AECOM EIA Associate or Technical Director in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Environment

Position Title EIA Associate or Technical Director

United Kingdom - London

London

Job Summary

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit an Associate or Technical Director EIA professional with at least 12 years’ experience to join our London team. The successful candidate would join the UK’s largest team of EIA practitioners and, depending on experience, could fulfil the role of leader of approximately 20-25 staff currently delivering EIAs in London’s urban regeneration sector and infrastructure 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 London urban regeneration; other experience is welcome 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 leadership role 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 London and the South-East we have offices in Aldgate, Wimbledon, Croydon, St Albans, Cambridge and Basingstoke. 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, Transport & Works Act Orders 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 which includes all of the major property developers operating in London and the South-East.

The following provides a sample of our recent and current projects:

  • London Olympicopolis - EIA Lead

  • Bank Station Capacity Upgrade - EIA and Planning Lead

  • Earls Court Regeneration – EIA Lead

  • Battersea Power Station Redevelopment– EIA Lead

  • Bishopsgate Goodsyard - EIA Lead

  • Royal Wharf – EIA Lead

  • HS2 – EIA Lead

  • A303 Stonehenge Roads Investment Strategy – EIA Lead.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following illustrative roles and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the delivery of EIAs for a number of urban regeneration and other projects, working alongside our experience Project Managers.

  • Lead the preparation of major project bids

  • Contribute to work wining activities and client account management

  • Assist with meeting the team’s financial targets

  • Demonstrate leadership in quality, innovation and health & safety

  • Provide staff mentoring and assist with team leadership

  • Be a key interface with other senior individuals elsewhere within AECOM

  • Help 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 sector

  • Work with the Operations Leaders and wider management team to manage recruitment, training, annual appraisals and disciplinary matters

  • Monitor the team’s adherence to company health and safety, quality and environmental management system requirements

  • Technically review EIA/ESIA/ESHIA Chapters, and Non-Technical Summaries

  • To keep up to date with relevant environmental planning legislation/policy/guidance.

Minimum Requirements

  • 12+ years’ experience in EIA and Environmental Management

  • Experience in project direction/management and financial management of major projects

  • A track-record of work winning and successful client account management

  • Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction

  • Effective and persuasive leadership skills

  • Excellent communication and networking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • You 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 Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159972BR