Senior Consultant - Air Quality Manchester

Job Title: Senior Consultant - Air Quality Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH26767
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Senior Consultant - Air Quality Manchester

As a Senior Air Quality Consultant you will play a key role in providing high quality consulting advice both routine as well as pioneering assessment work, implementing innovative approaches enabling us to provide a high quality service to our clients.

Show your confidence in engaging with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of a variety of interesting projects for large, strategic international clients in both the public and private sectors, involving: air quality monitoring programmes, dispersion modelling studies, air quality and odour impact assessments, environmental permitting applications, and environmental management programmes.


Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to and manage the delivery of projects on time and to budget; to manage resources in the delivery of the projects; to undertake regular project reviews;
  • Support junior members of staff in the safe delivery of consultancy services and their professional development;
  • Play an active role in the delivery of an annual Consulting Group Business Development Plan; responding to requests for client work and proposals; be exemplar in client management and relationship building;
  • Support as required in the definition of the current and future market, market drivers and service offerings of the Consulting Group;
  • Communicate the company strategy as related by the Consulting Group Manager;
  • Contribute to a business forecasts to provide visibility of workloads, team utilisation and business development activities;
  • Deliver against key personal and divisional KPIs.

Candidate requirements include:

  • At least 5-years air quality consultancy experience;
  • A thorough understanding of air quality legislation, policy and guidance;
  • Experience of the delivery, co-ordination and technical review of air quality assessments;
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills;
  • Proficiency in the application of air emissions databases and dispersion models for industrial and/or transport sources (e.g. ADMS, ADMS Roads, AERMOD);
  • Proficiency in the use of GIS and mapping software (e.g. MapInfo, Surfer);
  • Experience in computer programming is highly desirable (e.g. Visual Basic, Python, R);
  • Positive approach to the challenges of change and see change as an opportunity;
  • Ability to prioritise and schedule objectives to optimise time, cost and quality;
  • High level of personal drive and commitment; and
  • Strives to improve performance and uses innovative methods to get there.

Qualifications required include:

  • A degree in a relevant scientific discipline, and preferably also a Masters;
  • Proven experience within the UK air quality sector, preferably within environmental consultancy;
  • Full Membership of the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM), or equivalent, or the necessary qualifications to become such a member; and
  • Full UK Driving license.

For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email