Business Development Manager – Bioenergy/Renewable Energy

Business Development Manager – Bioenergy/Renewable Energy

Location: Scotland (Highland, Moray and Aberdeenshire)

Salary: £50-60k (Neg DOE)

Start Date: ASAP

Our Client: Is a small but rapidly growing developer of renewable energy facilities in the UK. Their anaerobic digestion plants produce carbon-negative biomethane that will be used to decarbonise the UK’s gas and transport networks and strengthen the UK’s energy resilience.

You will be joining at a key moment in our client’s development.

They have an ambitious strategy, a strong core team, and significant funding in place, and will be rolling out £450m of new facilities across the UK over the next two years.

We are looking for an energetic, analytical, and personable character to join our team.

The role: Ideally educated to Degree Level with commercial and technical knowledge in the whisky industry. Ideally you will also have some knowledge in agriculture. What is most essential is a passion for energy and sustainability, the ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly, and the confidence to initiate and independently pursue new lines of enquiry.

This is a key role at the heart of our client’s team with a focus on their Scottish projects. You will work closely with colleagues in all areas of the business, as well as with a range of external stakeholders. You will need the flexibility and organisational ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to deal effectively with people from a range of different backgrounds and disciplines.

Duties: Provide support with:

Identify feedstock supplies from the whisky industry and agricultural sources including pot ale and pot ale syrup

Negotiate feedstock contracts

Prepare and develop feedstock contracts to secure supply in accordance with project timelines

Negotiate contracts with prospective clients for the supply of biomethane

Liaising with the many external stakeholders involved in their projects (distilleries, farmers, contractors, lawyers, consultants, planning agents, etc.),

Experience: Technical/engineering qualification

Knowledge of whisky/distillery industry

Business development expertise

Commercial expertise with the ability to negotiate contracts

Technical understanding of the process involved in whisky production including the evaluation of evaporators

It is essential that you have a full driving license and have access to your own car as traveling to various locations in and around Scotland will be required.

You will also be expected to travel to the London office and visit the English sites on occasion.

Key Words:

Business Development

Bioenergy

Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion

Biomethane

Biogas

Distillery

Pot Ale

Commercial

Contractual

Contracts

Feedstocks

Agricultural

Whisky Production

Evaporators

Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Recruitment Consultant

Location: Virginia Water with some agile/remote working

Salary: £25-40k DOE plus Commission

Job Description:

Lanesra Technical Recruitment is an engineering recruitment consultancy supplying qualified personnel to blue chip organisations throughout the UK. We operate mainly within the Water and Utilities sectors and our candidates are qualified Mechanical, Electrical, Process and Civil Engineers.

We are currently looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our team. Duties will include:

  • Growing your own network of candidates and clients, building relationships and gaining knowledge of the sectors we cover to develop an understanding of our clients’ recruitment needs.
  • Providing a full recruitment service, from initial job brief, though candidate selection to final placement, providing excellent levels of service at every stage of the process.
  • Maintaining our candidate management system, including updating of candidate details, editing and updating CV’s, checking skills, logging key data such as calls, interviews and placements.
  • Placing of adverts and handling responses to review suitability against vacancies and matching candidates’ skills to clients’ requirements.

The most important feature of the successful candidate will be their positive attitude. A certain level of experience would be preferred, including:

  • An excellent telephone manner and the ability to provide high levels of customer service
  • A professional approach to both clients and candidates
  • Strong IT and software skills
  • An understanding and appreciation of engineering and the industries and the disciplines involved, in particular the role would suit a recent engineering graduate who is looking to develop a new career.

Suitable candidates will have a strong desire to succeed, coupled with the ability to generate business and be a dedicated team player.

This is an opportunity to develop a career in the recruitment industry, where full training will be provided, both in house and externally.

To apply for the above position, please contact:

Philip Glendinning

Lanesra Technical Recruitment Ltd

Tel: 01344 844022, Email:

Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Recruitment Consultant

Location: Virginia Water with some agile/remote working

Salary: £25-30k DOE plus Commission

Job Description:

Lanesra Technical Recruitment is an engineering recruitment consultancy supplying qualified personnel to blue chip organisations throughout the UK. We operate mainly within the Water and Utilities sectors and our candidates are qualified Mechanical, Electrical, Process and Civil Engineers.

We are currently looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our team. Duties will include:

  • Growing your own network of candidates and clients, building relationships and gaining knowledge of the sectors we cover to develop an understanding of our clients’ recruitment needs.
  • Providing a full recruitment service, from initial job brief, though candidate selection to final placement, providing excellent levels of service at every stage of the process.
  • Maintaining our candidate management system, including updating of candidate details, editing and updating CV’s, checking skills, logging key data such as calls, interviews and placements.
  • Placing of adverts and handling responses to review suitability against vacancies and matching candidates’ skills to clients’ requirements.

The most important feature of the successful candidate will be their positive attitude. A certain level of experience would be preferred, including:

  • An excellent telephone manner and the ability to provide high levels of customer service
  • A professional approach to both clients and candidates
  • Strong IT and software skills
  • An understanding and appreciation of engineering and the industries and the disciplines involved, in particular the role would suit a recent engineering graduate who is looking to develop a new career.

Suitable candidates will have a strong desire to succeed, coupled with the ability to generate business and be a dedicated team player.

This is an opportunity to develop a career in the recruitment industry, where full training will be provided, both in house and externally.

To apply for the above position, please contact:

Philip Glendinning

Lanesra Technical Recruitment Ltd

Tel: 01344 844022, Email:

Business Development Manager/Engineer- Sustainability

Position: Business Development Manager – Sustainability

Location: Staffordshire with flexible/remote working

Salary Guide: c.£40-45k (negotiable dependent upon experience) plus car allowance

Our Client: Is an independent company which delivers effective fully engineered odour and air pollution control solutions for clients operating in the water, waste and recycling sectors as well as food and beverage and process industries.

Their focus is on creating long-term client relationships based on partnership, innovation, collaboration and trust.

Key Areas: Standardised and Containerised Process Plant.

Our Client offers standardised and containerised process plant for lease or hire, fully serviced and maintained for the duration the equipment is on site providing a totally service approach for their customers.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) approach

They are committed to delivering their services in an environmentally sustainable, economically beneficial, and socially responsible manner while also looking after the interests of their clients. Their air pollution and odour control processes can have a wide-ranging impact on the communities, environment, and economy of their clients and their customers and by delivering this in a sustainable manner they can create long-term value for all their clients.

Green Bond Policy and Social Bond Policy

they recognise the values that are targeted by the various water companies and commit to work with all clients to attain the goals set in their policy commitments.

AI Implementation

They use data logging units and also cloud based information sharing systems. This can be a dedicated access portal for any client that is interested where they can access and download the latest service reports and real-time H2S or NH3 readings.

Financial Modelling – Benefit can include offset on existing assets.

They are committed to a cost-neutral revenue model in-line with their Sustainable Finance Framework which is in line with Environmental reporting guidelines: including Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting requirements leading to an Asset Light approach.

The Role: Effectively manage, lead and create the conditions for the business to deliver major business development and sales growth.

Development of the strategic plan for business activity to support the delivering of profitable growth, by proactively targeting new market sectors, win new business and retain existing business and create appropriate plans, bid output & customer solutions.

Develop and update on a regular basis the company’s Business Plan & Sales Strategy.

Develop and increase customer awareness of our client’s capabilities.

Production of tender documents and supporting information in conjunction with the Technical Director and proposals team.

Liaise with all clients.

Carry out, facilitate and assist with technical presentations.

Responsibilities: Develop the applications of our client’s technologies.

Produce and control all necessary administration associated with the position. Produce monthly reports and regular client meeting reports.

Maximise sales and profit for the Company.

Play a fundamental role in developing future growth and provide vision and sales direction.

Identify and report on business opportunities in target markets.

Increase market share in existing markets and maximise new business development opportunities.

Identify routes to market.

Attend networking events.

Review and monitor competition in the market-place.

Identify new markets and products.

Look for funding to assist R&D works.

Experience: Genuine interest and knowledge of sustainability in relation to assisting end clients achieve carbon neutrality and net zero targets.

Promote their environmental credentials coupled with the drive to utilise technology to achieve sustainable solutions

Business development experience

Technical/engineering qualification or knowledge would be beneficial

Experience of tenders and proposals.

Enthusiastic and motivated

Computer literate including Excel

Flexibility to travel to customer meetings and sites as required.

Key Words:

Business Development

Sales

Engineering

Air Pollution

Odour Control

Water Treatment

Water Industry

Water Sector

ESG

Sustainability

Carbon Neutral

Carbon Zero

Zero Emissions

Green Bond

Social Bond

Financial Modelling

Environmental