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Technical Director -- Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

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Technical Director - Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Location: Birmingham / Hybrid

Salary: Negotiable dependant on level of experience


An Environmental and Engineering consultancy operating in the UK and internationally is looking to appoint a Technical Director specialising in Environmental Impact Assessment to manage and deliver projects, support and grow the Environmental team of consultants in the Birmingham office.

This would suit an associate level consultant looking for their next step in their career.

Joining their already successful EIA Team you will provide high quality support to projects including major infrastructure, renewable energy, minerals and strategic housing and working closely with clients and project teams, both in-house and externally, to consider the environmental impacts of a proposal and incorporate innovative solutions within development design.

Responsibilities will include

- Management of statutory and non-statutory EIAs, including client and team liaison, programme management, document review and delegation of tasks to junior members of the team;
- Day to day management including coordination of team workloads and budget management;
- Assist in the professional development of junior members of the team;
- Develop opportunities with other teams with complimentary specialist skills including ecology, landscape, air quality, noise, archaeology, heritage, engineering, waste, mining, minerals, energy and climate change;
- Develop business with our existing clients and identify potential new clients;
- Contribute to the Planning and EIA Service Area coordination.

I am very keen to hear from candidates who have the following qualities and experience:

- Experience as lead EIA Co-ordinator on large development proposals;
- Experience in the production of Environmental Statements, including the writing of non-technical aspects and review of technical aspects;
- A sound understanding of the English planning system, particularly the EIA Regulations;
- DCO experience is desirable, but not essential;
- Technically proficient with excellent report writing skills;
- Demonstrable track record in business development and building client relationships;
- Self-motivated with a proven ability to communicate appropriately and effectively;
- Experience of leading a team, including development of junior colleagues;
- Undergraduate degree or higher in a relevant subject;
- Professional membership of IEMA (Practitioner or higher);
- A full UK driving licence.

For further information on this fantastic opportunity please apply now or get in touch to discuss in detail.

Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs.