Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Consultant

McGinley Support Services
£25000 - £35000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Consultant with 2 years post grad experience? Looking for a role that will give you a wide variety of work? We have a vacancy that offers all these things and an excellent benefits package, including:

25 days holiday from day one
Share scheme
8% contribution to pension
Life Assurance (8x Salary)
Car Leasing
Free parking
Buying and selling of holiday entitlement

This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to really make your mark. You will have support from the wider business for your career to develop into a wide range of future opportunities within this blue chip global consultancy.

About the company

They are an award winning, leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the globe, they work in partnership with customers helping them transform the way they work with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, they offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.

This role sits within the Water and Environment practice, which offers a comprehensive range of specialist services within the environmental consultancy sector. Nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise in planning and overseeing complex and sensitive projects, their skills have been utilised by a wide range of clients within the public and private sectors including the European Commission, government, water companies and developers.

About the role:

We are looking for a consultant to join the EIA team. The role will support project managers across the Water and Environment practice. You will be expected to lead tasks and support project managers in the delivery of a wide range of projects, in particular within the infrastructure and water sectors. The successful applicant will have practical experience of EIA and/or SEA within the UK planning system. You must be able to demonstrate technical expertise, but will also be responsible for delivering project requirements to budget and on time.

About You:

You will provide support on planning, EIA and SEA projects and be responsible for the delivery of project tasks to satisfy client requirements. You will lead tasks and co-ordinate a wide range of studies, interact with clients and assist in the development of follow-on work and new opportunities as they arise.

Bachelors (2.1 or above)

EIA and SEA experience

Working knowledge of the UK planning system

Consultancy experience

Membership of or working towards membership of the RTPI, IEMA or similar professional body

Experience in the water industry would be beneficial

Good IT skills in commonly used software and experience in QGIS would be beneficial

Excellent team working skills together with strong communication skills and a close attention to detail

Enthusiastic and self-motivated to thrive in this busy and demanding environment

Strong report writing skills

Ability to give presentations

Proven communications and management skills

Excellent organisational skills

In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, they offer an attractive benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field