Consultant EIA Specialist

Central London, South East • £24K - £35K + Exceptional Bens • Ref: JSM 11852

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment, Landscape Architecture / Planning

Posted 11th January 2019

Would you like to work for one of the UK’s most highly sought-after planning consultancies with an enviable client portfolio and diverse range of projects to work on?

Newly formed team set for significant growth seeks a consultant level EIA specialist with drive and enthusiasm ready to jump into a career defining opportunity.

Having recently established a new environmental team, spearheaded by 2 Directors with a fantastic track record in the industry, the team has already enjoyed huge success.  They are smashing their targets, due to the volume of opportunity available.

This is therefore a really exciting time to join the business and be part of a rapidly expanding team.  You will be given significant responsibility and scope to rapidly progress your career and build your market knowledge.

You will be specialising in the project management of the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA’s) for large and complex development proposals with a specific focus on the residential, mixed-use, retail, commercial and leisure sectors.

You will be working closely with the integrated planning team and be involved in the coordination of technical specialists on behalf of developers and prepare Environmental Statements (ES) for submission in support of planning applications.

In addition to the EIA services, the team also advises clients on the management of environmental risks associated with potential development sites and provide sustainability advice to ensure that development proposals are of the highest standard.



About The Role

You will be involved in the following areas and take on more responsibility as your capabilities increase:

·         EIA project management support including the co-ordination of the technical consultant team.
·         Drafting screening and scoping as well as ES chapters and non-technical summaries.
·         Input to advice regarding minimisation of environmental risks associated with potential development sites.
·         Providing support to senior staff in meetings, public exhibitions and with coordination and publication of the ES.
·         Assisting senior staff with business development and client care.

The positions offer exceptional opportunities for career progression, by being exposed to a wide range of clients and projects and working alongside the directors, you will be able to rapidly develop your skills. My client is able to offer a highly attractive salary, bonus and benefits package, as well as a fantastic office environment and work culture.

About You

·         Educated to degree level as a minimum and preferably have a master’s degree in EIA or a related environmental planning course with EIA content.
·         Upwards of one year’s relevant post graduate experience.
·         Ambitious and confident character.
·         Fast thinking and versatile, with a passion for the industry.
·         Highly organised, good communication skills.

Rewards & Benefits

Our 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 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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