Principal/ Senior Environmental Consultant


Principal/Senior Environmental Consultant.

JBA Consulting ( are seeking an experienced Principal/ Senior Environmental Consultant to support the growth of our Environmental Services in Peterborough.  The successful candidate will be part of our JBA team delivering fluvial and coastal flood defence schemes on the Environment Agency’s WEM and NGSA Frameworks.  Stronger candidates may be considered for a Team Leader role to be responsible for management of workload, quality of deliverables and mentoring junior staff. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a design and construct environment and to work with a wide range of established and highly experienced specialist environmental teams from across the JBA business. Existing specialist teams cover services such as EIA, SEA, planning, ecology, landscape, contaminated land, fisheries, groundwater, sustainability, geomorphology and catchment and river restoration.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who are strong communicators with solid experience in environmental consultancy and experience of successfully managing multi-disciplinary environmental inputs to design and construction projects.  Specialist experience in a discipline such as; ecology, planning, landscape, architecture, heritage, arboriculture or EIA would be advantageous.

It is preferable for candidates to have, or be working towards, full membership (Chartered equivalent) of an appropriate professional body such as Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), the Chartered Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or the Landscape Institute.  


The successful candidate will, amongst other things, be responsible for:

• Supporting Design Team Leaders with timely environmental input into the design and project planning process through direct advice and through the coordination of advice provided by other specialists. 

• Working collaboratively with colleagues across JBA, JBA-Bentley and our environment teams.

• Writing technical reports and coordinating environmental consents for projects

• Managing their workload to deliver multiple deadlines across a large, fast moving, programme of design and construction work.

• Influencing, co-ordinating, championing JBA’s environmental services. 

• Fostering good relationships with clients, regulators and stakeholders.

• Supporting business development, the delivery of environmental services and working with Design Team Leaders to identify, develop and execute new business opportunities.

A valid UK driving licence is required.

Career Development and Benefits:

A competitive salary is available together with a comprehensive benefits package.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to progress develop their skills.  JBA has a well-regarded professional development programme which provides the opportunity to enhance and update technical and management skills throughout your career.  Each member of staff is allocated an annual training budget, we encourage and support continued professional development. 

The JBA Group is an employee-owned company and staff qualify for profit share after a minimum length of service.

Further Information and Applications:

For further information on the roles please contact Kate Williams ( or Richard Chubb ( t: 01733 715960.

Application forms must be downloaded from the website and returned along with your CV and covering letter.

No unsolicited CVs from Agencies please.  

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