EIA Consultant

Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

To support our growing team, we are looking for an Environmental Consultants to join our Environmental Planning team. You will work with a wide range of team members to produce Environmental Impact Assessments on a variety of projects and have the opportunity to work closely with our clients from day one.

At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity to build the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And as a people first business we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. You'll be instrumental in improving the environmental performance and conducting impact assessments for a diverse range of industries including large scale infrastructure projects, large-scale mixed-use development schemes for both private and public clients, public realm and masterplanning projects. We also work on world renowned major transport projects across the rail and highways sector, so we are looking for candidates who can demonstrate experience on these sorts of projects.

As a growing business, we're focused on doing more, making an even bigger impact. It's why we need you and your technical expertise in EIA's to work on our clients most complex challenges, ensuring sustainable thinking is embedded in each one.

Role accountabilities:

  • Support the production of EIAs and similar environmental assessments for a wide range of infrastructure projects in both the private and public sector
  • Provide environmental advice and support to clients, project managers and colleagues
  • Co-ordinate with consultees and stakeholders
  • Work closely with technical specialists
  • Developing outstanding reports and communication tools - an ability to summarise and explain outcomes to non-technical audiences will be critical for this
  • Managing projects, overseeing our performance on technical, quality, commercial, and health and safety

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of producing Environmental Appraisals, Environmental Statements and/or Sustainability Appraisals with a good working knowledge of EIA practices and procedures
  • Experience of planning processes and various consenting regimes
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of Quality Assurance processes
  • Ability to work independently or within a client office
  • Desired: Knowledge and application experience of sustainability, waste, or carbon assessments
  • Desired: SEA experience

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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