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  • UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 8

Following a number of recent significant contract wins, my client who is an engineering & environmental consultancy has opportunities for either Principal or Associate level Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Project Managers.  


The role  

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced individuals to lead EIAs for major infrastructure projects. You will work across a range of different development types, but most will be linear projects, including green hydrogen transportation and transmission infrastructure associated with offshore wind farms.  


You will play a significant role in the delivery of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP), working closely with their consenting team, technical specialists, and specialist partners to execute large EIAs and accompanying Development Consent Order (DCO) documents. Additionally, you will support the business with the development of new commercial opportunities maintaining and building established client relationships.  


Your responsibilities will be varied, but will include the following:  

Lead on client communications for individual projects  

Lead on the preparation of a range of high-quality technical reports  

Lead multidisciplinary teams to complete the EIA and all its associated deliverables and support production of associated DCO documents  

Manage and maintain the multi-million pound/euro project consenting budget, risk register and schedule and issue periodic progress reports  

Escalate key risks, decisions and issues to the client and the company's senior management and ensure key decisions are integrated back into the project  

Take responsibility for the quality of the EIA deliverables ensuring consistency between on and offshore elements and that overall project aspects are considered appropriately  

Interface with the wider project stakeholders including engineering teams, planners, consultation leads, and lawyers.  


The role will involve short term travel across the UK/Europe depending on client/project sites as required.  



You'll be an experienced Project Manager in EIA and consenting of NSIP projects, ideally within the Power or Infrastructure sectors. Credible and cooperative, you will have a broad skill set that allows you to lead multidisciplinary teams. Your strong interpersonal skills, coupled with your technical knowledge, will mean you can successfully engage and build trust with clients and stakeholder groups.  


You will also have:  


• Demonstrable client management capabilities and the ability to manage client relationships.  

• Proven consultancy (or similar) experience building, managing, leading and contributing to complex multidisciplinary teams.  

• Detailed knowledge of the NSIP consenting processes in England and Wales and EIA regulations.  

• Experience of the power and infrastructure sectors.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 24.05.2023
  • Deadline: 23.06.2023
  • Quote ref: 999702/26901

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