We Are Recruiting: Environmental / Senior Environmental Consultant

Updated October 2021

We’re currently advertising a new opportunity to join our small, dynamic and expanding environmental consultancy.  Our success is founded on the quality and wellbeing of our team, and we are committed to achieving mutual benefits through continuing professional development and positive workplace practices which value individuals.

We work in sectors including residential, commercial, education and renewable energy developments, transport infrastructure and local development planning.

This role presents a fantastic opportunity for a skilled environmental consultant / senior environmental consultant looking for their next challenge.

  • Environment Consultant: at least 2 yrs professional experience
  • Senior Environment Consultant: 3+ yrs professional experience

This position would ideally be full time but a part time alternative would be considered for the right individual. Remote working for part of the week can be accommodated.

Environmental / Senior Environmental Consultant

We are seeking a well-qualified and experienced individual to join in our ambitious growth and development plans. The role will be primarily desk based and duties would include contributing to environmental planning and assessment projects, including:

  • Sustainability Appraisals, Strategic Environmental Assessments and Habitats Regulations Assessments of local planning documents and related strategies
  • Environmental/Ecological Impact Assessment of masterplanning projects
  • Green Infrastructure planning

Role Requirements

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in environmental science or a related discipline
  • An MSc in a relevant subject would be highly beneficial
  • Thorough knowledge of UK legislation and technical guidance in relation to environmental assessment, planning and nature conservation
  • Demonstrable track record in producing high quality written reports suitable for public consultation
  • Membership/Chartership within the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or similar professional institute is essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to internal and external stakeholders, both verbally and through written communication
  • Numeric literacy, and good capability with common computer applications

Desired Experience

  • Use of GIS software, particularly ArcGIS
  • Use of statistical analysis packages such as R studio
  • Working with a range of environmental disciplines
  • Business development in the environmental sector, bid preparation and sales

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day client liaison and reporting on progress against time and budget
  • Ensuring that your portfolio of projects are on track for delivery within time and budget
  • Producing high quality technical outputs and contributing to technical reviews of content written by others
  • Providing technical guidance and support to junior team members

Benefits of the Role

  • Developing leadership skills in a small but growing team
  • Opportunity to demonstrate and develop your business development skills
  • IEMA membership and dedicated personal development budget
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Contributory pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • 31 days annual leave

Role:  Environmental / Senior Environmental Consultant (ideally full time, but we’re flexible)

Base location:  Brighton, but we offer flexible working arrangements

Salary range:  £25K / £30K and up; commensurate with experience

Apply to:  hello@ueec.co.uk