About the Company:

Operating since 2001, our client is at the forefront of wind energy development in the UK with over 1.5GW built, under construction, with planning consent or in development!

About the Role:

The ideal candidate for this role will have a degree in a Renewable Energy or Geography subject with a background in project management at any level. Your role within the company will involve working as part of a development team with the aim to design and develop proposals for wind farm sites as well as evolve existing farms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Working with our existing Project Development team to identify, assess, design and develop proposals for onshore wind farm sites
  • • Development of onshore wind farm sites through pre-scoping, scoping, planning and post planning
  • • Supporting the evolution and development of our current wind farm sites already in the planning system and advancing them through to successful determination
  • • Meetings and correspondence with stakeholders including Landowners, Local Planning Authorities, Energy Consents Unit, Statutory and Non-statutory Consultees, Councillors and Community Councils and residents from local host communities
  • • Liaising with external consultants to ensure EIA assessments and reports are undertaken and delivered, including critical analysis of the results to identify and rectify potential issues
  • • Land searches, and interpretation of Title Deeds
  • • Preparation and issue of drawings and wind farm layout designs
  • • Preparation, review and submission of EIA Reports and accompanying documents for planning applications, and for the discharge of pre-commencement planning conditions
  • • Effective communication with stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met.

  • • The successful candidate will have a degree in Renewable Energy or Geography or another relevant subject
  • • At least 2 years’ experience of working as a Project Manager, within the onshore wind energy sector in the UK, and preferably with experience of working with the Scottish planning system
  • • Proven track record of developing and delivering onshore wind farms in the UK
  • • Can use GIS software, and preferably AutoCAD, WindFarm and other relevant software as well
  • • Experience of managing several projects simultaneously at varying stages of development
  • • Excellent report writing skills and reviewing skills
  • • Well-developed problem-solving skills and hands on approach to design and develop wind farm proposals
  • • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills along with excellent people skills

Benefits: Flexible working

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