Sizewell C. The power of good for Britain. 

Location: Sizewell, Suffolk (hybrid working arrangements) 

Employment type: Permanent full-time

Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full- time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible or part- time approach where possible. 

Salary: £62,000 DOE, plus bonus and other benefits.  

Closing date: 16th July 2024



The Opportunity   


Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting and largest megaprojects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy. Following on from the success of Hinkley Point C (HPC), the SZC Project is a nuclear new build project in Suffolk, which has obtained planning approval and Government financing support. The project has started construction and is now seeking private investment. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years, which along with renewables, will support Britain to achieve Net Zero by 2050. 
We have a fantastic opportunity for an Environmental Permitting Delivery Lead within the Environmental Permitting Team at Sizewell C.  


Our teams are set up to work flexibly, with a hybrid working approach between our offices and your home. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively.   


The Role 


You’ll manage, co-ordinate and integrate the timely delivery of construction environmental permits, consents and licenses in relation to activities conducted on the Sizewell C Main Development Site and its off-site infrastructure. 


You’ll play a key part in the Environmental Permitting Team which sits within the Environmental Consenting and Compliance Team, who are responsible for enabling construction activities through the securing of construction permits for waste, water discharges, water resources, flood risk activities and emissions to air. 


You’ll work closely with the other two Environmental Permitting Delivery Leads to ensure a project wide approach to permitting in terms of integration and engagement.


You’ll also support the preparation for compliance, working with the broader Environmental consenting and compliance team.


The Skills 


You’ll have a great understanding of the challenges faced in construction environmental permitting in a complex major infrastructure project.


You’ll have good working knowledge of the Environmental Permitting regimes and have good Project management skills.


You’ll have knowledge of the planning regimes including for national infrastructure.


Experience in environmental / construction consenting, permitting, licensing on a complex major infrastructure project.


The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and leadership skills, a strong attention to detail. 


If the above sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you! 
A full job description is available on application.  



Power in Diversity 



Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome. 

To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project.  

We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another, aligned with our key values:   


Respect: Value the rules and environment in which we operate 
Positivity: Positively challenge poor quality and performance 
Humility: Be open to other’s points of view and ideas, be willing to debate and to compromise 
Solidarity: One team, working closely together and helping each other 
Clarity: Communicate clearly and consistently 

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best. 


Competitive Salary and Benefits 

We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.    


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing. 
Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 


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