Consents Manager

Salary: 
Depending on Experience
Closing date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 15:00
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Location: Glasgow or Perth
Salary: Competitive depending on skills and experience + bonus, and excellent additional benefits
Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
As Consent Manager, you'll provide planning and consenting support to a number of Renewables projects from conception, obtaining consents, and supporting Projects throughout construction.
You'll be required to engage effectively to ensure that there is consistency in the way we develop projects across the portfolio, and that senior management have sufficient visibility of the projects.
Your Skills & Experience
We are looking for someone who has experience in renewable generation, and a proven track record within consenting. You should be educated to degree level in a relevant qualification, which includes environmental qualifications.
Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills are essential. A commercial approach to all work is expected, challenging colleagues, stakeholders and contractors to limit risk and achieve viable solutions. A strong 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 Company
SSE Renewables supports SSE in its core vision of being a leading energy company in a low carbon world and currently operates a variety of assets with a combined generation capacity of over 4,000MW.
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. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. 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.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.
Closing date for applications is: 24th July 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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