PROJECT MANAGER Onshore Wind Energy Development

PROJECT MANAGER Onshore Wind Energy Development

 PROJECT MANAGER (Onshore Wind Energy Development)


Location:  Guildford, Surrey


Salary: £50,000 - £55,000

A wind energy operations and management company for an ever-increasing fleet of onshore wind turbines located throughout the UK with an O&M subsidiary, which services, maintains and repairs a large proportion of its wind fleet as well as providing those same services for third parties.

Your Profile:

  • Successfully managed projects within resource and budget constraints.
  • Experience of team coordination.
  • Successfully deal with planning authorities and other project stakeholders, including landowners, public, project contractors, external consultants and development partners.
  • Produce Planning Applications, Environmental Statements and planning condition discharge bundles or management of consultants doing same.
  • Experience of the Appeals process including Public Inquires.
  • Degree in an environmental, engineering, technical, planning or science based subject or equivalent.
  • Add customer value and reduce costs (DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX) for projects ensuring project viability on a subsidy free basis through efficient working, careful scoping, procurement and creative engineering and design opportunities, and project economic/financial modelling.
  • Set and lead the project programme through to consent
  • Manage all risks on projects using appropriate tools and contracts.
  • Manage project budget to point of consent includes management of hours and costs.
  • Manage EIA screening, scoping, and producing the planning application, normally accompanied by an Environmental Statement.
  • Manage external consultants and technical or engineering support in relation to the project design, ES production, or condition discharge bundles.
  • Oversee management of property – ensuring property is secured on viable terms
  • Coordinate engineering design, technical studies, and grid requirements along with a solid understanding of how to maximise profit and the probability of securing consent
  • Plan submission and driving towards a consent.
  • Manage Appeals process, which may involve management of a Public Inquiry.
  • Obtain timely pre-commencement planning condition discharge.
  • Obtain any post consent planning variations.
  • Support obtaining other licences and permits required by the project.
  • Provide support for planning condition compliance throughout construction and operations.
  • Ensure project documentation and consultation is aligned with planning policy and EIA regulations.
  • Handling external partner relationships, including landowners, local community, planning bodies, local politicians and other key influencers including objectors, all consultees statutory or otherwise, grid companies, consultants, suppliers, regulators and media.
  • Design and implement an effective communications plan, with support from the Community Relations Manager, focussed on obtaining planning consent at least cost in minimum time whilst retaining the company reputation.




If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Charles below.

Applications for this position will close on 30th of November 2021.  

Charles Matthews


+44 (0) 2045667162