Senior Solar Advisor

Ref: 398| Posted: 2nd Oct 2019

Durham Professional Services is delighted to be recruiting for a Senior Solar Advisor to join our client’s team to support the rapid expansion of their European solar PV business.  This position can either be based at their London or Scotland Office. 


Duties and Responsibilities include:

This role will play a key role in supporting the ongoing growth of our client’s solar business in the UK and other markets.  Working in a collaborative, dynamic international team of solar energy experts, you will be responsible for:

  • Independently managing the delivery of advisory projects e.g. solar PV technical due diligence, design, energy yield assessment, site inspections
  • Planning and organising a number of concurrent projects, coordinating resources to achieve milestones
  • Liaising with clients, subcontractors and stakeholders in the delivery of project work
  • Preparing written technical reports and calculations
  • Providing clients, colleagues, and consultants with technical advice
  • Assisting in the preparation of tenders and quotes
  • Contributing to thought leadership activities, internal R&D and tool development
  • Training and development of junior staff 

The role also includes the potential to support our clients’ battery storage and hybrid renewables and storage consulting services.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Educated to degree level in a scientific or engineering discipline
  • Demonstrable experience in one or more of the following:
    • Design, energy yield analysis
    • installation
    • inspection
    • operation and technical due diligence of solar PV projects
  • Previous project management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (written and oral) in English
  • Ability to independently manage multiple concurrent tasks and meet deadlines while maintaining high standards of delivery 

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."