Technical Director EIA - Nuclear Sector

Region:
North West
Vicinity:
Manchester
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Planning
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
31/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
213282BR

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 UK Environment & Planning business comprises over 200 people across approximately 20 offices. In the North West we have offices in Manchester, Altrincham, Warrington, Chesterfield and Westlakes. In the South West, our offices include Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, whilst in the South East, we have multiple offices covering Wimbledon, London, Peterborough, St Albans and Croydon. We have over 100 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.

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:
11/09/2019

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