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Consultant/Senior Environmental Consultant

Posted 11 months ago by WYG
Location
Contract Type Temporary
Salary Competitive
Sector Consultancy, Environment
Posted 11 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 17 August 2017

Consultant or Senior Position within the Noise, Air Quality, Lighting and Odour team (NALO) based in either the Leeds or Leicester offices of WYG.An opportunity for an Environmental Consultant position has arisen in the NALO team to respond to and further develop our ever increasing success in delivering first class assessments to our clients. Primarily, the role will focus on environmental and building acoustics.

Your Role

The project work will be varied covering a range of sectors including: property development, retail and highways, power generation, with the key objective of furthering the WYG's capability in the renewable energy and waste fields.

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage the delivery of project work on key building and environmental acoustics, permitting, planning appeals, nuisance and planning related projects.

This work is not only undertaken for projects in the UK but for projects overseas too, providing real diversity in workload, challenges and opportunities.

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage the delivery of project work on key building and environmental acoustics, permitting, planning appeals, nuisance and planning related projects.

This work is not only undertaken for projects in the UK but for projects overseas too, providing real diversity in workload, challenges and opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake noise assessments, as part of EIAs and stand-alone reports, for both our internal and external clients
  • Liaise with both internal and external clients as well as partners and stakeholders (under supervision) to seek information and input data required for the air quality assessment work to be undertaken
  • Provide clear direction to technicians/graduates and others within the team
  • Undertake site visits as required to deploy site specific monitoring survey
  • Processing of survey results and reporting;
  • Preparation of reports applying acceptable technical writing skills
  • Defend your technical work at appeal
  • Control project finances and be responsible for meeting profit and budget targets.
  • Carry out sales activities through preparation of proposals and quotations, sales material, research and/or presentations.

About You

Requirements

  • Positive and proactive approach
  • Experience in a UK Environmental Consultancy
  • A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline would be highly beneficial
  • Any relevant professional memberships such as IOA, IEMA etc.
  • Numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational and team working skills, including the ability to prioritise and complete tasks in a timely manner;
  • Excellent communication skills (including report writing)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of acoustics including building acoustic products and calculations.  Experience of Modelling (CADNA and ODEON preferable)
  • Understanding of the EIA and planning system
  • Sound knowledge of the UK legislation, Policy and Guidance regarding air quality/emissions, nuisance and planning
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence.

The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients.

Current Project examples include:

  • Assessments for large new developments/settlements in the UK
  • Environmental noise  assessments and modelling;
  • Building acoustics design
  • Planning appeals and inquiries

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments. 

We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams:

  • WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes.
  • WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate.
  • WYG International Development works to optimise the value and impact of donor funded projects in collaboration with our partners and other stakeholders. It aims to improve socio-economic stability, enhance infrastructure and unlock the potential for sustainable development.

WYG PLC’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

Rewards

We are committed to learning and development - from a thorough induction on day one, through to our blended learning experience which spans e-learning, workshops, on-the-job training, and external courses. We’ll support you to achieve your personal career goals. Along the way, you’ll enjoy fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards.

 

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