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Senior Environmental Consultant

  • Sector: Consulting & Strategy
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (27/03/20)
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The Role:
I am currently recruiting for a Senior Environmental Consultant to join our Client's busy and growing environmental planning division on a permanent basis working from their offices in London (SE1 area). Our Client's core business services the property, rail and infrastructure sectors and the successful applicant will be an experienced and dynamic senior team member with a strong Environmental Planning and Contaminated Land background and proven track record of winning new business. You will work closely with the Head of Environmental Planning to grow the Division through the next stages of its growth and deliver the strategy of the team.

Your role will involve, but not be limited to:
* Working alongside the Head of Environmental Planning, you will be responsible for the introduction of new business to the team, across the Environmental Planning and Contaminated Land sectors
* Working alongside the Head of Environmental Planning, you will control and be accountable for the delivery of multiple projects and financial performance. This will include agreeing the scope of the work, the project specification, visiting site when necessary and consulting with technical staff and other managers as appropriate
* Support the delivery of technical work, including:
- Management of environmental surveys for large portfolio projects
- Undertaking, coordination and managing environmental assessments to support planning and support with report writing including input in the drafting of Environmental Statements and planning documents-
- Reviewing technical reports
- Prepare quotations and tender documents. Subsequently, coordinate the appropriate teams and subcontractors to ensure adequate resourcing for each stage of the project
- Partnering with the client and your multiple technical staff, you will be responsible for producing the project plan ensuring that project scope and project objectives are fully incorporated and agreed
- Provide full project briefing and instruction to the project team to ensure scope, specification and targets are understood and accepted by all Project Team members
- To establish and maintain contact with the Client and Project Sponsor on a regular basis, proactively providing progress reports on the project
- Coordinate with Project Support Administrators to track team wide metrics to ensure revenue and productivity targets are met

The Company:
As one of the largest companies in their sector in the UK, our Client has spent over 50 years providing a range of services to the property, rail and infrastructure markets. With offices at Birmingham, Hertfordshire and Central London, they work in both the private and public sector, playing a key role on some of the most prestigious development projects in the UK and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You must be legally entitled to work in the UK and will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
* An appropriate degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or a related environmental discipline (e.g. ecology, contaminated land, acoustics or air quality)
* A minimum of 10 years' experience working as an environmental planning and contaminated land consultant, including management and coordination of ground investigations
* Proven track record of winning new business and ability to work to revenue targets
* Experience managing a volume of multiple projects at any one time in a fast-paced environment
* Experience at managing sub-consultants and/or a range of environmental disciplines
* Proven experience and understanding of business finance/ commerciality and proven ability to manage costs within a project and deliver productivity and revenue goals
* Flexible approach to work, constantly aligning with changing priorities and timescales effe

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