Environmental Consultant (EIA)

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Environmental Planning - Environment
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About the role

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

Sitting within the Environment team in Birmingham, the successful applicant would be expected to lead or contribute to a wide range of Environmental Projects and Environmental Impact Assessments across multiple sectors, ranging from infrastructure to residential.

Your day to day work would involve supporting the EIA team across projects nationwide. The role provides the opportunity to take responsibility for projects including financial performance and commercial management to ensure they are delivered on time and on budget.  The role will provide an opportunity for an individual to develop a broad range of environmental skills by managing services across the environment group. 

Environmental Impact Assessment is a fast paced and challenging discipline with which you would have the opportunity to grow your expertise and specialise. 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 team has seen significant development in the last three years demonstrated by the breadth of projects and our involvement with a number of high profile schemes . If successful in the role you would be joining a growing and ambitious team with future opportunities for career progression and professional development including the chance to work on some international projects.


About you

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

The successful applicant will ideally have 2-3 years relevant industry experience with demonstrable knowledge of EIA and a working knowledge of other environmental disciplines such as acoustics, air quality, ecology and/or heritage.

You 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 in EIA.
  • Experience of project management of technical services with an understanding of the Town and Country planning process.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Experience and proficiency in using GIS and Autocad packages would be advantageous but not essential.
  • 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.BWB is an award-winning consultancy that has achieved major recognition over the past 5 years. The following achievements demonstrates that BWB is a dynamic, successful and growing business:

Why choose BWB?

  • Listed in The Times top 100 Best Companies to work for at position 65.
  • 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.
  • ACE Technology Champion Award 2017.
  • Best Retention Strategy – December 2016 – CITA.
  • People Development Award - December 2015 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce.

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 

  • As an employee you will have a real opportunity to input into the overall direction of the company and to effect change within the Environment team. Autonomy and creative thinking are all skills that are valued highly and encouraged.
  • 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.
  • 2.5 paid days for STEM activity.
  • Cashback medical cover.
  • Rewards scheme through Perk Box offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms.
  • Pension contribution
  • Long service rewards including increased holiday entitlement & pension contributions.

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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