AECOM Associate Director EIA in Cardiff, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Wales, Bristol - UK
AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit an Associate Director EIA professional with experience to join our Cardiff or Bristol team. The successful candidate will have a track-record of successful project delivery, client management and business development. In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience in power, infrastructure and urban regeneration projects, though additional experience in other sectors would be beneficial.
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 the leading EIA consultant in the UK and have an unrivalled track record delivering projects within the south west.
We are looking for someone that will be able to take a senior 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. The Associate EIA Consultant will deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget.
Manage the technical and financial delivery of EIA and Planning projects on a day-to-day basis to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest standard.
Mentor junior EIA practiioners and assist with growing our team.
Manage and deliver project documents including Scoping Reports, and related technical studies, under the guidance of our experienced Project Directors.
Analyse data effectively and carry out desk based studies and site visits when required
Produce Environmental Statement (ES) Chapters, and Non-Technical Summaries
Manage technical specialists in the preparation of ESs.
Manage projects and project teams, distributing work to more junior staff.
Chair or participate in team meetings, client briefs and other meetings as and when required.
Prioritise project actions and meet commitments on an on-going basis while taking ownership and responsibility for the quality and completion of work
Keep up to date and brief the team with relevant environmental and EIA legislation/policy/guidance
Manage and mentor sub consultants and more junior staff
Contribute to work wining activities and client account management to continuously improve our service offering for our clients through business development initiatives
Understand and lead by example in quality, innovation and health & safety and ensure these are addressed throughout a project.
Specific Skills Required:
Experience in EIA, Planning and Environmental Management
Experience in project management of EIA and Planning projects over a variety of project types
Experience of DCO and T&CP submissions
A track-record of successful client management
Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction
Excellent communication and networking skills
Experience in EIA, Planning and Environmental Management.
Experience in power, infrastructure and / or urban regeneration projects
Experience in project delivery and client management.
Experience of DCO and T&CP submissions within England and Wales.
Technical and professional proficiency with a solid career history and experience in delivering residential, commercial, power and infrastructure projects in a collaborative environment.
Experience in business development with new and existing clients and preparation of tenders and fee proposals.
Versatile and highly experienced in pursuing opportunities and managing the delivery projects with strong written and verbal communication skills.
A relevant degree.
A relevant post graduate qualification.
Chartership or other professional accreditation/ registration with a recognised body.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering 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 champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering 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 Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 217214BR
Additional Locations UK - Cardiff
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.