Senior EIA Consultant
London, United Kingdom
1d ago

Job Summary

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit a Senior EIA professional to join our London team. The successful candidate would join the UK’s largest team of EIA practitioners and would assist with work winning, team management, and overseeing the delivery of EIAs in London’s urban regeneration and tall building sectors.

The successful candidate will have a track-record of successful project delivery, client account management, and business development.

  • In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience in London urban regeneration (i.e. tall buildings, or large scale brownfield development);
  • other experience is welcome and AECOM is also currently advertising for greenfield development, transport infrastructure, power development, oil and gas and local government sector experience.

    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 urban regeneration projects in London.

    Our UK Environment & Planning business comprises over 295 people across approximately 20 offices. In London and the South-

    East we have offices in Aldgate, Wimbledon, Croydon, St Albans, Cambridge and Basingstoke. We have almost 200 EIA practitioners and large teams of environmental specialists covering the full suite of technical disciplines such as acoustics, air quality, ecology, heritage etc.

    as well as Town Planners, Sustainability Specialists and experts in health, equalities and climate change.

    We provide support to clients at all stages of the development process, including feasibility, optioneering, promotion through planning and project implementation.

    Our EIA work covers a range of planning regimes, including Town and Country Planning applications, Transport & Works Act Orders, and Development Consent Orders.

    Our EIA teams often work very closely with our engineering and design colleagues, who are delivering the sort of exciting projects you would expect from a global environmental and engineering consultancy with a reputation for developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

    We have an enviable client base which includes all of the major property developers operating in London and the South-East including Ballymore Properties, Barratt Homes, Berkeley Homes, British Land, Capital and Counties, Crown Estates, Galliard Homes, Hammerson, Land Securities, Oakmayne Properties, Stanhope, St.

    George, St James, and Westfield Group, to name a few.

    The following provides a sample of our recent and current projects :

    Earls Court Regeneration

    Battersea Power Station Redevelopment

    Job Responsibilities :

    The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following illustrative roles and responsibilities :

    Support the Principal, Associate and Technical Directors in the team with work winning, team mentoring, and project delivery

    Manage the technical and financial delivery of EIA projects on a day-to-day basis to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest standard

    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.

    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

    Support in delivering business strategy development for the wider south of England Environment and Planning Team

    Minimum Requirements

    Experience in EIA and Environmental Management

    Experience in project management of urban regeneration EIA projects

    A track-record of successful client management

    Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction

    Excellent communication and networking skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    You will have a good first degree and ideally a second degree in an appropriate environmental discipline.

    Ideally, you will have chartered status with a relevant professional body or demonstrate you are working towards this status.

    What We Offer

    AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.

    It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide.

    It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

    AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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