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A world free of fossil fuels. If you share our vision, then join us on our mission.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference in averting the climate crisis, in an organisation that is at the forefront of the global transition to renewable energy.

Mainstream Renewable Power is a recognised global leader in renewable energy; and the pride we all get from developing, constructing and operating our projects is one reason why we are officially recognised as a Great Place to Work.

Now we are looking for people who can power our progress to a new level. If you want to make a real difference in the world, working with our extraordinary team across six continents, check out our newly created role.

Summary of Role : 

Mainstream Renewable Power is looking for a Development Executive to monitor and support the successful development of Mainstream’s renewable energy projects in order to deliver sustainable growth. 

You will be part of a team responsible for ensuring that the development activities are undertaken in the countries where Mainstream operates to meet the standard set out in MRP’s Global Development standards.  

The successful candidate will support the environmental assessment (monitoring and audit) process by ensuring that knowledge, best practices and lessons learned during the development phase are captured and shared between regions. 

Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for developing best practices and improving processes across the globe together with the regions.  

You will play a central role in the annual review of MRP’s Global Development standards to ensure that they reflect best industry practices.

What you will do? 

  • Key member of the Team responsible for the continual improvement and implementation of MRP’s Global Development Standard (GDS) including running an ongoing training series to upskill colleagues on same. 
  • Ensure knowledge sharing amongst the regional and central development teams by participating in regular Regional Development Calls. 
  • Become familiar with the functionality of PPM and Power BI in order to work with colleagues in the gathering of information for the annual audit of development-stage projects. 
  • Project Lead, with the support of the Head of Central Development, in the drafting and implementation of a standard suite of EIA SoWs in conjunction with Regional Development Managers. 
  • Participate in the review of EIA proposals and, participate, as needed, in regional project team meetings during the development phase.   
  • Support the development of projects in Europe and other regions 
  • Interaction with the relevant in-house teams. 
  • Reporting on development stage KPIs.  

What we require?

  • Direct experience in Wind and Solar PV renewable project development. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the renewables industry. 
  • Degree in environmental science or equivalent. 
  • Knowledgeable in environmental assessment (monitoring and audit) and environmental management systems. 
  • Knowledge of international environmental codes, laws and regulations required to develop projects in line with best international practice. Project-specific ESIA experience would be an advantage. 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, Power BI, etc.  
  • Team Building and good communication skills to be comfortable working in a cross-functional structure. 
  • Fluent English required Spanish proficiency is an advantage.  
  • Process-oriented 
  • Comfortable with detail with strong analytical skills to allow the effective presentation of complex issues. 


Why you really should click that button 👇

We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, to be part of a diverse workplace with regards to gender, age and cultural background in the most exciting industry in the world today. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary, bonus scheme and share options.

Career development

  • Excellent training and ongoing professional development
  • Secondment and relocation opportunities
  • Career progression

Shared financial success

  • A competitive, industry benchmarked and cost-of-living linked salary, reviewed annually
  • Annual bonus up to 20%
  • Share options
  • 10% Employer Pension Contribution (non-contributory)

Work/life balance

  • WFH in a hybrid working arrangement
  • Generous annual leave, plus a community or charity work day each year
  • Paid maternity, paternity, adoptive and bereavement leave
  • Allowance for WFH set up

True diversity & inclusion

  • Equal opportunity targets
  • GWEC Women in Wind and Mainstream Women in Renewables programmes
  • You can be you, whatever your gender, colour or sexual orientation

Care for health & wellbeing

  • Generous health insurance subsidy
  • Income protection insurance
  • Life cover
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Programme

These are just some of the reasons why we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work.

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