Renewables Commercial Manager- Onshore Wind

Requisition ID:  2760

London Wall, London, GB, EC2M 5SQ

ENGIE’s 1,000 employees in the UK are actively engaged in helping the Group reach net-zero carbon by 2045. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years and our investments are in renewable energy (solar, wind, hydro, biogas) and storage, whilst supplying energy to organisations of all sizes. Some of our major businesses include First Hydro and Storengy.


We are shaping the future of responsible business by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet. If you’re excited about making an impact, we invite you to join our journey to build tomorrow’s low carbon energy systems and meet the challenges of climate change.


ENGIE are recruiting a Business Development Commercial Manager to be based in London. This is a permanent  full time role working 37 hours per week. We have adopted a Hybrid way of working with office attendance required 2 days per week on average. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.


Purpose of the role

Responsible for supporting the commercial optimisations of development projects


Key Accountabilities


  • Identifying new business opportunities , securing the land rights and establishing the strategy for delivering value from the site , including commercial , planning , community and technical strategies.

  • Assess and advise on markets and technologies to ensure that the next generation of sites are targeted at strong market opportunities .

  • Management of all relationship with and contractual obligations with landowners and manage all land aspects through design, planning, financial close and contruction phase


Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required

  • Prior experience of having developed renewable projects in UK with specific experience of  Identifying / acquiring land,  Achieving grid connection and obtaining planning consents

  • Prior experience of having developed renewable projects in UK with specific experience of: Identifying / acquiring land ; Achieving grid connection ; Obtaining planning consents ; Originating corporate  PPAs ; Participating in CFD auctions

  • Degree qualified with relevant professional body qualifications or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders across a range of disciplines with good communication skills

  • Conversant with Route-to-Market optionalities, including CFDs, corporate PPAs for an renewable projects

  • Detailed understanding of UK electricity sector and regulations

  • Ability of opitimise costs , both capital and O&M

  • Good understanding of the  sector landscape  and relevant stakeholders like offtakers , contractors etc


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 Renewables
Division:  REN Europe - UK & Ireland
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree