Associate/Team Lead Environmental Planner

Central London, East Midlands, Greater London, South East • £45K – £55K + Car Allowance & Significant Bens Package • Ref: JSM 11920

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment, Town Planning

Posted 5th December 2019

Note: This role is currently on hold due to C19. The client is hoping to mive forward with this again in due course, once the situation becomes clearer.

By all means submit your cv and we will be in touch with an update ASAP.

Would you like to lead a specialist team within one of the UK’s most highly sought-after independent planning and property development consultancies? This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a business with a significant order book of diverse and interesting projects.

As part of a wider planning team, you will lead a specialist sub team of EIA and socio-economic consultants.  This highly reputable property development firm has an enviable reputation and client base across the region.

My client operates from 3 regional offices; Cambridge (HQ), Milton Keynes and London. They offer agile and flexible working arrangements to their staff along with modern cutting-edge office space.

This is an exciting time to join the business and be part of a thriving business, offering significant responsibility and scope for reward and further progression.

You will be leading 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 tech and leisure sectors.

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

In addition to the EIA services, the team also advises clients on raising the bar on key topics like climate change, climate neutral development and health impact assessment.


Cambridge, London or Milton Keynes (must be willing to travel to Cambridge on a regular basis)

About The Role

You will be involved in the following areas:

·         EIA project management and leadership
·         Management and co-ordination of the  team.
·         Client development and marketing activities
·         Working closely across different specialist teams, Directors and Partners
·         Writing Bids and fee proposals 

The position offers an exceptional opportunity for career progression to Director and on to Partner.  My client is able to offer a highly attractive salary, bonus and benefits package.

About You

·         Chartered Planner/Environmentalist
·         Relevant degree and ideally a master’s degree in a relevant subject
·         Proven track record consultancy with upwards of 8 years relevant experience
·         Technically excellent
·         Strong commercial outlook
·         Able to manage and lead junior staff
·         Highly organised, good communication skills

Rewards & Benefits

This firm offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of leading exciting benefits.   You will also have significant input into the further growth and development of the team. 

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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