Project Manager

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    Frodsham, Cheshire

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    Renewable Energy

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    Kate Tyrrell

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Onshore Wind Project Manager
Salary: Negotiable, dependant on experience
Location: Cheshire

We are looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to join our Client, who has a reputation within the wind industry for developing onshore wind farms in the UK. With over 1GW built and ongoing projects on the horizon, this is an exciting opportunity to become a part of their success.

As onshore wind energy demand increases, our Client now have a need for a Project Manager to join their team, to manage the multi-functional elements of project development. These include the design, finance, construction, assessment and site selection of onshore wind farms.

As a Wind Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with our existing Project Development team to identify, assess, design and develop proposals for onshore wind farm sites
  • Identification of potential new sites and development of these through prescoping, scoping and planning and post-planning
  • Supporting the evolution and development of our current wind farm sites already in the planning system and advancing them through to successful determination
  • Meetings and correspondence with stakeholders including Landowners, Local Planning Authorities, Energy Consents Unit, Statutory and Non-statutory Consultees, Councillors and Community Councils and residents from local host communities
  • 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, and interpretation of Title Deeds
  • Preparation and issue of drawings and wind farm layout designs
  • Preparation, review and submission of EIA Reports and accompanying documents for planning applications, and for the discharge of pre-commencement planning conditions
  • Effective communication with Projects Director, Board of Directors and team members to meet project programme deadlines.
  • Travelling to visit sites across the UK.
  • Other duties as required.

To be considered for this Project Manager role, you must have:

  • A degree in Renewable Energy or Geography or another relevant subject
  • At least 3 years' experience of working as a Project Manager, within the onshore wind energy sector
  • Proven track record of identifying, designing, developing and delivering onshore wind farms in the UK
  • Able to use ArcGIS, AutoCAD, WindFarm to produce maps, drawings, layouts and visualisations
  • Some experience of managing a small team to ensure goals and project deadlines are met
  • A keen interest in the renewables sector, specifically wind energy.
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and the flexibility to stay away.
  • Full UK Driving Licence is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading developer in the Wind Energy Sector! Offering a competitive salary package, plus benefits including annual leave, pension and life insurance.

If you would like to apply for this Project Manager role, please email a copy of your latest CV to ktyrrell@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960 .

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