surveyor with previous experience in a land sourcing role within the renewables industry is required to secure high-quality development sites, taking responsibility for a diverse portfolio (wind, solar, storage, etc) for a family-owned business with a range of energy projects.

Banks Renewables develops renewable energy solutions to meet society's increasing demand for electricity and heat.

At Banks Renewables we believe that renewable energy is an essential component of the UK's energy mix.

We are committed to developing new energy generation from proven technologies ranging from wind farms to energy from waste schemes.



The successful Land Surveyor will join a small, experienced group of professionals working within the Renewable Energy team consisting of Land Surveyors and Business Development Managers.

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar role identifying potential development sites across Scotland and the North of England with knowledge of renewable energy production and supply.

Extensive knowledge of the on-shore wind sector would be particularly welcome, although applications from candidates currently working for energy providers within other renewable energy sectors are encouraged.

Key responsibilities:
, To identify new wind farm opportunities for the company across Scotland, or specific areas in Northern England as may be agreed from time to time with the Senior Business Development Manager, which fulfil the requirements of the company as set out in the Renewables Business Plan or by the Renewables Board from time to time.
, To provide support to the Senior Business Development Manager and the wider team in their efforts to develop a successful business plan and to provide specific help within estates and business development areas.
, Sites should be identified pre-planning and wherever possible avoid competition.

Prepare the initial development concept, identify and approach landowners and agree site and individual negotiating strategies with the Senior Business Development Manager.
, Use internal and external resources to take projects successfully through key review stages.

Agree and review the site finding strategy and requirements with the Senior Business Development Manager on a regular basis.
, Prepare financial appraisals for use at Key Review A and B stages and prepare and obtain approval for initial budgets to progress sites through to Key Review C.
, On occasion, be required to represent the Company at liaison meetings and landowner meetings etc.
, Work with wider team members to achieve both individual and the Company's Key Financial and Non-Financial targets.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience
, Minimum of 2 years' experience in site finding, with good knowledge of development and land use planning
, Confident and experienced negotiator with landowners and agents
, Renewables experience preferred
, Relevant professional qualifications e.g.

RICS
, Educated to Degree level
, Clean full driving licence
, Experience in using appropriate IT tools to deliver efficiency and functionality

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Land Surveyor / Development Surveyor to utilise their valuable site sourcing experience with an innovative and growing company.

A competitive salary and industry-leading benefits package are all on offer.

Apply now!


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: Up to £35000 per annum + Up to + bens
  • Location: Hamilton, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: MaxAd
  • Tel: 01730 231777
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  • Posted: 2019-03-15 15:40:54 -

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