AECOM Principal EIA Consultant in St. Albans, United Kingdom
Business Line Environment
Position Title Principal EIA Consultant
United Kingdom - Hertfordshire
AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit a senior EIA professional to join our London team. The successful candidate will have a track-record of successful project delivery, client management and business development. In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience in urban regeneration projects in London, though additional experience in other sectors would be beneficial.
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.
We are looking for someone that will be able to take a senior or principal 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 200 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 over 100 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.
The following provides a sample of our recent and current projects:
London Olympicopolis - EIA Lead
Bank Station Capacity Upgrade - EIA and Planning Lead
Earls Court Regeneration – EIA Lead
Battersea Power Station Redevelopment– EIA Lead
Bishopsgate Goodsyard - EIA Lead
Royal Wharf – EIA Lead
HS2 – EIA Lead
A303 Stonehenge Roads Investment Strategy – EIA Lead.
The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following illustrative roles and responsibilities:
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
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
You will have a good first degree and a second degree in an appropriate environmental discipline.
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.
Job Category Engineering - Environmental
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 177146BR
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.