Principal Acoustic Consultant

Leeds, UK

Due to significant growth in the business, we have an URGENT requirement for a highly skilled Principal Acoustic Consultant to join a widely recognised independent multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in Planning, Regeneration and Environmental Consultancy with a thriving acoustic department which forms an integral part of the organisation. Successful applicants will have considerable experience in a similar role with a strong background across a broad range of acoustics/noise and vibration with particular emphasis on environmental acoustics to secure and develop new business, provide technical and project leadership and ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines.

Qualified to degree level in acoustics/noise and vibration

Significant acoustic consultancy experience at Principal level
The ability to demonstrate a proven track record in effective project and people management.
A proven track record of business development
An extensive and detailed understanding of Environmental Acoustics
Previous experience as Project Manager, to include budgeting, submitting proposals to clients, programming and report writing.
The ability to nurture and develop the technical capabilities of a team through effective management.

Overall Project Management responsibilities for project of various sizes
Develop and secure new business, negotiating with clients and contractors in order to develop existing relationships and to forge new business relationships in order to develop the acoustics sector within the business.
Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines
Responding to enquiries, communicating with clients to establish their needs and drafting fee proposals
provide technical leadership
lead on project delivery and take responsibility for the support team and associated recruitment, performance appraisals and personal development plans
expert advice in inquiries and planning appeals

The current client portfolio is varied and the successful candidate will work on a number of public and private sector projects across the UK and worldwide, the work comprising of all aspects of acoustic consultancy including
statutory nuisance; Mineral Extraction, Waste management, land filling, open cast mining, wind farms, energy from waste facilities, residential developments, road, rail and air, construction, manufacturing, retail, and recycling; gas/energy; architectural and sound insulation testing;

Bonus scheme
Private healthcare
Personal pension scheme
Generous salary

KEY WORDS – Acoustics, Acoustic consultant, Noise, Sound, Vibration, CADNA-A, Noise monitoring, Noise modeling, IOA, sound reduction index testing, amioa, mioa, ppg24, BB93, ppg24, end 2002/49/ce, bs4142, ISO 17025, Leeds. South Yorkshire

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics please do not hesitate to contact Amir Gharaati on [email protected] or call 01792 365 007. We have many more vacancies available on our website. Please refer to This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

published: 17 August 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.