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Job Information

AECOM EHS Consultant in Leuven, Belgium

Belgium - Brussels, Brussels

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Are you looking for freedom to grow and develop in an organization that highly values sense of ownership?

Our Environmental team currently has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental, Health and Safety Consultant to work on various projects. In this role you are based in our main Belgian office (Leuven) to join a dynamic, professional team and undertake a wide variety of EHS & Sustainability projects for mainly private sector clients within Belgium and occasionally in the wider Benelux region or abroad.

As an EHS Consultant you will be involved in operational EHS management, due diligence and compliance auditing, permitting, data analyses, report writing and assessing and applying the appropriate and actual Environmental and Health & Safety legislations.

Key aspects of the role are;

  • People Management – by helping junior profiles, you help developing keen young talent. You also manage contractors and subcontractors to maintain an excellent working relationship with them.

  • Project Managemen t – you make sure that all your projects are executed according to high-level standards in terms of Safety, Quality, Planning, Budgeting and Reporting.

  • Client Management – you support senior consultant and/or client account managers to effectively guide AECOM’s clients and translating their needs into an efficient and solution-oriented concept. It comes to no surprise that good client management increases client retention and promotes growth.

  • Technical & Regulatory Management – supporting your clients and colleagues with the different environmental legislations applicable in Belgium, especially in Brussels and Walloon regions. This requires having a good technical knowledge of the soil and groundwater remediation sector.

  • Transversal Collaboration – working closely with other environmental teams throughout the Benelux and Europe and stimulate collaboration between the different units.

AECOM has a strong safety culture which is supported across the business worldwide. As part of our team, you're expected to implement safety, quality and customer focus into your day-to-day activities. You’ll participate in all safety initiatives, ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues and you will support and achieve safety objectives through orienting, training and coaching.

Minimum Requirements

  • Our ideal candidate has a Bachelor or Master degree in Environmental and Health & Safety Management, Bio Engineering or another Technical, Environmental or Chemical field of study.

  • Between 2 and 4 years of consultancy or industry experience and knowledge of actual Belgian Environmental/Health & Safety legislation.

  • Confidence and at ease with relationship building and stakeholder management.

  • You are a decision taker with a good sense of responsibility and ownership.

  • Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

  • Willingness to travel to meet the needs of specific projects.

  • Able to work both independently and in teams.

  • You are an innovative thinker who enjoys self-development and taking initiative while working in a young and dynamic team.

  • Fluent in French and English.

  • Valid driver license for a car.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree as prevention advisor and/or as environmental coordinator is a plus

  • Conseiller en prévention is an added value

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257496BR

Additional Locations BE - Leuven

Virtual: 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.