Senior Project Manager

Commercial · UK, Edinburgh, City of
Department Commercial
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

Main Function & Scope

To lead Ventient’s life extension programme for the UK and other growth initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead negotiations with landlords and agents to secure Options to extend existing leases to allow for lifetime extensions of operational wind farms.
  • Lead negotiations to secure Option Agreements to allow repowering, extensions and colocation with complimentary technologies such as solar PV and Hydrogen capacity.
  • Work with Legal and Financial departments on the management of ongoing lease and landowner issues and dispute resolution.
  • Work with Asset Management team to resolve operational issues at sites as required.  
  • Lead the extension of planning consents to allow for operational lifetime extensions for our UK wind farms.
  • Coordinate EIA processes and consultancy teams.
  • Design and coordinate the delivery of habitat management plans in support of planning processes for life extension and repowering.
  • Work with the asset management and stakeholder engagement teams to consult, engage and build support with local communities.
  • Work with the team in exploring and delivering new growth opportunities which may include new or emerging technologies.

Competencies & Behaviours


  • Clear and precise communicator
  • Diplomatic and persuasive negotiator

Skills & Knowledge


  • Ability to deliver land agreements including leases and option agreements
  • Understanding of Environmental Impact Assessment for onshore wind farms
  • Technical understanding of the UK planning system

    Relevant Experience


    • Onshore wind development (>5 years)
    • Environmental Impact Assessment
    • Planning system within the UK
    • Land agreements including leases and option agreements for wind farms

      Education & Qualifications


      • Degree or equivalent


      • Qualifications in planning, land management or surveying disciplines.

      Software Programmes


      • Microsoft Office Suite


      • GIS mapping systems
      • Wind resource assessment tools

      Travel Requirements 

      • Regular European Travel
      • Infrequent UK Travel

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      • Location
        UK, Edinburgh, City of
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