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EIA Consultant (Consultant / Senior Consultant / Principal Consultant)

Posted 15 days ago

  • Chester, Cheshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? Are you motivated by creating sustainable change that benefits society and nature? Are you our new Senior or Principal EIA Consultant?If this sounds like you, or you’re curious to learn more, then this role could be the perfect opportunity. Join our Impact Assessment department and work with us to close the gap to a sustainable future.Your new roleYou will bring your knowledge of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) into play as you co-ordinate statutory EIA and non-statutory environmental assessment processes required to support major development proposals across a range of sectors. You will have the opportunity to drive sustainable change through all stages in the project lifecycle across transport infrastructure, industrial, high tech (data centre), property and energy sector. To succeed in this role, you will be able to apply an understanding of environmental consenting processes in the UK as well as an understanding of EIA process and regulations and will have the opportunity to support projects at various stages in the project lifecycle from early stage feasibility/risk appraisal, through EIA, to consent condition compliance.Your key responsibilities will be:Scoping and coordination of environmental baseline data collection, interpretation of data and collaboration with colleagues and co-professionals to communicate environmental and sustainability constraints and opportunities for developmentDeveloping relationships with both Ramboll colleagues, supply chain partners and our clientsReport writing, efficient peer review of reporting and coordination of management of spatial data including for the preparation of figuresCoordination and management key technical and commercial aspects of project deliveryAdvising clients on strategy for stakeholder engagement and public consultation and participation in bothYour new teamYou will be part of our UK Impact Assessment department, which forms part of our Global Impact Assessment Spearhead. The Spearhead has been established to drive further growth and specialisation in Impact Assessment, building on our existing successes through a continued focus on national impact assessment work, alongside targeting large, strategic projects – no matter where these occur, within our geographic strongholds or beyond. Our UK business employs over 250 environmental science professionals in 14 locations and covers a breadth of consulting services structured around impact assessment, compliance, strategy and transactions, new initiatives and sustainability, product safety and stewardship, contaminated land, and Water. Our clients include UK and global multinationals, utilities, local and central government and international institutions. Ramboll operates a flexible working policy, and with this you will be part of an exciting team of experts, who respect each other and work towards a common goal.About youFrom the moment you start at Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you can continue to grow with the company. Whilst we look forward to supporting your continued learning and development, for this role we have identified some qualifications, skills, and capabilities that will set you up for success.These include:Appropriate degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or a related environmental disciplineMaster’s degree in an environmental discipline (advantageous)Prior EIA coordination experience on complex projectsExcellent communication skills both written and oralWhat we can offer youStrong company commitment and ethos centred on sustainable development, including in the energy sectorInvestment in your developmentLeaders you can count on, guided by our Leadership Principles27 days annual leave plus bank holidaysMatched pension contributionsPrivate medical cover and life assuranceNever be short of inspiration from colleagues, clients, and projectsWork at the heart of sustainable changeRamboll is a global architecture, engineering, and consultancy company. We believe that the purpose of sustainable change is to create a thriving world for both nature and people. So, that’s where we start – and how we work. At Ramboll, our core strength is our people, and our history is rooted in a clear vision of how a responsible company should act. Being open and curious is a cornerstone of our culture. We embrace an inclusive mindset that looks for fresh, diverse, and innovative perspectives. We respect, embrace, and invite diversity in all forms to actively cultivate an environment where everyone can flourish and realise their full potential.Ready to join us?Please submit your application. Be sure to include all relevant documents including your CV, cover letter, etc.“We recognise that some candidates only apply when they tick every box. However, passion and potential often outweigh a perfect resume and Ramboll’s supportive learning culture can help you grow. So if this role resonates with you but you don't meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. You might be the perfect fit for this opportunity or another within our team.”]Thank you for taking the time to apply! We look forward to receiving your application.Ramboll in the United KingdomFounded in Denmark, Ramboll is a foundation-owned people company. Ramboll has a proven track record of sustainable and responsible business and is a top ten engineering and environmental and sustainability consultancy in the UK, with more than 1,500 employees across 16 offices working towards a more sustainable future. Ramboll experts deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health, and Energy. Strong values guide what we do and drive an inclusive, collaborative, and highly flexible culture that values people and ideas. Explore and nurture your own passion, expertise, and creativity at Ramboll through work that benefits our people, partners, nature, and society.An equal opportunity employerEquality, diversity, and inclusion is at the heart of what we do. At Ramboll, we believe that diversity is a strength and that different experiences and perspectives are essential to creating truly sustainable societies. We are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive work environment, where everyone is able to flourish and reach their potential. We invite applications from candidates of all backgrounds and characteristics, in addition to the Protected Characteristics as set out in the Equality Act, (#####). As a Disability Confident Committed employer, Ramboll ensures opportunities are accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please reach out to our recruitment team to discuss any adjustments that you might require during the application process. We also know how important it is to achieve the right balance of where, when, and how much you work. When you join Ramboll, you’ll have the ability to work your hours flexibly through our positive and inclusive approach to work. Buildings, Transport, Energy, Environment & Health, Water and Management Consulting