Associate Environmental Consultant - ESIA and Due Diligence

Posted about 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Location West Midlands
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £45k-£60k dependant on experience with an attractive benefits package.
Sector Consultancy, EIA, Environment Management
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Thursday, 1 October 2015
Are you an Environmental Scientist with extensive experience of Environmental and Social Due Diligence Have you been looking for the opportunity to work in a highly regarded Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy?  If so this could be the role for you..... This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Environmental Consultant to join a globally renowned Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy with an industry leading reputation for the high quality of their work. The opportunity has arisen through our clients continued growth as they look to service a growing number of infrastructure projects with a particular focus on the highways and rail sector. The ideal candidate will have had extensive technical and project leadership experience as well as the ability to play a lead role in developing new business and maintaining relationships with existing clients. In return you will be rewarded with a market leading salary, an attractive benefits package and the reward of a company profit share. Location  Solihull Responsibilities  Lead and support the expansion of global due diligence and ESIA services  Responsible for leadership, management, technical input and co-ordination of Environmental and Social Due Diligence, ESIA and Environmental and Social Monitoring projects  Lead manage and prepare Gap Analysis Reports, Environmental and Social Action Plans (ESAP) , Non-Technical Summaries (NTSs), Monitoring Reports, environmental and social aspects of Feasibility Studies; ESIAs and associated documents related to the financing of projects etc  Leadership and project management;  environmental and social lead on lenders  technical advisory and transaction advice projects  Lead and prepare on input into tenders for projects for the IFIs  Establishing and maintaining relationships with external clients, colleagues and non-client government and regulatory agencies to continue to strengthen the teams’ credibility in the market  Travel to other offices to support business development and project delivery, for example to meet with potential clients to identify opportunities, to add value to their projects/business, which often takes place outside of any formal proposal process Lead and manage the development of complex project proposals/cost estimates or expanding the scope of existing projects including ESIA and environmental management opportunities.  This will include understanding and aligning with internal processes for assessing win probability, cultural fit, risk tolerance and management of commercial terms within the bidding process  Delivering for clients to develop return business through a focus on client satisfaction, including trying to understand their short and long-term needs  Supervision and mentoring staff including operational aspects such as helping to manage staff workloads, input to performance appraisals, and providing on the job training.  Capabilities and Qualifications:  Candidate must be / have: A degree or post graduate degree in environmental science  Significant professional services consultancy experience, typically over 12 years, including approximately over 5 years professional experience in working with International Financial Institutions (IFIs)  In depth practical knowledge and experience of lending institutions Environmental and Social Policies, including International Finance Cooperation Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability; World Bank environmental and social safeguards policies, Equator Principle, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Environmental & Social Policy; Asian Development Bank Safeguard Policy Statement, and European Investment Bank Statement of Environmental and Social Principles and Standards  Excellent demonstrable knowledge of the European Union environmental regulatory framework  Ability to travel regularly on short trips overseas Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences ranging from individual sub-consultants based across Europe and Northern Africa to key Client’s contacts Excellent reporting skills Desirable skills and experience: Experience of working in agribusiness and/or the manufacturing and/or the energy sector Experience of working in North Africa Experience of working in multi-disciplinary, multicultural international teams Fluency in foreign language (preferably French, or a chosen Eastern European language)             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 get in touch.   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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