Senior Project Manager (Planning & Environmental)
Our client is a climate solution company that is currently looking for Senior Project Manager on full-time, permanent basis. The ideal candidate will lead the delivery of Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment Report/Appropriate Assessment applications/assessments for company's specific infrastructure projects, manage baseline environmental and constraints assessments and other projects where required. Duties and responsibilities: Lead and project manage the planning process including planning design for specific renewable energy project(s) up to the point of consenting decision and any subsequent challenges to same. Lead and project manage specific baseline assessment studies carried out as part of the project selection process. Keeping abreast of planning outcomes, changes in legislation, policy decisions and national and local authority development plans to maximise the potential opportunities and outcomes for the company. Track and identify, prepare/liaise/contribute and/or submit relevant submissions or comments on policy documents as they arise, such as national strategies, regional planning guidelines, county development plans, renewable energy strategies, planning applications and planning guidelines that could impact on company's project development pipeline as appropriate. Lead the implementation of protocols for effective engagement with key stakeholders, including all relevant statutory and non-statutory consultees. Develop effective project plans to ensure appropriate management of communications and consultation with local communities and other stakeholders. Provide environmental, planning and project management expertise in relation to the projects. Review the significance of developing planning/environmental related legislation and relevant planning/Judicial decisions and advise management on same. Prepare and/or check scopes for third party services for projects and fully participate in the various stages of associated procurement processes. Ensure that the procurement of third-party services for projects under the planning and environmental remit are carried out in compliance with company procurement guidelines, and monitor and evaluate the performance of principle consultants with respect to their use on future projects. Qualifications and skills: Hons Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or equivalent. Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline, (e.g. Environmental Science, Engineering, Planning Law) desirable but not essential; 5 -7 years' experience project managing/working on planning applications and preparation of EIAR/AA for large scale projects; Significant technical expertise in the areas of infrastructure planning process and environmental assessment and licencing. In depth knowledge of relevant legislation and policy in these areas. Project management across a range of projects with differing priorities, risk profiles and timelines. Specific expertise in the delivery of EIS/EIAR/AA/NIS documentation for large scale development projects. For more information please contact Jagoda Wychowaniak.
50 days ago