Location Acquisition Manager

Job title : Location Acquisition Manager
Location : England
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : Negotiable
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Salary low : 0
Reference : Mil Loc Ac_1694515279
Established in July 2022, our client are dedicated to making the future of road transport fossil-free. By building and managing reliable and secure high-performance charging solutions, their aim to support and accelerate the transition to zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles in Europe. The team is working quickly to scale up operations and network deployment.

As a fast-growing company, they want to build diverse teams who are dedicated to our vision: a world of fossil-free transport, which will go on to combat climate change.

While their Dutch offices are in Amsterdam and Arnhem, their focus is distinctly pan-European and we will be expanding to several other European countries in early 2023.

The Job:

As a location Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a selection of viable sites where we can deploy our charging infrastructure. This includes supporting the permitting process, supporting the grid connection process, and all other activities necessary to let our site engineers and deployment managers start with the site's development. In addition to this, you will be responsible for all aspects of contracting any given location.

Your responsibilities includes;

- Identifying potential locations to develop charging infrastructure.
- Aligning with internal stakeholders to determine which sites to contract.
- Initiating negotiations with location owners and/or operators to contract the sites and/or rights to develop.
- Setting up the lease, purchase or licensing agreements with the different location owners.
- Supporting the necessary permits and/or approvals that are essential for site development.
- Becoming a location expert and knowing the entire landscape of (possible) locations.
- Creating and optimizing the process for contracting new sites.
- Building relationships with key external stakeholders and aligning with them on processes and agreements.
- Continuously update internal stakeholders about progression/challenges that may arise.

The job will be based in the UK, with their HQ being in Amsterdam, and we hope to open an office in UK soon (early 2023). You will be required to travel within the country/countries that you are responsible for, particularly the sites in your area, for the role to be successful.

Who are we looking for?
- We're looking for candidates with extensive experience in site contracting within commercial real estate or a similar field. Preferably you have experience with acquisition/contracting for charging solutions or complex electrical projects.

- You're strong at negotiating contracts, networking and identifying future risks.

- You have extensive commercial business development experience and can identify interesting opportunities.

- You can convert opportunities into strategy, improvements or innovations which contribute to better business performance.

- Your English is excellent.

- Being able to work independently is essential.

- You have strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve to well-judged decisions.

- You communicate effectively and collaborate well with internal- and external stakeholders.

- You have an affinity with the renewable energy sector/e-mobility.

- You look forward to learning new things and pick them up quickly, this includes -new skills, environments, people skills and are resilient.

- You align with our mission and values (specifically: reliable, sustainable and fast-paced).

- You radiate energy, are a positive thinker and easily engage others in various ways.

- We are especially interested in diverse candidates.

Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.