• Environmental Consultant - Impact Assessment & Permitting London
  • GHD in London, , United Kingdom
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  • 4 weeks ago

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Job Description

Environmental Consultant – Impact Assessment and Permitting

About The Role

This is a great opportunity to join our expanding Environmental Solutions Group in our Leeds, London, or Nottingham offices. The role is comprised of a variety of environmental professional service tasks and responsibilities and will see you involved in delivering impact assessment for planning and consenting, permitting and regulatory compliance assessments, and monitoring and management services related to project approvals. The projects you will be involved in will be varied, ranging in complexity, subject areas, and sectors of industry.

Core Responsibilities
• Technical project delivery of impact assessment for planning and consenting, permitting and regulatory compliance assessments, and monitoring and management services related to project approvals and natural area management
• Project management and preparation of environmental reports for permitting and consenting (including EIA... and planning studies, including providing advice and direction regarding project approval pathways
• Developing and maintaining client relationships and supporting clear and concise communications to clients and their stakeholders, clearly articulating your views and honest perspectives through active listening and engaged participation
• Contributing to business development; identifying, pursuing and securing additional opportunities for work that will deliver tangible client and community benefits
• Pursuing, with support, opportunities to improve your technical and non-technical skills, contributing to developing the skills of other team members.
• Working collaboratively across our relevant service lines and global network of environmental professionals.

Skills, experience and qualifications

To deliver against these responsibilities you will demonstrate consulting experience in the following technical capabilities:
• 4+ years on proven experience in environmental consultancy (or similar) with proven ability to apply EIA Regulations and/or EPR, including experience preparing approval documents to support consenting processes, with an in-depth understanding of regulatory requirements.
• Experience in offshore permitting and consenting is highly desirable
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely and effectively.
• Demonstrated problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to environmental challenges
• A commitment to continuous learning and professional development, taking on board feedback and staying informed about the latest industry trends and advancements.
• Well-developed interpersonal skills: a strong team player who builds rapport with both internal & external stakeholders, and mentors less experienced team members
• The commitment to deliver high quality and technically robust project outcomes to tight timeframes and within budgets.
• Ability to drive to site and undertake fieldwork throughout the UK in various environments and sometimes remote locations
• Achieved or working towards professional certification (e.g., Chartered Environmentalist) or membership in a relevant professional organisation (e.g., IEMA, CIWEM) are advantageous.
• Relevant tertiary qualifications
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