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15 days ago
RPS plc
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Environmental Jobs
Principal Geo-Environmental Consultant

RPS is looking for a Principal Geo-environmental Consultant to join the Ground Risk and Remediation Team based in London, part of our wider Environmental & Infrastructure Division. RPS is a leading global multi-disciplinary consultancy and we specialise in all areas of the built and natural environment, shaping the future of our environmental, social and economic landscapes. From residential development to region-shaping transport infrastructure, we bring precision and creativity to the development approvals process. We ensure diversity and inclusivity and can offer flexibility, promoting work/life balance.

Your role

You’ll get to work on a variety of projects with a team of highly experienced and collaborative colleagues and will have responsibility for managing and overseeing medium scale projects from commencement to completion. We have a number of high-profile projects across a range of sectors and excellent opportunity for progression, reward and personal growth. With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back-up team, we offer unrivalled opportunities to showcase your talents.

Key responsibilities:
Project management and delivery of ground investigations and ground engineering projects
Site Appraisals, desk-based assessments, analysis and interpretative reporting
Providing technical expertise to clients, designers and other RPS offices relating to land contamination risk assessment, remediation design and implementation
Negotiating with regulators and statutory consultees
Preparation & technical review of reports
Business development, proposal writing and reviewing
Mentoring junior staff

Your skills/experience

You will ideally be chartered with a relevant professional organisation (or working towards chartered status) and have solid experience in a geo-environmental role applying contaminated land, risk assessment and liability principles, within a consultancy context. You will need to have strong technical capabilities and demonstrable management experience across a wide range of geo-environmental projects, preferably within the context of a multidisciplinary offering.

Good time and project management skills are a must, as are sound influencing and communication skills that enable you to build, maintain and consolidate working relationships with colleagues, clients and external bodies.

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. Via our robust career development framework, we are proud to be able to support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects across the UK.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme (including numerous wellbeing initiatives and mental health support), Dental Cover, Gadget Insurance Professional Memberships and access to BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.

About RPS

RPS is a leading global professional services firm with over 5,000 people. Our company is flexible, friendly, and creative. We strive to be different from our competitors by being passionate about delivering results. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

Our Approach

Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work. ‘Stronger Together’ is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace: ‘We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’

Recruitment Agencies

We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require any further information.

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