Consent Strategy Manager



As Renewables Onshore Consents Strategy Manager, you'll provide technical advice on consenting matters to the Solar & Battery Project Team working across the UK on projects during all stages of the development process. As part of the Consents Strategy Team, you'll also help develop consenting strategies, processes and capabilities within the business.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

  • Supporting and providing guidance to the solar & battery project delivery teams in the preparation of applications as required and developing consenting strategies for projects, helping to identify consenting risks and providing advice to mitigate such risks.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with all the key consenting related stakeholders and consultees for solar & battery development at local and national level.
  • Developing and sharing knowledge of industry wide current and emerging consenting legal and policy frameworks for solar & battery development within the UK, identifying key challenges and barriers, and creating strategies to mitigate them.
  • Assisting with the response to relevant policy consultation's and assisting with consenting due diligence during acquisition processes.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • A proven track record of successfully obtaining planning permissions and consents (possibly including Development Consent Orders) for renewable energy projects, infrastructure or large-scale projects in other sectors developed through working in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of UK and Scottish Government energy policy and renewable energy planning and consenting requirements across the UK.
  • A high level of proficiency in identifying consenting risks and creating practical and innovative mitigations.
  • The ability to influence internal and external stakeholders in a way that promotes confidence in your suggested solutions.

Organization SSE Renewables
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Consent Strategy Manager
Job Location Glasgow,UK
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2024-03-13 4:16 pm
Expires on 2024-08-22