Consents Manager

Closing date: 
April 30, 2019
Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

POSITION: Consents Manager

EMPLOYER: Minesto UK Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Minesto AB

LOCATION: Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales

REPORTING TO: Chief Operating Officer

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Tuesday 30th April 2019. Please email your application to 

QUESTIONS: Please call 01407 762907

The Company

Minesto is a world-leading marine energy technology developer with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial clean electricity generation from tidal streams and ocean currents.

Minesto’s award-winning and patented product, a subsea kite technology called Deep Green, is applicable in areas where no other known technology can operate cost effectively.

The company was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from aircraft manufacturer Saab. Today, listed on the Nasdaq First North stock exchange with more than 50 employees and operations in Sweden, Wales, Northern Ireland and Taiwan, Minesto is a driving force in the creation of an emerging renewable energy industry.

Minesto considers Equal Opportunities* to be of strategic value in its organisational model. We expect equality, fairness and respect for all in our employment. As such, Minesto opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination of individuals.

The Role

The role is to become a valued member of the Minesto team and take on the responsibility for the consenting aspects of our tidal energy projects.

You will be based in Holyhead but the role will include travel to other Minesto Office bases and Project Sites.

You will form part of the Minesto UK set up where you will play an important part in delivering a range of Minesto projects onshore & offshore including DG500. The goal of the DG500 project is to deliver the Deep Green power plant off the coast of Holy Island. 

The broad range of activities include gaining necessary planning consents, discharging conditions ready for projects to be built and ensuring consent and environmental compliance during construction, including consent compliance during the operational phase of a project,

The role offers you an opportunity to become part of a strong and international team in a pioneering industry.


Working within the project support team you will take overall responsibility for the offshore and onshore consents related to our tidal energy project including the management of 3rd parties, stakeholders including the general public & statutory bodies; consultants and team members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage required consent applications to time and budget
  • Discharge consent conditions
  • Amend existing consent conditions
  • Apply for and secure new marine licences and permissions as required
  • Fisheries Liaison and negotiator
  • Manage compliance with legal agreements, including leases
  • Manage construction and post construction monitoring related to consent compliance 

Your Profile, Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for an experienced, well-organised, structured Consents Manager who enjoys working within a team environment.

In possession of a positive mind set towards challenges, results-oriented, energetic and flexible, with the ability to take initiative & make decisions.

Key Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent training / competence
  • Experience within consenting in the offshore marine energy sector
  • Good communication skills


  • Project management related skills in relation to program and budget
  • Demonstrable competence in environmental science


This position is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Welsh Government.  

*Specifically committed to gender diversity in the workplace and the equal treatment and acceptance of both males and females in an organization. Minesto opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.