Senior Project Manager (Environmental)
My client's Renewable Energy Business Unit currently has a need for a Senior Project Manager on a permanent basis. This role will be based in Newbridge and will report to the Planning Programme Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for to lead and project manage the delivery of Planning Applications and Environmental Impact Assessment Report/Appropriate Assessment for specific Company Renewable Energy infrastructure projects. Lead and project manage the planning application and associated EIA/AA processes for specific Renewable Energy project(s) from site selection up to the point of consenting decision. Responsibility for leading and project managing the project design phases and all relevant site-specific baseline assessment studies required to inform the design and EIA/AA processes. Lead and project manage the delivery of the Planning Application documentation, most importantly the Environmental Impact Assessment Report and Appropriate Assessment/Natura Impact Statement for the proposed development. This will include working with the relevant lead consultant to issue draft application documentation incl. planning drawings, EIAR chapters, AA/NIS and all associated appendices. It will also include detailed review and mark-up, managing the legal review process and leading the decision making on any proposed changes to the planning application documents. Provide environmental, planning and project management expertise in relation to the delivery of Renewable Energy projects. Inform the Business Unit Strategy to ensure compliance with Planning and Environmental issues. Lead the implementation of protocols for effective engagement with key stakeholders, including all relevant statutory and non-statutory consultees relevant to the planning processes of specific Company Renewable Energy projects. Prepare and/or check scopes for third party services for projects and fully participate in the various stages of associated procurement processes. Ensure that all works carried out under your remit comply with Company's Health & Safety and Environmental policies and all relevant EU and National policies and statutory requirement. The Person: Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or equivalent. Minimum of 4 -7 years' experience project managing/working on planning applications and preparation of EIAR/AA for large scale infrastructure projects. Experience in leading/inputting to project planning applications, Environmental Impact Assessment or other consenting processes. An emphasis on Power Generation (Renewable) and related infrastructure, or SID projects desirable but not essential. Technical expertise in the areas of infrastructure planning process and environmental assessment. 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 essential. For more information please contact Jagoda Wychowaniak at Sanderson.
20 days ago