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From our offices throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and America, LSP Renewables has dedicated solar teams that supply talent solutions across all areas within the solar industry. This includes, but is not limited to; 

  • Project Development 
  • Supply Chain
  • Grid Connection
  • Construction
  • QHSE
  • Project & PMO Management
  • O&M
  • Asset Management
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Investment

LSP Renewables are dedicated to providing the talent needed to contribute to the complete removal of carbon from our atmosphere.  As a business, we specialise only in the markets and technologies that will accelerate our journey to net zero.  This niche, sector focused approach, enables us to build a broad network across the entire talent pool, and provide that network with knowledgeable, professional and best in class recruitment or career development services.

Latest Jobs

Head of Project Development

Greece, Greece, Greece

Job Overview: The Head of Solar Power Plant Development is responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of solar power plant/battery storage development projects. This role involves strategic planning, project management, team leadership, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.Key Responsibilities:Strategic Planning and Execution: Develop and implement strategies for the successful development of solar power projects, including site selection, land securitization, grid availability, feasibility studies, and financial modellingProject Management: Oversee the entire lifecycle of solar power plant projects from conception to completion, including design, procurement, construction, and commissioning. Prepare all relevant application files, follow up the application processTeam Leadership: Lead and manage a multidisciplinary team of engineers, project managers, and other professionals to achieve project goalsStakeholder Engagement: Liaise with government bodies, local communities, investors, advisors, lawyers and other stakeholders to ensure smooth project progressionBudget Management: Oversee the budget and financial aspects of solar power projects, ensuring they are completed within the allocated resourcesRegulatory Compliance: Ensure all projects comply with local, national, and international environmental, health, and safety standardsInnovation and Sustainability: Promote the adoption of innovative technologies and sustainable practices in renewable energy sectorQualifications:Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Renewable Energy, or related fieldExtensive experience in solar power plant development or related renewable energy projects. Ideally 10 years’ experience in the Renewable Energy Business, 5 years’ solid experience in developing greenfield Solar PV projectsProven track record in project management and team leadershipStrong understanding of financial modeling and budget managementExcellent communication and stakeholder management skillsWillingness to travel frequently across ItalyGIS, PV Syst (or equivalent) knowledgeNative for local language and Fluent in English

Health & Safety Manager

United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Our client has a new opportunity for you to become their Health & Safety Manager where your role will be to carry out site visits and audits on live construction projects to include incident, accident investigations, report writing and follow up. What you’ll be doing Providing Health & Safety advice to all departments within the business and attending site and client meetings, as required to promote the safe working culture & zero harm objectives of the business.You’ll develop and manage the Health and Safety management system and assist with main office Health & Safety compliance, for fire, emergency and safety planning.  You’ll also assist within the Environmental team, in site and business operations in addition to:CDM site documentation review. (CPP, RAMS, including subcontractors)Process and procedure documentation writing and reviewing Internal.Process and procedure documentation reviewing 3rd party external.Leadership of the company zero harm requirement.Site workshop on Health & Safety culture & best working practises.Management of health & safety statsLiaise with Health and Safety corporate team on company statistics and performance.Liaise with HSE, HSE executive for any reportable notifications (F10, RIDDOR)Any other duties that are required to assist the wider business with Health and Safety aspects.Experience/QualificationsYou’ll be well educated with a NEBOSH Certificate (minimum requirement), diploma preferred with Construction industry experience (Chemical, Oil also suitable) and CDM experience.You’ll have pragmatic and practical implementation with great interpersonal skills and articulate and proficient writing skills.

Site Manager

Scotland, Scotland, Fife, Dunfermline

LSP are partnered with one of the world’s leading EPC service providers in the development, construction and operation of solar power plants to recruit for a Site Manager to be responsible for utility scale PV site in Dunfermline. Our client has developed into an international company with around 500 employees in five different countries. They have a total output of more than 4 GW worldwide and takes care of 1.7 GW of PV plants.  Key ResponsibilitiesRepresent Employer with key stakeholders, including Clients, ICP’s, DNO’s, Subcontractors, Landowner’s, OEM’s, Technical Advisors etc.Management of key project resources including engineering team, on site quality managers, subcontractors and suppliers.On site management of utility scale solar PV and Battery Storage projects.Reviewing works against quality and contractual requirements.Responsibility for ensuring the highest HSQE standards are always maintained on site and in compliance with UK HSE and CDM regulations.Timely preparation of site HSE, progress and quality reporting.Coordination of subcontractors and all on site activities.Ensure site documentation is prepared and delivered for project handover and O&M or safety file compilation.Identify and escalate any risks to budget, programme or quality to Project Management team.Manage materials, logistics and deliveries on site.Interface management between stakeholders including: ICP, subcontractors, landowners, DNO’s, Client etc. Skills RequiredPrevious experience as Site Manager on utility scale solar PV projects (20MW+) is highly desirable.Experience of constructing ‘Tracker’ mounting structure a plus.SMSTS trained.Black CSCS card preferable.Strong preference for NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK).First Aid trained a plus.Fluent in English. German speaking a plus.

Junior Project Engineer

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

LSP Renewables have partnered with a leading IPP to build an Engineering team in Berlin, Germany to provide engineering, design, and technical support to their Solar PV project pipeline across Europe. Our client are one of the fastest growing IPPs in the European renewables space, and are the largest IPP in Poland and Hungary. They have ambitious plans to grow the portfolio by 1GW year on year, and also enter the Onshore Wind and BESS markets. The Junior PV Engineer shall support the Technical Manager and Senior Engineers on the daily design activities for utility scale PV projects. They will  prepare and review the Engineering design packages (Mechanical, Civil and Electrical) for large scale PV and BESS projects during all project phases.Key Responsibilities Assessment of site topography, potential constraints, main components sizing and selection of suitable technology for PV design at early stages of development. DC capacity estimation, preparation of layouts, and planning packages typical drawings. Preparation of cable sizing and single line diagrams for LV,MV and coordinating with grid team the HV specifications to match with the HV single line diagram. Evaluation of climate data sources, preparation of energy yield simulations (PVsyst) to provide key project performance indicators for commercial project optimization. Requirements Fresh graduate or one years of work experience in design of utility scale PV plants. Good understanding of PV plant main components, techno-economic aspects of solar projects and latest market technologies is a plus. Sound knowledge about PV, MV and HV equipment’s, Power Transmission, System losses, & general electrical requirements of utility-scale solar power plants Motivated, quick learner, multitasking, problem-solver, pro-active and results-oriented. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Ability and proven experience to think creatively and develop innovative solutions involving electrical and mechanical challenges. Effective skills to engage and communicate professionally with all the different teams.

Project Engineer

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

LSP Renewables have partnered with a leading IPP to build an Engineering team in Berlin, Germany to provide engineering, design, and technical support to their Solar PV project pipeline across Europe. Our client is one of the fastest growing IPPs in the European renewables space and are the largest IPP in Poland and Hungary. They have ambitious plans to grow the portfolio by 1GW year on year and enter the Onshore Wind and BESS markets. The PV engineer shall support the Technical Manager and Senior Engineers on the daily design activities for utility scale PV projects. They will prepare and review the Engineering design packages (Mechanical, Civil and Electrical) for large scale PV and BESS projects during all project phases.The PV engineer will report to the Head of Engineering and will have prominent exposure to and interaction with the other junior and senior engineering team members, business development, acquisition, and transactions teams. Key Responsibilities Assessment of site topography, potential constraints, main components sizing and selection of suitable technology for PV design at early stages of development. DC capacity estimation, preparation of layouts, and planning packages typical drawings. Preparation and review of cable sizing and single line diagrams up for LV, MV and coordinating with grid team the HV specifications to match with the HV single line diagram. Evaluation of climate data sources, preparation of energy yield simulations (PVsyst) to provide key project performance indicators for commercial project optimization. Leading / participating in site visits in projects early stages to identity buildable area, optimize layout design, identify infrastructure crossings, and prepare site assessment reports. Leading / participating in technical discussions and negotiations with third party technical advisors and consultants for Technical Due Diligence of PV projects. Requirements 3-5 years of work experience in design of utility scale PV plants. Good understanding of techno-economic aspects of solar projects and latest market technologies. In depth knowledge about PV modules, inverters, cables, transformers, MV switchgears and industry best practices. Sound knowledge about PV, civil design, MV and HV equipment’s, Power Transmission, System losses, & general electrical requirements of utility-scale solar power plants Motivated, problem-solver, pro-active and results-oriented. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Ability and proven experience to think creatively and develop innovative solutions involving electrical and mechanical challenges. Effective skills to engage and communicate with all stakeholders.

Engineering Manager

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

LSP Renewables have partnered with a leading IPP to build an Engineering team in Berlin, Germany to provide engineering, design, and technical support to their Solar PV project pipeline across Europe. Our client is one of the fastest growing IPPs in the European renewables space and are the largest IPP in Poland and Hungary. They have ambitious plans to grow the portfolio by 1GW year on year, and also enter the Onshore Wind and BESS markets. The Engineering Manager is responsible for overseeing the detailed design and provide the necessary technical support for construction activities, prepare and review design specifications, and Engineering design packages (Mechanical, Civil and Electrical) for large scale PV and BESS projects during all project phases.In addition to being a main technical reference for engineering and construction activities, the Engineering Manager shall guide the PV engineers and review their design related activities during detailed design, project engineering of PVPPs and BESS for the pre-construction and construction phases. The Engineering Manager will report to the Head of Engineering and will have prominent exposure to and interaction with the engineering, project management, construction teams, technical advisors and external design offices. Key Responsibilities Act on project level as the key Engineering representative and interface to all internal and external stakeholders by coordinating the various internal engineering work streams such as PV design, civil design and for grid infrastructure. Focusing on the realization and execution of global projects. Preparation of technical specifications, EPC tendering and detailed design Engineering packages (Mechanical, Civil and Electrical LV, MV & HV) for utility scale PV projects. Prepare the necessary inputs for external engineering designs and review prepared technical documents. Interface with the suppliers for coordinating manufacturing details. Responsible for technically and commercially optimized designs. Professional lead, management and coordination of technical details Lead the detailed engineering phase of the project and the preparation of the various PV design packages, specifications and BOMs for project execution in accordance with relevant local norms, standards as well as the compliance with the project requirements and contracts. Support in liaising with third party experts for Site Assessment Surveys and Reports according to project requirements. Support in the technical DD processes for project transactions Support for preparation of project specific EPC contract technical Annexes. Support for preparation of purchase orders. Support PM teams as needed across all technical aspects during construction period, Works Completion, PAC and FAC. Supporting (on request) for Post Construction activities in case of problems during the operational phase in root cause analysis and solution finding. Requirements Several years of experience in project engineering, PV, MV and HV substation design. Proven experience in engineering design for utility scale PV plants connected in medium and high voltage. Experience/knowledge of PVcase, PVSyst and/or AutoCAD. Team player, problem-solver, pro-active and results-oriented. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Ability and proven experience to think creatively and develop innovative solutions involving electrical and mechanical challenges Effective skills to engage and communicate with all stakeholders

Solar PV Design Engineering Manager

United Kingdom,

Role Responsibilities The C&I PV Design Engineering Manager will be an integral part of the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Generation Team, situated within the Development Directorate. Their role will encompass leading the Design Engineering team to provide comprehensive support for projects across their entire lifecycle, spanning from origination through construction and into operation. Our C&I Generation Team is dedicated to providing onsite energy solutions to large industrial and commercial clients. These projects typically involve the construction and direct integration of energy solutions into client-owned sites, with project sizes generally ranging from 200kWp to 25MWp. As part of the C&I team, the PV Design Engineering Manager will play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional PV Solar Engineering services. They will consistently demonstrate their ability to add value in a fiercely competitive and ever-evolving marketplace, all while upholding the highest engineering and quality standards. Their contribution is crucial to maintaining Engineering Excellence in our PV Solar Projects, especially as we experience rapid growth and diversification across various technologies. The PV Design Engineering Manager, with the support of the Director of Development, will take the lead in designing and approving high-quality solar systems in support of my clients' overarching C&I business objectives. One of their primary responsibilities will be fostering a collaborative and positive working culture within the C&I engineering team, capitalising on synergies and efficiencies that benefit the entire organization. In addition to their C&I engineering role, the PV Design Engineering Manager will establish and nurture relationships across the clients in the UK, as well as with the broader company internationally. They will also cultivate external relationships with our supply chain, industry organizations, technical standards bodies, academic and research institutions, and a wide network of contacts. This effort aims to enhance, promote, and protect our brand and activities, contributing to the overall success and sustainability of our endeavours. Key Accountabilities Health and Safety: Ensure the highest standards of Health and Safety are maintained with a Zero Harm approach throughout the entire project lifecycle. This includes prioritizing the safety of all personnel and stakeholders involved. Technical Expertise: Conduct complex site assessments and evaluate project feasibility based on solar resource potential and site constraints. Design efficient solar PV systems, optimising component layout and sizing for maximum energy production to drive business success. Prepare and manage: technical specifications and requirements; PV Solar Yield Assessments, Design Layouts, Single Line Diagrams (SLDs), and optimization recommendations. Hands on Design Engineering Leadership: Lead Design Engineering activities for solar PV project support across the entire project development lifecycle, from origination to operational status. Provide learning opportunities, oversight and upskilling to engineering team members (direct reports). Design Standards: Continue to develop and improve design standards and processes to enhance delivery efficiency, consistently challenging and refining technical assumptions against industry best practices. Documentation Review: Thoroughly review, provide comments on, and accept design studies, designs, drawings, specifications, project plans, method statements, risk assessments, quality plans, and other relevant project documentation – produced by contractors or engineering team members (direct reports). Governance, Risk Management, Reporting: Provide governance and oversigh while actively managing risk for PV Solar assets, ensuring their successful performance and longevity. Generate and deliver regular reports as required, keeping stakeholders informed about project progress and performance. Technical Support: Address technical queries raised by team members, contractors, and suppliers, offering solutions and expertise to overcome challenges. Commissioning and Site Support: During the construction phase, provide critical support for the commissioning process of PV projects. In the operational phase, deliver site support and quality assurance services for PV Solar assets. Contractor and Supplier Management: Support or lead in the management of PV Solar consultants, contractors, and suppliers, fostering collaboration and ensuring the successful execution of projects. Engagement and Representation: Actively engage in internal team meetings and committees, participate in external stakeholder meetings, and build a robust support network within the broader business. Represent my client in external meetings, industry bodies, tradeshows, and conventions to enhance the company's presence and reputation.