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Consents Manager / Full time

£30,000 - £45,000 (doe)

City, London





We are looking for an experienced Consent Manager to join our organisation. The role requires the individual to provide both technical guidance and assurance, with responsibility to coordinate the various consent deliverables required to meet the town planning and environment requirements on major infrastructure projects across the UK.


Key skills:

  •  Identification and coordination of all consents and environment matters required by a project;
  •  Ensuring that the all works undertaken by a project are undertaken in compliance with the all relevant legal commitments, consents and environment requirements; and that necessary consents are obtained in line with the programme;
  •  Management of external suppliers to deliver specific consent & environment deliverables.


Specific Responsibilities:

  •  Producing and monitoring submission of consent applications and ensuring their timely delivery;
  • Ensuring visibility of consents and environment within a project and filtering technical queries to the functional teams;
  • Reviewing consents and environment requirements for a project and reviewing individual deliverables by relevant specialist;
  •  Providing consents and environment advice in tender submissions and evaluation;
  •  Coordination of contractors/designers in relation to consents and environment;
  •  Working with programme planners and project managers to ensure consents and environment timelines are embedded within the programme;
  •  Representing the consents and environment team in project team meetings;
  •  Chairing Consents & Environment progress meetings;
  •  Providing updates and a look ahead to the functional specialists, as appropriate;
  •  Delivering consents and environment awareness training with project teams;
  •  Embedding commitment compliance within remits and monitor and report compliance. Facilitate commitments compliance meetings with contractors to ensure all relevant commitments are appropriately discharged by the project;
  •  Ensure all property requirements are identified and acquired in the required timescales;
  •  Support Planning applications and Environmental Impact Assessments;
  •  Co-ordinate and manage all required traffic & highway, town planning and environment consents.


Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications



  •  Educated to degree level;
  • Member of a relevant institute or organisation (APM, IEMA, RITP, RICS etc.);
  • Proven knowledge of the Hybrid Bills, Transport & Works Act or Development Control Orders with significant experience in a relevant position;
  • Developed interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of the railway and or construction industry.



  • Experience of one or more of the technical disciplines: traffic and highways, environment, town planning or property;
  • Sound understanding of relevant legislation.


Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 (depending on experience)

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