Environmental Planning Consultant

Company
Closing date
01/09/2017
Service line
Environmental Planning - Environment
Location
Birmingham
Remaining vacancies/positions
01
 

About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for Environmental Planning Consultant to be based in our Birmingham office. 

Sitting within a new Environmental Planning team in Birmingham, the successful applicant would be expected to lead or contribute to a wide range of development projects which will include taking responsibility for the their financial performance and commercial management.  The successful applicant will already have experience in an environmental discipline, such as EIA, acoustics, air quality, ecology or heritage; and the role will provide an opportunity for an individual to develop a broad range of environmental skills by managing services across these and other environmental disciplines. 

Our work is varied and widespread supporting our clients on projects both locally and throughout the UK as required. We value innovation and encourage thinking ‘outside of the box’, while always seeking to provide commercial solutions to complex environmental issues.

 

About the team

The Environmental Planning team are at the forefront of BWB’s planning services with involvement at all stages in the planning cycle from feasibility through to master planning and the discharge of conditions.  The Environmental Planning team take the lead with BWB’s planning services to deliver a wide range of projects across a broad spectrum of market sectors. 

We aim to create a working environment that provides challenge, enjoyment and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all our staff.

 

About you

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated and willing to take the initiative, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ideally the successful candidate will be a graduate in an environmental discipline and be progressing towards Chartership with a relevant professional institution.  Membership of IEMA is desirable but not essential.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate good experience and working knowledge of the following areas of work:

  • Experience in one of EIA, Acoustics, Air Quality, Ecology or Heritage.
  • Experience of project management of technical services with an understanding of the Town and Country planning process.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills with the ability to check, challenge and correct technical reports.
  • Experience and proficiency in using GIS and Autocad packages would be advantageous.
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget with a strong focus on client care in project management and delivery.
  • Willingness to travel and a full driving license are essential to the role.

The BWB Environment Group has the capability to provide the integrated ‘one stop shop’ service needed for major projects, as well as tailored or bespoke specialist services if appropriate. Our Environment Group provides advisory, investigative, design and validation services relating to all aspects of the ground and water environment.

 

Why choose BWB?

It’s quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that’s why!

It’s not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Gold standard
  • ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016 (which we won for the BWB Academy)
  • ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016
  • Top 30 ranking in the country by New Civil Engineer
  • Best Retention Strategy – December 2016 – CITA
  • People Development Award - December 2015 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce

These accolades show that we’re a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.

Take a look at www.bwbconsulting.com where you can see a selection of the type of projects we work on, and there are some videos too which give an insight to what it’s like to work with us.

 

What we can offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project design experience
  • 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 5 paid days for STEM activity
  • Cashback medical cover
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Free Tastecard offering 50% off dining at over 6,500 restaurants nationwide

Sunday Times best 100 companies to work for - 2017 Investors in People - Gold Disability confident committed

BWB Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Disability Confident Committed”) symbol.


We are committed to equal opportunities and will therefore consider employment applications on the basis of merit regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


To learn more about working for us and what we offer take a look at our careers pages http://www.bwbconsulting.com/discoveracareer


You can keep up to date with BWB by following us on LinkedIn and Twitter: @BWBCareers and https://www.linkedin.com/company/429163

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