Senior EIA/Environmental Planning Consultant

Central London, North East, West Midlands, UK Wide • Up to £42K Excellent Bens Package • Ref: JSM 12137

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment

Posted 7th October 2021

One of the most sought-after Planning consultancies in the UK and internationally, with their own well established EIA team, is looking to add an experienced senior level EIA specialist to their business. Having gone from strength to strength in the past 4 years, my client is set for further growth to meet the demand from the impressive range of clients.  If you are a highly competent EIA professional looking for a new challenge, then this is an opportunity not to be missed.

My client is a Global company offering a comprehensive suite of commercial real estate services, including transaction, management, financial and advisory services.

My clients Environmental Planning Team forms part of their Planning, Development and Regeneration Business Unit. The Environmental Planning Team provides complementary services to   master-planning and town-planning commissions throughout the UK in addition to providing services to their other Business Units and direct to range of varied external clients. The services of the Environmental Planning Team seek to manage the environmental planning risks of clients. 

Services include, but are not exclusive to:
·         all matters relating to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA);
·         the provision of environmental constraints and opportunities planning at the site feasibility and master-planning stages of a project;
·         and the provision of high-level strategic environmental planning advice for complex situations at all stages of the development life-cycle.

My clients Environmental Planning Team is active across the whole of the UK and within a range of sectors (property, infrastructure, waste and energy). Continued growth and ongoing success necessitates the appointment of a Senior Consultant (approximately five years’ plus experience).


Flexible. A preferred geographical location is within London, Birmingham or Manchester
However, in recognition of the increased trend for remote working, flexibility in geographical location will be considered, albeit travel to Client meetings will be required, as necessary.

Attributes & Skills

·         Ambitious and confident character
·         Fast thinking and versatile, with a passion for the sector
·         Membership to a relevant professional organisation (preferably the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Management (IEMA)) and/or be a Chartered Environmentalist
·         Experience co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams; experience working with and managing various project stakeholders; project management experience, including the financial monitoring and management of projects
·         Excellent written skills, with specific experience authoring EIA Screening reports/requests, EIA Scoping reports/request, Environmental Statements (ESs) and other related deliverables
·         Communication skills; a pro-active and collaborative team approach, engendering inclusion, support and motivation amongst your peers; a desire to go beyond process and procedure, with an ability to think innovatively to enhance outcomes for clients
·         Motivation amongst your  peers; a desire to go beyond process and procedure, with an ability to think innovatively to enhance outcomes for clients. 

Responsibilities & Tasks

At Senior Consultant level, assisting with project delivery will be your focus. This will include:
·         co-ordination of multidisciplinary team;
·         project management of deliverables, including financial monitoring of projects; report writing;
·         client liaison; stakeholder liaison; meeting attendance;
·         and assisting with business development and work-winning activities.

Rewards & Benefits

Joining my clients Planning Team will provide opportunities to meaningfully contribute to the growth of the business and allow individuals to develop their career with hands on support from leading industry experts.  In addition, they offer: excellent remuneration; an additional bonus scheme; one of the most generous benefits package in the industry; exposure to a highly regarded professional team and top-end clients; opportunities for Continued Professional Development (CPD); and a rewarding corporate culture and working environment.

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 Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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