AECOM Principal EIA Consultant in Plymouth, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , Edinburgh
We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal EIA Consultant to join our Environmental & Sustainability (E&S) team in Northern England (options include York, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester) to manage and deliver environmental inputs to our growing list of marine development projects. You will provide environmental inputs across all project lifecycles; from early strategy development, through feasibility, optioneering/ option selection, outline design, to detailed design, discharging of consents, construction and scheme operation/ maintenance.
We’re looking for individuals who are passionate about delivering effective environmental inputs and positively influencing the environmental performance of marine development projects. You must be able to demonstrate experience in coordinating and managing multidisciplinary environmental inputs to complex and large scale offshore projects. You should have experience working closely with others outside of the EIA space (such as engineering specialists and contractors) to intercept and mitigate potential environmental effects, as well as effectively managing resources and budgets. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate substantial experience of consultation and engagement with a range of consultees and across a variety of audiences. Experience and a detailed understanding of the relevant regulatory frameworks would be a distinct advantage.
The successful candidates will be supported by our established E&S team across the UK which includes over 650 staff.
You will provide support and input to our growing portfolio of high-profile marine projects, many of which are related to power and power transmission.
You will have the opportunity to work on projects that are transforming our infrastructure. Your role will include:
Leading, managing and coordinating multidisciplinary environmental inputs across a range of marine projects, with a focus on the management of EIAs in support of gaining development consent. Includes managing the preparation of EIA screening and scoping reports and Environmental Statements, including the technical review of specialist chapters.
Liaising with clients and internal supply teams, including working collaboratively with design teams to ensure that environmental considerations are appropriately taken into account
Working in partnership with other members of the E&S team, managing resources, delegating activities, monitoring and managing project budgets.
Supporting and leading the identification of new business opportunities and associated fee and technical proposal development, which will include promoting AECOM’s E&S services to both internal and external audiences.
You will have experience and a passion for the marine sector and in developing sustainable initiatives.
An excellent understanding of the EIA processes (including screening and scoping), environmental assessment methods and applicable planning legislation.
A detailed understanding of DCO and relevant marine regulatory framework(s)
Confident engaging with a wide variety of stakeholder groups.
The ability to lead and work collaboratively as part of an established team, supervising members of staff as applicable.
Excellent verbal and report writing skills, including technical reviewing – all with an attention to detail.
Excellent project management skills, including experience of programming, staff resource management, and effective budget management.
Experience commensurate with specified job responsibilities.
A willingness to travel
A degree in a relevant environmental discipline
Appropriate professional membership - CEnv qualification preferred
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. 246703BR
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