Solar Project Lead

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Rivan Industries

Rivan Industries ( is an artificial gasoline firm designed to decarbonise heavy
trade. We’ve developed a novel power-to-fuel machine constructed for low-capex deployment powered
totally by utility-scale photo voltaic. Here’s our entire business plan. We
have already got working modules of our machine, we’re funded, and we’re now constructing out the
staff to convey the imaginative and prescient collectively and deploy at scale. 

We purpose to make artificial gasoline cheaper than fossil fuels and maintain life on earth by protecting
the CO2 locked underground. We’re on the lookout for a Photo voltaic challenge result in take management of our
present planning functions and execute a planning utility progress that allows us to
deploy GW’s of photo voltaic over the following 3-4 years. We don’t require a grid-connection and use DC
photo voltaic, so we are able to transfer a lot a lot faster than any photo voltaic developer can. If you wish to
work on a high-impact expertise with real-world influence, surrounded by good folks working
with a way of urgency and depth – that is for you. For the way that appears, here’s how we run the company

The function:

  • Handle present planning proposals already underway 
  • Handle end-to-end planning functions
    • Construct pipeline of initiatives and safe HOT’s 
    • Conduct
      desktop critiques with flood dangers, ALC, & planning constraints 
    • Handle sub-contractors for
      all companies reminiscent of ecological, archeological, visible influence, NIA, Glint & Glare,
      Topographic and so forth
    • Put together, file, and handle planning utility, together with public session
      and LPA administration 
  • Assist develop course of for NCIP planning course of 

Core abilities:

  • 5+ years skilled expertise
  • Confirmed historical past of managing end-to-end planning course of and securing planning permission for
    utility-scale photo voltaic websites

The issues which might be necessary to us for this function:

  • Execution historical past. The place have you ever had full accountability earlier than and made it occur
    with threat in your shoulders? 
  • Reasoning by first ideas. Our course of is completely different to conventional photo voltaic in some ways,
    we due to this fact will take a special, extra pragmatic method to our personal planning progress. Don’t
    depend on what’s gone earlier than! 
  • Urgency. Planning permission is presently the bottleneck in our deployment. We have to
    catch-up and overtake our manufacturing bottleneck, which would require 15+ websites to enter the
    planning course of inside the subsequent 6 months. 
  • Grit. Individuals don’t like “new”. Our course of and design works, however are you up for the battle?

The issues we don’t care about very a lot:

  • The place you went to highschool / training
  • The place you could have labored beforehand


  • £70-80K Wage relying on expertise
  • Vital share choices as a part of the early staff
  • In-person work at our HQ close to to Victoria Park, East London
  • Versatile time-off

Electronic mail CV and why you’re nice for this function to [email protected]. Or, higher but, ship over your
plan of the way you’d handle to get 10-15 websites by planning that utilised solely DC photo voltaic (no
inverter-load-ratio’s right here…) within the subsequent 12-24 months. No grid connections right here.

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