Grid Manager, Onshore Renewables

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Job ID 22440
Onshore Wind,Solar,Storage

Our client is a fast-growing renewable energy company developing, constructing, and operating solar, storage and onshore wind projects throughout Europe.

The Grid Manager will be a key team member responsible for managing the grid connection process of our projects. This role requires a thorough understanding of the UK grid infrastructure and regulations, as well as a proven ability to secure and manage grid connections for onshore renewable energy projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Grid Connection Strategy:
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive grid connection strategy for onshore renewable projects, in alignment with regulatory and grid operator requirements.
  2. Grid Application and Compliance:
    • Prepare and submit grid connection applications to the relevant regulatory authorities and grid operators.
    • Ensure compliance with all technical and regulatory requirements throughout the connection process.
  3. Stakeholder Management:
    • Act as the primary point of contact with grid operators, regulatory agencies, and other relevant stakeholders.
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with key industry partners to expedite connection processes.
  4. Grid Capacity Assessment:
    • Collaborate with engineering teams to assess the grid's capacity and suitability for project connections.
    • Identify potential grid upgrades or reinforcements and coordinate with the grid operator as needed.
  5. Cost Estimation and Budgeting:
    • Prepare accurate cost estimates for grid connection works and ensure projects stay within budget.
    • Manage financial aspects of grid connection projects, including invoicing and cost tracking.
  6. Project Scheduling:
    • Develop and maintain project schedules for grid connection activities.
    • Ensure timely grid connection to align with overall project timelines.
  7. Risk Management:
    • Identify potential risks and challenges related to grid connections and implement mitigation strategies.
    • Keep abreast of regulatory changes and adapt strategies accordingly.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Extensive experience in grid connection management for onshore renewable projects in the UK.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK grid regulations, standards, and compliance requirements.
  • Strong project management and budgeting skills.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Familiarity with grid connection software and tools.
  • Membership in relevant professional organisations and certifications are advantageous.

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