EIA Associate
London, United Kingdom
14d ago

Job Summary

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit an Associate 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 looking for someone that will be able to take a leadership role within a vibrant and diverse team; helping us to continue to deliver a high quality service to existing clients and to expand our market share in established and new development sectors.

    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 :

    Oversee the delivery of EIAs for a number of urban regeneration and other projects, working alongside our experience Project Managers.

    Lead the preparation of major project bids

    Lead and contribute to work wining activities and client account management

    Assist with meeting the team’s financial targets

    Demonstrate leadership in quality, innovation and health & safety

    Provide staff mentoring and assist with team leadership

    Be a key interface with other senior individuals elsewhere within AECOM

    Help with business strategy development for the wider south of England Environment and Planning Team and to lead on certain sales and marketing initiatives especially within the urban regeneration and infrastructure sector

    Work with the Operations Leaders and wider management team to manage recruitment, training, annual appraisals and disciplinary matters

    Monitor the team’s adherence to company health and safety, quality and environmental management system requirements

    Technically review EIA / ESIA / ESHIA Chapters, and Non-Technical Summaries

    To keep up to date with relevant environmental planning legislation / policy / guidance.

    Minimum Requirements

    Previous experience in EIA and Environmental Management

    Experience in project direction / management and financial management of major projects

    A track-record of work winning and successful client account management

    Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction

    Effective and persuasive leadership skills

    Excellent communication and networking skills

    Preferred Qualifications

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

    Ideally you will have chartered status with a relevant professional body.

    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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