Arlington Renewable Energy Investment UK

Masdar Arlington take sites from inception through development and construction with the end goal of long-term operation of assets. As such, the key responsibilities of the Development Manager involve high-calibre development from origination of land and grid through the entire development process.

Key Responsibilities

Grid Management:

  • Reviewing capacity maps and working with connections team to identify target areas for new sites
  • Attending connections surgeries with DNO and TO, requesting connection budget offers and assisting in preparation, submission and management of formal grid offers

Land Procurement:

  • Site visits to identified target sites to get LOA and exclusivity agreements signed
  • Drafting and negotiating Heads of Agreement with landowners and/or agents
  • Maintain strong relationships with landowners throughout development process


  • Identifying key planning risks on potential sites
  • Ensuring that legal, ground, technical and landowner constraints are taken into account in the preparation of site layouts


  • Assessing land titles and identifying key land constraints of potential sites
  • Liaising with solicitors, agents and landowners to negotiate Option and Lease Agreements to ensure swift agreement within agreed cost caps
  • Reviewing land searches, indemnity insurance and legal reports
  • Managing any required legal agreements to ensure projects are fully Ready to Build


  • Appraising external acquisition site potentials
  • Assisting with management of Joint Development Agreements and portfolio acquisition opportunities
  • Liaising with lenders and consultants during transactions

Project Management:

  • Ensuring filing, naming and updating of all relevant project information is undertaken in a timely and precise manner
  • Monitor the project budgets and progress across external consultants, grid connections, legal work and design, recommending corrective actions if necessary
  • Produce a comprehensive handover document once project achieves Ready to Build status and provide assistance to the delivery team to ensure smooth transition into construction


  • At least 3 years of utility scale renewable energy project development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or any other energy or sustainability related field


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