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Project Officer

CWP Renewables Pty Ltd

Closing date 31 August 2022

Apply via email

[email protected]

Employment Type

Full Time

Technology Type



About Us
CWP Renewables is the leading renewable energy developer, owner and asset manager. The company has over two decades of renewable energy experience, with corporate offices in Sydney (Eora Nation), development activities coordinated from its NSW base in Newcastle (Awabakal Nation) and our Construction and Operations centre based in Canberra (Ngunnawal Nation).

The Role

The Project Officer’s responsibility is to contribute to the development of projects by providing support to Project Developers in site identification, screening, land security, and early-stage planning processes and providing support to Project Managers in taking a project through to approval and ongoing in support of financial close processes.
Key responsibilities:

  • Support the compilation of site data, including topographic and cadastral data, site constraints, property schedule, residence matrix and stakeholder management plan.
  • Work with members of the technical team to develop layouts throughout the development process and to support the electrical grid connection process.
  • Support consultation with landowners, negotiation of landowner agreements, legal dealings, and other correspondence as required.
  • Support the stakeholder consultation process with local and/or State planning authorities, other regulators, general public, landowners, and other stakeholders.
  • Support the production of Environmental Impact Statement documents, Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation referrals and any other statutory applications required for project development.
  • Conduct regular site visits to consult with project stakeholders, assist in on-site studies where required, inspect monitoring equipment as required and escort clients and contractors around sites.
  • Work together with members of the construction team to support the tender and contracting process.
  • Work together with members of the project financing team to support the financial close process.
  • Provide continued support to projects during pre-construction, construction and operation as required.
  • Grow and maintain knowledge of the planning and permitting processes within the State of operation.
  • Grow and maintain knowledge of energy policy development, attend industry conferences where relevant or required and review relevant media articles.

    About you
    You will have:
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of relevant work experience as a project officer or consultant within the environmental and planning sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in relevant studies such as town planning, business, environmental science (desirable). Some experience using GIS programs.
  • Ability to maintain effective and collaborative relationships across diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to undertake domestic travel to project locations in rural and regional Australia.
  • High-level organisation skills including well-developed priority-setting skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • A current Australian driver’s licence.