Senior/Principal Waste & Resource Environmental Permitting

Job Title: Senior/Principal Waste & Resource Environmental Permitting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Competitive
REF: BBBH26052
Contact Name: Zoe Payne
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Senior/Principal Waste & Resource Environmental Permitting Consultant

Key Location: Manchester - Southampton- Nottingham

Due to an increase in business activity, My client are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior or Principal Consultant to support their Waste and Resource Management Team, specialising in Environmental Permitting.

The Waste & Resource Management Team carries out a wide range of work, the bulk of which is connected with preparing planning applications (including Environmental Impact Assessments) for waste and minerals operations, applications for Environmental Permits, and advising Waste Collection Authorities.

Other work includes the production of waste chapters for Environmental Statements, Site Waste Management Plans, Site Waste Strategies, commercial feasibility studies, due diligence and expert witness evidence for legal cases.

They also have the expertise to provide specialised waste input to Construction Environmental Management Plans, Materials Management Plans and Environmental Management Systems.

They have expertise in specialist areas such as anaerobic digestion, pyrolysis/gasification and electrical goods manufacture and recycling, and have published articles in the waste industry press.

They work for a wide range of clients spanning central government, local authorities and private companies.

Job Role

One of your key responsibilities will be for Environmental Permit applications for waste management facilities (including transfers, variations and surrenders) and industrial processes.

This could include landfill, recycling, advanced thermal treatment, transfer and treatment facilities as well as mining waste and quarry restoration.

You will prepare and assist with risk/impact assessments, permit options appraisals, Environmental Management Systems (preparation and audit), waste classification/analysis, due diligence including with public inquiries and expert witness work for more senior grades.

You will prepare proposals and tenders for new work and be involved with business development, client contact, market research and you will attend client meetings. Whilst your work will predominantly be office-based, you may be required to work on site, or from their other offices or clients' premises as required by the project.

You may very occasionally be required to work away from home for periods of time. You will have financial management of projects, including budgeting, invoicing and employment of internal and external specialists as appropriate and required.

About You

Ideally you would be based in our offices in either Manchester, Nottingham or Southampton. However, we would be willing to consider exceptional candidates proposing to work from one of our other UK offices.

You will demonstrate a strong understanding of the Environmental Permitting Regulations for England and Wales (and other relevant legislation), proven through a track record of working in the waste and/or minerals industries.

Familiarity with methods and technologies employed in waste management would be an advantage.

You will have a degree in a relevant discipline and full membership of CIWM, IEMA or similar would be an advantage. The role will also require a full UK driving licence.

I look forward to hearing from you soon, Please call Zoe Payne on 01202 888 986 Ext 202