Position: Consent Manager - Offshore
Salary: GBP38600 - GBP58000 per annum + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 522889_1576856116
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 20/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: £38,600 - £58,000 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Irelands leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role

Reporting to the Lead Consents Manager, you'll work as part of a team providing planning and consenting support to one of our large-scale offshore wind farm projects recently awarded in Contracts for Difference in September 2019. Both our Dogger Bank and Seagreen Projects Teams are located in Glasgow and require experienced Consents Managers to support these projects through the refinement phase, financial close and leading up to construction throughout the next year. We have a number of other exciting projects in the pipeline with one of the largest development portfolios of offshore wind projects in the UK and Ireland. These sites are at a variety of different stages, providing options to steer approaches and strengthen SSEs offshore consenting team.

This role will provide a unique opportunity to engage with the wider development team to ensure that there is consistency in the way we develop projects across the portfolio.

What do I need?

We are looking for someone who has experience in offshore renewable generation and offshore wind projects, with a proven track record within consenting. You should be educated to degree level in a relevant qualification, which includes environmental qualifications. You may also be working towards accreditation of a relevant professional body.

Your personality and extensive skill set should be evident in your ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders along with your excellent teamwork skills. A commercial approach to all work is expected, therefore you must be comfortable challenging colleagues, stakeholders and contractors to limit risk and achieve viable solutions. knowledge and understanding of governance around company approvals and financial management procedures will be required, as will an innovative approach when addressing planning issues and their resolution. 

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager prior to submitting your application.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

car/cash allowance + annual bonus