Senior EIA consultant

Central London, North West • £38K – £48K + Bens • Ref: JSM 1171

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment

Posted 1st May 2024

A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EIA specialist to play a key role within this highly regarded client focused environmental consultancy.

Location: Flexible hybrid working (London or Manchester offices)

Our client is well regarded in the industry providing high quality technical work to a range of clients who operate across a number of different sectors coordinating, environmental inputs to large-scale infrastructure and major development projects, such as: Aviation, Renewable power generation projects - including solar, hydrogen, BESS and wind, Large-scale masterplan development & Property development - including commercial, residential, industrial, and healthcare development.

You will work with a range of internal technical environmental specialists and designers to manage environmental inputs to project designs and assessments. This will include early strategy development, through to feasibility, outline design, detailed design and discharging of conditions.

You will have the opportunity to work within various consenting regimes, including Development Consent Orders and Town and Country Planning.

You will also be expected to liaise with clients and sub-consultants, help to prepare fee proposals, and author environmental reports and EIA documentation, & there will also be the opportunity to work on projects requiring Strategic Environmental Assessment.

Ideally You Will Have the Following

·     A relevant environmental degree level qualification in EIA, or similar with at least 2 years’ experience.

·     Excellent knowledge and understanding of EIA processes and relevant UK legislation

·     Good understanding of a range of technical environmental disciplines

·     Experience of producing environmental reports and EIA documentation (including screening and scoping reports, preliminary environmental information reports and Environmental Statements), ideally          across different development sectors

·     Ideally experience of the DCO process

·     Excellent verbal and report writing skills, including EIA review of technical reporting

·     An organised and methodical approach with a keen eye for detail

·     The ability to work collaboratively as part of an established team, coordinating inputs from specialist technical teams whilst working to a deadline

·     Confidence when engaging with a wide variety of stakeholder groups

·     Awareness of financial control and project management

·     Experience in bid preparation activities

·     Achieved or demonstrably working towards Chartered Environmental Status and Full membership of IEMA, or similar qualification with a relevant professional body

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary (doe) along with a benefits package that includes an enhanced pension scheme, death in service life cover, discretionary bonus scheme, discretionary medical cover and much more.

They ensure they can support their employees through offering wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals. These include flexible working, trained mental health first aiders and readily available support through their Employee Assistance programme. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  They provide the team with the opportunity to progress in an environment that is fun, yet professional.

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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