Senior EIA Consultant / E5 (SenEIALeeds1 / )
About the role
BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for a Senior EIA Consultant to be based in one of our national offices.
The successful applicant will be joining the Environmental Planning team whose main service offering is EIA consultancy, with a range of more unique services including general project management for multi-disciplinary schemes, Socio-Economic Impact Assessment, Climate Change assessment, Sustainability Statements and Health Impact Assessment. The team's success has been built on helping clients deliver sustainable, viable and implementable schemes on complex sites across multiple sectors. This is a great opportunity to join a small, dynamic team with ambitions for continued organic growth.
Being part of the CAF Group, and working with their own engineering arm CAFTE, BWB also provide large scale international opportunities with environmental requirements from the procurement process, through to tender and award of contract, and ultimately the construction phase.
We have a strong nationwide presence and are flexible in terms of location, with opportunities to join us in Birmingham, London, Leeds, Manchester or Nottingham. Our work covers a wide range of skills and offers opportunities across a range of projects and disciplines, coordinating environmental management at the pre-planning, planning and construction stages.
As a Senior EIA Consultant, your core responsibility will be for delivery of EIA services across a range of projects, including major urban regeneration schemes, mixed-use, residential and rail across the UK and helping to build our international offering with CAF Group. You will be assisting with the management of forecasting and invoicing, fee proposals and, alongside EIA project coordination. This role affords you the opportunity to enhance your specialism through involvement in general (non-EIA) project management, HIA, socio-economic appraisal, sustainability statements, and climate change assessment. This will include assisting with coordinating project finances, the production of deliverables in line with the client's expectations and to agreed timescales, assisting with tender submissions and ensure all project work is completed to a high standard.
This is a fast paced, client facing role in which you would have the opportunity to grow your expertise and specialise. We value innovation and encourage thinking ‘outside of the box’, while always seeking to provide commercial solutions to complex environmental issues. Good financial and project management skills are a must as are great communication skills to build, maintain and consolidate strong working relationships with colleagues, clients, and external bodies.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and employee benefits. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans. BWB offers ongoing training as well as great scope for progression and reward. You will have significant input into the growth and development of the business.
Your key deliverables over the first 12 months will be:
About the team
You will be joining a sociable team, with (under normal circumstances) company events and regular sport events. The company also offers a generous salary and benefits package. Progression is very tangible, with clear frameworks and competencies set out at the outset, so the role would suit an ambitious consultant who is looking to develop their career within the organisation. From the moment you join BWB, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company.
We invite you to bring your business development, analytical and management skills into play as part of contributing to innovative and high quality environmental and sustainability solutions across a range of infrastructure led projects. BWB’s involvement in these projects ranges from early stage feasibility, through EIA and consenting, to supporting construction of schemes. To succeed in this role you must have demonstrable experience in successfully leading or contributing (depending on the level) environmental input to complex infrastructure projects.
Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include: enthusiastic, practical, self-motivated, strong oral and written communication skills in English. Well organised and able to prioritise their own workload with minimal supervision. An excellent communicator and able to work dynamically across different teams and offices.
The successful candidate will have strong knowledge and understanding of the principles of the UK environmental regulatory framework and how this is applied to the infrastructure sector. By the nature of environmental co-ordination, the candidate will have strong organisational and communication skills and excellent attention to detail, as well as good administrative skills.
Reasons to join BWB
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