Phillip Riley

Principal Consultant, Renewable Energy – US, UK, Ireland & Europe

Manchester Permanent / Full Time

Scott started his recruitment career in 2000 and has since joined two listed recruitment businesses, before establishing Phillip Riley in 2010.His renewable energy journey began when he started a Waste to Energy Project Development Company (Reform Energy Australia) and then also took Phillip Riley to market as the only dedicated renewable energy recruitment and consulting business in Australia.Today, the Phillip Riley Group has grown to a team of 30+ in Australia, with offices in Melbourne (HQ), Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, New Zealand, Northern America and Europe.

Recruiter :
Scott Robinson

Scott Robinson
  • Purpose driven organisation and team
  • Global team in Aus, NZ, UK, US with Australian head office
  • Supportive Management No Micromanagement
Fancy a trip to Australia? Then join the Phillip Riley Group to develop the UK, Ireland and European Renewable Energy markets with us. 

Established in 2010, Phillip Riley Group is the first recruitment firm focused exclusively on the Renewable Energy sector in Australia and New Zealand and after 2 years in the UK & European market we are seeking to partner with an experienced Senior Consultant(s) to accellerate our growth.
Our team recruits talent across the Renewable energy project life cycle and work with a diverse client base including: Investment Managers/Funds Management , project developers, owner/operators, OEMs, EPCs, Contractors, Consultancies and even Government. We not only recruit for our industry, but are fully immersed in it! We host a range of networking events, support our clients migration efforts with in-house capability, and foster learning opportunities, through our Apprenticeship services.

Currently, we have (3) opportunities across Development, Finance & Engineering and these lucrative desks will have the flexibility and autonomy to sub-niche and focus on specific geographies to mazimise customer engagement and you earning capacity.

About You:

We are big on the soft skills! You will have a positive mindset, willingness to learn, can quickly shake off the hurdles that come in recruitment and want to immerse yourself in the sector you recruit within. You will ideally have:
  • Energy, enthusiasm and a positive growth mindset
  • Willingness to learn and grow, as our industry evolves
  • Existing knowledge of the Renewable Energy Industry would be advantageous 
  • Sales and Business Development Experience
  • Prior experience in contract recruitment is advantageous
  • Experience recruiting positions in Power/Energy, Construction, Transmission & Distribution or broader Engineering fields will be highly valued.
Benefits of a career with Phillip Riley Group:
  • Premier Industry leader in the Renewables Industry - a decade of experience in the market
  • Training, development and growth opportunities offered from entry and Consultant levels through to Senior Management 
  • Experience across Executive Search mandates and CEO engagements
  • Be part of a team with rapid growth expansion and potential through ANZ, UK, USA and the Asia Pacific markets
  • Lucrative salaries and industry leading commissioning structure - ability to earn 50% of uncapped commission on billings 
Commission Structure 

Our commission structure is very attractive and suits high performers. Each team member has a threshold to achieve and from there your commission will be dependant on what you achieve in a quarter. 
  • 30% from threshold to 60K GBP
  • 40% from theshold to between 60.01K GBP to 75K GBP
  • 50% from threshold to above 75.01K GBP and above

We aren't huge fans of expensive offices that people aren't motivated to come to every day so we are best suited to people interested in Hybrid or remote roles. That said, it's important to get the team(s) together so we would suggest 1-2 days in an office somewhere, if its makes sense for all.

Ideal UK locations are London, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham however we are flexible.

Next Steps:

If the above overview resonates with you and you are excited about a career move or grow within the hugely dynamic Renewable Energy sector with years of further growth ahead then please apply with your updated CV in word. Alternatively for further information, please contact Scott Robinson via [email protected] or schedule a time to speak via

Phillip Riley is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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