Consent Director (Offshore Wind)

Location: Scotland
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Posted: 4 months ago

NextWave are working with a reputable renewable energy developer who are developing a large offshore wind project in Scotland. 

Due to the early stage of this important project, they are looking for a Consent Director to lead the project through to financial close.


  • Leading the consenting process from end-to-end to develop, construct and operate offshore wind assets, in close cooperation with the EPC team
  • Ensuring the timely application of all required consents, permits and leases
  • Managing the compliance of consenting and leasing obligations
  • Leading the DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX inputs related to consents and leases
  • Managing both internal and external stakeholders including the project team, consultants,contractors, investors, lenders, regulators, land owners, NGOs, public and other developers
  • Supporting country management activities as part of the management team when necessary
  • Leading the EIA and other application processes for new projects


  • 5+ years’ experience in the offshore wind industry
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience leading the consenting process of an offshore wind project
  • A solid understanding of offshore wind farm environmental issues (offshore, onshore and grid interface)
  • Experience working with regulators and interfacing with authorities at different levels
  • Master’s degree in science, engineering, business or similar

Reaching out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Mike Feely at - Direct Line: +65 6340 1940

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