Wayleave Policy Manager
Job Title: Wayleave Policy Manager
Base Location: Inverness
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, Flexible working patterns available
About the Department
Our Engineering and Investment teams provide the asset data, asset decision making standards and innovation to make this happen so that our front-line customer staff have the tools to delight our customers and can carry out their job safely. We set the investment strategy, engineering standards and the network development plans for the Distribution business, ensuring we get the most from our Network, and getting the most for our customers.
What is the Role
As Wayleave Policy Manager you'll develop, maintain and implement wayleave policy within the Client working in conjunction with legislators, Government Departments, external agencies, land owners' representatives and internal stakeholders. You will also ensure compliance with the Client's statutory and environmental obligations & provide guidance and support to wayleave staff and external bodies. Furthermore, you'll represent the Client on the Estates and Wayleaves Forum and other technical forums.
What do I need?
The successful candidate will need to have a comprehensive understanding of current statutory processes including; planning, environmental, valuation and conveyancing as well as the ability to influence key external stakeholders.
You should be a Chartered Surveyor or equivalent qualification and/or experience with significant practical experience in agriculture, forestry, surveying or the delivery of significant distribution or transmission projects within the electricity industry.
You should have significant experience in previous Wayleave Officer roles and have detailed awareness of the electricity statutory process and ability to implement changes. Having a clear understanding of reputational risk and an establish knowledge of agricultural practices, forestry, environmental legislation and land rights is also required.
Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.
Posted 12 days ago