Permit Manager and Environmental and Social Expert (m/f/v)

Breathe new life into your career!

Work together with us on the energy supply of future!

With 2,700 employees in 25 countries, wpd is an international leader in renewable energies. Our track record during the last 20 years includes more than 4,720 MW of successfully realized wind and PV projects. Our team constantly strives for excellence in the development, finance, construction and operation of renewable power plants. To live up to our ambitions we are always looking for brilliant employees who are excited by the perspectives offered by renewables and who support our company in this growing and inspiring market.

The team of the wpd offshore solutions is specialized in the worldwide development and realization of offshore wind projects with broad expertise in project development, permit and implementation planning, project management, quality control and the supervision of construction and installation.

For our offices in Bremen we are currently looking for a

Permit Manager and Environmental and Social Expert (m/f/v)

Your position

We are looking for an established professional for our permit team who will also support us with his/her expertise regarding Environmental and Social Management Systems. As a Permit Manager and Environmental and Social Expert (m/f/v) you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • You will obtain all needed approvals and permits for our given projects.
  • Moreover, you are responsible for prioritizing the effect of requested topics on our respective projects and making decisions on ecological issues and requirements.
  • You will consult and communicate with internal and external experts and authorities.
  • Also, you will support the development and implementation of an Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS), aligned with international standards (e.g. Equator principles and IFC standard) in our offshore projects.
  • You will implement parts of the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) and the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the respective offshore wind projects ,especially according to IFC PS6 standard.
  • You will interact with Lenders Environmental and Social Advisors (LESA) and closely align and cooperate with wpd’s Senior Environmental and Social Experts.

Your profile

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in a discipline such as environmental science, environmental engineering or similar and preferably a Master’s degree in a technical environmental discipline (including one of the following: air, water, noise, ecology).
  • You are experienced in permit management, ideally in offshore wind or other energy projects, as well as in applying international environmental and social standards to projects in the renewable energy sector.
  • Furthermore, you have well-developed reporting skills with regards to environmental and social impact assessments and management plans.
  • You are fluent in English (reading, writing and speaking)

Our offer

Waiting for you is a demanding job in the Überseestadt of Bremen, directly lying on the Weser.

An extensive training period and days of introductory will help you getting into your new position. We will promote you with various exciting tasks and offer you an unlimited employment contract. In this way you will get a long termed perspective in a growing company.

Open doors and a flat hierarchy mark our positive and kind working atmosphere during our daily doing as wells as in the end of working day. This includes common free time activities, company celebrations, team or sport events.

Soft drinks are available for free. Further benefits are a subsidized company pension scheme and capital forming payments. Our company fitness program offers you a balance to your everyday office life. Moreover we support you on your way to work with the possibility of a company bike leasing.

Did we pique your interest? If so, we look forward to receiving your application to join our team!

Please sent your application including a possible start date as well as your salary expectations to:

wpd offshore solutions GmbH
Human Resources
Stephanitorsbollwerk 3
28217 Bremen
T +49 (421) 16866-10