|Position:||Lead/Snr Consents Manager - Offshore|
|Salary:||+ car/cash allowance + annual bonus|
|Contact Name:||Jenna Jackson|
Base Location: Glasgow or Perth
Salary: Competitive 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 are the Roles?
SSE Renewables Dogger Bank and Seagreen Projects Teams are located in Glasgow and require experienced Lead and Senior Consents Managers to support these projects through the project refinement phase, financial close and leading up to construction throughout the next year.
Youll work as part of a large project team to provide planning and consenting support to one of our large-scale offshore wind farm projects recently awarded in Contracts for Difference in September 2019. 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.
These roles provide an excellent 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 people who have extensive experience in offshore renewable generation, offshore wind projects and a proven track record within consenting. To fulfil a Senior Consent Manager role you should be educated to degree level in a relevant qualification, which includes environmental qualifications. You will be a subject matter expert in your field and have several years experience in the industry. You will have established relationships with key stakeholders and the Regulators and be able to work independently and as part of a team to seek solutions to complex project problems. You should also be experienced at working under pressure and to deadlines and capable of mentoring and supporting junior team members.
To fulfil a Lead Consents Manager role, in addition to the Senior Consent Manager attributes, you will have management and leadership experience of leading teams on large scale projects. You will have strong project management experience and capabilities and be able to manage a multi-disciplinary consents team to achieve the necessary consents to support our projects including having strategic oversight of consents risks, programme and budget.
Your personality and extensive skill set should be seen 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.
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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.
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