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Senior Project Manager

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  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £60k - 80k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ryan Williamson

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 019

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Senior Project Manager - Wind Farm Development - Cheshire
Permanent - £60-80k + Benefits
Are you an experienced project manager with a background in Wind Farm development?
Are you looking for a company who will offer you autonomy to add the best value to their development team?
This role could be for you!
Our client have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our existing Project Development Team, based at their Cheshire office.
Main duties
·Leadership of our existing team to identify, assess, design and develop proposals for onshore wind farm sites
·Identification of potential new sites and development of these through pre-scoping, scoping and planning and post-planning ready for handover to our internal civil and technical teams
·Project Management and overseeing of the development of our current wind farm sites already in the planning system and advancing them through to successful determination
·Working with the existing team and independent advisers/consultants on projects which are the subject of a Public Inquiry, or the Appeal process
·Meetings with key stakeholders
·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. Liaising with legal professionals regarding landowner agreements, legal agreements and documentation
·Preparation, review and submission of documentation required for the discharge of pre-commencement planning conditions
·Effective communication with Projects Director, Board of Directors and team members to meet project programme deadlines.
Skills/experience required
·Degree in renewable energy, planning or another relevant subject
·5+ years' experience of working as a Project Manager, preferably at a senior management level, within the onshore wind energy sector, ideally for another renewable energy developer
·Proven track record of developing and delivering onshore wind farms in the UK
·Experience of the onshore wind energy industry in Scotland is preferable, with experience of working on S36 applications and liaising with the Energy Consents Unit
·Knowledge of solar power and energy storage proposals and requirements for planning applications
·Experience of managing a team of staff to ensure all can set and meet their goals and project deadlines
·Excellent report writing skills and documentation reviewing skills
·Well-developed problem-solving skills and hands on approach to design and develop wind farm proposals
·A sound commercial background and the ability to recognise and deliver the best interests of the Company
·Excellent organisation and communications skills along with excellent people skills as the successful candidate will deal with a variety of different audiences
Please note. The role will include attending meetings and site visits in Scotland and throughout the UK therefore a full clean driving licence is essential.
We look forward to speaking with you about your application.