Principal Consultant or Technical Director - Environmental Management, Permitting & Compliance

Job description

Our client has an exciting opportunity for Principal Consultant or Technical Director to join its busy and thriving Environmental Management, Permitting and Compliance (EMPC) team within either its Manchester or Bristol offices. The team provide regulatory compliance and environmental management services to support the waste, industry, power and oil and gas sectors with their complex environmental legislative obligations. The services and sectors within which the team operate are key areas of growth for the business. Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate consultancy/industry/regulatory experience with a track record in business development.

The role

You will help to lead the team in a diverse range of compliance and environmental management matters including preparation of environmental permit applications, undertaking of audits and development of environmental management systems.

This means you will be expected to:

  • Deliver complex technical work;
  • Build professional knowledge by keeping up to date with trends and best practice in environmental permitting;
  • Use their business development skills to win work and new clients;
  • Develop additional service offerings
  • Organise self to be on time and deliver work as agreed
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Understand the importance of client relationships and build rapport with clients.

About you

Qualified to degree level in a relevant subject, you will have significant knowledge of environmental permitting legislation and guidance along with a deep understanding of environmental issues and management of impacts.

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • Effective at managing their time and has a “can do” attitude.
  • Possesses professional level membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Good report writing skills and competent Microsoft software suite user (Word and Excel).
  • Can think analytically, reframe problems and identify solutions.
  • Proven skills within business development
  • Holds a full, current driving licence valid in the UK.

Along with competitive salaries, staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, our clients offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

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