Renewables Developer

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Percivals Barn, Fairfield Farm, Upper Weald, MK19 6EL, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Suite 3/1, 58 Waterloo Street, G2 7DA, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Architecture, Civil Engineering
  • Fulltime
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Across solar, wind and bioenergy, at BayWa r.e. we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, how it can be stored and how it can be best used to enable the global energy transition that is essential to the future of the planet.  Every day we are working hard to actively shape the future of energy in a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

BayWa r.e. UK Limited is part of the international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses, with our main office based in Edinburgh, and with other locations in Cork and Glasgow. The BayWa r.e. UK team focuses on wind project development, acquisition and construction, both in the UK and Ireland.  We are excellent listeners and offer a wide range of solutions, perfectly tailored to your specific requirements.

About the role

As a result of our continued growth in the UK, we are looking to recruit a Renewables Developer to support the project development team with green field development, acquisitions, business case development and solar project pipeline delivery. Applicants ideally should have a background in renewables project management with two to three years of relatable work experience. The position is for an immediate start based, location flexible (BayWa offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Milton Keynes) with salary dependent on experience and performance.

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, management and delivery of our solar portfolio at all stages of development from site evaluation through to pre-construction;
  • Communicate and engage with landowners to agree land (heads/option/lease agreements);
  • Liaising with external consultants – technical and environmental;
  • Engage with technical team on potential site layouts and initial yield analysis;
  • Co-ordinate with wider renewables project team on land, planning and stakeholder engagement issues.
  • Co-ordinate with construction team on pre-construction activities.
  • Reporting on project progress, both through written status reports and presentations at project approval meetings.
  • Attend stakeholder meetings and present projects  to external agencies

What You Bring

  • Creative and pragmatic with an ability to find solutions to challenging problems;
  • Organised and able to manage multiple projects and stakeholders;
  • Ability to translate analysis into practical and implementable recommendations;
  • Active listener that shows they understand and value others’ viewpoint;
  • Structured and logical thinker;
  • A team player, willing to provide support to all colleagues;
  • Two to three years’ experience working in a similar capacity within the energy or a relatable industry;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written (presentations, reports, documents) and spoken;
  • Excellent commercial insight and researching competencies for assessing new business models and key value drivers of projects;
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Building strong, cooperative and productive relationships with the key teams involved in realising projects.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • 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 

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?


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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