My client is a leading environmental and planning consultancy with a strong and diverse pipeline of projects throughout the UK, Ireland and abroad.
They are currently seeking to appoint a senior EIA Consultant to join their established team in Oxford. Working within my clients busy and vibrant EIA/Planning team as well as other in-house specialists on projects spanning the infrastructure, renewables, property and energy sectors.
As a Senior EIA Consultant, you will be part of an established environmental team, who partner with the wider Planning, Landscape and Archaeology teams. You’ll work on a variety of project sizes from small to large long-term flagship projects, across Infrastructure (airports & highways) leisure and residential industry sectors
Some key aspects of the role include
• Manage the coordination of EIAs for a range of development proposals
• Liaise with EIA project team members and other environmental specialists
• Organise access to sites to undertake surveys, plan the survey programme and draft front end Environmental Statement (ES) chapters
• Liaise with clients and stakeholders
Ideal experience will include
• Relevant first or second degree
• Experience managing EIAs within a consultancy environment
• Membership of relevant professional body (e.g. IEMA/ RTPI) is desirable but not essential
• Good knowledge of UK planning policy
• Excellent report writing and communication skills
This offers a fantastic opportunity to take your career to the next level working within a supportive team environment with lots of opportunities to develop your technical and project delivery skills.
What is on offer with this exciting opportunity
My client will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. They will support you to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Their network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.
Their employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.
About my client
This is a leading global professional services firm with close to 6000 staff worldwide. They benefit from the scale of business that allows them to work on large and/or exciting projects and, at the same time, they retain the local presence markets which fosters positive engagement with clients.
They strive to define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. By connecting global expertise, they make it easy for clients to work by creating a collaborative environment geared to delivering successful solutions, while respecting the communities they work in.