We are seeking a Permit Manager to join a global leader in offshore wind energy in a leading position to support the development of offshore wind projects on the East Coast of the United States.
This role and offers the opportunity to work in a diverse team and manage a small team of environmental specialists dedicated to the project. It is a Full-Time staff position.
- Represent and manage the project and business in meetings with relevant stakeholders, local, state, and federal authorities, and government agencies, in relation to various environmental topics.
- Report to the senior project management on progress, budget, and key risks for the permitting process, as well as preparing project gate documentation.
- Manage the project permitting team and the external consultants undertaking surveys and studies to support the permitting processes.
- Preparing applications to agencies and regulatory entities and manage schedules and budgets.
- Work with the project's technical team to ensure timely delivery of necessary information and documentation for regulatory authorities, in relation to the planned offshore wind farm construction.
- Bachelor's degree within a relevant field, e.g., environmental policy, marine biology, marine affairs, law, or other related disciplines
- Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in-depth knowledge of US regulations and policies, as well as existing relationships with decision-makers, policymakers, and state or federal authorities in the Mid-Atlantic region.
- Excellent knowledge of the environmental legislation and the permitting process in relation to the US market and strong stakeholder management abilities
- Trustworthy and good communicator with the ability to maintain detailed dialogue, internally and externally, as well as the ability to proactively manage risks and adapt in a changing environment
- Strong project management skills, including leading small teams, and are a team player focused on finding constructive solutions to all kinds of challenges.