Land Acquisitions Manager (Renewables)


£40k - £75k per annum


Bristol, UK

job type

Permanent / Full Time

  • Bristol
  • 75000 PerAnnum GBP / Year

land acquisition manager
£60k – £80k basic plus bonus and package
South West
Are you an experienced land buyer/ acquisitions manager within the solar farm industry or are you a rural surveyor with experience of advising land owners? If so we want to speak with you.
Our client is a leading international solar farm and battery storage developer that is looking to strengthen its acquisitions team with another 2 x land manager. Your role will be to source, review, negotiate and then purchase land to build solar farms and battery storage facilities on.
They have a successful acquisition and are looking for another land manager to join them. You will already be working in the solar farm development industry, strategic land residential house builder.
The business is a very dynamic and entrepreneurial one and as such you will be given a high level of autonomy to grow and develop your development pipeline on land. They have an office in the south west and its expected you will be in 2/3 day a week.
Critically and firstly you will be a born deal maker and have a track record of doing 3-4 land deals a year.

  • Sourcing and acquiring land to build solar PV farms or battery storage facilities on
  • Building and maintaining relationships with land owners and land agencies so you are first to be made aware of new opportunities
  • Overseeing and managing initial sites feasibility and viability studies
  • Working closely with internal and external planning and legal terms pre and post acquisition
  • Monitoring other renewable developments and grid connection agreements for market intelligence
  • Contract negotiation for freehold purchase or option agreement leases on sites.
  • Maintaining a database of potential sites and keeping in contact with relevant agents/ landowners.

Key Requirements

  • Degree-qualified and ideal property-related
  • Natural born deal maker doing 3-4 land deals a year consistently.
  • Experienced Land buyer, land manager, or acquisitions executive who has a proven background in sourcing sites for solar farms.
  • Currently working for either a solar farm developer, strategic land or resi
  • Detailed understanding of the planning application and appeals process.
  • A strong network of contacts in the land agency world.
  • Determined, hungry and ambitious.

To apply for this job email your details to

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates may be contacted.

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