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Consent Engineer

  1. North Germany
  1. Contract
  1. Offshore Wind
Date Posted30 Apr 2020

This vacancy has now expired

Consent Engineer, Leading Offshore Wind Developer, Hamburg

Quanta are working with a leading developer of offshore wind projects who have a long term contract opportunity for a freelance consultant to provide Environmental / Consenting services in relation to development phase offshore wind projects across Europe.

  • Supporting the Consent and Certification department in following
    • Securing permits and changes to existing permits
    • Environmental impact assessment work, with support of consultants
    • co-ordinate engagement with relevant authorities and external stakeholders
    • manage internal inputs, including project design and planning legal advice
    • during EIA approval, take the projects through the hearing process, including the provision of required documentation
    • Design and implement the permitting strategy for the project
  • Manage tenders and run the process to select external consultants e.g. Project Certifie
  • Management of subcontractors and, if required, additional experts in the package
  • Work with internal teams to make sure the project milestones and schedule is achieved
  • Understand the risks to achieving a permit and put in place strategies to reduce these risks
  • Represent the project at hearings, public consultations and workshops
  • Provide advice to our portfolio on permitting risks in relation to new sites and acquisition.
  • Review reports prepared by subject matter experts, preparation of documents summarizing reports
  • Careful review of documents vital to the permitting process
  • Oversee and manage contractors providing surveys, analyses and documents

  • A demonstrable working knowledge of the Polish permitting process, including Environmental Impact Assessment and Appropriate Assessment
  • An awareness of renewable energy policy and its impact on project development
  • Participation in and management of consent and certification meetings
  • Experience of working within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Assessment, quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the proposed solutions of suppliers and service providers, including comments on changes or similar
  • Knowledge of the current state of the art and technical development in the relevant field of activity
  • Project management and control of contractor’s overall project phases in the relevant discipline
  • A track record of collaboration with relevant authorities and stakeholders
  • Travel frequently to international production and offshore sites
  • Good understanding of health and safety regulations and requirements
  • The following certificates (including BOSIET, PSAgA, Offshore Medical in accordance with "S1 Guideline 002/43: Occupational medical tests for employees on offshore wind turbines and offshore installations") are required for offshore relevant positions
  • Speak and write English (German and Polish preferable) fluently and possess excellent communication skills, enabling you to communicate your messages smoothly and efficiently to internal and external stakeholders at all organisational level
  • Min. Qualification is a completed university degree in the relevant field of activity with at last 5 years’ experience in a relevant discipline

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