Senior EIA Consultant

07 Jun 2017
05 Jul 2017
Jessica Cutler
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for an experienced EIA/SEA consultant to join their team. The role will support the Head of EIA a as well as other Senior Managers. You will be expected to lead and manage your own projects, manage multi-disciplinary teams and deliver all aspects of consultancy. You must be able to demonstrate project management and technical expertise, but will also be responsible for writing bids and developing business opportunities.

Key accountabilities:

You will lead technically on planning, EIA and SEA projects and provide clear project management to clients and other team members, both internally and externally. You will lead, project manage and co-ordinate a wide range of studies, manage the technical work of more junior staff and sub-consultants as well as develop follow-on work and new opportunities as they arise.

Key competencies and experience:

* Bachelors (2.1 or above), Masters or PhD in a relevant environmental discipline
* Proven EIA (essential) and SEA experience (desirable)
* Working knowledge of the UK planning system
* Consultancy experience
* Proven experience of project management and leading projects
* Membership of RTPI, IEMA or similar professional body
* Experience in the preparation of proposals and tenders
* Experience in the water industry would be beneficial

Skills and behaviours:

* Excellent team working skills together with strong communication skills and a close attention to detail
* Excellent stakeholder and regulatory communications and management skills
* Enthusiastic and self-motivated to thrive in this busy and demanding environment
* Excellent report writing and bid-writing skills
* Ability to give presentations at all levels
* Good IT skills in commonly used software, e.g. Microsoft Office, internet, email
* Excellent organisational skills

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