Offshore Consent Manager, Edinburgh

Last update 2024-04-17
Expires 2024-05-17
ID #2092389324
Offshore Consent Manager, Edinburgh
United Kingdom, Edinburgh, Edinburgh,
Modified March 30, 2024


Taylor Hopkinson is working closely with a Scot Wind developer to source an Offshore Consent Manager who will provide support with critical consenting, compliance and environmental management activities, for one of their development sites.
This is a full time role based in Edinburgh.

Responsible for delivery of the offshore consents and licensing requirements agreements required for one of their projects, working with the Environment and Consents Lead, and wider team.
Lead on provision of technical environmental and consenting guidance (offshore), as well as support and oversight in the assessment, development, and execution phase.
Prepare and manage consenting plans.
Implement and update the offshore consenting strategy and manage budgets in assessment, development, and execution phase.
Prepare scope of work documents and reviewing of technical documents relating to consenting activities
Manage relations with relevant external service providers within existing and to come service agreements.
Identify consenting risks and develop mitigation plans for key risks for design, construction, operation, and decommissioning.
Oversee the delivery of surveys and studies required to support Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).
Identify and own relationships with key stakeholders (consulting bodies, statutory authorities, and key consultees) to support offshore consenting requirements.
Build strong relationships with project team, particularly Engineering and Grid, to ensure environmental and consenting requirements are embedded in design.
Ensure key project development documentation, such as commitment register, programme, risk register, etc. are kept up to date.
Other activities as may be reasonably required by the Company from time to time

Proactive, solution-focused approach to complex consenting / environmental issues.
Demonstrable experience working within renewable energy or environmental consultancy, with a clear focus on project consenting and development, taking projects through the consenting process
Minimum of 10 years experience.
Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (such as marine biology, environmental science, engineering, planning, geography, law).
HRA experience highly desirable
Ability to engage with, empathise with, and manage stakeholders.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Offshore consent manager

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