AECOM EIA Associate Director - Offshore Wind in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Midlothian, Edinburgh
Alternate Locations UK - Cambridge, UK - Glasgow, UK - London
AECOM’s Environment and Planning team has an exciting opportunity for an Associate or Technical Director to join us and play a leading role in the development and delivery of our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and consenting services in the marine energy sector. The successful candidate will have a track record of winning and delivering work in particular in providing EIA and consenting services to offshore wind, marine renewables and interconnector developers. We are looking for a motivated individual experienced in providing sound environmental and consenting advice and leading project teams through the key stages of a project lifecycle including site finding, feasibility and optioneering through EIA and consenting to construction and operation. Experience in client account management and/or business development would be preferable.
Lead the technical and commercial delivery of EIA and consenting projects as project manager and/or director.
Provide strategic and project-specific environmental assessment and consenting advice to project teams and clients.
Lead business development activities including the identification and development of opportunities with new or existing clients.
Represent the company at external events and conferences.
Develop and mentor junior staff and enhance project delivery capabilities.
Establish and manage relationships with strategic suppliers.
Experience in providing EIA and consenting services to the marine energy sector in particular offshore wind.
Experience of UK consenting regimes including Development Consent Orders, Marine Licences and s36 consents.
Experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams as project manager and/or director.
Experience in client management and business development.
Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction.
Excellent communication and networking skills.
Willingness to travel, including possible international travel.
A relevant environmental, planning or science 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 Engineering - Environmental
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 206824BR
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.