Senior Development Manager

We are looking for a proactive and ambitious Senior Development Manager to join our Energy and Low Carbon Team, to help support and secure economic opportunities from the energy transition.

The Role

Starting salary: £36,043 per annum, excellent benefits package

Location: Inverness - other HIE office locations will be considered 

Working Pattern: Fixed term - two years, full-time, 35 hours per week

As part of this job you’ll:

  • support intensive account management of key energy businesses and apply industry knowledge to identify supply chain gaps and inward investment opportunities
  • lead and inform HIE’s strategy approach to energy infrastructure investment through the development of an internal infrastructure working group to advise on investment cases
  • provide general support to HIE’s energy sector senior management team to ensure our priorities for growth and development in the context of Net Zero ambitions are met and exceeded
  • work closely with stakeholders including Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Scottish Development International (SDI), providing up to date marketing material for use by partners and internal colleagues
  • organise and support project developers in the delivery of “Meet the Buyer” supply chain events for energy projects
  • influence and support the delivery of international trade missions into the area
  • work closely with area team and HIE colleagues and represent HIE at internal and external meetings and industry forums as required
  • assess and review development proposals, providing guidance and advice to clients, colleagues and stakeholders as required

The person

It’s essential that you are an experienced and proactive team player with a proven track record in supporting businesses to engage in new markets and supply chains.

You’ll also have strong technical skills, particularly in managing a portfolio of projects with challenging financial constraints and targets.    You will have excellent report writing and analysis skills, with the ability to present up to date industry data in a creative and compelling way.

A natural communicator, you will be able to build effective successful working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Being able to successfully balance a wide-ranging workload with ever-changing demands is also key.

To find out more about the role please read the job description.

Job description.

To apply please complete our online application form.

Online application form.

Job reference: 936
Closing date: 
8 January 2020
22 January 2020 – in Inverness

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