Consent + Permitting Manager - Offshore Wind - Korea

Location: Seoul
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Posted: about 1 year ago

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NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

NextWave are working with a reputable renewable energy developer who are developing a large offshore wind portfolio in Korea. Due to the early stage of this important project, they are looking for a Consent + Permitting Manager to work with the development team and 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


  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field

  • Prior experience leading the consenting process of an energy or infrastructure project in Korea

  • Prior experience working with regulators and interfacing with authorities at different levels in Korea

  • Due to the interface management responsibilities, fluency in both Korean and English is essential


If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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