Environmental / Senior Environmental Consultant - Leeds

Job Title: Environmental / Senior Environmental Consultant - Leeds
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH24389_1502106922
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Senior Environmental Consultant - Leeds

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Environmental Consultant. You will be required to work on a range of projects and bids and be flexible to work across the range of disciplines. As the Senior Environmental Consultant you will lead the development of mitigation proposals. There is a generous salary and extensive benefits package on offer.

You will be involved in some of the UK's most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, energy, infrastructure and residential developments. You will be part of the wider UK Environmental Planning team, which undertakes a broad range of environmental assessment projects, including environmental impact assessments, strategic environmental assessments, construction management and other environmental advice, for a mixture of private and public-sector clients.


  • Lead development of mitigation proposals with the design team
  • Minimum Requirements (EMR), Undertakings and Assurances (U&As)
  • Lead the Systems Engineering Management (SEm) inputs for the Environment team, with support from technical leads
  • EIA of design changes emerging from the design team
  • Identify consents/licences and leading the coordination of the design inputs into the preparation and submission of application documents
  • Work collaboratively with designated route engineers and advise across all environmental issues
  • Provide sustainability services including carbon foot printing and BREEAM
  • Coordinate junior members of the team
  • Financial reporting and forecasting across the Environment Team


  • Relevant first degree
  • Experience of working in consultancy or a comparable role in a contractor organisation
  • Experience of working on large infrastructure project(s), particularly in the rail sector
  • Wide-ranging knowledge of EIA and various consenting regimes
  • Detailed knowledge of UK legislation and planning policy
  • Demonstrable experience of producing Environmental Appraisals, ES and Sustainability Appraisals
  • Environmental management experience, including development of Construction Environment Management Plans, development of mitigation and knowledge of best practice methods
  • Stakeholder engagement experience, including supporting designers at public events, lead technical inputs at stakeholder meetings and developing materials to support client interaction
  • Experience in leading mitigation workshops and communication with technical stakeholders
  • Commercial awareness, including forecasting, project management and quality assurance
  • Great communication and team working skills
  • Ability to work independently or within a client office


  • Has lead environmental auditing and inspection experience
  • Environmental auditing and inspection experience on site
  • Knowledge and experience of GIS and BIM
  • Knowledge and application experience of sustainability and carbon foot printing
  • Lead environmental auditor
  • Knowledge and experience of ecological management and mitigation
  • Subcontractor management experience
  • A second degree in relevant field
  • Membership of IEMA/IES/CEnv or in the process of up-grading

For more information, please call Barrie Dempster on 01202 888986 Ext 280 or email

I look forward to receiving your applications