Head of EIA and Environmental planning

Posted over 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Location London (Central)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Highly Competitive
Sector Consultancy, EIA
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Sunday, 5 July 2015
Unique opportunity for an ambitious and experienced EIA specialist to join a leading international consultancy within their growing UK business arm. My client is leading environment, energy and infrastructure consultancy with offices throughout the US. JSM associates are working with this client on this exciting opportunity to find an EIA specialist to lead their UK practice. Location Central London Responsibilities  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical leadership and take responsibility for the growing an EIA and environmental planning practice. Ideally you will have a minimum of 8 years environmental consulting experience      This is a unique role which will require the successful candidate to take on a senior leadership role within the business, with responsibility for technical quality, business development and the recruitment of staff. You should have significant expertise and experience in this area of business, and a reputation within the industry that reflects this. You will have the ability to develop client relationships, identify new opportunities and win new business, most importantly you should be self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work within an exciting, rapidly growing business environment You will be expected to undertake the following duties Technical direction of EIA and environmental planning projects to ensure   Recruiting, managing and mentoring an EIA and environmental planning practice team. Supporting the growth and management of associated EIA technical disciplines, such as  air quality, noise and ecology consulting services; Identifying and managing contractors and partners as required to deliver project specific tasks; Business development, including leading marketing efforts, identification of bid opportunities, management of key client relationships, speaking at briefings and conferences; Preparation of proposals and writing bids; Contribution to the overall business strategy development and delivery through your position in the management team. Capabilities and Qualifications Bachelors or higher in an environmental science or engineering discipline; Expected 15+ years of relevant environmental consulting experience, including leadership roles, ideally within an within an established EIA and environmental planning practice;  An excellent knowledge of current and future EIA and environmental planning regulations, policy drivers and client markets;  Strong technical background in EIA and environmental planning, with the ability to generate and technically review reports; Experience of contractor negotiation, management and control; Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and analytical skills; You must possess a driving licence and passport and be willing to travel. Commercial awareness, along with financial and time management skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Successful track record of identifying, tendering, proposal writing, and winning a range of EIA and environmental planning projects; Experience of growing a book of business, including networking, client liaison, account management, relationship development, etc.; Ability to work in a team environment, contributing to the growth of the UK business; About the position This is unique chance to join a highly ambitious organisation set for significant growth going forward. The opportunity offers exceptional earning potential and career progression. You will have in significant input in to the overall business and the direction of your team. The role would suit someone highly ambitious and looking to make their mark. 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. Phone - 01934 312 155 Email -  Website -   Twitter - @JSMAssociates

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