Acoustics Lead Consultant/Team Leader

Bristol, Central London, North East, North West, South Wales, West Midlands • Up To £65K + Significant Bens & Performance Related Bonus • Ref: JSM 11976

Acoustics, EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment, Senior Appointments

Posted 14th September 2020

JSM Associates have an excellent opportunity for an Acoustics specialist looking take a lead role and set up and grow their own acoustics team within a highly regarded independent multidisciplinary consultancy.  The position can be based from any of my client’s key offices including London, Leeds, Nottingham, Manchester or Bristol.

My client, with a long track record in the industry, has enjoyed huge success as well as significant growth in recent years.  Their reputation has enabled them to win significant market share and secure a diverse range of prestigious clients and projects, as well as attracting many highly regarded staff to join their ranks.  They provide a fresh and vibrant culture as well as being able to offer huge scope for career progression and reward.

By providing high quality commercially focused acoustics consultancy, you will help my client to build manage and successfully deliver their portfolio of projects.  This is a unique opportunity to establish your own team.


Flexible – London, Leeds, Nottingham, Manchester, Bristol

Capabilities & Qualifications

·         An appropriate degree qualification
·         Membership of the Institute of Acoustics
·         A minimum of 8 years employment in environmental acoustics consultancy or other relevant work
·         Demonstrate track record of developing and leading teams
·         Willingness to take part in business development and work winning
·         Excellent report writing skills including noise impact assessments and EIA chapters
·         In-depth knowledge of the application of UK and other relevant noise legislation and best practice
·         Have proven project management capability as well as team management and mentoring skills
·         Evidence of building effective relationships with a number of important clients, offering advice and guidance in a prompt, commercially focussed and professional manner
·         Be able to manage own workload, be proactive in managing projects and be able to delegate to and provide support to the acoustics team
·         Be personable and a team player
·         Have a full UK driving licence


·         A competitive salary dependent on skills and experience
·         Significant bonus
·         25 days holiday plus public holidays
·         Staff support, mentoring and training
·         Flexible and autonomous working
·         Leadership opportunity
·         Pension scheme, share option scheme and private medical insurance

The successful candidate will help to manage and successfully deliver projects of all scales, by providing high quality commercially focused acoustics consultancy services within budget and to deadline.  The role will include the management of staff, client and stakeholder communication, noise impact assessment and advice, input to EIA and project development, networking and business development.

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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