Principal/Associate Environmental Consultant

London, UK

40,000 – 55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package

Our client, one of the UK’s leading and largest consultancies are looking for a Principal/Associate Environmental Consultant to join and help grow their established team in Leeds.

Specific Requirements

As part of your role you will be asked to lead the environmental element of large projects, from feasibility to detailed design and construction, with particular regards to the environmental assessment process, providing expert advice, applying for consents and the submission of planning applications.

The successful candidate will be will be an experienced professional, with a proven track record of delivering large EIAs as well as successful business development; they will be a strong team player with first-class organisation and communication skills and a keen eye for detail.

A comprehensive understanding of relevant UK environmental legislation and planning processes as well as a broad understanding of the requirements across all the major EIA disciplines is essential.

You should be educated to degree level in an environmental or scientific discipline and will have achieved chartered status of a recognised professional body. In particular the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience of:

* Leading the successful delivery of large EIA projects, as well as packages of work, ideally in the infrastructure sector
* Managing teams of experts and working in multi-disciplinary teams
* Experience in prescribing and implementing mitigation measures for large and complex projects
* ensuring first and second line of assurance of technical content
* Delivering projects as per client’s strict time, cost and quality requirements
* Financial and programme management
* Building client relationships
* Successful business development, tendering work winning
* Stakeholder engagement and consultation with statutory bodies
* Scoping and specifying technical impact assessment work
* Line management and mentoring of junior staff

Your experience will include:

* Having a thorough knowledge of relevant UK environmental legislation, EIA/SEA and Environmental Agency and planning processes and a broad understanding of the technical specialisms required for EIA/SEA;
* Excellent communication skills
* strong written, verbal and presentational skills;
* be effective at working remotely;
* Be flexible, adaptable and prepared to take on new challenges from other aspects of the Capita function;
* Have a full and clean UK/EEC driving licence; and
* Have an interest in developing technical skills as part of ongoing career development.

In return our client offer a competitive salary, training and development opportunities, company pension scheme and access to benefit options including child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

Interested? Then please do not hesitate to contact Jack Porter on 01792 356107, or email a copy of your CV to jack.porter@penguinrecruitment.co.uk and I will be in touch.

published: 01 August 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.