About Queequeg

Queequeg Renewables, founded in 2019, is a leading renewable energy specialist focused on solar, wind and storage technology. Committed to driving the evolution to better energy, our founders were early pioneers in large-scale renewable energy projects, forging valuable partnerships with key industry players over the last two decades. 


As one of the fastest growing companies in the renewable energy sector, Queequeg Renewables attributes its success to the experience and skill of its expert team, collaborative approach, and passion for renewables development. Headquartered in London, with offices in Edinburgh and Milan, our team specialises in all stages of renewable energy project development, from site selection to grid connection, project management and planning. 

About the role

Reporting the Head of Business Development, the Business Development Manager is responsible for the origination and development of solar, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), and wind projects in the United Kingdom. This role plays a crucial part in expanding our renewable energy initiatives and requires expertise in land acquisition, negotiation, and project development. The Business Development Manager will contribute to the growth of the business and renewable energy industry, supporting our vision of providing clean and sustainable energy solutions. 

The Renewable Energy Business Development Manager is instrumental in the growth and success of our renewable energy projects, with a focus on origination, project development, and sustainable energy solutions. This role directly impacts our company’s growth, profitability, and strategic direction in the UK market. 

Role responsibilities

  • Own and manage the origination of solar, wind, and BESS projects from the initial land identification stage to securing options, including negotiations with landowners and local stakeholders. 
  • Collaborate with project teams, both internal and external, to ensure key milestones and requirements are met. 
  • Conduct constructive negotiations with landowners to secure project sites. 
  • Align project decisions with the efforts of Power Marketing, particularly in response to changing energy policies. 
  • Liaise with internal company stakeholders as needed and ensure adherence to corporate parameters. 
  • Undertake ad-hoc activities necessary to achieve the company’s objectives. 


  • Entrepreneurial, open-minded, and problem-solving mindset. 
  • Strong willingness to learn and adapt to new experiences. 
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills. 
  • Commitment to continuous personal development. 
  • A passionate team player with a strong commitment to addressing climate change.  


  • Substantial experience in originating and developing PV, BESS, and ideally Wind projects in the UK, with a proven track record in land acquisition, contractual negotiation, and project delivery. 
  • Deep understanding of the ‘greenfield’ development process for solar farm projects, including site control, planning, and negotiation. 
  • Strong self-management skills in handling large-scale utility projects. 
  • Familiarity with commercial land negotiation and terms. 
  • Knowledge of PV technology and ancillary technologies like batteries and T&D networks. 


  • Competitive compensation and benefits 
  • A career with our company is filled with purpose, contributing to renewable energy projects and environmental sustainability. 
  • Professional and personal development within a leading European renewable energy project developer. 
  • A positive working environment characterized by competence, responsibility, and innovation.