Hydrogen Storage Business Development Lead - Gas Storage

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Engineering, Other
North West
£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
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Astute’s Power team is partnering with a leading Power company in the UK to recruit a Hydrogen Storage Business Development Lead for its site in East Cheshire.

The Hydrogen Storage Business Development Lead role comes with a starting salary of up to circa �70,000 private medical, and other competitive benefits.

If you’re degree in a relevant subject and have experience with commercial development on complex, large-scale projects and looking to work then submit your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

As Hydrogen Storage Business Development Lead you will:

* Contribute to the development of the overall business case for new hydrogen storage projects in the UK, supporting project development, internal funding papers, government funding applications and consent applications.
* Establish and maintain strong relationships with key internal and external project stakeholders.
* Develop effective methods and tools to help steer the hydrogen storage development project portfolio, establishing effective governance and streamlined reporting.
* Execute commercial evaluations of specific projects, in cooperation with Commercial Project Managers and Business Controlling functions
* Work with Project Managers and Commercial Project Managers on existing projects, taking responsibility for defined work packages
* Support the evaluation of additional opportunities for geological storage, including Compressed Air Energy Storage
* Identify and assess new projects for the storage business, and prepare proposals to include them in the project development pipeline
* Participate in internal and external communications / events to promote the projects and gain relevant market insights
* Procure and manage external engineering, project management and real estate support.

Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

* Degree qualified in relevant subject i.e. engineering, science, business or similar.
* Experience in the technical and/or commercial development of complex, interdisciplinary, large-scale infrastructure projects in the UK.
* Experience of commercial topics, contract negotiation and contract management.
* Experience and / or project management qualifications are highly desirable.
* Experience obtaining consent for major infrastructure projects incl;. COMAH, planning and environmental permits.
* Experience of the land acquisition processes, including; exclusivity / option agreements, on and off-market purchase and lease agreements.

Personal skills

The Hydrogen Storage Business Development Lead role would suit someone who is:

* Analytical and has an entrepreneurial way of thinking with a high level of quality awareness.
* Has a high level of integrity, open to new ideas and solution oriented.
* Has the desire to work flexibly in a new and evolving team.

Salary and benefits of the Hydrogen Storage Business Development Lead role

* Starting salary to be discuss, circa. �60,000 - �70,000
* Benefits package including private medical, bonus and 12% pension.
* Hybrid Working arrangement
* Opportunity to the growing hydrogen sector within an established business.


Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Contact Details:
ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 02392 221 600
Fax: 02392 288 288
Contact: Ruth Winter

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