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Senior Planning Co-Ordinator

Job description

Are you looking for a new role within the renewable energy industry?

I am currently recruiting on behalf of one of Ireland's lead developers within the Renewable Energy sector looking for a Senior Planning Coordinator. Your focus will be on their offshore wind portfolio in Ireland.

You will be working as the lead planning expert collaborating and coordinating with other teams across the business to successfully deliver large scale projects.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the correct preparation of planning and marine area consent (MAC) applications for offshore windfarm projects in Ireland in compliance with legislative requirements
  • Co-ordinate the lodging of various planning and MAC applications for both the offshore and onshore elements of offshore windfarm developments to the appropriate statutory authority
  • Understand in detail the Marine Area Planning Act requirements and translate these requirements into workable detail for project teams to understand and implement on projects
  • Lead interactions and consultations with appropriate statutory authorities like Marine Area Regulatory Authority, An Bord Pleanala, Foreshore Unit, etc

Essential requirements;
  • Level 8 Environmental and/or Planning Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the area of environmental consenting particularly within the marine environment
  • In depth knowledge and experience of the consenting process of major infrastructure developments
  • A strong understanding of the Marine Area Planning Act in Ireland
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, project manage and submit large scale project planning applications

If you are interested, then please apply below or contact me