EIA Project Manager,
EIA Project Manager, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol
About the role:
Join the RTPI’s 2019 Planning Consultancy of the year! You can read more about why LUC won the award here: https://landuse.co.uk/news/rtpi-planning-consultancy-year/and we are proud that this achievement recognises both the scope of our work and our commitment to our people.
We are looking for experienced EIA project managers to work with our specialist teams and clients on an exciting range of projects across the UK, including wind energy developments, electricity transmission infrastructure, mixed use development and other land development projects. LUC also regularly undertakes independent EIA review work across the UK and you will have a role in managing the review and production of the reports.
Reporting to the Project Director and as part of dedicated EIA teams, the role will include:
- Managing EIA projects including liaising with project team members, clients and external organisations and representing LUC at meetings and consultation events.
- Overseeing the production of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports/Statements.
- Managing our EIA Report/ES review work and reviewing draft review reports.
- Contributing to EIA tendering and business development activities.
We are registrants of IEMA’s EIA Quality Mark Scheme.
Salary circa £35k FTE.
We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, including part time working, core hours and a degree of location flexibility.
You will be encouraged to pursue ongoing development and acquire new skills to reach your career goals, and if you haven’t yet achieved professional recognition / qualification in your field, e.g. CEnv we will provide you with the support to achieve it.
You will be an experienced EIA project manager with previous consultancy or ‘client-side’ experience. Ideally, your experience will span a number of market sectors, including the energy sector.
You will have a good degree in a relevant discipline, i.e. planning, geography, or an environmental science field and preferably will have completed a post-graduate qualification in, or covering, Environmental Impact Assessment.
In addition to EIA project management experience, you will ideally also have wider development planning
experience and the confidence to engage with the design process for complex projects.
Membership at an appropriate level of the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Management (IEMA) and/or MRTPI is desirable but not essential as the candidate can work towards membership with LUC.
Candidates must have good organisational skills, with the ability to manage tasks and time, using initiative. Also important for this role are excellent communication and report writing skills, and the ability to build effective relationships with colleagues and clients.
For further details about LUC please visit our website www.landuse.co.uk
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, quoting Ref: 2019-28, to Jennie Williamson, HR Assistant at: HR@landuse.co.uk
The closing date for applications is 18th October 2019
LUC is an equal opportunities employer.
LUC is an independent planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology consultancy, working across the UK and internationally.
With a track record spanning 50 years and a team of over 170 skilled professionals, we bring great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across the private and public sectors.
Whether we’re advising a commercial developer, utility company, Government agency or local authority, ours is a collaborative approach, which puts the client at the heart of the process.
We listen. We take the time to understand what drives our clients. Then we create bespoke and appropriate solutions that meet their needs and deliver the greatest value for their projects.
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, which has led to a strong reputation for successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. No matter what the project, we aim to find the most sustainable solution.
We’re also passionate about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.
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