Technical Director EIA - Nuclear Sector

Region:
North West
Vicinity:
Manchester
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Planning
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
07/03/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
188105BR

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit a number of strategic roles at Technical Director, Associate Director or Principal professionals to join our Environment & Planning team in the North West, South West and South East. The successful candidates would join the UK’s largest team of EIA practitioners and would be responsible for the technical direction, project management and leadership of Development Consent Orders and large scale EIA projects.

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 within the nuclear industry which includes all of the major property developers operating in across the UK with both new build and decommissioning projects at all phases of development.

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

  • Moorside DCO - EIA Lead

  • Sizewell – Air Quality & Permitting Lead

  • Hinkley Point C – Earthworks and Construction Lead

  • Wlfya – Transport Infrastructure Lead

  • Magnox – Winfrith Decommissioning EIA Lead

  • NDA – Policy and Research Lead

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 nuclear sector projects and other opportunities, working alongside our experience Project Managers.

  • Lead the preparation of major project bids

  • 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 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.

  • You will have chartered status with a relevant professional body.

Closing Date:
18/04/2019

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