EIA Project Manager
£30,000 - £48,000
About the Company
Employee owned, multi award winners, for their environmental projects and strategies alongside prestigious awards for their approach to employment and their 200+ skilled professionals, this team has a core determination to achieve sustainable development for their clients. Our client has achieved their reputation for their innovative research driven work in the UK and internationally. Operating from six offices across the UK in a collaborative environment FOR the environment across diverse public and private sectors.
Environmental Assessment + Planning
Impact assessment + geospatial services.
Green + Blue Infrastructure
Light Pollution + Climate Adaptation
Strategic Biodiversity Net Gain + Environment Led Capacity Studies
Urban Regeneration + Garden Villages
Minerals + Energy Landscapes / Restoration
Recreation + Tourism
Open Space + Play Environments
Habit Legacy Planning + Management Policies
The company are registrants of IEMA’s EIA Quality Mark Scheme, demonstrating their commitment to delivering high quality EIA Reports/ ESs, and to continually developing good practice. Their teams have built a robust reputation for handling complex and market leading Environmental Impact Assessments [EIA]. There are many opportunities within these high calibre teams to grow and develop skills.
About the Role
Are you looking to develop your career in EIA Project Management? This significant opportunity will ensure you are supported with the necessary knowledge skills and broad experience to progress your career. This is a consultancy with a robust client base. There is a diverse range of EIA projects to get involved with:
- wind and solar energy developments
- electricity transmission infrastructure
- housing and mixed-use development
- and other land development projects.
You will have a key role in undertaking independent EIA and ESs review work also from across the UK. In addition, there will be opportunities to work with the wider planning team on projects including development management, green infrastructure, Strategic Environmental Assessment and Sustainability Appraisal for a diverse range of policies, plans and programmes.
The role will include: Reporting to the Project Director, and as part of a dedicated EIA team, the role will include:
- Undertaking day-to-day EIA project management tasks. Tendering and business development activities, particularly focussing on renewable energy in Wales and potentially Scotland and England.
- Managing EIA Report/ ES review work and reviewing draft review reports. including liaising with project team members, clients and external organisations and representing our client at meetings and consultation events.
- Recording/ tracking key project actions and deliverables. Overseeing the production of EIA Reports and ESs, including writing and review of report chapters, figures and appendices.
- Working with experienced EIA project managers who will provide ongoing support alongside with a specialist internal team of ecologists, planners and landscape architects, and a network of external consultants.
The ability to build effective relationships with colleagues and clients is essential. Our client is known for being professional but personable – Their culture is a friendly, equitable and supportive. This consultancy will support you to achieve professional recognition and qualifications in your field e.g. membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).
Would you like to work in an environment that will support, encourage, and celebrate personal success?
You have experience of project managing EIA projects either within consultancy or market sector clients. You have already managed large and complex assignments and preferably have expertise in the energy sector. You hold a passion for knowledge and keen to build your capabilities within research orientated team. Accustomed to writing ES/EIA report chapters and scoping reports, you have excellent communication, coordination and report compilation abilities.
The talent to build and sustain effective relationships with colleagues, clients, and a broad range of stakeholders.
Good organisational and communication abilities to manage multiple tasks and time, using initiative.
A keen understanding of how EIA sits within the wider development process.
Acute regard for client needs, including delivery and viability considerations.
Wider development planning experience and high standards of report writing / reviews.
Confidence to engage with the design strategies, processes, and deliverables required for complex projects.
Degree in a relevant discipline [ i.e. planning, geography, or an environmental science field]
A Post-graduate qualification in, or covering, Environmental Impact Assessment [or a blend of knowledge and qualifications reflecting a similar level of expertise]
Membership at an appropriate level of IEMA and/ or MRTPI is desirable [but not essential as the candidate can work towards membership within the consultancy.
Full [clean] driving licence.
This is a superb opportunity for you. You will be joining a team that strive for and achieve high standards, embrace new solutions, apply a moral compass within a diverse, inclusive and participative culture.
Sound good to you? Get in touch with Zoe on 07963572925 or email@example.com to find out more on this role and the consultancy.
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