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Onshore Consent Manager

RWE Renewables Ireland Limited, Various, Irland (IE) 

Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 

Remuneration: N/A


Location- Dun Laoghaire/Dublin


Employment – RWE Renewables Ireland




The role is to lead on the implementation of the Onshore Consents Strategy for the proposed Dublin Array project and support other Ireland development opportunities.  This a is a key role reporting to the Senior Consents/Ireland Offshore Development Manager. The duties include


Consent Strategy

  • To develop and maintain the Onshore Consent Strategy (and associated Consents Register, Risk Register and Programme) which sets out all onshore consents required for the construction and operation of the project;
  • To maintain a Consent Project Description and Schedule of Mitigation Measures and to provide advice and guidance to the overall development team to ensure that the project commitments are fully integrated into the project delivery strategy.


Consent Services

  • To prepare all necessary consent, permits and licence applications for the onshore elements of the project and successfully manage the interface with consenting authorities and associated stakeholders through their consenting processes (e.g. strategic infrastructure development applications, conventional planning applications and associated secondary licences and permits);
  • To specify work packages and support the procurement process for appointment of third party consultancy service and data contracts;
  • To manage (quality, time and budget) third party consultancy service and data contracts.


Stakeholder Engagement

  • To plan and deliver a stakeholder engagement strategy associated with the Consent Strategy;
  • To manage land acquisition activities including landowner engagement, options agreements, wayleaves and easements;
  • To coordinate activities with, and support, the Stakeholder and Community Liaison Officer;
  • To maintain comprehensive records of engagement with stakeholders (including for example political representatives, landowners, local authorities, regulatory agencies, community groups/representatives and the general public).




  • Qualified to at least tertiary level (NFQ level 8) in a relevant discipline (planning and/or engineering and/or scientific and/or legal discipline) ;
  • Experience of developing and delivering Consents Strategies for large scale utility infrastructure in Ireland;
  • Experience in preparing and delivering consent applications (including for example strategic infrastructure planning applications) in Ireland;
  • Experience in the delivery of stakeholder engagement strategies in a positive and proactive manner to build lasting relationships;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Excellent report writing, quality assurance and data management techniques.





Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 44639, application deadline 22/10/2021 

Any questions? Lisa Phillips, lisa.phillips@rwe.com


RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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