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20. November 2021
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Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
Within Vattenfall we have the clear goal to enable a fossil free society within one generation. This ambition includes for example electrification of the transport sector and CO2-emitting industries, but the core in this ambition is to have sustainable electricity production. Vattenfall is now ramping up its growth within renewables, making the fleet fossil free.
We are now looking for a

Permit Manager, DK Offshore Wind

to manage permit processes during the development, construction and operational phases of our Danish offshore wind projects. The role is expected to be based in Kolding. Experience of permitting in relation to onshore works would be an advantage.

This role will require effective communication with relevant authorities and stakeholders, and the wider project team, and so it is expected that the applicant will be fluent in Danish and English.
The Permit Manager will work as part of Business Area Wind’s ‘Consenting’ team which brings together offshore wind permitting and consultation expertise from across the markets in which we operate.
Your Responsibilities as a Permit Manager, DK Offshore Wind
  • Working with our Senior Permit Manager and the Project Team, you will oversee permit processes during the development, construction and operational phases of our offshore wind projects and related onshore transmission works.
  • Depending on our projects, your work could include: support to bid managers in compiling tenders for new offshore wind projects; management of consultants undertaking environmental impact assessments and permit applications; co-ordination of engagement with relevant authorities and technical stakeholders; provision of relevant plans / documents to authorities; advice to project team to ensure projects are built in line with permits; negotiations of permit changes if required; handover of permit obligations from project delivery to Generation; provision of advice on decommissioning.
  • You will closely work together with the different project packages during the development and construction of the wind farm, as well as with our Health and Safety, Environment and Sustainability and Communication teams, and so good co-operation with your Vattenfall colleagues will be essential.
  • Throughout the process, the Permit Manager will be required to understand the risks associated with the permit and work with the project team to put in place strategies to reduce these risks.
  • You will be required to promote a safety-conscious and sustainable environment.
Your Qualifications as a Permit Manager, DK Offshore Wind
Candidates should have:
  • A degree in a relevant discipline
  • At least 3- 5 years of experience in a relevant field
  • Drive and ambition
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Danish and English)
  • A wish to work in a (international) multi-disciplinary team / team working skills
  • An awareness of renewable energy policy and its impact on project development
Previous experience of working within the offshore wind industry is an advantage but is not required.

Our Organisation
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 28,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
Vattenfall’s Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well Solar PV and Batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate onshore and offshore wind power in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK and we are a leading player in several of our markets.
More Information
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring Manager Kathy Wood +44-7528 551235.
For more inforamtion about the recruiting process you are welcome to contact the recruiter Lana Unger +49 162 630 72 60
Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to your application!
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