Position: Land Consents Manager
Salary: GBP32851 - GBP48648 per annum + Car Allowance
Ref: 526110_1637769450
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 24/11/2021
Expiry Date: 22/12/2021
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero. Help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Aberdeenshire, Argyll & Bute, Dundee & Angus, Highlands & Islands, Moray or Perthshire

Salary: £32,851- £48,648 depending on skills and experience + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available

Our Land Consents Managers are a pivotal resource for the successful delivery of our project portfolio in order to support a net carbon zero future across our electricity distribution network. In this role you'll be responsible for securing, maintaining and managing strategic land and property rights for underground cables, overhead lines and ground mounted plant on both public and privately-owned land.

Your key responsibilities will include:

- Devising land consents strategies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and sustainably as well as managing risk to future network security.

- Managing preparation, negotiation and successful acquisition of wayleaves, servitudes, land purchases, lease agreements and access permissions.

- Assessment, negotiation and successful settlement of compensation claims.

- Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop and foster positive working relationships.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, you will ideally have:

- Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.

- Experience securing both voluntary and statutory consents for capital projects

- Experience of working with key stakeholders, such as landowners, tenants, and their agents, local authorities, national agencies and the Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit.

- Knowledge of relevant consents and environmental legislation.

- A full, current driving licence.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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 it's 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Jim on or 01738 341514

Before commencing employment with SSE, youll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

Job Benefits:

Car Allowance