EIA Technical Director (Urban Regeneration)

Region:
London
Vicinity:
London Central
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineer
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
12/07/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
189509BR

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit a Technical Director EIA professional to join our London team. The successful candidate would join the UK’s largest team of EIA practitioners and would assist with work winning, team management, and overseeing the delivery of EIAs in London’s urban regeneration and tall building sectors.

The successful candidate will have a track-record of successful project delivery, client account management, and business development. In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience in London urban regeneration (i.e. tall buildings, or large scale brownfield development); other experience is welcome and AECOM is also currently advertising for greenfield development, transport infrastructure, power development, oil and gas and local government sector experience.

AECOM’s reputation in EIA is second to none and we are involved in some of UK’s most challenging and career defining infrastructure projects. We are looking for someone that will be able to take a leadership role within a vibrant and diverse team; helping us to continue to deliver a high quality service to existing clients and to expand our market share in established and new development sectors.

Our UK Environment & Planning business comprises over 295 people across approximately 20 offices. In London and the South-East we have offices in Aldgate, Wimbledon, Croydon, St Albans, Cambridge and Basingstoke. We have almost 200 EIA practitioners and large teams of environmental specialists covering the full suite of technical disciplines such as acoustics, air quality, ecology, heritage etc. as well as Town Planners, Sustainability Specialists and experts in health, equalities and climate change.

We provide support to clients at all stages of the development process, including feasibility, optioneering, promotion through planning and project implementation. Our EIA work covers a range of planning regimes, including Town and Country Planning applications, Transport & Works Act Orders, and Development Consent Orders.

Our EIA teams often work very closely with our engineering and design colleagues, who are delivering the sort of exciting projects you would expect from a global environmental and engineering consultancy with a reputation for developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

We have an enviable client base which includes all of the major property developers operating in London and the South-East, including Ballymore Properties, Barratt Homes, Berkeley Homes, British Land, Capital and Counties, Crown Estates, Galliard Homes, Hammerson, Land Securities, Oakmayne Properties, Stanhope, St. George, St James, and Westfield Group, to name a few.

The following provides a sample of our recent and current projects:

  • Spire London

  • Lots Road

  • The Halo

  • 1 Undershaft

  • 122 Leadenhall

  • London Olympicopolis

  • Earls Court Regeneration

  • Battersea Power Station Redevelopment

  • Bishopsgate Goodsyard

  • Royal Wharf

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following illustrative roles and responsibilities:

Oversee the delivery of EIAs for a number of urban regeneration and other projects, working alongside our experience Project Managers.

  • Lead the preparation of major project bids

  • Lead and contribute to work wining activities and client account management

  • Assist with meeting the team’s financial targets

  • Demonstrate leadership in quality, innovation and health & safety

  • Provide staff mentoring and assist with team leadership

  • Be a key interface with other senior individuals elsewhere within AECOM

  • Help with business strategy development for the wider south of England Environment and Planning Team and to lead on certain sales and marketing initiatives especially within the urban regeneration and infrastructure sector

  • Work with the Operations Leaders and wider management team to manage recruitment, training, annual appraisals and disciplinary matters

  • Monitor the team’s adherence to company health and safety, quality and environmental management system requirements

  • Technically review EIA/ESIA/ESHIA Chapters, and Non-Technical Summaries

  • To keep up to date with relevant environmental planning legislation/policy/guidance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous experience in EIA and Environmental Management

  • Experience in project direction/management and financial management of major projects

  • A track-record of work winning and successful client account management

  • Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction

  • Effective and persuasive leadership skills

  • Excellent communication and networking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will have a good first degree and a second degree in an appropriate environmental discipline.

  • Ideally you will have chartered status with a relevant professional body.

Closing Date:
23/08/2018

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