Principal Due Diligence Consultant/Team Leader Renewable Energy

Bristol, Central London, North West, West Midlands, UK Wide • £50K – £60K + Significant Bens Package & Bonus • Ref: JSM 12108

Due Diligence, Renewables

Posted 15th July 2021

Fantastic opportunity available for an experienced renewable energy specialist to play a key role within this highly regarded boutique/award-winning consultancy.  You will be leading on a range of prestigious renewable energy projects, undertaking due diligence typically for sale and acquisition  purposes.

You will be leading a small team of specialists which is set for further growth, which you will  play a central part in developing.

My client has rapidly become one of the most sought-after independent multidisciplinary consultancies to work for  due to their fantastic reputation in the market by employees and clients alike.


Flexible (Bristol, London, Edinburgh, Chester, Leeds, Birmingham)

The role can be based anywhere across England, Scotland or Wales as my client has offices dotted around the country, including Bristol, Edinburgh, London, Chester, Leeds and Birmingham.

The role genuinely offers fantastic scope for the individual to take on a key leadership role within this rapidly growing and dynamic consultancy.

Based on their success to date and the business plan moving forward this firm can satisfy even the most ambitious individual.

About My Client & The Opportunity

My client has enjoyed incredible success since they formed less than 10 years ago.  In this time, they have achieved significant growth, now with over a hundred staff nationwide.  They have an enviable reputation in the market with a range of high-profile clients, as well by their staff as a great firm to work for.

Core Values

·         Entrepreneurial & innovative
·         Client focused, developing long-term relationships
·         A people business
·         Technically excellent in their service offerings, with a focus on adding value
·         A fun place to work

Already well-established in the renewable energy market, they have identified a key and strategic opportunity for an experienced due diligence specialist to take on a Team Lead role as part of their ambitious growth plans going forward.

My client is looking for someone to lead their technical advisory team, with a strong focus on renewable energy assets mainly wind and solar.

It is anticipated that the person would have a minimum of 6 years relevant experience and come with a proven track record in delivering similar type work.

The individual will need to be market facing, able to establish relationships with relevant stakeholders and organisations.  You will also need to be able to manage a small team of motivated staff.

Person Specification

Specifically, your knowledge and experience will include, but not be limited to, the following areas:

·         Knowledge of different wind turbine systems from small to MW sized turbines, and experience of site inspections;
·         Knowledge of the development and construction process for wind projects;
·         SCADA monitoring systems for different wind technologies;
·         Knowledge of other forms of low and zero carbon technologies would be beneficial, especially solar and battery systems;
·         Data analysis for monthly reporting;
·         Knowledge of system design and associated market leading software packages;
·         Overview and support of the management of all invoicing and revenue for contracted assets
·         Knowledge of the UK planning systems;
·         Experience of liaising with PPA providers, insurers and all potential stakeholders; and
·         HSE procedures and standards.
·         Knowledge and experience of wind modelling software such as WindFarmer or windPRO would be beneficial.

You should be commercially aware and experienced in business development and the preparation of financial proposals. Ideally you will have an established understanding of, and contact network, with renewable developers, investors and banks within the sector.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits.  This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  My client offers a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward.  You will have significant input into the growth and development of the business. 

Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

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