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Onshore Permit Manager

Copenhagen Offshore Partners

Join our rapidly growing and expert team at Copenhagen Offshore Partners, where we are leading the development and construction of offshore wind projects worldwide. At COP, we thrive in a fast-paced and exciting environment, working collaboratively and empowering our team members to make a meaningful impact to accelerate the global energy transition. We are a bold, dynamic company with an unwavering focus on our people, enabling them with the skills, experience, and trust to make a difference – on the job and for our renewable energy future.

As our project portfolio expands around the world, we are building a deeply motivated, diverse, and skilled workforce driven to make a positive impact on the planet. It is such an exciting time to join us, and if everything we have shared so far and explained in detail below sounds motivating to you, we look forward to receiving your application!

As an Onshore Permit Manager, you will take the lead and responsibility for the onshore permit and consent elements on our offshore wind projects in South Korea in collaboration with the Development, EIA, and Grid teams. You will be a part of a team of global permitting specialists and report to the Development Director.

Your key duties will be to:

  • Responsible for execution of permitting strategy to ensure timely approval of onshore elements for construction and operation of offshore wind farm projects in Korea
  • Lead all aspects of the permits, consents, and assessments for the onshore elements of offshore wind farms in Korea including daily management of our specialist consultants
  • Manage and engage with stakeholders on all levels including local governments, government authorities, and local residents in close collaboration with the land acquisition manager
  • Participate in meetings with external stakeholders, such as authorities at all levels, NGOs, consultants, Universities, and researchers involved in the onshore permit and consent works
  • Manage onshore permitting consultants to secure primary and secondary permits for the construction and operation of the onshore elements of wind farm projects
  • Liaise with the engineering and design project team
  • Prepare documentation, decision papers, and reporting related to the planning of permitting and consenting process for the onshore part of the projects
  • Manage engineering companies and consultancies for permit-related works as agreed with Development Director
  • Provide daily ad hoc support to the development, EIA, and EPC teams on onshore permitting and environmental matters

Your profile:
You will have a suitable experience with more than 10 years of permitting or development of onshore renewable or infrastructure projects in Korea. We work in an international environment, and it is therefore essential that you can demonstrate business communication and personal skills and speak and write English and Korean as well as a great understanding of Korean culture.

As an ideal candidate for the position, you will have practical experience from similar permitting processes of large projects, preferably projects with both onshore parts or from a consultancy company in Korea. You have insight into the South Korean permitting procedures and preferably good relations with authorities at different levels and in different institutions.

Further qualifications for this position:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or similar
  • Experience with onshore permitting processes and highly competent coordinator and communicator.
  • A global mindset with an ability to communicate clearly and be responsive to local and remote sparring, inputs, and requests
  • Perseverance and an ability to prioritize and execute tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Proactive and cooperative way of working and high attention to detail
  • Experiences in consenting and permitting works in Korea would be beneficial.

What we offer
We provide a unique opportunity for you to build trust and take on significant responsibilities right from your first day. You will have the chance to work on complex renewable energy projects, contributing to the growth of our rapidly expanding organization. Joining our team means becoming part of a dynamic work environment, collaborating with over 400 employees from diverse backgrounds representing over 40 nationalities. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package – all of which we will be delighted to inform you of during the interview process.

Can you see yourself on our team? Apply to positions where you can make a difference!
We will be conducting interviews on an ongoing basis; therefore, early application is encouraged.

If you have any questions concerning this position, please contact [email protected]. We will handle your information with confidentiality and handle all personal data in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

We look forward to receiving your application.

About COP
We are a global leader in offshore wind project origination, development, and construction. With a project portfolio of over 50+ GW, one-third of which is floating offshore wind, we are driving the energy transition forward and accelerating the move to net zero. Our expertise extends globally, to new markets, and through ongoing projects, four of which are currently in construction: Changfang Xidao and Zhong Neng in Taiwan, Vineyard Wind 1 in the United States, and Jeonnam 1 in Korea.

At COP, we specialize in system integration, including cutting-edge power-to-x solutions, and our delivery model relies on agile teams comprised of industry-leading professionals. We believe that success in large-scale renewable projects requires an engaged and empowered workforce with deep commercial, technical, regulatory, and legal expertise, so rest assured that no company in the world will see you better positioned to shape the future of the offshore wind industry, and to become a leader in this exciting field.

Please Note:
We unfortunately are not considering staffing agency inquiries or submissions for open opportunities for our team. We appreciate your respect for our current approach and if future opportunities arise where we require external assistance, we will reach out to selected agencies directly.

Lokation: Seoul, South Korea

Application deadline: 31 Jul 2024

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Amerika Plads 29, st., 2100 København Ø

Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) is a leading and experienced provider of project development, construction management, and operational management services to offshore wind projects.

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