Geo-Environmental Lead Consultant

Geo-Environmental Lead Consultant- site investigation, contaminated land & remediation

Location - Midlands or North West

Salary - Depending on Experience 

About Us

May Walters is a boutique search consultancy specialising in senior positions within the environmental sector.

The Client

An opportunity has arisen with our client, an established consultancy for an individual to join the team.

Our client is a well established and independent organisation known for their work through established service lines of geotechnical engineering, engineering geology through to contaminated land and remediation.  Their approach is client focussed, with an established footprint of clients throughout the UK, with secure relationships with utilities, energy, renewable energy, contractors, developers and local authorities, throughout the UK.     

A senior individual is sought who can lead the environmental side of the business, inputting into technical design and delivery and contributing towards developing competitive tenders for new contracts.        

The Role

Considered to be a key role in the organisation, this individual would take a prominent seat on the Management Leadership Team in the organisation.  They would be responsible for the Geo-Environmental service line, and would input into new and existing projects.  

Core responsibilities would include;

Technical design of environmental elements of existing projects

Development and co-ordination, training of staff

Project management of Geo-Environmental projects, working as part of a larger team

Providing a environmental input into overall project design and inputting into bids and tenders

Providing a technical lead and goto point for all environmental related queries

Leadership and input into the Management Steering Committee

It would be expected that the successful individual would take the lead in managing and mentoring within the whole company and to take ownership of larger projects as well as making sure that reports submitted to clients are of the correct quality.  Operationally, allocation of resource to ensure that projects are delivered in good time would also be paramount. 

This is considered to be a key appointment, as there is an appetite to further grow the environmental side of the business and expand involvement of  P2, interpretive reporting and remediation strategy with clients.  There is a strong existing client base offering opportunities to do this and support would be provided by an active Business Development and Marketing division.

The role would require an individual to shape what the environmental division would look like, whilst also having a seat on the Leadership Committee which would provide a prominent voice within the direction of the company.       

The Individual

The successful candidate would be based within the Midlands or North West

They would be expected to have;

Relevant qualifications and charterships (or be progressing)

A track record of delivering site investigation projects, contaminated land investigations or remediation projects within the UK

Have a good familiarity with the environmental side of ground engineering 

Experience of developing client relationships by effective delivery of projects

A desire to lead and motivate a successful team and a good client project delivery ethic.

The team has a very low staff turnover at a senior level and our client is keen to attract the right person to maintain this record.  The culture is very open and honest, with very little hierarchy and there is an emphasis on clients and delivering projects well to maintain sustainable relationships.  

They have a flexible approach to work operating a flexitime system to help the team to maintain a good work/life balance. 

In return, a competitive package will be offered as well as the chance to develop a rewarding career.  Applications are encouraged from individuals who would value being a part of this.

Feel free to contact Martin Higgins in confidence for further information; or 0121 582 8863

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