My client is one of the world's broadest based wind energy companies, embracing development, engineering, construction and ownership of wind farms throughout Europe, America and Australia.
My clients Offshore Development Team undertakes the full range of environmental, technical and commercial activities that are required for the identification, development and consent of offshore wind farm projects, including all associated grid-related development onshore. Delivering successful projects from initiation to realisation requires a multidisciplinary development team.
The Senior Developer will provide key input and support to all work relating to the onshore elements of offshore wind farm development, including but not limited to; the development of cable landfalls, onshore cable systems and onshore substations. Input to offshore components may also be required, where appropriate. Support will be required during all stages of the development process, including site/route selection and feasibility, scoping, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), consent applications and conditions discharging. The Onshore Developer will work with other parts of the project team to ensure clarity and efficiency to guarantee projects are designed and consented responsibly and with minimum impact for the environment or stakeholders, on time and on budget.
Key responsibilities will be to:
Support the coordination and delivery of the onshore Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
Undertake site and route identification, selection and feasibility studies.
Input into Scoping studies and preparation of Scoping reports.
Scope, tender, commission and manage specific packages of the EIA work, which may include the management of specialist consultants and contractors.
Input into the production of Planning Applications and Environmental Statements.
Respond to queries on consents applications as required.
Coordinate, participate and record consultation with statutory consultees, stakeholders, public and landowners.
Participate in stakeholder and public consultations including public exhibitions, including production of exhibition materials.
Provide technical and non technical support to general business development activities as required.
Understand, promote and adhere to all relevant health and safety regulations and policies in undertaking all activities.
Inform colleagues of relevant legislation, guidance and associated implications in relation to environmental issues affecting onshore development interests.
The role would suite candidates who hold a relevant Degree qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline, preferably Environmental Management, or Environmental Science. Candidates should have proven ability in coordinating and providing key input to onshore Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and consent applications. Previous involvement in onshore wind, linear developments and/or infrastructure projects would be advantageous. Previous experience of the offshore sector and/or knowledge of the wind industry, particularly in relation to offshore development are not essential but would be advantageous.
Key attributes will include:
Commercial and pragmatic ethos.
Expertise in environmental and planning legislation and regulations.
Extensive EIA experience
For more information please send a Word copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, call us on +44 (0) 203 005 5560, or visit www.viridiumassociates.com. No PDFs please. We can only respond to applicants with relevant experience as detailed above