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Technical Manager - Renewable Energy

  • Glasgow
  • £60000 - £75000 per annum
  • Permanent

Eden Scott is delighted to be supporting their client, a leading Renewable Energy business, on the recruitment of a Technical Manager to join their growing team in Glasgow.


This is an exciting role which will involve you on a variety of projects at various stages of the development life cycle. You will be part of a well-established, collaborative team who thrive in a positive work environment.


The key aspects of the role include:


Initial Project assessment -



  • Providing technical assistance and advice to the Business Development and Project teams including, where agreed, providing initial outline site designs considering and highlighting design opportunity and constraints.

  • Participation in project reviews to advise on the interpretation of technical information and assessment of risk

  • Appointment of expert 3rd party technical consultants where required to enhance the technical advice on prospects or projects.

  • Project development -

  • Ensuring best commercial value is achieved through site design in line with the project and business objectives.

  • Deliver all necessary technical approvals and consents in line with agreed project programmes.

  • Attending public exhibitions and providing technical input to public consultations.

  • Participation in project reviews to advise on the interpretation of technical information.

  • Appointment of expert 3rd party technical consultants where required to enhance the technical advice on prospects or projects.

  • Ensuring all technical risks are managed and successfully resolved in line with the project and business objectives.


Project Delivery -



  • Liaising with the internal and external delivery team to resolve outstanding technical issues.

  • Ensure all technical matters are resolved sufficient to allow Financial Close.

  • Provide engineering support as required for the construction phase including during the tender process, commercial and contract negotiations, financial close due diligence and any other relevant aspects arising during the construction phase.

  • Technical Management -

  • Provide additional support and mentoring to the Technical Team and as required to help ensure Business Plan delivery.

  • Identify areas for work process improvements and efficiencies and help implement agreed initiatives.

  • Establish direct relationships with key external stakeholders.

  • Liaise closely with the Procurement, Construction and Operations functions to help ensure best practice is adopted on all technical work across all development projects.

  • In the event of the Head of Technical's absence, lead team meetings and otherwise deputise as required.


This role is ideal for an experienced renewable energy professional (ideally civil or mechanical engineer) with over 10 years working to UK regulations / guidance and…



  • Experience of design and build contracts and NEC (or equivalent).

  • Experience of public engagement initiatives.

  • Proven experience of dealing with local authorities and statutory stakeholders.

  • Commercial and supply chain awareness and management appointments.

  • Experience writing engineering risk management reports/registers.

  • Ability to produce robust budget estimates for project cashflows.

  • Understanding and track record of working to the relevant industry core values.


I'd be delighted to provide additional information if this sounds like the ideal role for you - contact me asap on anita.galbraith@edenscott.com.

*** Please note: this opportunity DOES NOT offer visa sponsorship***




Anita Galbraith
Point of contact
Anita Galbraith
Principal Consultant
07968 201 951 0141 410 1020