Technical Director EIA - Nuclear Sector

Recruiter
Aecom
Location
Manchester Science Park, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1236763780
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
United Kingdom - Greater London, ManchesterJob SummaryAECOM's UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit a number of strategic roles at Technical Director, Associate Director or Principal professionals to join our Environment & Planning team in the North West, South West and South East. The successful candidates would join the UK's largest team of EIA practitioners and would be responsible for the technical direction, project management and leadership of Development Consent Orders and large scale EIA projects.The successful candidate will have a track-record of successful project delivery, client account management, and business development. In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience in the nuclear sector, principally new build and decommissioning aspects of the sector to support AECOMs diverse backlog. Experience in preparation of EIAs and other associated environmental deliverables such as radiological permits and Environmental Management Plans to support such projects would be advantageous. Other experience is welcome from similar large scale infrastructure and AECOM is also currently advertising for transport infrastructure, power development, oil and gas and local government sector experience.AECOM's reputation in EIA is second to none and we are involved in some of UK's most challenging and career defining infrastructure projects. We are looking for someone that will be able to take a both leadership and supporting roles within a vibrant and diverse team; helping us to continue to deliver a high quality service to existing clients and to expand our market share in established and new development sectors.Our UK Environment & Planning business comprises over 200 people across approximately 20 offices. In the North West we have offices in Manchester, Altrincham, Warrington, Chesterfield and Westlakes. In the South West, our offices include Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, whilst in the South East, we have multiple offices covering Wimbledon, London, Peterborough, St Albans and Croydon. We have over 100 EIA practitioners and large teams of environmental specialists covering the full suite of technical disciplines such as acoustics, air quality, ecology, heritage etc. as well as Town Planners, Sustainability Specialists and experts in health, equalities and climate change.We provide support to clients at all stages of the development process, including feasibility, optioneering, promotion through planning and project implementation. Our EIA work covers a range of planning regimes, including Town and Country Planning applications, EIA Nuclear Decommissioning Regulations and Development Consent Orders.Our EIA teams often work very closely with our engineering and design colleagues, who are delivering the sort of exciting projects you would expect from a global environmental and engineering consultancy with a reputation for developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world's most complex challenges.We have an enviable client base within the nuclear industry which includes all of the major property developers operating in across the UK with both new build and decommissioning projects at all phases of development.The following provides a sample of our recent and current projects:Moorside DCO - EIA LeadSizewell - Air Quality & Permitting LeadHinkley Point C - Earthworks and Construction LeadWlfya - Transport Infrastructure LeadMagnox - Winfrith Decommissioning EIA LeadNDA - Policy and Research LeadJob Responsibilities:The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following illustrative roles and responsibilities:Oversee the delivery of EIAs for a number of nuclear sector projects and other opportunities, working alongside our experience Project Managers.Lead the preparation of major project bidsContribute to work wining activities and client account managementAssist with meeting the team's financial targetsDemonstrate leadership in quality, innovation and health & safetyProvide staff mentoring and assist with team leadershipBe a key interface with other senior individuals elsewhere within AECOMHelp with business strategy development for the wider south of England Environment and Planning Team and to lead on certain sales and marketing initiatives especially within the urban regeneration and infrastructure sectorWork with the Operations Leaders and wider management team to manage recruitment, training, annual appraisals and disciplinary mattersMonitor the team's adherence to company health and safety, quality and environmental management system requirementsTechnically review EIA Chapters, and Non-Technical SummariesTo keep up to date with relevant environmental planning legislation/policy/guidance.Minimum RequirementsPrevious experience in EIA and Environmental ManagementExperience in project direction/management and financial management of major projectsA track-record of work winning and successful client account managementHighly motivated and able to work with limited directionEffective and persuasive leadership skillsExcellent communication and networking skillsPreferred QualificationsYou will have a good first degree and a second degree in an appropriate environmental discipline.You will have chartered status with a relevant professional body.What We OfferWhen you join AECOM, you become part of a company that ispioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that championsinclusion, diversity and overallemployee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Ourcore values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not onlydelivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.Job Category PlanningBusiness Line EnvironmentBusiness Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)Country United KingdomPosition Status Full-TimeRequisition/Vacancy No. 213282BRClearance Required NoQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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