Consent and EIA Manager

Location Germany
Discipline: Offshore Wind
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Excellent package
Contact name: Bradley Elliott

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Job ref: BBBH702_1678460211
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 10 Apr 2023 00:59

Job title: Consent & EIA Manager

Location: Germany

Who are we recruiting for?

The client is a world leader in development and construction of offshore wind projects and works exclusively for one of the leading green infrastructure fund managers in the world. The client is developing projects in Europe, Asia, North America, and Australia, and is supported by offices in the United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, the United States, Australia, Vietnam, Greece, Brazil, and Italy. 

What will you be doing?

  • Lead the consent and permitting processes for new wind farm projects in Germany

  • Lead the process of applying for and securing offshore wind farm Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA's) in Germany while liaison closely with the development technical and commercial teams

  • Provide advice to technical project team on environmental and consenting matters related to Offshore Wind Farm projects

  • Represent the company in meetings with external stakeholders, such as authorities at all levels, NGO's, consultants, universities, and researchers involved in the environmental studies, the impact assessment and consenting work.

  • Prepare proposals, documents, and presentation materials required to progress EIA's and consents, meet obligations and manage external stakeholders

  • Manage engineering companies and consultancies and monitoring activities

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • A degree in engineering, environmental management or similar

  • 5+ years in permitting of large scale infrastructure projects or from the offshore wind industry.

  • Experienced project engineer, environmental or regulatory manager, preferably within large infrastructure projects

  • Practical experience from similar consenting process of offshore projects in Germany

  • Experience working with EIAs

  • Detailed insight into the German offshore consenting procedures and regulatory landscape

  • Preferably good relations with authorities at different levels and in different institutions.

  • A global mind-set with an ability to communicate clearly and being responsive to local and remote sparring, inputs and requests

  • Perseverance and an ability to prioritise and execute tasks in order to meet deadlines

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Strong relationship management and networking skills. Proactive and co-operative way of working and high attention to detail

  • Good team player with a desire to work in an international team

What's in it for you?

  • A highly competitive Basic Salary

  • Extensive benefits package

Who are we?

​Executive Integrity is a global executive search and recruitment consultancy for a more sustainable world with a focus on talent within the Maritime and Renewable Energy sectors. We give a proportion of all our profits to Renewable World, a charity that develops affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions to poverty-stricken communities.​