5 months ago
Environmental Consultant – Terrestrial (Full or Part time)
London, Haywards Heath, or Manchester
Job Reference - IB036
We’ve been around for more than 135 years. We drive inclusive sustainable development with our clients in areas that we master and can actively influence. Our people are keen to positively change the future and leave a legacy. Our networked organisation of smart entrepreneurs connects the best and brightest people in the world. Together we have an ambition to run a financially healthy business by putting our collective intelligence into practice with clients and partners. We are commercial savvy engineers, project managers and consultants who design smart cities, airports, ports, buildings and more .We reinvent industries; co-create clean energy and fresh water by using smart data and digitizing information flows and models. More and more, we connect the digital with the real world in an accelerating pace. Working together with our clients and partners, we use data and algorithms to translate insights into foresights. We help our clients in their digital transformation and we support our clients’ business with better and faster execution of their ambitions.
Let’s enhance society together!
Royal HaskoningDHV requires an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious and talented person with excellent communication skills and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in environmental consultancy.
You will need to be an efficient worker and enjoy the challenge of a growth-orientated environment and be able to work in a team and, at times, independently. The role will require close working with members of the various environmental teams across the UK and in Europe, as well as with staff across other Business Lines. Willingness to contribute to multi-disciplinary teams will be key to the successful execution of the role. You will contribute proactively to ensure consulting services are consistently delivered to the highest standards, meeting and exceeding clients’ needs.
You will have experience in the terrestrial developments sector and appropriate knowledge of the regulatory framework, will focus primarily on managing their own project contribution and (small) projects and ensure execution, under the coordination of a project manager. You will be supported by experienced project managers and a team of expert technical advisors.
The successful candidate will be able to undertake work within the context of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and the UK planning and Environmental Permitting systems. Project involvement typically includes renewables (onshore element of offshore wind developments), waste to energy projects, flood alleviation schemes, mixed use development schemes, as well as industrial sites.
This position would be suitable for someone looking for part time work, a minimum of 22.5 hours per week required.
Required Skills and Experience
* Bachelors (essential) and Masters degree (desirable) in a core science, environmental science, or related discipline
* A minimum of 2 years’ experience in development/EIA consultancy
* Good understanding of environmental law, the EIA process, UK planning and permitting systems and relevant government policy
* Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills
* Commercial understanding and an interest in securing new business;
* Confidence at the client-interface; and
* Willingness to travel, including possibly to international destinations.
We offer a competitive salary plus a range of benefits including a contributory pension, discretionary company bonus, Health and Dental care, Life Insurance, 25 days holiday and a flexible working policy. Our contributory pension scheme has been awarded the Pension Quality Mark, the highest standard of excellence available for UK company pension schemes.