Consents Advisor

  • Competitive Day Rate
  • England Remote work
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Offshore Wind
Consents Advisor
Offshore Wind Projects
International Energy Company
Remote (UK Based)
Freelance (Outside IR35)
12 Month Contract (rolling)

The client is an international energy sector, striving to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable energy and as such, plan to become a leading player in offshore wind.

They are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join their expanding offshore wind consenting team.
The Consenting Advisor will report to the Consenting Lead and work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team focusing on post-discharge consent.

Role Responsibilities
  • Provide technical consenting guidance, support and oversight during Project execution.
  • Act as a key interface between engineering and consenting teams during the post-discharge consent process
  • Identify consenting risks and develop mitigation plans for key risks for design, construction, operation and decommissioning
  • For specific work packages including site selection and EIA, manage environmental and consenting consultants to deliver required outputs to support project development
  • Identify and support environmental consents and licenses required to support site investigation activities
  • Manage the delivery of surveys, assessments and reporting required for consents and Environmental Impact Assessment requirements

Role Requirements
  • Degree in Environmental related discipline, Engineering or Science or comparable experience
  • Previous experience in regulatory and permitting activities in England
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Competent user of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Contract management and delivery experience
  • Experience in renewables development projects
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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