Grid Connections Manager

  • Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street
  • Suite 3/1, 58 Waterloo Street
  • Fulltime
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BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Scotland and are currently looking for a Grid Connections Manager:

Your Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Head of Projects, manage the successful delivery of grid connection outcomes for utility-scale wind, solar and storage portfolio in the UK with scope for involvement in offshore wind and international projects
  • Liaise with and source grid intelligence from DNOs and National Grid 
  • Provide technical assistance during project development and ensure the factors influencing and influenced by the grid connection are considered. 
  • Manage grid application process for assigned projects.
  • Optimise grid connection design and costs, including grid connection feasibility studies to identify the available capacity and the most economic grid connection option. 
  • Ensure that project designs meet all the technical grid code compliance requirements. 
  • Review any network restrictions or curtailment analysis to assess the export constraints over the life span of a specific scheme.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with DNOs, National Grid, ICPs, iDNOs and technical advisors.

Your profile

  • Electrical engineering background with electrical/engineering qualifications.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role either with consultancy, utility, developer or transmission operator
  • Good knowledge of UK Distribution and Transmission industry and grid connection process, requirements, and regulations.
  • Commercial awareness of the UK MV/HV design and build industry.
  • Strong commercial insight for assessing key value drivers of projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in power flow studies and simulation techniques
  • Organised and pragmatic with an ability to find solutions to challenging problems. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written (presentations, reports, documents) and spoken.
  • Ability to build strong, cooperative, and productive relationships with the key teams involved in realising and optimising grid connections.  
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Your benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme 


Your contact

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us at
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