DCO Consents Manager

  • Job Reference: R9074
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

c£45k per annum dependent on skills and experience


37 hours per week

Supporting Sustainable Growth in the City

South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridge City Council have recently published proposals for a new city district in North East Cambridge - which could create 8,000 homes and provide space for 20,000 jobs over the next 20-plus years. Regeneration of the area requires the Anglian Water Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant to be relocated and we are working in partnership with them to support their vision for sustainable growth in the city, unlocking that potential for thousands of new homes and employment opportunities in a new low-carbon city district planned for North East Cambridge.

Reporting to the Head of the DCO Programme, you will co-ordinate the delivery of a Development Consent Order (DCO) Application on Anglian Water's Cambridge Relocation Project. You will manage the delivery of various components of the DCO application being produced by the integrated programme team and ensure that plans are in place

to achieve and maintain compliance with all planning consents, including the Development Consent and the discharge of its requirements. Using your experience of DCO applications, project management of multi-discipline teams and co-ordination of consent applications, you will provide technical assistance and guidance to other project partners, supporting the Head of Programme and Strategy lead in managing resources needed to prepare the Development Consent Order to meet project timeframes.

As a valued employee, you'll be entitled to:

  • Personal private health care

  • 26 days annual leave - rising with length of service

  • Flexible working

  • Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

What does it take to be a DCO Consents Manager?

  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team on large infrastructure projects and ability to manage an effective consenting team

  • Demonstration of relevant experience in consenting for major infrastructure projects, and environmental assessment

  • Experience of managing and coordinating the activities of a consenting team in a project environment.

  • Experience of and the ability to represent the interests of project with senior external stakeholders including statutory bodies, consenting authorities, local authorities.

  • A strong understanding of the relevant policy and regulatory environment for infrastructure projects and an up to date knowledge of recent planning policy developments relevant to the project.

  • Ability to manage work streams to ensure timely delivery of materials and reports

  • Experience of interpreting consenting and environmental reports and advice from consultants and stakeholders.

  • Preparing internal reports and presenting summaries of key risks and mitigation recommendations.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to present the project to a wide range of stakeholders to develop relationships and promote the project.

  • Formal project/programme management training and qualifications would be an advantage.

  • Previous experience of project/programme management preferably in water industry environment.

Why Anglian Water?

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role offers you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your base location will be Lancaster House, Huntingdon.

We are doing much more than supplying crucial water and water recycling services, we are developing new and sustainable ways of working, and challenging the way people think about water through our Love Every Drop campaign. Help us to deliver our message and embrace the challenges that we face, as we ensure Anglian Water is a water company fit for the future.

Closing date: 30 September 2020