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Environmental Planning & Consenting opportunities

 

Environmental Planning & Consenting opportunities

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Base Location: Flexible Scotland

Salary: Market Competitive + car/cash allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves.

We are currently seeking highly motivated and experienced Consents Managers/Environmental Planners to support the delivery of Major, large-scale terrestrial Transmission infrastructure.

You will work on iconic, National infrastructure projects directly facilitating Scotland’s ambitions to meet net-zero through the transportation of renewable energy to the centres of demand.

You will also join a multi-award winning team, recognised for our sector-leading planning and sustainability initiatives, including "RTPI In-house planning team of the year" – Finalist and "IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards - Biodiversity & Environmental Net Gain” – Winner.

What do I need?

We would love to hear from individuals who have detailed knowledge of the Scottish Planning Process, Consenting regimes and Environmental Impact Assessment legislation.

You will be able to demonstrate your Project Management experience and have an understanding of how to manage all aspects of the delivery of major projects e.g. project definition and set up, management of consultants, costs, risk, quality and timing.

Ideally, you will have a Planning or Environmental related degree, preferably with postgraduate qualification coupled with experience in a relevant industry (e.g. infrastructure, environmental / planning consultancy dealing with major consenting projects). Membership of an appropriate planning or environmental professional body is also desirable.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact gregor.moffat@sse.com or 01738 342871.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal record and credit check.

 

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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

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