Senior/Principal Environmental Consultant EIA

Salary Description:
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Range of Bens
Sector:
EIA & Planning Jobs
Function:
Landscape and Planning
Location:
Scotland
Area:
Glasgow
Location Description:
Glasgow
Posted:
9th November 2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
JSM Associates
Job Ref:
JSM 11838

Fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's most highly regarded consultancies, with a reputation for outstanding work, fantastic culture and continuous progression and learning.

My client is one of the UK's leading consultancy firms, comprising of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists. You'll be working alongside many of the UK's leading professionals on a range of high profile projects Nationally and Internationally.

You will be an environmental topic specialist developing more general EIA coordination skills, or an environmental planner with experience in particular sectors, such as energy. You will come from a planning or environmental consulting background and will have or will be close to achieving RTPI and/or IEMA (or similar) full membership. Whilst based in Glasgow, the successful candidate must expect to work and travel at times to other offices.

The role will include
*Providing topic specific technical knowledge into projects and EIAs, such as air-quality or health
*Coordinating or supporting the coordination of EIAs
*Preparing Environmental Statements and other environmental reports
*Advising clients on the UK development planning systems (including in England)
*Project managing multidisciplinary environmental teams
*Co-ordinating work of engineers and other environmental technical specialists
*Client facing on projects
*Business development and winning new work, with support from others
*Managing the environment team in Glasgow when the team leader is away
*Line management of junior staff

Skills/Experience required for the role
*Ideally 5+ years post-graduate consultancy experience
*Degree qualified in environmental science or other related field
*Ideally a post-graduate qualification of MSc or higher
*Current track record of working on environmental projects (onshore and/or offshore), in a consulting environment
*Able to work in general environmental and EIA coordination, and ideally also as an environment specialist in a topic such as air quality
*Supporting business development and work winning, attending networking events etc
*Excellent project management experience, including QA procedures and financial systems

Desirable Skills and Knowledge
*A track record and good working understanding of the energy sector
*Be Chartered or close to achieving Chartership with a relevant institution (likely IEMA)

Rewards & Benefits
Our client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead. My client offers a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward. You will have significant input in to the growth and development of the business.
Even if you are even cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

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