Associate Director - EIA - London

up to £65,000 + Benefits - Planning & Environmental - Environmental
Ref: 440 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

NSB Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Associate Director/ Principal level EIA specialist to play a key role within this highly regarded client focused consultancy.

You will be working with our clients existing team of environmental planning and EIA experts, supporting, managing & delivering committed projects in the onshore and offshore renewables, urban development and infrastructure, industrial & manufacturing, and oil & gas (energy transition). 

Our client’s current portfolio of projects has a strong onshore renewables focus, & they are seeking to continue to grow this offering while expanding their range of property and urban regeneration projects, particularly in London and the South-East of England. 

Location: Flexible hybrid working (Bristol, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow)

  • Leading EIA and non-EIA projects as Project Manager or Project Director. This may include authoring and/or reviewing chapters and reports; participating in or leading team and client meetings, briefings, and communications; regulatory consultation; technical research and reporting.
  • Preparation of scopes of work and costs for input to fee proposals. Drafting and reviewing fee proposals. Financial management of projects.
  • As the business requires, assisting in the delivery of other related environmental assessments, commensurate with experience and technical understanding.
  • Contribution to business development appropriate to your grade and experience, including initiating and participating in client meetings, networking events, conferences, and seminars.
  • Mentoring responsibilities on a project level or in a wider context (as appropriate depending on grade and experience).
  • Line management responsibility for staff as appropriate.

Ideally You Will Have the Following

  • Solid understanding and experience of the UK planning system and EIA Regulations, relevant to a range of development types and planning regimes.
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills, with the ability to manage numerous tasks concurrently.
  • Demonstrable skill in report writing and reviewing, including an eye for detail, consistency, and clarity.
  • Good communication skills and a desire to form successful ‘trusted advisor’ relationships with clients, stakeholders and team members.
  • Familiarity and capability in using ArcGIS and/or QGIS (not essential).
  • Genuine passion for supporting the drive towards Net Zero through high-quality work on exciting projects.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary (doe) along with a range of exciting benefits (Pension: 5% EE contribution / 5% staff contribution, Holidays: 34 days pro rata & one professional membership subscription

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 into the growth and development of the business. 

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