Environmental Permitting Lead - Devon

up to £doe + Car Allowance & Benefits - Planning & Environmental - Environmental
Ref: 446 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 May 2024

NSB Recruitment have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Environmental Permitting & Compliance Lead to join a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy.

Our client’s Environmental Permitting Team is growing, and they are looking for a professional to lead their team. The ideal candidate will be experienced at working with sector specialists and preparing environmental permits across different sectors in the UK including water, waste industry, energy, minerals and construction and contribute to growing their business’s capability and recognition.

Environmental Permitting and regulatory compliance projects are likely to be diverse and will include associated regulatory environments and regimes (e.g. Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP), Industrial Emissions Directive (IED); Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD); Water Framework Directive (WFD); and Environmental Protection Act (EPA) Part 2A, to name just a few.). The role will also likely extend to wider waste, environmental and compliance advisory support to projects through planning, EIA and ongoing client operations.

 Main Duties and Responsibilities

As a result of a collaborative and engaging environment you will be responsible for a range of tasks incorporating the following elements, with a goal of progressing your career and enabling you to excel within a diverse environment:

  • Preparing Environmental Permit applications for activities and discharges to water, land and air
  • Advising on and auditing Environmental Management Systems
  • Producing technical and interpretive reports
  • Undertaking  Environmental audits
  • Providing ongoing/specialist compliance support to clients
  • Leading technical and other work whilst ensuring high levels of quality and environmental responsibility
  • Ensuring deliverables meet the client’s and regulator’s needs and are provided cost effectively and to an exemplary standard
  • Engage in business development, client and third-party liaison successfully leading to enhanced reputation, new and repeat work
  • Contributing to and preparing bids
  • Line management and mentoring of individuals within the team
  • Advocating the team’s services internally to managers and technical leads
  • Assist with the promotion of the capabilities of the company to current and prospective clients.

 To be considered you’ll need the following:

  • Environmental Science degree or similar.
  • Member of relevant environmental professional body.
  • Min 10+ years’ relevant experience including work for an environmental consultancy.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of the environmental permitting regime and management of permit applications.
  • Ideally experience of working for the UK environmental regulators (eg EA, NIEA, NRW or SEPA)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary doe + Car allowance along with a range of exciting benefits. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business with significant growth plans ahead.  

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