Principal/Associate Contaminated Land Specialist – New Office

Scotland • £50K - £60K + Excellent Bens Package & Bonus • Ref: JSM 1020

Contaminated Land, Geotechnical

Posted 23rd May 2022

Unique opportunity to take on a lead role in a newly formed Glasgow office for a global consultancy with ambitious plans for growth in the UK.

My client is a highly ambitious and growing consultancy with exciting plans ahead. Relatively new to the UK market (8 years) but has already established a strong presence across 3 UK offices.  As part of their growth plans, my client is looking to open a new Scottish office based in Glasgow.

Capitalising on an already strong order book with a number of blue-chip firms active in the region, this exciting role will enable you to really drive your career forward.

You will also have the opportunity to work on overseas projects across Europe and beyond.

My client provides environmental consulting services to corporate, private equity and property clients.  Working strategically with their clients, they support environmental due diligence, contaminated land investigation and remediation, EHS management and compliance, environmental permitting and energy reduction.

The opportunity would suit a self-motivated individual with a strong technical background, along with a commercial outlook and team leadership qualities.  You will need a strong working knowledge of Brownfield redevelopment, ideally across Scotland.


Glasgow/Central Scotland

Typical Responsibilities of the Role

·         Project management of site investigation and remediation works
·         Client care of existing and new clients
·         Business development and cross selling of wider environmental services
·         Bid and proposal writing
·         Financial management
·         Management of junior staff
·         Management of subcontractors and partners

About You

·         Upwards of 6 years proven consulting experience
·         Solid technical background within contaminated land risk assessment, site investigation and remediation
·         Track record in client care and business development
·         Bid and proposal writing
·         Relevant industry degree and membership of professional body
·         Good knowledge of the Northwest regeneration market
·         Drivers’ license and willingness to travel

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits. They invest in their staff. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  The opportunity comes with a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward.  You will have significant input in to the growth and development of the business. 

Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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