Associate Director - EIA

Job Title: Associate Director - EIA
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
REF: BBBH23138
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Asscoiate Director - EIA


An exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic leader to join an Environmental Impact Assessments team in London. You will need to lead, develop and deliver Environmental Impact Assessments.

Job Requirements

This is an exciting opportunity for Principal to join and lead a growing team to drive, deliver and manage existing projects focusing in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), whilst contributing towards business development.

You will be working and Leading Key projects in infrastructure (nuclear and aviation) as well as a mix of urban regeneration, offshore wind, grid connection, and transport related projects. You will join an enthusiastic and supportive team and will experience a challenging but fulfilling working environment, and join an Environment and Infrastructure consultancy.

Job Responsibilities

You will work with other members of Senior Management focusing on business development, project management and delivery, taking the lead in regards to technical and commercial aspects of projects. You will have day-to-day client contact enabling more business development opportunities whilst managing and mentoring junior staff and be responsible for the following:

  • Directing and managing the delivery of EIAs for infrastructure projects
  • Working with other technical teams and co-ordinating technical inputs
  • Undertaking consultation with stakeholders
  • Line managing a small team of consultants to deliver a portfolio of EIAs in different sectors
  • Supporting south-east regional business development through the identification and development of new opportunities

The role requires excellent reporting and communications skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team, seeking technical input from other disciplines to deliver carefully considered solutions to produce high quality work.

  • A degree (or equivalent), in a relevant environmental discipline, with a strong emphasis on EIA and/or SEA
  • Postgraduate qualification in environmental science/planning (or related field of study)
  • Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
  • Minimum of 10 years consultancy experience
  • Full driving licence
  • Staff management experience
  • Commercial management experience including management and responses to strategic bids
  • Experience of providing technical direction at a project level
  • Demonstrable record of developing and securing new business
  • Business management experience including monthly reporting, resourcing and recruitment.

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email