Environmental Impact Director / Director of Operations

Environmental Impact Director / Director of Operations

Job Title: Environmental Impact Director / Director of Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896075_1563545058
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2019 15:04

Job Description

The core technical focus for this role will be on the coordination of Environmental Impact Assessments, although this extends to other projects such as Integrated Impact Assessments, Strategic Environmental Assessments and Sustainability Appraisals. These all feature under the common name of EIA below. Our staff are expected to work at various stages, including optioneering, screening, scoping, assessment and follow on.

The Environment, Maritime and Resilience business provides a focus for advising clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

Environmental Impact Assessment
*Working as part of the Environmental Assessment team to deliver a range of environmental projects.
*Provide technical expertise in the field of Environmental Assessment to lead and contribute to a wide variety of infrastructure and development projects.
*Write, check and review EIA deliverables.
*Technical direction of projects within teams.

Communication and collaboration
*Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues, environmental specialists, engineers, design team members, stakeholders and clients.
*Taking responsibility for key communications with clients.

Problem Solving
*Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems.
*Resolving key challenges and contributing to innovation and differentiation.
*Prepared to be flexible and contribute to other work streams.

Project Management
*Undertake project management of bespoke EIA projects, including programme, cost and resource management.
*Experience in managing multiple teams and projects with a strategic vision.

Business development
*Develop client relationships and develop new opportunities for EIA work.
*Undertake bidding work, review of bids/tenders.

Line Management
*Help to develop the wider team through mentoring and line management

You will have the following experience

*An excellent understanding of environmental impacts associated with major infrastructure projects is essential.
*Proven expertise in the field is essential.
*An excellent understanding of key environmental legislation, policy and issues is essential.
*Strong team working capabilities and an ability to be flexible and go the extra mile is essential.
*Experience in coordinating teams of multi-discipline environmental specialist is essential.
*Ability to coordinate and manage geographically dispersed teams is essential.
*Detailed technical knowledge of a discipline (e.g. ecology / water / health / equalities) is desirable but not essential
*Experience of risk management and identifying opportunities to improve resilience to risk is essential.
*Experiencing of bidding/tendering for internal and external opportunities and strong commercial awareness is essential.
*Ability to influence project decision-makers, engineers and regulators to arrive at sustainable solutions is essential.
*Proven Project Management experience is essential including programme, cost and resource management.

Title: Environmental Impact Director / Director of Operations
Pay Rate and Bens: Tailored
Location: UK wide

Key Skills: Senior Management, Project management, Programme Management, Ecology, Economics, Environmental, Design, Development, Engineering, Rail, Infrastructure, Energy, Renewables, Forward thinking, Progressive, Director, Leadership, Consultancy

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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