Senior EIA Consultant - Glasgow / Edinburgh

Job Title: Senior EIA Consultant - Glasgow / Edinburgh
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £27000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25814
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Senior EIA Consultant

Due to continued and strong growth an exciting position has arisen for a Senior EIA Consultant, based in either Glasgow, Edinburgh, or Inverness. Working with a client portfolio which includes private sector companies operating in renewable energy, quarrying, infrastructure, commercial/residential development, public sector, and third sector organisations including fishery trusts.

Offering a flexible work environment, competitive remuneration and benefits package, in-house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development and the opportunity to work with and learn from other technical experts and professionals.

The Role:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of Environmental Impact Assessment projects and will be responsible for a range of tasks incorporating the following elements:

  • Support to the Environmental Assessment team in developing new business opportunities and writing tender proposals for EIA projects across a range of sectors;
  • Coordination, management and writing relevant sections of Environmental Report across a range of sectors, including the overall production of the Environmental Report;
  • Direction and management of specialist sub-consultants and liaison with planners, architects and developers; and
  • Acting as day-to-day client interface.

The candidate:

Your skills and experience will include:

  • At least 5 or more year's proven EIA consultancy experience, having been closely involved in the project management of EIA and in compiling Environmental Statement/EIA Reports;
  • An undergraduate degree in Geography, Planning, Environmental Management or relevant discipline;
  • Full membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (AIEMA, MIEMA or PIEMA), Institution of Environmental Science or equivalent (MIEnvSc) or equivalent;
  • Successful track record of EIA co-ordination/project management, and the ability to produce written reports to a high standard;
  • A thorough understanding of EIA legislation and the Scottish planning system;
  • Experience of budget and financial control of projects;
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong understanding of quality systems such as ISO 9001;
  • Excellent client liaison skills;
  • Contribution to business development and the ability to help win new EIA projects;
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships with clients, sub-consultants and regulators; and
  • Full UK driving licence. It would also be an advantage, to hold:
  • Technical skill and experience in at least one technical discipline (e.g. air quality, noise, etc.);
  • Chartered status or demonstrate you are working towards this status;
  • Knowledge of other planning systems in the UK; and
  • MSc in a relevant discipline.

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