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Business Development Lead, Energy Solutions

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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Veolia benefits including a bonus, car allowance and generous company pension contributions
Hours: 40 hours per week
Location: Home based with national travel as required

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It’s why we’re looking for someone who sees the world in a similar way to take up an exciting Business Development Lead, Energy Solutions role.

Because of our responsibility when it comes to leading change, resourcing takes every single one of us, and this is how you can play your part. And if you’re passionate about how energy solutions can impact industry on their journeys to creating new low carbon energy centres and infrastructure, this role will suit you perfectly.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to overhaul the industry, or just do a good day’s work. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.
What will you be doing?

You will have multi-million pipeline responsibility for energy solutions across the UK, projects ranging from decarbonisation, energy efficiency, utilities and hard services O&M and large construction projects (i.e. new low carbon energy centres and infrastructure).

This role has been created on the back of significant pipeline growth and success in providing sustainable outsourcing solutions to UK industry. We are looking for a candidate to become a crucial member of a dynamic business development team of experts whose skills come together to offer complete energy, water cycle and waste management onsite solutions for private sector customers.

The candidate will be fully supported and lead a team of matrix experts (technical, operational, financial, commercial and legal) in order to develop industry-leading solutions

Salesforce is our CRM system of choice and you will be expected to maximise on its functionality to manage interactions with existing and new customers in order to retain, expand and secure new business.
What are we looking for?

  • A background in the energy industry, engineering or operations is essential.
  • Ability to nurture and develop relationships with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Proven track record lead generation, project management and project qualification.
  • Demonstrable experience of taking a project to contract signature.
  • Motivated to work with existing clients to find extra opportunities and continuous improvement projects.
  • Good commercial awareness including finance and negotiation skills.
  • Use of CRM (preferably Salesforce).

Our promise to you

Here at Veolia, we know that a genuinely good role goes both ways.

So alongside your salary or hourly pay, you’ll get 25 days of holiday alongside an extensive benefits package, which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme, alongside a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.


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