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Senior Environmental Planning Consultant

Job Title: Senior Environmental Planning Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - North East England, County Durham
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
REF: 123716
Job Published: 10 months ago
Senior Environmental Planning Consultant 
 
Permanent- Full Time
 
Salary- Competitive
 
Location- Durham
 
Great opportunity for Consultant / Senior Consultant to join the company's Environmental Planning Business Unit in Durham.
Responsible, with guidance, for management of EIA and technical input to EIA and sub EIA projects, including project planning, management of sub-contractors (where required), project support on multi-disciplinary projects and / or sub EIA environmental projects, collation and interpretation of environmental information to inform all stages of development from the initial feasibility stage through to the planning application stage and beyond, and liaison with statutory consultees and key stakeholders. 
 

Desirable skills:

Minimum of 3 years' experience in consultancy.

  • A developing working knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and guidance including Planning and EIA.
  • Collation and interpretation of environmental information / constraints.
  • Experience of editing and review of Environmental Statements / Sub EIA reports and associated documents is desirable.
  • EIA project Management experience.
  • Good organisational and report writing skills.
  • Sound communication and personal effectiveness skills. 
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with clients, subcontractors and other third parties.

Responsibilities include:

  • To effectively communicate and co-operate within a project team to support the achievement of a project brief through the provision of efficient and professional services.
  • With the support of an appropriate person at a Principal or Director grade provide input and, where required, solutions to technical problems.
  • To provide clear and well written reports that require minimal re-writing or amendment by an authorising signatory.
  • To work within and be a champion for, the company health, safety and environmental policy.
  • When requested, to provide input to business initiatives.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of and comply with legislation, company policies and procedures and work within agreed resources.
  • Contribute to the achievement of Company objectives through positive working relationships with colleagues throughout the Company, with clients and with suppliers.
  • To promote the Company and its services to others.
  • Undertake ongoing CPD.
  • To provide support and assistance to all staff as appropriate.
  • Lead by example and share both knowledge and experience with other team members.
  • To provide coaching and mentoring of junior staff to bring about improvements in their skill base.
I look forward to receiving your application so please call Zoe Payne- Senior Recruitment Consultant on 01202 888 986 Ext 202.