Principal EIA Consultant - Dublin or Belfast

Job Title: Principal EIA Consultant - Dublin or Belfast
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH27474
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Principal EIA Consultant - Dublin or Belfast

As a result of continued success, my client is seeking Principal level EIA Coordinators/ Environmental Consultants to join their established Environment and Planning Team based in either Belfast or Dublin. You will work across a wide range of development projects - including highways, airports, power plants, power transmission lines, and data centres. You will provide environmental inputs across project lifecycles; from early strategy development, through feasibility, optioneering/ option selection, outline design, to detailed design and construction and scheme operation/ maintenance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:
  • Manage and coordinate multidisciplinary environmental inputs to a wide range of development projects;
  • Manage and coordinate preparation of EIA screening and scoping activities, Environmental Statements including the technical review of specialist chapters;
  • Liaise with clients and internal supply teams;
  • Work in partnership with other members of the Environmental Team (both within Leeds and across the UK), delegating activities to staff as applicable;
  • Work with design teams to ensure that environmental considerations are appropriately taken into account;
  • Monitor and manage budgets; and
  • Assist with business development activities and manage preparation of technical proposals.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline;
  • Appropriate professional membership;
  • Experience commensurate with specified job responsibilities;
  • Experience managing and coordinating environmental commissions and EIARs for a wide range of development projects.
  • An excellent understanding of the EIAR processes (including screening and scoping), environmental assessment methods and applicable planning legislation;
  • Excellent report writing, technical reviewing and communication skills - all with an attention to detail;
  • Excellent project management skills, including experience of programming, and budget/ financial management;
  • The ability to work as part of an established team, supervising members of staff as applicable;
  • Full driving licence and a willingness to travel.

Preferred qualifications

  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline;
  • Experience in working in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland;
  • Post-graduate degree an advantage;
  • Appropriate professional membership - CEnv an advantage.

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