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Land Manager

Base Location: Flexible UK

Up to £67,200 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern:
Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables (SSER) is the UK and Ireland’s leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

Our Capital Projects teams are responsible for developing and building our Renewables Assets, both onshore and offshore with a focus on maximising the value of our current pipelines, whilst pursuing new markets.

What is the Role?

We are looking for an experienced Land Manager to join our Capital Projects Team with the key aim of ensuring that all the necessary land agreement requirements are in place on our renewable energy projects. The role will sit within our land team and report to our Land Team Manager and will involve working in project teams across our UK portfolio of development sites to help deliver projects on time and on budget. This role will predominately focus on the management of the onshore land works package and delivery of the legal land rights for an offshore wind project but will also include responsibility for land negotiations on sites at different stages in the development process both early on during the site identification and assessment phase, throughout development and during the project refinement and execution / construction stages.

What do I need?

Ideally, you’ll have worked in renewables or a similar industry in a commercial land role and be qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline (preferably rural surveying, land economy, estate management or similar). You should either have, or be working towards, professional membership of a relevant technical or professional body (such as RICS, CAAV or similar). Experience in the successful delivery of land rights required for long liner electricity infrastructure projects and Compulsory Purchase Order and Development Consent Order processes would be advantageous.

For this role, we need people who have the following:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • The ability to be an excellent team player;
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills; and
  • Commercial awareness.

  • Our Benefits

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    Next Steps

    All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with We’ll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

    External candidates, If you successfully secure a role with us, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

    About SSE

    We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

    SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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