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Offshore Environment Manager for offshore wind projects

Contract Type
Energy & Manufacturing, Environment
Expiry Date
Would you like to provide technical and project management support for one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world?

Job Description

Join us and become Offshore Environment Manager in our UK Consents Execution team where you’ll be responsible for supporting the Consents Project Manager working on an offshore wind farm project as it progresses through the construction phase. Our team sits within the Environment & Consent UK department which focuses on activities relating to discharging conditions of the Project Development Consent Order (DCO) and providing consent critical information to support offshore engineering project managers through the construction and operational preparations of the project.

We offer the opportunity to work in a supportive, collaborative and highly experienced team where we strive to lead offshore wind industry best practice. A high emphasis is placed on providing opportunities for professional development and actively encourage well-being initiatives.  

Your key tasks will be to

  • be responsible for discharging consent requirements related to the offshore project area, including the offshore export cable route up to the landfall
  • provide support to the offshore engineering project managers to ensure the project is developed in accordance with project consents
  • develop the offshore monitoring strategy and to monitor scopes of work to be agreed with statutory consultees and regulators
  • maintain records, data management and project consent matrixes to support due diligence processes
  • obtain new marine licences 
  • manage external consultants by supporting the discharge of consents and ensuring the scope of works is delivered on time and to budget.

You’ll be required to work collaboratively, under the guidance of the Consents Manager, with a range of internal and external technical, engineering and other project specialists.  

Your competences include that you

  • have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related subject such as ecology or environmental science
  • are familiar with the UK planning, licencing and consenting regime relevant for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects
  • have knowledge of and preferably experience with DCO and Marine Licensing processes and management in the offshore wind sector as well as with discharge of consent conditions
  • have some experience with consent project management of large offshore projects, and preferably offshore wind projects
  • have experience delivering environmental work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams in high pressure environments
  • have experience delivering consents-related project activities to programme, cost and specification.

Join a global leader in green energy

Imagine a future where you power your career while creating a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted has been ranked the world’s most sustainable company and is a global leader in offshore wind energy. With a market share of 30%, we’re not only transforming the way the world is powered – we’re leading the global green energy transition.  

To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. You’ll experience a collaborative, diverse and dynamic work environment where you learn from the best and get to work on challenging projects that will ignite your potential and unleash your talent.

An inclusive culture

At Ørsted, we believe that talent is diverse by nature. You’ll experience an inclusive culture that embraces diversity in thought and experience to solve challenges. And you’ll be valued for the unique contribution you make – and for being yourself. 

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than 7 June 2020, as we’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

All UK-based positions will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, further details will be given at offer stage.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.

You should expect some travelling in relation to your work.

About Ørsted

Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted’s 6,500 employees develop, construct and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms and energy storage facilities, bioenergy plants and provide energy products to its customers. Ørsted Offshore’s 2,700 employees have developed and constructed the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe, and we’re expanding with international activities in the US and Asia-Pacific. For more information on Ørsted, visit