Environmental Planning Consultant

Posted over 2 years ago by ADAS
Location West Yorkshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £20,008 - £33,744 (dependent on experience and qualifications)
Sector Consultancy, EIA
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 10 April 2015
… securing our food and enhancing the environment With over 40 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised leader in the environmental and rural sectors. Our Environmental Assessment and Planning business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a range of clients, particularly developers and the renewable energy and rural industries.  To build on recent success and to meet the growing demand for our services we require an Environmental Planning Consultant who is looking for an opportunity to develop their consultancy career in a respected and expanding multi-disciplinary company. The Role The work will involve managing and delivering consultancy projects with a focus on Environmental Impact Assessment and Town & Country Planning in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment where much of the work relates to the land development, agriculture, waste and energy sectors. The Person The post is suitable for a person with a strong background in planning-led environmental consultancy or in specialist planning consultancy and with strong transferable skills. The successful candidate is likely to be professionally qualified (or working towards this) in either Town & Country Planning or a related environmental disciplines. Previous experience in the consultancy sector will be of benefit but exceptional candidates without prior consultancy experience but with a relevant academic background will be considered. Key responsibilities Delivery and Project Management: Prepare client reports and oversee the production of multi-disciplinary documents such as Environmental Impact Assessments or Planning Statements. Carry out project tasks as required, this could include undertaking fieldwork, attending project meetings, collating plans and drawings, attending consultation events and monitoring & responding to consultee comments. Support project management activities including tracking progress against deadlines and budgets. Consult effectively with clients, planning authorities, regulators and other third parties. Coordinate and manage internal and external specialists and quality control their work. Offer flexible assistance with wider environmental & planning consultancy activities. Sales & Business Development: Support business development activities through preparation of fee proposals, tender documents and marketing materials. Contribute to maintaining and growing our business with existing clients through establishing good client relationships and proactively identifying opportunities for follow-on chargeable work. Assist colleagues with raising the profile of this business area through for example contribution to website articles and attendance at conferences and events. Other Create and maintain productive working relationships across the team, Business Unit and ADAS Group. What we offer? 25 days annual leave per year increasing to 30 days plus bank and public holidays. A pension scheme to which the company contributes. A health insurance scheme. Excellent continual professional development opportunities, both internal and external, as part of our training commitment. A range of other staff and family friendly benefits. Winner of the “Best Environmental Consultancy to Work for” awards two years running. ADAS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your current salary, confirming that you are eligible to work in the UK and identifying how you meet the job criteria.  Applications to be sent to Angela Dewhurst, ADAS UK Ltd, 16 Eastway Business Village, Olivers Place, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9WT, Tel 01772 706209, or click the Apply Now button below by deadline of 9.00 a.m Friday 10th April 2015. ADAS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any grounds other than ability to carry out the role.


With over 40 years� experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. ...

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