Business Development Manager

Requisition ID:  13407

London Wall, GB, EC2M 5SQ

Exciting Opportunity: Business Development Manager in London


About Engie


ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy supply and services. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years, and our investments in energy infrastructure are focused on energy storage and renewable energy (solar, wind, biogas), whilst supplying energy to organisations of all sizes.


We are reshaping the energy future by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, and we are looking for people who are committed to help turn our vision into reality.


About the role

ENGIE are recruiting for a Business Development Manager based in London. This is a Permanent role, working full time Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.

Key Responsibilities

  • Formation of UK and Ireland grid-scale battery development strategy, consistent with broader ambition and strategy of Flexible Generation GBU.
  • Development of business models and origination of opportunities to secure investment in UK and Ireland grid-scale battery storage projects, including through acquisition, partnership or brownfield/greenfield development.
    Focus on:

    Robust financial revenue models that undergo internal financial + risk scrutiny
    Outline use cases for battery storage that deliver project profitability at least risk
  • Project management of cross-functional teams to support and input into business development activities, including due diligence processes
  • Development, validation and negotiation of contractual structures to support the business models, including:
    Share purchase and partnership agreements
    Optimisation agreements
    Other agreements as required
  • EPC contract tendering and negotiation with battery suppliers and balance of plant contractors, ensuring ENGIE procurement validation and consideration of key legal, commercial, financial and technical issues to meet ENGIE’s internal risk standards
  • Guiding projects through grid application processes both at distribution and transmission level as required


Key Requirements

  • Experience in business development of industrial projects
  • Understanding of UK electricity markets and/or battery technology is an advantage
  • University degree in engineering and/or economics, or equivalent by experience
  • Skill set in project management; the administration of technical projects, planning and follow-up, budget management, contract management, purchasing etc;
  • Proficiency in MS Office with advanced knowledge of power-point and excel
  • Ability to proactively work to deadlines on multiple projects concurrently
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Team player with excellent social skills and the ability to operate in a changing environment


What benefits we offer?


Flexible Working

We understand the importance of work-life balance and recognise that everyone is striving to find the perfect one between work and home life. That's why we offer a hybrid working model that combines the convenience of remote work with the benefits of collaborating in a professional office environment. You'll have the flexibility to work from home part of the time, allowing you to optimise your productivity while enjoying a comfortable work setup.

Bonus Programme

We reward your hard work and dedication with a competitive bonus programme that recognises and values your contributions. Your efforts are appreciated and directly reflected in your financial rewards.

Life Assurance

We prioritise your peace of mind by offering life assurance coverage. You can feel confident knowing that your loved ones will be protected in the event of the unexpected.

Income Protection

Your financial security matters to us. Our income protection benefits ensure that you have a safety net in place, providing a valuable source of income if you're unable to work due to illness or injury.

Employer Pension Contribution

We invest in your future by contributing to your pension plan. You can enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes with knowing that you're building a solid foundation for your retirement.

Healthcare Cash Plan

Your well-being matters to us, which is why we provide a healthcare cash plan. You'll have access to a range of healthcare benefits, including reimbursement for medical expenses, dental and optical care, and more. Take care of yourself and your family's health without financial worries.


We offer a range of flexible benefits to employees alongside hundreds of retail and lifestyle discounts through myENGIE.


Diverse Employer

ENGIE’s purpose is to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral economy, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity, equity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our industry. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at ENGIE feels valued, respected and included. We know that diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities, so we are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business.


Equal Opportunity

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process you will be asked to complete an equality questionnaire on a voluntary basis and any data we collect will be treated confidentially and used for evaluation purposes only. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Business Unit:  GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division:  Thermal Europe - UK
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree