Full time spatial planner

Lightsource BP - 's Hertogenbosch

Geobaan levert experts

In this position you work together with the Dutch Business Development team on the development of large-scale solar energy projects throughout the Netherlands.
The activities include: 
  • Analysis of municipal policies and plans to inform the selection of new sites for solar farm development.
  • Planning constraints analysis for individual sites - including policy evaluations and visits to physical locations
  • Preparing planning applications
  • Engaging and managing external consultants
  • Engaging with local communities and municipalities
  • Assessing planning and risk as part of due diligence reports for potential acquisitions
  • Regular reporting on project status to Head of Development (Netherlands) and Head of Planning (Global).
In addition to the Dutch Business Development team, you work closely with our London office, including with the Planning, Project Management, Asset Management and Finance teams. In this position you regularly travel through the Netherlands for visits to project locations, information meetings, consultations with consultants and municipalities.

Wij vragen:

  • Bachelor or Master in the field of urban design, spatial planning.
  • Knowledge of zoning plans.
  • The ability to take a leading role in the area of permit applications. 
  • Experienced in working with provinces and municipalities.
  • Preferable experience in developing solar energy projects/experience in renewable energy/infrastructure.
  • Commercial experience is a plus.
  • B driver's license.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (speech and writing).
  • Strong oral and written skills are essential for writing reports and in maintaining contact with internal and external parties.
  • Ideally 5 years’ + experience as a Planner working in the Dutch system, including experience with zoning plan changes and planning permit application. Preferably experience with solar or other renewable energy development.

Wij bieden:

  • Working in an international business