Project Officer - Contaminated Land

Job Title: Project Officer - Contaminated Land
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH28323
Contact Name: Tom Herbert
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

ALLEN & YORK are again working with a unique organisation within the Contaminated Land market, to appoint a new Projects Officer/Geo Environmental Professional based in the team's head office.

This role is offered exclusively by ALLEN & YORK.

Our client is an industry-recognised body that develops best practise, improves industry performance and promotes the work of its 100+ member organisations. This role, which is offered initially as a 1 year term with the strong likelihood of an extension thereafter, would offer an individual with a solid basis within the UK Contaminated Land market a unique position and experience within the land management industry. This is not a consultancy type opportunity within a commercial group.

Key Tasks:

  • Assisting the existing team on the audit of industry standard waste applications
  • Liaising with internal and external team to ensure high standards of project audit trails.
  • Research and drafting of case studies
  • Supporting the delivery of training for member organisations
  • Reviewing and updating website technical content
  • Presentation and promotion of group initiatives at industry events and conferences
  • Managing technical enquiries

Knowledge and Skills

  • First degree in Environmental or Earth Sciences
  • Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Contaminated Land or similar would be advantageous but not essential
  • Circa 2 years of experience in the UK Geo Environmental Consultancy market.
  • Familiarity with contaminated land guidance and legislation
  • Highly numerate, with the ability to understand and manage large datasets.
  • Capable of producing written reports to a high standard.
  • Membership of a relevant professional institute preferred.

This is a rare opportunity to gain a unique insight into the Contaminated Land market. This role is immediately available, and applications will be appraised as soon as they are received. Contact Tom Herbert at ALLEN & YORK for more details.