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Project Designer (Solar / BESS)

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Location: London
Salary: £50,000.00-£90,000.00 per year

A client in London area is now looking for a project designer. This person will oversee the technical operation within their UK entity. Right now they are doing their technical work through 3rd party and with people from their HQ. The client is one of the leading IPP companies in Europe that focuses mainly in Solar, Wind, BESS. They operate in global markets and they are looking to expand their team in London.


  • We are seeking an individual with a track record of overseeing the design of numerous renewable energy projects, with a specific focus on batteries and solar.
  • Familiarity with UK regulations is crucial, including considerations such as distances between battery/solar parks and roads, dimensions of substations, proximity to low/medium/high voltage lines, gas pipelines, land access, and other relevant factors.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, PvSyst, and other essential programs for executing project layouts is a prerequisite, with a role in supporting Project Engineers in EPC outlined.
  • The candidate should possess the ability to optimize plant sizing based on land size and demographic factors.
  • Experience in the development of projects, spanning from Greenfield to Brownfield, is highly desirable.
  • We are looking for an independent individual capable of taking the lead and making decisions in their day-to-day tasks, with a proficiency in knowledge transfer to others.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil)
  • Design software such as CAD, AutoCAD, PVSyst or anything similar
  • Designing PV and BESS greenfield projects with 2 to 5 years of hands-on experience
  • Knowledgeable about UK regulations concerning BESS and PV
  • Previous work experience at Distribution Network Operators (DNOs)


  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Transport links
  • Work from home
  • Bonus scheme

If you are interested please do not hesitate to apply or email me at

Jorel Bautista

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