Principal / Associate Environmental Planning Consultant

East Midlands, North West, West Midlands • Up to £70K plus Significant Benefits • Ref: JSM 1168

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment, Sustainability

Posted 26th April 2024

Embark on a transformative career path with one of the UK's premier infrastructure and built environment firms. As part of a dynamic Environmental Management and Assessment Team, a seasoned Environmental Planning professional is sought to provide expertise to a wealth of complex and rewarding projects

Location: Birmingham, Manchester, Wakefield

The successful candidate will be a pivotal member in the national team, with a particular focus on expanding the firm's presence in the North / Midlands. This role demands a proactive individual capable of working collaboratively with clients and multi disciplinary teams in the delivery of technical input into Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for Infrastructure, Water, Aviation and Development sectors.

Imagine contributing to a variety of projects, leading environmental deliverables in sectors such as road, water, rail, and housing. The role extends beyond technical prowess, encompassing account and client management, business development, and marketing initiatives to elevate the service line.

Responsibilities include coordinating EIAs, preparing environmental statements and risk assessments, and ensuring technical excellence. The role also involves business development, client liaison, bid preparation, line management, and mentoring within the team.

Candidates must possess a minimum of 8 years' experience in environmental roles, a deep understanding of the UK planning system, and practical EIA experience. A degree in Environmental Science or similar, membership in a relevant environmental body, and a full UK driver's licence are essential. Chartered status is preferred.

My client champions a collaborative and supportive work culture, offering the freedom to forge a unique career path. Committed to personal and professional growth, the firm supports development opportunities and is proud to be Disability Confident. Embracing diversity and flexible working and promoting employee wellbeing.

Joining my client means a competitive salary and a suite of benefits that reflect the firm's commitment to its team members.

Shape the environment and your future with a firm that values your expertise and vision.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead. My client offers 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 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 Environmental and Sustainability, including ESG, EIA and Ecology, Contaminated Land, Environmental Planning, Air Quality and Noise.
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